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Title:  Housekeeping Assistant

Location: 

Derby, East Midlands, GB, DE23 8TA

Department:  Care (Domestic and Housekeeping Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  65104

 

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

 

Housekeeping Assistant

 

Sherwood Forest Residential and Nursing Home, 28 Village Street, Derby, Derbyshire

 

£8.21 per hour

 

16 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

 

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Sherwood Forest Residential and Nursing Home 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 Sherwood Forest is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

 

Where you’ll work

 

In our Forest suite, for our residents living with dementia, we are very lucky to have had well known Derby artist Tom Fulep. Tom, who has created bespoke murals in other residential and nursing homes, has produced an old fashioned street scene at Sherwood Forest. Capturing everything from the cobbled streets, taking you on a journey through the park to the river, the mural has so many captivating features that take our residents back in time. A diverse variety of faiths and cultures are celebrated in both the residential and nursing suites of our home, where we are one big family. Firm favourites that fill the home with festivities every year include Diwali, Eid, Easter and Chinese New Year. We also have a multi-faith chaplain who regularly visits the home, as well as churches of various denominations in Normanton and the wider city of Derby.

 

Click here for more information about the home.

 

Are you our next Housekeeping Assistant?  Here’s more about the role:

 

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s 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 you’ll 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
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 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.  If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on 01332 271941 and quote Ref: 65104

 

Closing date: 13 March 2020

 

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.

 

 

 

 

Building Equality and Diversity
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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