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Housekeeping Assistant

Location
Anita Dorfman House, Harrow, Stanmore, Greater London, HA7 3

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£8.22 + Benefits
Hourly

Contact Type
Permanent

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Anita Dorfman House is our new 64-bed residential, nursing and dementia care home replacing The Princess Alexandra Home in Spring of 2019. Purpose-built to the highest standards, the care home provides brand new facilities and quality care in a modern environment. On the top of floor of the care home is Wolfson Assisted Living, 16 studio apartments for people who have low assistance needs but want to live in a care home environment. Anita Dorfman House and Wolfson Assisted Living are part of Sandringham, our new care and community hub that sits within 16-acres of beautiful green space, with a new community centre and Independent Living apartments opening in 2020.

The working hours are 35 hours eack week worked on a rota basis, working 5 out of 7 days.

The role of Housekeeping Assistant will involve the delivery of Hotel Services within Jewish Care Homes and Community Centres. This position will be responsible for the effective delivery of housekeeping services to an excellent standard to meet Health & Safety Regulations. Effective communication, ability to work well within a team and be flexible in their approach.

What you'll be doing:

  • Ensure housekeeping activities are delivered to the required standard so that the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained across Jewish Care
  • To ensure on all occasions safe and hygienic working practices are delivered in order to satisfy Health and Safety at Work and other statutory legislation
  • To consistently deliver excellent customer service and build positive working relationships with colleagues and services, always responding to feedback to improve the housekeeping service

What you'll need: 

  • Can demonstrate experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrate an understanding of COSHH and Health & Safety in the workplace, or willingness to be trained accordingly

The working hours are 35 hours eack week worked on a rota basis, working 5 out of 7 days.

Benefits
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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