General Assistant - Part Time
Sanctuary Group
Bideford, Sout, GB
4d ago

General Assistant Part Time

Moreton Court, Bideford

£8.72 to £8.99 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

28 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed General Assistant to maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout Moreton Court, whilst adhering to Health and Safety Guidelines.

In addition to this, you will also assist with meal preparation and help serve meals. Our in-house Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am 3pm seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Set in the picturesque town of Bideford, Moreton Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s. Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly, open manner is essential for success in this role.

Read more about Moreton Court here

The role of General Assistant will include :

  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks, following food hygiene standards and ensuring the needs of our residents are met
  • Working with residents, families, advocates and staff to ensure a high standard of services
  • Ensuring all cleaning duties are completed to a high standard
  • Identifying and reporting potential faults and hazards on site, to maintain a safe environment
  • Maintaining stock levels, restocking as required and ensuring equipment is used in line with guidance notes
  • Carrying out programmed private room cleans and laundry service
  • Skills and experiences :

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is essential
  • Some experience of working in a domestic / catering environment
  • A Level 2 diploma in housekeeping / catering, or willing to work towards
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A general understanding of health and safety in the work place
  • Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

    Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it.

    Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

    Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

    As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include :

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours
  • We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care.

    If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

    Read the full job profile here

    Closing Date : 16 August 2020

    We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

    For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website , take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary

    Building Equality and Diversity

    We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.

    An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

    Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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