Portering Manager


Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a Hospital, based in Bath, in their search for a Portering Manager/Supervisor. The role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced facilities manager, who has experience within the Public and Heath Sectors.

As a portering manager, you will help lead a high quality, timely, responsive, cost-effective and pro-active portering service at a fast-paced and busy hospital.

Job Title: Portering Manager

Location: Bath

Job Type: Temporary with the possibility of perm after

Hours: 37.5

Start Date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities

  • Deploy a team of employees, assessing workload schedules and allocating resource as required whilst prioritizing urgent request and remaining within labour budgets
  • Take full responsibility for Health and Safety
  • Control and issue all portering equipment and materials within budget limits
  • Oversee the reporting of maintenance defects of portering equipment and materials, according to set procedures
  • Assist in implementing portering policies to agreed standard
  • Assist in the assessment of costs associated with any ad-hoc work requested ensuring an efficient and cost-effective service
  • Undertake the completion of an appropriate quality audit system on a quarterly basis and compile an action plan
  • Ensure safe practice to minimize the risks of infection to patients and staff in accordance with national and Trust policy
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with staff, clients and other departmental supervisor
  • Ensure high level of customer satisfaction are monitored, measured and managed

Personal Specification

  • Previous management experience
  • Previous facilities experience in portering
  • Good customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation
  • Strong level of literacy and numeracy
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Good physical fitness
  • DBS Check (we can process one if needed)
  • Able to travel and work unsocial hours

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Morgan Digance
Property & Construction Team
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