HCA UK at the Harborne Hospital – Birmingham, West Midlands
Role: Theatre Porter
Location: The Harborne Hospital
Shifts: Flexible shift patterns to suit you, between Monday and Sunday, 6:30am to 10pm
Hours: Full-time/ Part-time and Bank hours available
Salary: Up to £22,406 per annum + excellent benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits package plus career development)
We’re looking for a Theatre Porter to join our team based in The Harborne Hospital. Part of the World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
As a Porter for theatres, you’ll provide a high class portering/security service to include delivery/collection of mail, medications and other items as requested. You'll appear professional and courteous at all times, whilst providing support to other departments within the unit.
Above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life. It’s this guiding vision that influences everything we do at HCA UK. From the CEO to the colleagues on the floor we all have a part to play in delivering exceptional care to our patients. Other’s may think this is just a role in (team), but to us, you’ll be part of a wider team with a unique sense of purpose, one that helps improve lives on a daily basis.
What you’ll do:
Explanation of room facilities to patients
Assist patients with luggage and to escort them to their rooms
To relieve reception staff for breaks
Collection and franking of post
Parking of consultants cars
To check gauges and storage of gas bottles, changing them as necessary
Part of hospital fire and safety team
Part of the crash team
What you’ll bring:
Physically fit, able to lift heavy items when required
Previous experience in a similar role is essential
A full UK driver’s license is essential
Good communication skills
Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a (job title) you’ll be eligible for:
25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
Group Life Assurance from day one
Critical illness cover
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.
The Harborne Hospital - part of HCA Healthcare UK is a brand new £100million, purpose built 50 bed, multi-speciality private hospital opening in Birmingham in January 2024. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, the hospital will have the deep clinical infrastructure, equipment and facilities and expert, experienced teams to deliver full clinical pathways across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties at all levels of complexity including Cardiology, Cancer and Complex Surgery. The Harborne Hospital is the 4th NHS partnership within this network, partnering with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.