General Assistant - Part Time

Reference
47358
Closing date
31/05/2019
Region
South West
Town
Paignton
Salary
£8.21 to £8.42 per hour

General Assistant – Part Time

Whitley Court, Paignton

£8.21 to £8.42 per hour (dependent on qualifications) subject to a terms and conditions review due to be implemented July 2019

20 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed General Assistant to maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout Whitley Court, whilst adhering to Health and Safety Guidelines. In addition to this, you will also assist with meal preparation within our restaurant and help serve meals. Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly open manner is essential for success in this role.

Read more about Whitley Court here

The role of General Assistant will include:

  • Preparing and serving meals and drinks for residents
  • Working with residents, families, advocates and staff to ensure a high standard of services
  • 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

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 matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 28 days paid holiday (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 scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours per week

Read the full job profile here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary

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