Job Ref: 13729  |   Cheltenham

Housekeeper

Location: Bishops Cleeve, GL52 8DP

Salary: £8.21 per hour + 0.30 (QCF/NVQ)

Hours of work: 16 Hours per week

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.



The Home

Orchard House accommodates 50 residents, some of whom have complex nursing needs. The home is located within the heart of Bishops Cleeve and the nearby Cheltenham town can be accessed easily by bus. You will be joining an established team of nurses, carers and ancillary employees, some of whom have worked with us for 10 years or more. The team itself is supplemented by a group of volunteers who are very actively involved in delivering support to residents. You will enjoy the homely atmosphere of Orchard House where we promote friendly interactions between residents and employees.

                                          We are currently looking to recruit a Housekeeper to join our team!

As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and tidiness of the home, which may also involve helping with the laundry.

You will take pride in presenting the home to its highest standard and help to welcome residents and their family and friends to the environment.

As an integral part of the team you will get to know the residents and know what their preferences are in their individual spaces, they may even want to help you.

Some weekend working may be required.

Benefits of Working for OSJCT:

As an important member of our team we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your new role. We can also offer benefits such as:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Training in specialism such as dementia
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Uniform provided
  • Cost of DBS check
  • Employee annual reward and recognition
  • Long service rewards and recognition
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • “My Reward” giving you discount on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more!
  • Refer a friend to the Trust rewards

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the Home Manager in creating and maintaining a high level of service, we would love to hear from you!

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 16
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £8.21
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 23rd May - 2019 22:55

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