Support Services Assistant Muckamore Hospital £10.37 an hour.

  • Antrim Muckamore Abbey Hospital
  • £10.37 and more for weekends up to £18.97

Support Services Assistant Muckamore Hospital £10.37 an hour

  • Antrim Muckamore Abbey Hospital
  • £10.37 and more for weekends up to £18.97
  • Posted March 15, 2023

We are looking to start

post A:  20 hours per week, 4 shifts 8am – 1pm includes working weekends

Post B: 16 hours per week, 4 shifts 4.30 – 8.30pm on rota

Post C: Flexible work between 8am and 8.00pm (shift can be 9.00am – 2.30pm and 3.00 – 8.00pm) various hours

Staff must be at least over 18 years of age and look and act mature as they will be required to work in learning disability facilities where unpredictable challenging behaviour can occur very suddenly.

Location: Muckamore Abbey Hospital

Paid at £10.37 an hour. more for weekends and evenings after 8pm

Saturday rate £14.62

Sunday rate £18.97


The post holder will be responsible for providing Cleaning, Catering, Portering and
Laundry Services within a designated facility.
Band 2 Support Services Assistants will be working in facilities which involve
interaction with Learning Disability/Mental Health clients in the course of their

Main Duties / Responsibilities

1. Cleaning duties in all areas as detailed on work schedules or as instructed
2. Preparation/cooking/re-heating/serving of food and beverages to the standard
3. Maintaining all records as required
4. Laundry service – receive, sort and launder items to the standard required
5. Waste disposal
6. Patient Transport & Courier duties ( e.g. Patient moves, blood collection &
7. Stripping and making unoccupied beds
8. Locking doors and setting alarms
9. Maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance.
10. Adhering to all Trust policies and procedures and participating in training as

11. Assisting with support services duties in any part of the Trust in order to assist
with staff shortages as required.
Support Service Assistants employed in residential facilities will have substantial
unsupervised access on a daily basis to children or people with learning disabilities
while cleaning bedrooms, bathrooms, lounges, laundry rooms and linen stores.
This direct contact also applies to working in the kitchen and storage areas. The
facilities are geared towards providing a home like environment and to deny
residents access to any part of the facility would not be practical and would not
comply with Trust’s policy.
In this context, vetting procedures will be carried out on all candidates before any
appointment is made for a children’s home or residential home for people with
learning disabilities.



Basic literacy and numeracy skills

18 years of age or over

Enhanced Access NI check will be required


Please apply ASAP starting straight away

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