• York, North Yorkshire
  • £9.50 - £17.39 per hour


  • York, North Yorkshire
  • £9.50 - £17.39 per hour
  • Posted January 5, 2023

The Recruitment Company are currently recruiting for a Band 2 General Facilities Operatives for a busy hospital in York.
Hours 9am-5pm mon – fri weekends and bank hols
Salary – £9.50 – £17.39 dependant on shift pattern
General portering duties within York Hospital using the appropriate form of
transportation that includes movement of patients/bodies, delivery and collections
of bloods/specimens, gas cylinders, attends Entonox bank and other equipment
of a routine and non routine nature.
Ensure all appropriate forms of documentation are used in line with Trust policies
and procedures and legislations.
Maintain and clean all types of portering related equipment.
Portering Services

  • General portering duties using the appropriate form of transportation including Patient transfers, Mortuary transfers, delivery and collection of bloods/specimens, gas cylinders, Entonox bank and other equipment of a routine and non-routine nature.
  • Maintain and clean all types of portering related equipment.
  • Transport equipment, wheelchairs and furniture as required.
  • Ensure wheelchairs are appropriately stored across the site.
  • Collection and movement of waste materials and delivery of ward and department Linen when required.
  • Respond on the activation of the fire alarm and investigate, meeting the fire brigade and escorting them to the scene.
  • Deploy and assist emergency services and agencies where appropriate through local policies including during major incidents.
  • To contribute to service improvements via discussion during 121s and appraisals.


  • Physical fitness – you will spend a lot of time on your feet and moving heavy equipment around the hospital
  • Effective communication – you will be speaking with a diverse range of people – you will need to remain professional and polite at all times when communicating with staff, colleagues, patients and visitors
  • Commitment to working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to ensure the highest possible professional standards

This Job Description is not exhaustive; the post holder will be required to be flexible according to the needs and resources of the Directorate and may be requested to undertake other duties appropriate to the grade of the post.
To apply please send your CV

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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