Job Title: Distribution Operative
You will join a team responsible for providing estates and facilities services across sites. The primary duties will be to carry out a wide range of duties including: transport of patients and samples, portering, basic building and engineering repairs, grounds and gardens work including snow and ice clearance.
Formal Qualifications, education & training required
- Secondary education (or equivalent)
- Working at heights training
Essential skills and competencies
- Knowledge of Health and Safety and COSHH, ability to communicate effectively with staff and service users, understanding of building maintenance and repair work, oral and written communication skills. Self motivated, reliable, fit and active.
- Able to work as part of a team
Desirable skills and competencies
Previous employment in a similar role, knowledge of COSHH
The salary banding for any NHS post has a clearly defined start point, and salary progression based on nationally negotiated pay scales (Agenda for Change). These bandings and pay points are widely available https://www.nhsemployers.org/pay-pensions-and-reward/agenda-for-change/pay-scales/annual
The agreed starting point for any post is at the bottom of the pay scale with annual progression until the top of the pay scale is reached. Candidates should expect to start on the bottom of the pay scale for the role they are considering unless they have previous directly related NHS experience in a similar role.