Housekeeping Assistant- Linfield House Guild Care are currently offering a £500 welcome bonus to all successful new members of the team who take on a role in care, home care, or housekeeping with us (subject to terms and conditions). Location Linfield House Salary £9.15 per hour Hours of Work 18-24 hours per week Closing date 12 pm, 24th of January 2022 Proposed interview date/s (if known) TBC Ref 2121 Linfield House Linfield House is a residential and nursing care home that includes two dementia suites. We promote independent living, providing residents with the support and person-centred care that they need to flourish. Our care homes will treat you like part of the family when you become a Care Assistant. We expect you to provide our residents with compassionate and person-centred care, ensuring that their feelings are respected. Guild Care positions you to provide effective care in accordance with its policies and procedures, and in compliance with best practice principles. You and your co-workers will help each other accomplish tasks while you get to know one another. The staffing ratio in our homes is high, with an adaptable team formed around the residents' needs. In addition to providing nursing care around the clock, we have dedicated Health & Wellbeing Coordinators who provide regular and stimulating activities tailored to each individual. The role As a Housekeeping Assistant at Linfield House you will help to keep the interior of the building to a high standard of cleanliness and neatness, while observing safe working practices by following correct procedures (including Health and Safety, COSHH and other legislative requirements). You will protect the privacy of personal choice and dignity of residents whilst paying attention to small details of what is important to each resident. This may involve working in specific areas of the Home as defined by the relevant Manager, with a specific list of scheduled tasks, as part of a team. When you join our team, we will discuss with you what’s on offer and your career aspirations. You will meet our friendly, supportive Learning and Development Team and join our in-house trainers in our fantastic training facilities. Benefits of working at Guild Care Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933 Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £500 for Care and Housekeeping staff Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care Competitive salaries 20-25 days holiday Pension scheme Sick pay Flexible shift patterns Free DBS check Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway Supportive colleagues Job satisfaction Local offers for Guild Care staff Being part of a values- led organisation Job Requirements Essential Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal style with service users, visitors and colleagues Ability to provide a good standard of customer service The post holder must be able to provide a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check Desirable Experience of working with older people. Demonstrates awareness of Dementia Knowledge of Health & Safety at Work procedures Covid As this is a role that involves directly caring for our vulnerable clients, residents, and family members, you will need to provide evidence that you have been vaccinated against Covid, before starting your new role as per our company policy. A copy of the policy can be made available to you upon request. For new recruits, we will now ask at both application and interview stage whether you have had or would be willing to have the vaccine. Get in touch If you would like to find out more about the role our Recruitment Team is always happy to help answer any questions you may have. For an informal chat please call 01903 863154. How to apply Please complete the short application form or call the recruitment team on 01903 863154. Please note that due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we are not able to respond to you individually. Therefore, if you are successful you will hear from us within three weeks.