Bank Housekeeper

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Didcot, UK
  • 02 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Bank Housekeeper Location: The Meadows Care Home, Didcot, Oxfordshire Pay rate: Up to £11.03 per hour Available shift times: Various ABOUT THE ROLE Do you want to have greater say over when you work? Bank contracts are not temporary, but they are flexible. They don’t have any guaranteed hours so when we do offer you work it’s your choice to work or not. This gives you the flexibility to work around your other commitments, such as your studies, another job or caring for family members. Or if you a looking to gain experience in the care sector without making a permanent commitment, or to simply ‘keep your hand in’ if you are partially retired; bank contracts are an excellent option for you.  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. Situated in a quiet and residential street in near to Didcot town centre lies The Meadows. The home offers compassionate, individualised residential, early-stage dementia and nursing care for up to 68 residents in a welcoming, friendly and cosy environment.. We’re rated 9.5  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 bank worker: * Higher rates of pay at weekends  * Pro rata’d annual leave entitlement * Workplace pension * Free uniform * Free DBS * Free parking * Refer a Friend reward programme paying £500 for care assistant recommendations  * Blue Light Card, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more ABOUT YOU 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