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Porter Team Lead

Randstad Business Support





Posted: 04/08/2022

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Randstad have a new temporary role for Porter Team Leader. 2Gether Support Solutions working within the East Kent Hospitals through Randstad is looking for Porter Team Lead. If you are someone that has an interest in healthcare and serving your community this may be the right role for you.

Position: Porter Team Leader
Location: Canterbury, Kent (Kent & Canterbury Hospital)
Hourly rate: 9.9 + Holiday pay (rate enhancements for weekends and bank holidays)
Duration: 6 months+
Hours: 37.5hrs per week
Contract type: Temporary with weekly pay via Randstad
Randstad contact: The NHS team on (phone number removed) (option 3)The Porter Team Leader role:

To provide a comprehensive Portering and logistics service, including the efficient, courteous and timely movement of patients and logistics within the 2gether Support Solutions

Duties include:

Communicate effectively with colleagues, so that requirements of tasks are understood and staff and porters are informed of time frames of movements.
Supervise portering activities to optimise people and equipment within timeframes specified in priority listing.
Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to and operational changes are implemented for the development of the Portering service Demonstrate leadership and team building skills through staff communication and hold regular meetings to gain staff commitment and build the efficiency of the Portering department as demonstrated by the Portering Management.
Build relationships with Nursing staff, Senior Management and Colleagues to enable the efficient resolution of Portering issues.
Ensure that all required records and paperwork are completed in line with Health and Safety, Quality and 2gether Support Solutions policies and procedures.
Participate as a full member of the team, through supporting and carrying out training, working flexibly as required to cover other members of the team including completing frontline Portering tasks (detailed in Porter job description).
Supervise and monitor work completed by Porters to ensure that performance levels and service requirements are maintained Undertake other ad hoc duties as prescribed by manager and within scope of skill and capability.Key Qualities:

Basic skills training, e.g. Portering, Post room, Safe Handling of Medical Gases, Pharmacy procedures, Pathology Procedures, Medical Records Movement, EKHUFT layout
Requires full knowledge of working practices, procedures and Health and Safety requirements
Good Communication Skills, e.g. using radio to communicate to Charge hand, communicating with EKHUFT staff and patients
Good Customer Care Skills, e.g. for communicating with Porters, EKHUFT Staff and Patients
Completion of mandatory training, e.g. manual handling/risk assessment/fire safety training Must be flexible and adaptable
Good Customer Care experience.
Experience of working within a busy hospital.
Driving licenceRequirements:

Relevant experience in the same or a similar role.
Eligible to work in the United Kingdom
2 current proofs of address.
A Enhanced DBS certificate (or willingness to undergo one)
Happy to undergo relevant training including clinical and and non-clinical along with food hygiene
Drivers LicenceWhy work for Randstad?

All necessary training provided by us, with opportunities for other training and development
Access to great discounts with top highstreet retailers
Long term work opportunitiesIf you are interested please click apply now or call the team on (phone number removed) (option 3) for more information! Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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