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Housekeeping Assistant (Fixed Term Contract)

Location
Otto Schiff/ Rela Goldhill, Barnet, Golders Green, Greater London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£9.47 + Benefits
Hourly

Contact Type
Permanent

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Do you want to work for a multi-award-winning organisation offering high quality housing with care services to older people? We are proud to be the UK’s leading charity providing health and social care to the Jewish community. 

Jewish care is pleased to offer an opportunity for a Housekeeping Assistant to join our friendly and close-knit team at our Otto Schiff Care Home based in Golders Green. This post is a fixed-term contract up to 12 months working 35 hours per week over 5 out of 7 days which will include some weekend work. 

At Jewish Care, we pride ourselves on our high standards of comfort and cleanliness. You will play a crucial role in ensuring visitors, residents and families all have a positive impression of our senior care home by keeping residents’ rooms and common areas spotless and carrying out other general tasks within the housekeeping and wider hospitality team. 

What you’ll be doing

You’ll have an important role helping deliver all housekeeping activities to the highest standards within our Care Homes and Community Centres. Your role will involve:

  • Maintaining excellent standards of cleanliness
  • Working safely & hygienically adhering to Health and Safety at Work
  • Consistently delivering excellent customer service
  • Responding to feedback to improve housekeeping services

Who we’re looking for

Ideally we’re looking for someone with experience in a similar role. You’ll be a great communicator with a flexible approach and the ability to work well within a team. You’ll also have a good understanding of COSHH and Health and Safety in the workplace, or a willingness to be trained in these areas.

What we do

Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation and the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week including older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs, Holocaust survivors and many more. We are proud to be a multi award-winning organisation, receiving prestigious awards that include The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Why you’ll love working with us

No matter how old or young you are, if you want to make a difference where it’s needed most, see what we have to offer. On top of providing some of the most competitive rates of pay in the care industry, we give some excellent benefits including: 4% employer contribution pension, training, free meals, childcare vouchers, eye tests, employee referral bonus, and a generous mileage allowance for work – the list goes on!

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.


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. To request a full job description, please email Recruitment3@jcare.org

Look forward to hearing from you!

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

Why you'll love working with us

No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
About us

Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.

We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.

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Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.

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