Housekeeper, part time

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  • Advertiser: The Abbeyfield Kent Society
  • Contact:Dawn Hustler
  • Reference:SEV/08
  • Unique ID:841546
  • Location: St Mary's, Sevenoaks
  • Salary:£8.80 per hour
  • Job Type:Part-Time, Any
  • Date:Tuesday 21st February 2017

Do you enjoy seeing older people happy and fulfilled? Could you go out of your way to bring a smile to one of our resident’s faces?

The Abbeyfield Kent Society is one of Kent’s leading providers of Sheltered and Residential Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia.

The Abbeyfield Kent Society is recruiting for a part time Housekeeper to create a family friendly, happy and homely atmosphere at our Supported Service in Sevenoaks, Kent.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): preparing, cooking and serving meals, ordering/buying food, overseeing domestic staff, simple household accounts, updating ‘Lifeline’, maintaining accurate records, providing (occasional) simple home care, reporting house repairs, overseeing laundry, attending alarms, making referrals to the Supported Housing team, attending training, attending housekeepers’, staff and residents meeting, welcoming active and friendly interest in the house and its ‘family’, encouraging residents to remain involved with the community and to be active in their own interests, upholding agreed policies and standards of care, promoting equality and diversity and eliminating discrimination for all the Society’s service users, staff and volunteers, taking part in individual performance reviews and training.
This position offers an opportunity to become part of a caring, fast-growing organisation. You will need to be a proven, confident and organised individual with a flair for people and a commitment to ensuring the success of the service and the happiness of the residents.

We offer 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata to part time), and a stakeholder pension scheme.

We’ve lots more to bring a smile to your face, including:
• 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)
• Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages
• Continual professional development including our Academy and National Diploma courses
• Stakeholder Pension Scheme
• Opportunities to progress.
• Exclusive discount card entitling employees to a huge range of great local offers, deals and discounts online and at point of sale from over 100 well-known local and nationwide travel, shopping, leisure, health & wellbeing, home living, motoring and professional services.

For further details or an informal discussion about this position please contact Dawn Hustler on 01634 729179 or Michelle Hirst on 01634 729166
To apply please send your CV along with a supporting statement letter to

Appointment is subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

The Abbeyfield Kent Society pays all of it's employee's the National Living Wage regardless of age.

The Abbeyfield Kent Society values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workplace.

Charity No: 254140.
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