Vision and values
CHS recognises that its staff are its greatest asset and that its business is its people.
There are four pillars of behaviour that underpin the vision of the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust and these are the values that all employees of CHS are expected to adopt:
- We put the patient first
- We go see
- We work together to get results
- We do the must-dos.
The company aims to create an environment and culture of openness, trust and honesty. We encourage and celebrate diversity because broader perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge will enrich and enhance the value we bring to each other, our clients, shareholders and other stakeholders.
We currently have a workforce of around 450 staff based at Huddersfield and Halifax and we are committed to providing a range of quality services for our customers that offer value for money.
Currently our main services are:
- Capital developments
- Car parking management
- Contract management
- Domestic services
- Estates management
- Linen services
- Medical engineering
- Medical devices training
- Property management
- Retail and dining services
- Equipment / Loan store service
- Telecoms (Switchboard)
- Ward hostessing.
You can find more information about our services on the 'About Us' page of our website.
CHS is an inclusive employer and service provider who values diversity in the workplace and commits to employ and develop people on the basis of their ability.
The Company will not tolerate any kind of discrimination, harassment, bullying or victimisation of its employees and will investigate any reported incidents in the workplace.
Our commitment to each other:-
We will treat everyone with respect, consideration and without prejudice.
We will respect others' privacy, dignity and preferences.
We will be sensitive to others' backgrounds, religion, beliefs or cultures as well as their gender, sexual orientation, age and any disabilities they are known or perceived to have.
We will avoid making assumptions and/or stereotyping others with respect to these matters.
We will avoid making derogatory and/or discriminatory comments, jokes or remarks, which may isolate and hurt others.
CHS will seek to resolve any informal or formal complaint via the Grievance Procedure and this includes but is not limited to mediation and counselling. Any acts of discrimination, harassment, bullying or victimisation against employees or customers will be dealt with under the Discriminatory Procedure where appropriate.
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE AND BEHAVIOUR
Besides the 4 pillars of behaviours that are expected of and must be demonstrated by all our employees there are 7 principles with descriptions of associated behaviours to ensure there is clarity about 'the way we do things here' and to understand our expectations of each other:
|Principles||Example Behaviours - 'I will'......|
|Be Respectful|| |
|Be Responsible|| |
|Be Accountable|| |
|Be Courageous|| |
|Be Inspirational|| |
|Be Positive|| |
|Be A Team Player|| |
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