Housekeeping Assistant
Housekeeping Assistant
Stanmore, UK
2d ago

Our multi-award-winning organisation is looking to recruit a Housekeeping Assistant to join our Hospitality team. This role may include some weekend working.

The role of Housekeeping Assistant will involve the delivery of Hospitality Services within our Campus, Care Homes, and Community Centres to excellent standards.

What you will be doing

You will have a key role ensuring we deliver an excellent service to our service users, creating an inviting and pleasant environment. You will :

  • Deliver housekeeping activities to the highest standard, ensuring that cleanliness levels are maintained across Jewish Care
  • Ensure safe and hygienic working practices are delivered
  • Support the wider hospitality teams with events and festivals.
  • Provide support with laundry duties, including distribution, washing, ironing, and preparation.
  • Ensure Infection Control procedures are followed
  • Inspect, monitor, record, and report, products, appliances, and consumables that are required
  • Ensuring general waste, both clinical and recycling, is disposed of in accordance with the Waste Disposal Policy.
  • Reporting any hazards or maintenance issues to the Housekeeping Supervisor.
  • Who are we looking for?

  • Previous experience working within a housekeeping environment, working both independently and within a team.
  • COSHH training and Current Accredited Infection Control Certificate or willingness to be trained
  • Cleaning experience in similar environment with a commitment to achieving high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • Understanding of the challenges and sensitivity required to support vulnerable people
  • Jewish Care is the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, we touch the lives of 10,000 people.

    We provide services to a range of people including :

  • Older people
  • People with Mental Health needs
  • Holocaust survivors
  • People living with Dementia
  • People who care for others who have a variety of needs- e.g., mental health, older people, people with disabilities
  • People with MS, Parkinsons, strokes and those who are visually impaired
  • People who are bereaved and those recently separated
  • Our five values are at the heart of the way we work. They drive how we act as individuals and as an organisation and shape our culture.

    We value Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Inclusivity

    Why Jewish Care?

    We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment . These include :

  • Competitive rates of pay which are reviewed annually
  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Career development opportunities
  • Full access and training on our online learning management system, SkillBox
  • 24 / 7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme phone line
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing and staff recognition initiatives
  • Free DBS check where the role requires
  • Free uniform for our Care Home workers
  • Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

    Our policy on COVID-19

    Jewish Care work with and support a vulnerable customer and client base, as such we request that any new joiners are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

    We will be unable to progress your application unless you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a documented medical exemption preventing you from being vaccinated.

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