Birchwood Court Residential Care Home, Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, County Durham
£8.95 per hour
30 hours per week
Why work for us?
Where you’ll work
Birchwood Court is set in its own gardens off the main street of a residential area, we are near to public transport routes, shops and local facilities. Birchwood Court caters for up to 43 residents who have lifelong conditions, those who are recovering from injury or illness and those living with dementia. We provide a caring and friendly environment and offer a variety of leisure, social and therapeutic activities tailored to the wishes and needs of the individuals who live with us. Through our professional partners, we can also provide Occupational Therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy and dietetic support.Click here for more information about the home.
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 Birchwood Court Residential and Nursing Home on 01915 279741 and quote Ref: 54936