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Domestic Assistant

Job Req ID:  84221
Posting Start Date: 

Southampton, United Kingdom, SO16 6YD

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Description: 

Domestic Staff Required 
Location: University Hospital Southampton, SO16 6YD
Salary: £9.02 per hour plus weekend enhancements 

***Various Shift Patterns Available***
9am - 3pm (25 hours per week) Mon - Fri

4pm - 8pm (20 hours per week) Mon - Fri

4pm - 7pm (15 hours per week) Mon - Fri

7am - 12.30pm (10 hours per week) Sat & Sun

Our domestic assistants provide a high-quality domestic cleaning service to patients, staff and visitors at University Hospital Southampton. Duties will include cleaning floors, work surfaces, furnishings and related equipment. You will empty, dispose and replace clinical and domestic waste as directed and that all equipment and materials required to perform all cleaning tasks are maintained in a hygienic and safe condition. Hospital cleaning is a vital part of overall health and safety, as it’s a major contributor to controlling the spread of infections. 


Main Responsibilities:
We are currently looking to recruit several domestic assistants with part-time and full-time shifts.


About you
Strong communication is a key attribute for this role as you will be interacting with colleagues, patients, visitors and other staff on a day to day basis. You will also be required to have a good working knowledge of health and safety and hygiene practices.


Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: Working within soft services at Serco means that you’ll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the care they need 24/7.


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we’re big on internal progression. So whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you’ll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.


Great people: Hospitals are busy places and your role will see you interact with NHS staff, patients, and of course your supportive team. You will be part of the hospital.


What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
  • A company that recognises your contribution.


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.




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Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.


We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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