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Healthcare Porter

Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
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Healthcare Porter

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Working Hours: Full and Part time opportunities

Location: Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire

Closing Date: 11/02/2022

Package Description
  • 37.5 Hours Per Week
  • £9.50 Per Hour
  • Shift Rotation - 3 days on, 3 off 12 hours shifts 07:00 - 19:00, 3 nights on 3 off 19:00 - 07:00
  • NHS Discounts
  • 25% pay enhancement for working nights and Saturdays
  • 50% pay enhancement for working Sundays

Part time opportunities also available

Job Introduction

About the role

Hospital stays can be quite a stressful time for our patients and their loved ones, a simple smile and high quality service can put a patient at ease and make all the difference!

At Sodexo, our Porters are a key part of the team within our hospitals, and we currently have a vacancy at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, to undertake the movement of patients, equipment, documentation and food.

Please note, we would love to hear from you if you are interested in part-time opportunities as we have multiple vacancies available.

A few things about you

This is a customer facing role so customer service experience would be key. We need someone with good communication skills, who will be empathetic towards patients and visitors.

You will be required to carry heavy loads and spend a long amount of time on your feet. Manual Handling training would be an advantage, but is not essential.

As we are based on an NHS site, it will be mandatory for all new staff to evidence full COVID vaccination (before 01 April 2022) in line with Government requirements. Exemptions do apply.

About The Company

Why choose Sodexo?
You don't just join Sodexo, you belong.

What do we mean when we say belong?

It's simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That's our philosophy in a nutshell.

A career at Sodexo won't tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you'll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins. We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Our benefits:
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as;
  • Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop??
  • Talk - a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family
  • Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
  • Your Lucky Number Employee Lottery (this also supports the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation)
  • Cycle to work
  • Life assurance
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