Position title
Theatre Cleaner

Responsible to: Theatre Manager


At the Healthcare Management Trust we are committed to delivering the highest quality healthcare and understand that our well-trained, passionate team of employees lie at the heart of delivering the service our patients and residents expect

Our team of employees share our vision to provide world class healthcare, and we continuously improve the skills within our workforce to ensure we maintain our position within the healthcare sector. We know our team have a wealth of knowledge and experience, and by working together we develop an exciting and innovative workplace.


St Hugh’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The post holder is responsible for the thorough daily cleaning of the Theatre Department according to St Hugh's Hospital policies and procedures at a level that meets or exceeds national cleanliness standards.



  • To carry out daily cleaning routines or scheduled
  • To carry out cleaning tasks as per rota
  • To handle and remove waste in line with segregation processes and procedures
  • To unpack and stack all linen and laundry
  • To ensure that the Theatre Rest Room is clean and tidy
  • To follow hygiene regulations
  • To provide cover for colleagues during absences
  • To ensure cleaning trolleys are fully stocked with sufficient cleaning materials and equipment
  • Report any damages or hazards that are present in the theatre department to the theatre manager
  • To ensure that all equipment used is fit for purpose and report any damaged or out of date PAT tested machinery to the theatre manager
  • Ensure proper procedures are followed when cleaning in the theatre department
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role
  • Ensure that all mandatory training and task specific training is attended as required for the role
  • Report personal accidents or injuries to the theatre manager
  • Utilise protective equipment provided in line with infection control policy
  • Carry out any additional related duties as requested by the theatre manager.
  • Help create a good working atmosphere through team spirit and good communication with all work colleagues.

Key Accountabilities Include:

  • Ensure any accidents/incidents are reported and recorded according to hospital policy/procedure
  • Ensure that the theatre department is clean and tidy at all times
  • Ensure all documentation is completed correctly and available for audit purposes.

To ensure compliance to all local/corporate policies and procedures, noting the absolute requirement to adhere to infection control policy and procedure and to ensure that all other hospital personnel fulfil their contractual obligation, by escalating failures to do so to a line manager.


BENEFITS: 27 Statutory days’ holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension, private medical insurance

We regularly review our employee benefits package, which includes our group personal pension plan, private medical cover, free car parking and a range of retail and entertainment discounts.

All staff have the option to opt into our flexible benefits programme offering substantial savings on items such as childcare vouchers, bicycles, mobile phones and computers.

We encourage our employees to have a positive work-life balance and to consider HMT ‘a great place to work’.


This is an outline job description setting out general responsibilities and tasks the post-holder may be required to undertake. It is not comprehensive and the post-holder may be required to carry out other duties and responsibilities from time to time as determined by HMT. The job description will also be subject to change in-line with the needs of the Hospital and the Organisation.

Staff will be expected to carry out their duties in line with their terms and conditions and contract of employment, the standards stated in the staff handbook and will be required to follow HMT policies and procedures.

Staff have a contractual duty to ensure that mandatory training is current and will be expected to participate and undertaken further developmental training specific to their role.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
Job Location
Peaks Lane, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 9RP
Working Hours
Valid through
August 27, 2021
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