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Hospital Porter

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Hospital porters carry out many important duties around a hospital, such as taking patients to different departments, or moving equipment around the hospital. They may belong to a particular department or they may be part of a ‘pool’ of porters for the whole hospital or nursing home.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

As a porter with the NHS, you will be paid on the NHS Agenda for Change. The current pay scales are from April 2017. You would normally start on Band 2, £16,532 to £18,903 a year. You might earn more for working shifts or overtime.

If promoted to head porter or supervisor you would be on Band 3, £17,760 to £20,727 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
2571
0.1 %
RISE
2022
2573
  United Kingdom
2017
20176
0.1 %
FALL
2022
20157

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Skills for Health
Tel: 0117 922 1155
E-mail: contactus@skillsforhealth.org.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Twitter: @Skillsforhealth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforhealth1

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.

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