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Hotel Services Assistant
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Salary: £9.50 - £17.66 per hour + enhanced rates for nights and bank holidays
Job Type: Temporary
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH30640
Added: 23 Nov 2022
Job Description
Acorn Recruitment is looking for a Hotel Services Assistant to work within the Cwm Taf Health Board in The Rhondda Cynon Taf area.

This temporary, ongoing position will require 16 hours of work per week, paid at £9.50 per hour.

Your general duties will include general cleaning of all ward / departmental areas and the preparation, presentation and service of patients' meals and beverages. Housekeepers will be expected to demonstrate a flexible attitude to working hours in order to meet the needs of the ward and the patients. Furthermore, housekeepers are expected to work in a controlled and systematic way, in an environment where there may be constant distractions and contact with service users displaying disturbed and challenging behaviour on a frequent basis.

Housekeeping duties:

* Cleaning in all areas to the agreed NHS specification (including but not limited to National Standards of Cleanliness, CQC outcomes and PLACE, and in line with local schedules

* Areas will include but not be limited to service user bedrooms, communal areas, sanitary areas, clinic rooms, kitchens, offices, corridors

* To replenish stocks of disposable items (paper towels, hand soap)

* Working in accordance with all relevant Health and safety procedures at all times (COSHH, Manual Handling)

* Completion of cleaning records signing off areas completed and noting areas those areas that are inaccessible

* Highlighting to the Nurse in Charge or Hotel Service Supervisor areas of concern e.g. on-going issues around access

* Adhering to all aspects of Infection Control to ensure the potential for spread of infection is minimised

* Working in accordance with the National Colour Coding guidance

* Carrying out termination cleans in line with Trust policy

* Carrying out isolation cleaning in line with Trust policy

* Completing and documenting a scheduled deep cleaning programme for the specified area

* Collection and storage of waste from locations according to the Hospital waste disposal policy

* Complete other cleaning duties as required - this will include items such as wheelchairs, commodes, trolleys, furniture/fittings, internal glass and wall-washing

* Report all sightings of pests to the Hotel Services Office

* Change soiled screen, cubicle and window curtains as required under the direction of the Hotel Services Supervisor

* Receive and store clean laundry/linen

* Remove full soiled linen bags to the collection point

* Replace linen bags as required

* Operating of a range of cleaning equipment including floor cleaning equipment, steam cleaners etc ensuring their safe and effective use

* Assessing condition of equipment and reporting defects

Catering duties:

* Receipt of chilled meals and stores, checking for quantity, quality. signing for all goods received, temperature checking chilled and frozen foods and recording the temperatures

* Ensuring any unacceptable temperatures are reported to the Hotel Services Supervisor

* To ensure the correct storage and rotation of chilled meals and stores

* Regeneration of chilled/frozen meals, according to guidelines and food safety instructions

* Under Nursing supervision to serve all meals, ensure correct portioning and presentation of meals

* Monitoring, recording of food temperatures, taking remedial action as required

* Monitoring and recording of fridge and freezer temperatures

* Washing by machine all crockery, cutlery and utensils

For more information on this job role, please get in touch with Laura at Acorn Recruitment on 01633 760 123, or email [email protected]

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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