• Braid Valley Site Ballymena
  • £ £9.48
  • Temporary
  • Porter Ballymena
  • darius.gruzauskas@premiere-agency.com

The postholder will report through to the Portering Supervisor to ensure the
maintenance of a clean, tidy and safe environment within the Ballymena Health
and Care Centre/Braid Valley Site. This will include opening, closing a number of
buildings, reporting faults/vandalism processing of postal items, delivery of stock
and services to buildings in the Ballymena catchment area, office moves and
room set-ups.

 Record keeping and to report and record incidents as required under Trust policy
 Liaison with building contractors for maintenance work as advised by the Portering
Supervisor to ensure access
 Completion of removal of domestic, clinical and confidential waste ( including sharps
boxes), complete recycling as appropriate
 Nominated Fire Officer duties including equipment checks according to designated
schedules, including checks of designated areas including fire doors
 Respond to adhoc requests in relation to operational issues on the site
 Operation of Braid Valley Site Cardboard Compactor in line with regulations
 Complete collection of bloods according to designated schedule
 Complete mail room duties on rotation with other staff to include the processing of
internal/external mail across all buildings on the Braid Valley site and Ballymena
 Van driving duties in rotation with other staff which includes collection of mail and waste
from offsite facilities
 Completing office moves and the removal of furniture and room/event setups
 Cleaning/maintenance of portering equipment, work areas and van in accordance with
relevant guidelines,ensuring the proper use of any equipment and reporting any defects
in equipment
 Completion of laundry duties to dedicated departments
Car Parking
 Support of car parking functions as required

 Logging of issues to fault desk for car park and other communal areas

Facility Related Duties
 To report faults/vandalism and security breaches in line with Trust guidance.
 To assist in the investigation of and to report incidents, accidents and
losses in line with Departmental/Trust Policy.
 Assist other portering staff with emergency evacuation of building etc including use of
evac chairs and control entry to buildings
 Locking/opening of dedicated doors and site checks
 Assistance with key access to dedicate areas
Undertaking any other duties appropriate to the grade as directed by the Supervisor or General

Employees of the Trust will be required to promote and support the mission and vision of the
service for which they are responsible and:-
 At all times provide a caring service and to treat those with whom they come into contact in
a courteous and respectful manner
 At all times demonstrate practice the HSC values of Working Together, Excellence,
Openness & Honesty and Compassion
 Carry out their duties and responsibilities in a manner which assures patient and client
 Comply with all instructions in regard to Infection Prevention and Control
 Demonstrate their commitment by their regular attendance and the efficient completion of all
tasks allocated to them
 Comply with the Trust’s Smoke Free Policy
 Carry out their duties and responsibilities in compliance with health and safety policy and
statutory regulations
 Adhere to equal opportunities policy throughout the course of their employment
 Ensure the ongoing confidence of the public in service provision
 Adhere to the Code of Conduct for HSC Employees which aims to guide staff, managers
and employers in the work that they do and the decisions and choices they have to make.

Professional staff are expected to follow the code of conduct for their own professions as
well as this code.


Essential Requirements

A minimum of one year’s experience within a
portering role

Hold a current full driving licence which is valid
for use in the UK and have access to a car on
appointment. This criteria will be waived in the
case of applicants whose disability prohibits
driving but who have access to a form of
transport approved by the Trust which will
permit them to carry out the duties of the post
The post holder must be able to work a variety of
shifts which will include early mornings, late
evenings and weekend work as and when

The post holder must be able to work additional
hours when required

This role is for a month, but might be extended