General Service Assistant, Mbale

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2210080114
General Service Assistant, Mbale
Uganda, Eastern Region, Mbale,
Modified June 28, 2024


  CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda, a Private-Not-For-Profit (PNFP) Christian hospital specialized in Pediatric Neurosurgery and Integrated Spiritual Ministry, is seeking an experienced Individual for the Part-time position  of General Service Assistant.

         Position Title:                        General Service Assistant Reports to:                             General Service Supervisor Supervises:                             None Duty Station:                         CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda Department:                          Non- Medical Location:                                Mbale, Uganda Duration:                                Part time -  Fixed Term POSITION OVERVIEW: To provide housekeeping, laundry services and upkeep for spaces and buildings in the hospital by maintaining cleaning supplies, cleaning equipment, to ensure a sanitary and orderly environment for patients and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES Sweeping, scrubbing and mopping of assigned duty stations Dress self in full protective wear   Sweep assigned duty stations Notify users of wet floor Scrub dirty surfaces Mop using approved ratios of detergent Cleaning dusty surfaces Dump  dust such items as blinds, furniture, file cabinets, and windowsills.

Dump dust SPC plastic chairs Clear ceilings and corners of cobweb infestation Disinfecting contaminated items and services using approved solutions Dress self in full protective wear Mix the solution using the approved guidelines Apply the solution to contaminated services.

Disinfect washing area after washing linen for a particular procedure Disinfect clean linen tables Providing laundry services for hospital items Pick dirty linen from the Operating rooms Sort according to degree of soiled and color spot clean those heavily soiled.

Prepare a jik and detergent solution 1:8:3 (jik: water: detergent) Soak items for 30 minutes Wash, rinse and hang washed linen for drying.

Pressing and folding linen Replenishing various locations with clean and pressed linen Ensuring that waste is disposed of appropriately   Empty full garbage bins Take garbage to incinerator Disinfect used bins Put bucket liners Infection prevention and control  Effective hand hygiene done whenever change of station   Doing work according to set policies and procedures.

  Being aware of infection prevention and control measures and following them at all times Attend all departmental training on infection prevention and control to keep up to date knowledge.

Appropriate usage and storage of cleaning equipment         Mop heads are disinfected, hung to dry at the end of shift.

Dusting and wiping towels disinfected and hung to dry at the end of shift.

All cleaning equipment to be kept in a lock and key room.

Professional development function             Identification of short-term training that can help you perform your role better.

Participate in the scheduled training and sensitization arrangements by the hospital for all co-workers.

Ensure that the professional training tracker card is updated as per the above-mentioned training attended.

A minimum of 3 professional development sessions - self initiated done in the fiscal year.

Punctuality and Attendance            Report to work as scheduled.

  Report to work on time as per schedule.

Participation in Meetings              Attend and participate in department meetings as scheduled Attend and participate in general co-workers’ meetings as scheduled.

Occupational Health & Safety      All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members or customers.

Following & complying with H& S policies, processes & applying them to their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.

Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.

Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.

Spiritual Ministry              Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.

Other duties                         Other official duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A completed certificate in Hotel Management and Institutional Catering  preferred.

Experience in kitchen, laundry and cleaning functions in a recognized hotel, guest house or hospital Strong understanding of the need for an appropriately clean environment for patients Ability to learn how to sterilize material, an area or room Ability to establish priorities and proceed with objectives with minimum  supervision.

Must possess good communication and interpersonal  skills.

Must be able to speak, read and write  English.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS COMPETENCES & ABILITIES: Willingness and ability to adopt new knowledge procedures.

Flexible attitude to duties and to hours of work with ability to remain calm under  pressure.

Highly organized and meticulous     This position  is full-time fixed-term renewable and based in Mbale.

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training or any other fees).

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: General service assistant

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