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Band 2 Housekeeper - Sandalwood Court, Swindon

Band 2

Main area
Estates & Ancillary
Band 2
Fixed Term - 6 months
Part time 25 hours per week
Job ref
Sandalwood Court
From £17,652 per annum pro rata
20/06/2019 23:59
Interview date

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


Sandalwood Court Swindon is looking for a team player to join our housekeeping team. If you enjoy cleaning, and if required are able to help to provide a meal service to our service users, can use your own initiative, have a flexible approach to your work and are willing to work hard then we would like to hear from you.

There is lots of variety within the role; no two days are ever the same but we pull together as a team to be able to provide our patients with a safe, comfortable & clean environment. 

Whilst previous experience is preferred, we will provide training for the right candidate. A level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate would also be an advantage for the post.

In return, we are offering a part time position, for 6 months working 25 hours per week, 

If you are interested and would like to know more about the vacancy and the environment that you will be working in then please get in touch with us

We offer;

  • Weekend and Bank Holiday enhancements
  • Access to NHS pension
  • Generous Holiday allowance starting at 27 days plus bank holidays

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Alan Boughtflower,  Hotel Services Manager

01793 836877