Sodexo, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 14 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 97f4d06cfc0046c5958b834ad69cdd19

Full Job Description

As a Housekeeper at Sodexo in Ferryfield House, you will be responsible for maintaining a clean and hygienic environment within the hospital. You will play a key role in preventing the spread of infection and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our patients, staff, and visitors. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

What you'll do:

  • Maintain patient safety by keeping their rooms, wards, communal areas, restrooms, and other hospital areas clean.

  • Strip and clean beds and collect linen

  • Clean desks, ceilings and vents, walls, blinds, and other surfaces to create a sterile, safe environment.

  • Dust, mop, vacuum, sweep, polish floors, and replenish supplies

  • Emptying bins and waste containers

  • Actively champion a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, and staff

    Ability to perform physical aspects of the job

  • Exceptional customer service skills: a willingness to go above and beyond

  • A passion for health and safety

  • Personal and professional integrity, appearance, and demeanour

    About Sodexo

  • At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services.

    We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

    We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

    Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it's a chance to be part of something greater. You'll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you'll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you'll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:
  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.

  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.

  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.

  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.

  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.

  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan

  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo

  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.

  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.

  • Flexible and dynamic work environment

  • Competitive compensation

  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied