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Auxiliary - Housekeeper

Redannick Residential Home, Redannick Lane, Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom Req #251
08 June 2021

Housekeeper -  £8.91 Per hour

30 hours per week. 

Generous weekend working bonus, and every other weekend off.

 

We are the largest care provider in Cornwall. We are a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity, giving practical assistance for all types of care.

"We believe in going above and beyond offering high-quality care, going that extra mile to improve lives every day."

As a Housekeeper for Cornwall Care, you’ll be working in our Redannick home within a team of likeminded individuals who all genuinely care about those people whose homes you are working in.

Redannick is rather like a giant bungalow! A very homely home, from the little garden with cheery dahlias and a potting area, to the cosy kitchen-table-style dining rooms.

We are not a nursing home, but we do specialise in mid-stage dementia and mental health needs. You’ll come to know our residents well – all have different personalities of course. We thrive on providing an array of activities – there’s music and baking, even rides in the minibus – to keep joints moving and those precious minds active.

 

What you’ll do:

 

·        To undertake general cleaning duties throughout the Home (e.g. bathroom and toilet areas, carpet cleaning, window cleaning etc.) as directed by the Deputy Manager.

·        Ensure that the cleaning schedules and accurately recorded on a daily basis.

·        Responsible to undertake and maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of resident’s room as agreed with the resident, to include, (e.g. making and changing bedding, emptying waste paper bins etc.).

·        To assist in the laundry as required (e.g. ironing, simple mending, sorting, packaging and delivery of resident’s laundry.

·        To replenish cleaning products and toiletries as necessary and appropriate and to report any shortages or losses to your Line Manager.

 

What you’ll need:

·        Good standard of literacy and numeracy (GCSE B or equivalent)

·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

·        An ability and willingness to self-development

·        Be able to work with discretion on confidential matters

·        A flexible and reliable approach to duties


What you’ll receive:

You’ll have access to free 24 hour counselling and legal advice services, shopping discounts with high street retailers and local supplier and discounted gym memberships.

If you’re looking for a career with Cornwall Care, there are very real opportunities to progress with us. Being a large organisation means a huge variety of other roles, right across the county.

Our brilliant Care Academy, in partnership with Cornwall College, gives you access to free courses and qualifications – from improving your basics like maths, English and computer skills, to apprenticeships and industry-recognised Diplomas. The Cornwall Care world is your oyster!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Redannick Residential Home, Redannick Lane, Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom