Support Services

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary £9.48 - £9.50 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Hannah Fitzismons
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Job description

Temporary Support Service Assistant required for a large public sector organisation based in East Belfast, through the Belfast Trust. Immediate start,

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Location: East Belfast

Hours: 20 hour contracts on rota


The post holder will be responsible for providing Cleaning Services within a designated facility. Candidates required to be flexible in regards to working hours and location.

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning duties in all areas as detailed on work schedules or as instructed.
  • Preparation/cooking/re-heating/serving of food and beverages to the standard required.
  • Maintaining all records as required.
  • Laundry service - receive, sort and launder items to the standard required.
  • Waste disposal.
  • Patient Transport & Courier duties ( e.g. Patient moves, blood collection & post)
  • Stripping and making unoccupied beds
  • Locking doors and setting alarms
  • Locking doors and setting alarms
  • Maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance.
  • Maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance.
  • Adhering to all Trust policies and procedures and participating in training as required.
  • 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 home or residential home for people with learning disabilities.

Essential criteria:

  • 5 GCSE's Grades A*-C including English and Maths or equivalent qualification

Desirable Criteria:

  • Need to be fully flexible regarding working hours


If you are interested and available for this position please upload your CV to the link or contact Hannah Fitzsimons.

Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles. As there are so many applications, unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted.

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