Orchard House Residential Care Home, 191 High Street, Sawston, Cambridgeshire
£9.11 per hour
30 hours per week
We are holding a recruitment open day at Orchard House Residential on Tuesday 24th September from 10am until 4pm. Interviews will be available on the day and there will be tea coffee and cake with a time for a chat with Tina the home manager. Alternatively for those that cannot attend give us a call directly to discuss the job role.
Why work for us?
Where you’ll work
Orchard House is situated close to the High Street in the beautiful village of Sawston, on the outskirts of Cambridge. Our care home is a bus ride from all the shops, restaurants, galleries and a stunning cathedral. Orchard House is designed with all the usual comforts you'd expect as well as a hairdressing salon and Day Care Centre where people can meet and socialise. We provide a range of care and support including residential, dementia and day care for 35 residents.
The role will include
We are seeking a Housekeeping Supervisor to lead and motivate a team of Housekeeping Assistants ensuring they keep to their cleaning schedules and maintain an attractive and clean environment throughout the home.
It is vitally important that our residents live in a clean, safe and pleasant environment which promotes the sense of home. Your role will therefore be pivotal in ensuring that residents are comfortable in their own surroundings.
Skills and experiences
You will have the opportunity to interact with residents so an approachable, caring and compassionate attitude is essential, coupled with an awareness to respect residents’ privacy and dignity.
Previous experience of providing housekeeping services is also required, ideally in a dementia residential setting. Knowledge of infection control would be advantageous. The successful candidate should also ideally be NVQ / QCF Level 2 qualified in Catering and in Housekeeping or be able to demonstrate knowledge and ability at an equivalent level.
Ready to join us?
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:
- 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Life Assurance
- CQC performance bonus
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Loyalty Award available*
- Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
- Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
- Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
- Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
- Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care
* Terms and Conditions apply
All terms and conditions are subject to national review and are therefore subject to change.
Isn’t it time you joined us?
If you require further assistance please contact Orchard House Residential Care Home on 01223 712 050 and quote Ref: 52842
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Resourcing.Team@Sanctuary-Housing.co.uk