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A hospital porter transports patients, medical equipment and supplies between different hospital departments.

No formal qualifications are required to become a hospital porter, but applicants should ideally have a good standard of basic education and experience of working in a health care environment. A diploma in health and social care may be needed for this role. Applicants are required to pass a medical examination and a physical fitness test. Following entering into employment, hospital porters receive induction training and are likely to work under the supervision of experienced staff until they have a sound understanding of their role. Some employers encourage their porters to gain an NVQ Level 2 in support services in health care or an equivalent qualification.

Hospital porters should be physically fit, have excellent communication skills and enjoy working with people from a variety of backgrounds. They should also be reliable, polite, helpful and sensitive.

Employers of hospital porters include the NHS, private hospitals and contract companies who supply porters to hospitals. Job opportunities for porters can be found in hospitals large and small and are advertised in newspapers, on websites and through recruitment agencies. Working hours for porters may include evenings, weekends and public holidays.

The starting salary for a hospital porter is around £12,000 a year. Porters who work overtime and night shifts receive additional payments, as do those working in inner and outer London. With experience, hospital porters may become employed as supervisors or team leaders.

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  • The Health Care Sector relies on people - and at HR GO we understand how important this is. Whether you are looking for a Doctor, Optician or Office Manager, by contacting us you will ensure that you have almost sixty years of accumulated recruitment knowledge on your side. Although we are a large agency with offices across the UK, we have always prided ourselves on delivering a personal service - meaning that you get the best of both worlds.
    Coverage All locations in in England and scotland
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    • First Floor\r\nBritannia Buildings\r\n70-72 Silver Street, Doncaster, Yorkshire, DN1 1HT
    • 2-4 Lower Mounts, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 3DE
    • City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HT
    • 62a Station Road, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TD
    • 51 Great Underbank Street, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 1NE
  • Professional Social Care Solutions are a specialist agency who are dedicated to saving you time when looking to make your next Health Care hire. We supply professionals for all positions in the industry, assessing each candidate before recommending them for roles within areas such as Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Prisons and General Practice. We tailor our service to all clients but never compromise on the quality of staff we provide.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Maythorn Mill, Trent Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 4DS
  • When looking to employ caring staff you can trust, contact Brightwork Recruitment, a team that has experience of working with vulnerable members of society. We help Health firms maintain high standards by finding the Care Assistants, Support Workers, Residential Workers that are able to adapt to the challenges of this field. We operate as an extension of your current functions, delivering permanent, temporary or contract personnel as needed.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • The People People - We are one of the Market Leading Staff Recruitment Agencies in the North West. Tameside Service Provider Winner 2014. Bennett Staff Bureau has a proven track record of providing both the public sector and private enterprises with exceptional service, extensive cost savings and a partnership approach to all business activities. We successfully provide bespoke services to many small, medium and large enterprises.
    Coverage North West
    • 52 Market Street, Greater Manchester, HYDE, Cheshire, SK14 1AH
  • CEIS has been providing recruitment and business services to various industries/sectors throughout Scotland and further afield since 2006, always using local personnel. Working closely with businesses, CEIS can provide a creative and quality recruitment service, eliminating the time consuming and sometimes expensive advertising and recruitment processes.
    Coverage Scotland, N W, N E, Midlands, Y Shire, H Side, NI
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    • 51 Kyle Street, Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA7 1RS
    • Moorpark Courtrn5 Dava Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G51 2JA
    • 26 Eglinton Street, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8AS
    • 77 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 2AB
  • Empowering People with Opportunities Established since 1997, Swanstaff is an award winning independent recruitment company, dedicated to raising the standards within our industry. Our ethical values are the core of our organisation and are reflected in all that we do. We are passionate about people; our clients, our candidates, the services we provide and our commitment to our core purpose.
    Coverage UK wide
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • Looking to enter the Health Care Industry? Or do you quickly need to add talent to your team? FlexPlus can help. We are a recruitment consultancy with access to industry leading candidates who are ready to be placed into Nursing Home, Hospital and General Practice positions. Qualifications are key for Health Care roles and we guarantee that all staff have the necessary accreditations and character, as well as a UK right to work.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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