Hospital Porter

Job Title: Hospital Porter
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Northampton
Salary: £7.83 - £15.66 per hour, Benefits: 28 days holiday, Pension
Start Date: 2019-02-14 00:00:00
Reference: 065100993
Contact Name: Melanie Harrop
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2019 16:31

Job Description

A healthcare environment in Northampton is seeking a Hospital Porter to join its expanding team to be responsible for the safe transportation of often very ill and very frail patients between different wards and departments. The Porter may also transport complex and valuable equipment that may need expert handling around the building.

Whichever area you join, you become part of a talented, passionate team of people, committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. You will also enjoy one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered by any employer in the UK. This company actively recruit people of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience. This helps it understand the different needs of the patients and provide the best possible service. There are also training courses available for progression opportunities.

As the Hospital Porter your duties will include:

Transferring patients to and from wards and departments.
Delivering clean linen towards from the laundry.
Moving furniture and medical equipment safely.
Transferring files, specimen samples and pharmacy boxes to different parts of the hospital.
Lifting, carrying and transporting complex and valuable equipment between departments so doctors and surgeons can carry out their operations and procedures in time.
Delivering emergency drugs to the rightwards.
Working in every area of the hospital from the delivery suite to the mortuary and everything in-between.
To be a successful Hospital Porter you will have the following skills and experience:

An enhanced DBS.
A friendly manner.
Excellent customer service skills.
Physical fit as heavy lifting is required.
Excellent timekeeping.
You must be able to undertake any hour of work as you will be on a rota covering 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This will be shift work.

In return, the Porter will receive a salary of £7.83 - £15 per hour (shift dependant).