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Waste Porter Band 2

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Southmead Hospital
£17460-£18702 per annum
Today at 23:59

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Waste Cohort Team - PST Band 2 at Southmead Hospital



A position for a Waste Cohort - Portering Operative has arisen within FM Operational Services at Southmead Hospital for 37.5 hours a week.


The shifts are 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm. working a rotation of these two shift patterns over a 9 week rota. Weekends included.


  • The candidate should be able to work on their own initiative and have an understanding of waste services within a NHS environment.
  • The successful candidate for this service should be able to organise themselves and prioritise their work load for the day effectively, in line with service needs.
  •  You will be responsible for clearing clinical and non- clinical waste streams from all waste holds & AGV stations, using the AGV system or manually move.
  • You will be responsible for clearing dirty linen from all waste holds & AGV stations using the AGV systems or manually move.
  • You will be responsible for the sending & receiving of AGV bulk bins and cages, using the card system.
  • We are a customer focused team, therefore clear communication skills are required, as you will be working & communicating with the wards & departments.
  • You will report directly to Waste Cohort Services & required to carry a radio at all times.
  • Ability to self-motivate & manage your time to complete all tasks for the day

Skills Required:

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to operate the AGV card system
  • Ability to promote positive & professional working at all times
  • Flexible in approach to the role & duties
  • Ability to undertake physically demanding tasks with moving bulk bins & cages.


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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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