Housekeeper The Cedars, Purton £9.90 per hour Shifts - 8am -2pm, 10am -4pm, 2pm -8pm
ABOUT THE ROLE
Our Housekeepers play a vital role in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in our homes, ensuring that every room and living space is clean, tidy and maintained at all times. A champion for hygiene and infection control within the home, you’ll have access to specialised equipment and materials to ensure you can create a welcoming, safe and comfortable environment for residents, as well as their friends and families. Some of our residents love to join in with simple cleaning and laundry tasks, so you may sometimes find that you have extra help as you carry out your daily routines. In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing a safe environment, as well as warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes.
The Cedars is an 49 bed Care Home situated in Purton.The home offers compassionate, individualised residential care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 9.6 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission.
AND IN RETURN
The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE and daily testing.
Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
A workplace pension
Higher rates of pay at weekends
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Blue Light Card and ‘My Rewards’ programme offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more
Care Worker Charity membership for well being and financial aid
You’ll be comfortable in an elderly care setting, with the ability to relate to our residents in a caring and sensitive manner. If you’ve worked in a housekeeping role before, then that’s great as you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. But if housekeeping as a profession is new to you, then don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to start your new career with us. What’s more important to us is that you take pride in your work, you’re good at communicating with people, you enjoy working as part of a team, you’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job every day.
If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Housekeeper within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.
About The Orders of St John Care Trust
At the Orders of St John Care Trust, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care for our residents. This requires the support of a dedicated and professional team.
Care is at the heart of everything we do. Working in one of our care or support roles you will be at the forefront of the service we provide to our residents. Roles available include Carer, Care Lead, Chef / Cook, Kitchen Assistant, Handy Person, Housekeeper, Administrator, Activities Coordinator, and Bursar.
We also offer a range of Nursing, Home Management, and HeadOffice positions.
We care about our residents and we care about each other. At each of our care homes, you’ll find a friendly, inclusive and welcoming environment.
Being a large care provider means we offer an incredible range of careers.
We employ over 4,800 people in our homes and extra care housing schemes.
We’ve grown significantly since we started caring for residents 25 years ago and we need more people with the right mix of skills, passion and ambition to help us grow even more.
We are committed to giving our employees every opportunity to become better qualified and to continually develop.
Don’t worry if you’re new to care – we’ll provide all the training and support you need.