Working for KCHFT has many benefits for all of our staff!

We are recruiting for a Facilities Operative at Exchange House, Hersden Canterbury. This is a part time role, contracted to 10 hrs per week, with the possibility to work additional hours on Bank.

Experience is welcome though not essential. A full induction and training programme will be applied at the start of your journey with us.

Your hourly rate in this role will be £10.90. Some of our benefits include:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Your annual leave entitlement increases with length of service.
  • Automatic enrolment into the NHS Pension scheme (opt out available)
  • Access to NHS discounts and access to Blue Light card discounts.
We encourage you to call us here at Exchange House for more information. Anne Hoyle would love to hear from you on 07789500592 or email Or else you can chat to our recruitment team on 0300 123 2072 or email

This is primarily a hands-on cleaning position where you will learn all the back-ground skills and knowledge to enable you to complete the role, e.g. enhanced and periodic clean training, National Cleaning standards, completion of paperwork, equipment training and waste management

Additional Working Pattern: Monday to Friday 6am to 8am

One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. We’ve got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our valuesCompassionateAspirationalResponsiveExcellent

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities.

We’ve signed up to be a real UK living wage employer. From September 2022, the minimum salary we’ll pay is £10.90 per hour (excluding apprentices). The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate voluntarily paid by 7,000+ UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair wage. Committing to the real UK Living Wage is one way we’re delivering our pledge to be the best employer

Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we’re reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We’ll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both

Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Ourcareer pathwayswill help you achieve your aspirations

The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this.

Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert.

We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job.

If you need an application form in an alternative format please let our recruitment team know so they can help you with this.

All information you supply on your application should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. Interviews are due to take place virtually on the 20th February 2023.

Find out more about the community differencehere.

Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you and welcome you to #teamKCHFT, #cometocommunity

Although vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory, we are strongly encouraging colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles who have direct or social contact with patients to be fully vaccinated. In this way we will be doing all we can to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and the patients we serve.

Job Location : Canterbury
Company : Kent Community Health Nhs Foundation Trust
Position : Facilities Operative
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Employment : Part-Time
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Contact : Phone : 07789500592
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Please contact between 09:00-18:00.

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