Domestic Services Supervisor

Band 2

Main area
Estates & Facilities
Band 2
Variable Mon to Sun 07:00 to 20:00
Job ref
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£15,404 to £18,157
21/02/2018 23:59

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.


We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.


An opportunity has arisen for two Support Service Supervisors to become members of the Supervisory team here at the Walsall Manor Hospital, managing the day-to-day food, beverage and housekeeping service across the Manor Hospital site working five days over a seven day period.

We have two vacancies hours are approximately 22 to 25 hours per week.

The ideal candidates will have worked in a cleaning environment and be able to demonstrate a proven track record in supervising staff in line with NHS Cleaning Standards, local policies and procedures. If you enjoy being busy and relish the opportunity to make a difference by providing a high standard of food, beverages and a clean environment that meets national cleaning standards and are also able to share your skills and knowledge by training new members of staff at both induction and on-going assessment then this job could be for you!

You will need to be able to communicate positively with members of the public, all groups of staff and Estates and Facilities teams and be flexible in your daily approach to challenging situations.

There will be times, when you will be working alongside the Housekeepers, in order to demonstrate cleaning procedures and also at times when the service is very busy. You will also have numerous opportunities to demonstrate your ability to juggle a number of tasks at once.

The Housekeeping service also supports the nursing team with the provision of patient beverages and the meal service; hence a Food Hygiene Level 2 certificate is essential and Level 3 would be advantageous. The ability to confidently use a PC is essential as you will be carrying out regular cleaning audits, risk assessments, completing and updating COSHH data, along with the updating of cleaning schedules and staff rotas to meet the needs of the service.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Personal Specification, as all applications will be scored against the required criteria. Full training will be provided for the successful candidate.

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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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