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Housekeeping Assistant

Sanctuary Care

Job Description

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our family at Sanctuary Care, whether thats our staff, residents or family members.

Housekeeping Assistant

Meadows House Residential and Nursing Home, 95 Tudway Road, Kidbrooke, London, SE3 9YG

£9.98per hour

Part time hours available

Various options available including; days, evenings, nights & alternate weekends

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work dont we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Lets have some fun while were at work, support each other and work hard as a team. Theres loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Meadows House for all regardless of role.

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can feel the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors. The team at Meadows House is special and were looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

Where youll work

While we love our surroundings and being part of the local community, we think its whats inside our home that makes us really special. For example, we have a lovely sensory room, complete with soft lighting and tactile furnishings for a multi-sensory experience. This is a tranquil area in the heart of the home, which promotes total relaxation. Weve also created our very own pub, with a traditional bar and optics this is a popular spot for residents to catch up with friends over a game of dominoes or cards. This is a special place because it provides our residents with a real social setting, where they can spend time both together and with their visitors. It gives them the freedom to pop to the pub and meet people, as they would have done before moving to Meadows House, supporting their independence.

Are you our next Housekeeping Assistant? Heres more about the role:

  • First and foremost - we work together as a team to enrich our residents lives - lets support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • As a Housekeeping Assistant, you will be responsible for providing a high quality housekeeping service, whilst showing care and commitment to having a positive impact on our residents lives
  • You will work with a team, all who want to make our residents comfortable in their home.

What skills do I need?

Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home.

Experience is not essential, as we will help you with all the training and support youll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share. Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach. You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Benefits and rewards

We know you work so hard and being the best Housekeeping Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Season ticket loan available (Oystercard)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £500 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via My Rewards
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

We hope you feel you could be our next team member.

Job Reference: 173462

Closing date: 20 May 2022

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Dont miss out, please apply early.

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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