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Switchboard Operator Full Time

at Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd Huddersfield in Huddersfield (Published at 03-05-2021)

A vacancy has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join our well-established team of operators within the Switchboard dept. at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. The department provides a service to patients, customers and staff, 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing an efficient call handling service as well as a requirement to handle emergency calls and alarm systems and be able to work speedily with accuracy whilst working on own initiative and have an excellent customer service manner.

The candidate must be able to remain calm under pressure, work unsociable hours, including nights, weekends and public holidays. You will need to be flexible in your approach as there may be a requirement to work at short notice to cover for absences and holidays.

To receive external/internal calls and redirect as necesary

In the case of an emergency fire call, the operator will follow set procedures making sure all relevant emergency staff are informed acting as liaison between the hospital and emergency services.

To operate the internal bleep system which includes programming the bleeps and distributing to new doctors giving guidance to staff on usage

To operate the radio system and liaise with appropriate personnel.

To respond to attack alarms activated on the hospital site, reporting alarms quickly to Security.

Monitoring Clinical Alarms across the hospital site and if activated, escalate to the Manager /Director on call

Keep all Emergency phones fully charged in case of an emergency. Distribute such phones to wards when necessary.

Activate a weekly ?test? of the Cardiac Arrest call, using the bleep system

You will work for Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd (CHS) which is wholly owned by the Trust to provide specialist support services for Estates, Facilities and Procurement. As an employee of CHS you will qualify to apply for a £500 bonus (pro rata) and an additional 5 days annual leave (pro rata) (performance conditions apply)

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