What Abbeyfield Offer You
At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our benefits include:
- Competitive pay
- 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
- Comprehensive induction
- Life Assurance
- Pay progression within role
- Learning and career development opportunities
- Occupational sick pay
- Company pension
- Discounted gym membership
- An employee assistance programme
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Shop and save vouchers
Are you sensitive, empathetic and love to care for others? And do you have high standards and like things to be neat and tidy? If that sounds like you, we think you’ll fit right in at Abbeyfield! Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking for a new career, we’re looking for people to join our growing team of general assistants.
Don’t worry if you have no experience - we’ll provide you with all the training you need. What’s more important is that you have have high standards, and a natural calling to care!
We are committed to providing the highest standards of care, and we believe that great care starts with great people. Are you a caring, compassionate and welcoming person, who understands the needs of older people and is respectful at all times? Are you comfortable communicating and collaborating with a wide range of people in varied situations as well as a strong and confident team player?
And because we take the wellbeing of our residents and staff very seriously, you won't be surprised that to work for us, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (other than in exceptional circumstances), and intend to have any further booster vaccinations that are made available.
For over 60 years, Abbeyfield has been a charity that provides housing for elderly people across the UK and internationally. It is our mission to enhance the quality of life for our residents through excellent accommodation in a stimulating environment to help maintain a socially active life.
Abbeyfield is more than a home; it’s a neighbourhood, a community, a family. Our core behaviours are to be welcoming to everyone, celebrate the positives, work collaboratively, take responsibility, and be adaptable to changing circumstances.
Best of all, we’re a charity, meaning that the interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do, not shareholders.
Your role at Abbeyfield
A one of our valued general assistants, you’re at the front line of care. We’re passionate about creating a neat and tidy environment for our residents. So you’ll help us keep our Home clean, tidy for our residents, and welcoming for our many visitors. This includes communal areas and may include residents’ bedrooms.
With your attention to detail and high standards, you just know exactly how to make the residents feel as comfortable as possible and put a smile on their faces. Above all, you’ll treat residents with kindness, respect and compassion.
A Great Place to Work
Located just outside Coventry city centre in Binley, Phil Mead House is a registered care home with 28 single ensuite rooms spread over two floors. Our home offers an abundance of spacious communal areas including a large conservatory where residents and their families can enjoy spending time together. In addition, we also offer a variety of activities where residents can pursue hobbies and interests if they so wish.
A friendly and open culture is encouraged at our home by our manager and her dedicated, caring team. Our team are highly valued and supported with regular team meetings and receives ongoing training to ensure all team members are kept up to date with good practice.
Our home from home environment is created by our team getting to know our residents’ likes and dislikes through daily interaction. Our work ethic is always to put our people first and to treat everyone with respect and kindness.
If this mirrors your own values and you would like to join our team, we would love to hear from you.
The Abbeyfield Society