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Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust Recruitment

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Waste & Grounds Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Salisbury District Hospital
£17,652 - £19,020 per annum pro rata if part time
31/03/2020 23:59

Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.

An opportunity to join the Waste & Grounds Team at Salisbury District Hospital in a full-time, permanent post.  The successful candidate would work 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday within the Operations Team in Estates.

This post forms part of Estates' Waste & Building Team and you will be working alongside five other staff, under a Team Leader; transporting and handling the hospital's Domestic & Clinical Waste together with Recycling duties and work in the hospital's Grounds.      

In outline candidates should possess:-

NVQ 2 in Waste Management Operations (or willing to train to competency)

Good level of fitness as this post involves manual handling & walking

Competency in oral & written English & basic numeracy; together with basic keyboard skills

UK driving licence Category B 

Knowledge of Health & Safety at Work Act, Manual Handling, COSHH Regulations would be beneficial.

Candidates can expect to:

• Work as part of a multi-disciplined team within Estates reporting to the Waste & Grounds Team Leader under the management of our Deputy  Operations Manager
• Manage own allocated workload

Working for Estates you will benefit from:

  • Opportunities to learn and develop within a multi-skilled Estates          Department
  • Planned & Reactive workload ~ autonomy to organise your daily activities
  • Ongoing Technical support and supervision (Tool Box Talks)
  • Structured Health & Safety Training Platform
  • Annual Appraisals linked to incremental pay progression
  • Uniform & Personal Protective Equipment provided
  • Designated Staff Rest Room, Kitchen & welfare facilities
  • Access to Estates vehicle for Off-site work as necessary
  • Membership of NHS Pension Scheme (2015) a defined scheme related  benefits & 1/54ths annual accrual rate

Benefits include:-

Holidays - 27 days initially (rising to 33) + 8 Bank Holidays

Paid Sick Leave

Training & Development Opportunities

If you are interested in this role and meet all the requirements please apply now. 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jon Thorne 01722 336262 ext 2658 


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