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Title:  General Assistant - Bank

Location: 

Paignton, South West, GB, TQ4 5XW

Department:  Care (Domestic and Housekeeping Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  42223

General Assistant - Bank

Whitley Court, Paignton

£8.21 to £8.42 per hour (dependent on qualifications) subject to a terms and conditions review due to be implemented July 2019

Hours as and when required

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed General Assistant to maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout Whitley Court, whilst adhering to Health and Safety Guidelines. In addition to this, you will also assist with meal preparation within our restaurant and to help serve meals. Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly open manner is essential for success in this role.

Read more about Whitley Court here

The role of General Assistant will include:

  • Preparing and serving meals and drinks for residents
  • Working with residents, families, advocates and staff to ensure a high standard of services
  • Assisting customers with queries and responding to complaints in a professional manner
  • 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:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is essential
  • Some experience of working in a domestic/cleaning environment
  • 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 us?

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 us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary 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

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 23 April 2019

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

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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