Housekeeping Assistant

Full Time | Hamilton, SCOTLAND | 2 months

Job Summary

Full Time
Competitive salary

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Job Description

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

Housekeeping Assistant

Abercorn House Care Home,184-192 Low Waters Road, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

£8.72 per hour

16 hours per week

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Abercorn House Care Home for all regardless of role. 

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Abercorn House is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

Where you’ll work

Abercorn house is situated in the town of Hamilton, in the central lowlands of Scotland. We are close to local amenities and on a main bus route through the town, Hamilton is a large town to the east of Glasgow and is just a twenty-minute commute to the city. Our team provide a range of care and support including dementia, learning disability and degenerative disorder care for up to 58 residents. We do enjoy our time away from the home from time to time. We regularly use our minibus to take residents on cinema trips and outings to local places of interest, such as the Transport Museum.

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Are you our next Housekeeping Assistant?  Here’s more about the role:

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • As a Housekeeping Assistant, you will be responsible for providing a high quality housekeeping service, whilst showing care and commitment to having a positive impact on our residents’ lives
  • You will work with a team, all who want to make our residents comfortable in their home.

What skills do I need?

Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home. Experience is not essential, as we will help you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share. Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach. You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Benefits and rewards

We know you work so hard and being the best Housekeeping Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded.  We are very proud to offer the following:

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • Care inspectorateperformance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical adviceDiscounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Reward

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