Salary: Trinity Band A £23,303 pa including London weighting

Hours: Various - 12.5 hours & 37.5 hours per week (Full and Part time hours available)

Contract: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to join our facilities team as a House Keeping Operative / Cleaner

Responsibilities of the House Keeping Operative / Cleaner

As the House Keeping Operative you will assist the House Keeping Supervisor by undertaking a wide range of cleaning duties to meet the Hospice requirements, monitored outcomes and high standards within all clinical areas and within the whole Hospice wide setting.

Always maintain a high standard of cleanliness and assisting with stock management.

Skills and experience required

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with all, ensuring House Keeping have a positive, friendly, and efficient service is delivered to patients and their relatives, visitors, and staff responding promptly to complaints and queries.
  • Use expertise in Cleaning to ensure that tasks are effectively carried out.
  • Be aware of regulations applicable to work, in particular Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, Infection Control and Health and Safety
  • Work with the Inpatient Unit staff to ensure that Inpatient Unit rooms obtain clinical sign off
  • Ensure adherence to all hospice policies and statutory regulations relating to the safe and hygienic operation of the IPU areas


  • We match Agenda for Change/NHS terms and conditions for maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
  • Length of service for those joining directly from another CQC regulated organisation (NHS, social care, hospice) is recognised in annual leave, maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
  • A pension scheme is offered with employer contributions of up to 7.5% or a continuation of your existing NHS pension
  • A generous 27 days annual leave increasing to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years, plus bank holidays (any bank holidays worked will be given back in lieu)
  • Cycle to work scheme and interest-free season ticket loans available
  • Free eyesight test for DSE users and a contribution towards the cost of glasses
  • 25% store discount in Trinity shops
  • Life assurance cover
  • Lots of opportunities to attend exciting and high-profile events e.g. a staff lottery to attend our regular biannual Gala dinner; participating in Royal visits, and the annual summer garden party
  • Regular ballots for donated free tickets and prizes
  • Access to courses of free counselling on the phone or face to face

Download the full list of benefits of working for Royal Trinity Hospice

Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Everyone at Trinity is treated fairly with dignity and respect irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership status, disability, nationality, race, religion or belief. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation that encourages and supports fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement (FREDIE) in all its forms. 

How to apply

If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please complete the online application below

For an informal chat or visit please contact Sid Kumandan, Head of Facilities on 0207 787 1000

Closing Date: Wednesday 7 June 2023

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