NHS HIGHLAND - NORTH & WEST OPERATIONAL UNIT

PORTER/HANDYPERSON (BAND 2)

MIGDALE HOSPITAL, BONAR BRIDGE

(Salary 16,532 - 18,903 pro-rata)

We are currently seeking to recruit a porter to join our Hotel Services team based at Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge. The successful candidate will also be required to provide holiday and sickness cover for the Lawson Memorial Hospital, local care homes and health centres. Applicants should hold a full, clean driving licence and will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

This is a part-time post of 20 hours per week, to be worked flexibly over 5 days per week covering a 7-day rota, including weekends. A comprehensive induction programme will be offered to the successful candidate.

Duties may include:

Driving a transit van to collect and deliver equipment and stores to various NHS and Highland Council locations throughout Caithness and
Sutherland;
The safe and efficient transportation of patients (frequently unaccompanied), including their associated monitors, IV drips, pumps and
oxygen etc, through the use of trolleys and wheelchairs to and from A&E, Wards and Departments;
The collection and delivery of blood samples and specimens to wards and departments;
The removal of rubbish and soiled (infected) linen and waste to designated areas in line with NHS Highland Policies;
The carrying out of minor repairs in NHS Highland premises as required.

Informal enquiries will be welcomed by Donna Robertson, Hotel Service Assistant Support Manager, Tel: 01955 880270, or email donna.robertson7@nhs.net

Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 048/17.18-ES2), by telephoning Employment Services on 01955 880403 or emailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.net

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 NOON, 24TH NOVEMBER 2017