General Assistant

Reference
48874
Closing date
21/07/2019
Region
West Midlands
Town
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£8.21 to £8.64 per hour

General Assistant – Part Time

Baskeyfield House, Stoke

£8.21 to £8.64 per hour (dependent on qualfications)

20 hours per week – various shifts over a rolling weekly rota – to include weekends

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

Read more about Baskeyfield House 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
  • Reporting to the Registered Manager while contributing, as appropriate, to special programmes in support of the Group’s values and objectives

Skills and experiences:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is essential
  • Some experience of working in a domestic/cleaning environment
  • A 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 Retirement Living up to set limits
  • At least 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

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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