Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.
In your new role as Portering Assistant, you will transfer patients within all areas of the Trust, using the correct equipment ie. Wheelchairs, trolleys and beds. You will also transfer medical gas cylinders across the Trust and be responsible for the security and tidiness of the medical gas storage area. You will transfer deceased patients to the mortuary and conduct the necessary procedures and protocols. You will organise linen for delivery or return to laundry and ensure correct disposal of clinical, domestic and recycling waste. You will also be responsible for the delivery/collection of specimens or pharmacy stock, x-rays and medical notes, as well as equipment or furniture to/from any location within the hospital. Role will be based at either Watford or Hemel Hempstead Hospital.
We require 2 night porters and 5 day porters at Watford Hospital and 1 porter to work at Hemel Hempstead Hospital.
What we are looking for
In order to be successful in this role you will be able to provide a customer focussed service as a significant aspect of the role will be patient care. You should have a basic knowledge of Health and Safety guidelines such as manual handling and be prepared for some heavy lifting with duties of the role. You should be a strong communicator who can communicate sensitively with patients and their families.