General Assistant - Cleaning

Closing date
South East
£8.62 to £9.08 per hour

General Assistant

St Bartholomew’s Court, Playden

£8.62 to £9.08 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

12 hours per week – to include alternate weekends

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed General Assistant to maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout St Bartholomew’s Court, whilst adhering to Health and Safety Guidelines. In addition to this, you will also assist with meal preparation within our Taste café and help serve light bites and snacks. Our Taste café is open to residents and members of the public from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, seven days a week.

Situated on the outskirts of picturesque Rye, our retirement living service provides apartments and communal facilities for over 60s. 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 Bartholomew’s Court here

The role of General Assistant will include:

  • Preparing and serving light bites, snacks and drinks for residents
  • Ensuring all cleaning duties are completed to a high standard
  • Assisting customers with queries and responding to complaints in a professional manner
  • Identifying and reporting potential faults and hazards on site, to maintain a safe environment
  • Maintaining stock levels, restocking as required and ensuring equipment is used in line with guidance notes
  • Delviering a friendly and helpful service

Skills and experiences:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is essential
  • Some experience of working in a domestic/cleaning environment
  • Level 2 diploma in housekeeping/catering, or willing to work towards
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A general understanding of health and safety in the work place

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary 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 Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living 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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

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