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Title:  General Assistant - Bank


Rye, South East, GB, TN31 7SQ

Department:  Care (Domestic and Housekeeping Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  42497

General Assistant – Bank

St Bartholomews Court, Playden

£7.83 to £8.03 per hour (dependent on qualifications) 

Hours as and when required


We are seeking a General Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. St Bartholomews Court offers independent living combined with the peace of mind of an on-site care and support team. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about St Bartholomews Court here

The role of General Assistant will include:

  • Working with other staff to ensure a high standard of service is delivered
  • Helping to prepare and serve meals and drinks
  • Cleaning of communal areas
  • Delivering services for service users, ensuring choice, privacy, dignity and independence are maintained and respected

Skills and experiences:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties to a high standard
  • Some experience of working in a domestic/cleaning environment
  • Level 2 diploma in housekeeping/catering, or willing to work towards
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Good understanding of written and spoken English

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: 12 December 2018

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 us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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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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