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Title:  Bank General Assistant - Cleaning

Location: 

Cambridge, East Anglia, GB, CB22 3HE

Department:  Care (Domestic and Housekeeping Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  91266

 

Bank General Assistant

 

Bircham House, Sawston

 

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

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Bank General Assistant to maintain high standards of cleanliness at Bircham House, whilst adhering to health and safety guidelines. In addition to this, you will also assist with meal preparation.  Bircham House are consistently met. Situated in the bustling village of Sawston, Bircham House provides quality homes with a range of on-site services and facilities at the heart of a thriving local community.

 

Read more about Bircham House here

 

The role of Bank General Assistant will include:

  • Undertaking general duties as assigned, such as maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Ensure a clean, comfortable and safe environment is maintained in the communal and service areas of the scheme
  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks by 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
  • 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

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is desirable
  • Some experience of working in a domestic/cleaning environment
  • NVQ Level 2 in Hospitality and Catering, or willing to work towards
  • Working knowledge of food hygiene standards
  • 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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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: 29 November 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

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 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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