Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Porter - Swindon

Porter - Swindon

We are currently recruiting for a Porter to work within a local hospital in the Swindon area.

Your role will be to provide an efficient portering service within the Hospital with focus on patient care escorting to and from departments and wards.

The safe delivery and movement of items such as records, mail, furniture, linen, medical gasses and other duties including but not limited to equipment management and mortuary transfers.

You will be required to self-manage you work and activities with consideration to patient care and other service requirements.

Main Responsibilities
, Have direct patient contact on a daily basis.

Escort patients from wards or departments by wheelchair, bed or trolley when necessary, within time periods specified in priority listing
, Movement of patient equipment, pharmacy stores, medical gases, medical records and furniture as directed and authorised by the Trust via the Serco Service Desk
, Collect and deliver medical records to relevant department in compliance with data protection guidelines.
, Assist in the collection and management of wheelchairs within the hospital to ensure the even allocation of wheelchairs to designated collection points.
, Take delivery of external post, and then sort, deliver and collect internal post ensuring external delivery timeframes are adhered to.

, Undertake cleaning of wheelchairs after patient use.
, Transport medical gases and ensure safe working practices with Medical gas exchange system and safe connection to regulators.
, Lift and move stores as required.

When applying for this role it is essential you have the following
, Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to communicate clearly with colleagues, patients, visitors and trust staff
, Flexibility - to respond to changing demands
, Empathetic - using judgement, understanding and empathy to support patients.
, Efficient and organised - Respond in a timely manner to work activities using judgement and knowledge to select the most appropriate activity based on the needs of the service or location to ensure an efficient service provision.

, Initiative
, Customer Care skills
, Safety conscious

Working hours- 37.5 hours per week.

Monday - Friday on a rota
If you wish to apply please send a copy of you CV over to Keira Timothy-Smith at Service Care Solutions , or feel free to call Keira on 01772 208967