Hospital Porter






£7.83 to £15.66 Per Hour



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As one of the top tier provider to the Northern Trust we are currently seeking to recruit Porters for Antrim Area Hospital

Main Responsibilities/Key Areas

Collection, delivery, sorting and franking of mail.

Collection of Laundry, food trolleys etc throughout the hospital.

Collecting waste on the Hospital site and delivering to the waste disposal areas.  Recycling as required.

Delivery of clean linen, food trolleys and other services and goods throughout the hospital.

Movement of furniture and equipment.

Convey bodies to the mortuary.

Deliver requisitions etc to the stores and works department.

Undertake driving duties as required from time to time.

Ensure working base, equipment and vehicles are kept in a satisfactory condition.

Observation of Trust Policies and Procedures relating to support Services as instructed.

Carry communication equipment as required eg: bleep phone.

Collection and delivery of items throughout the hospital including patient charts, patient samples etc.

Ensuring the proper use of any equipment and reporting any defects in equipment to the appropriate authority.

Undertaking any other duties appropriate to the grade as directed by the supervisor or deputy general manager.

Essential Criteria

Ability to adapt to different situations

Ability to prioritise work

Effective communication skills

Ability to exercise tact and maintain confidentiality

Ability to work as part of a team


Knowledge of the role of a Porter

Knowledge of Health & Safety issues relating to general services including lifting techniques


To apply for this role please contact Tamara in Ballymena on 028 25420136 or email CV's to [email protected]