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General Assistant - Speedwell Court

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Abbeyfield

Speedwell Court is a beautiful, purpose built home that provides an exclusive setting and high quality residential and Dementia care to its elderly residents. Staff are committed to looking after the health and wellbeing of residents. This includes providing a range of activities to get involved with, serving delicious, nutritious meals and enjoy their lives to fullest. 

The Role of General Assistant:

This role includes alternate weekend shifts. 

  • As one of our valued General Assistants, you’re at the front line of care. We’re passionate about creating a lovely environment for our residents to enjoy. So you’ll help us keep our home clean and tidy for our residents, assist with meal preparation and welcome our many visitors. 
  • Every resident should enjoy a tidy and well maintained environment, clean laundry and carefully support the kitchen staff in preparing meals, presented to the highest standard.  
  • You work within the cleaning and housekeeping schedules as set by the Home Manager or Head Housekeeper. 
  • This varied role may include cleaning of the residents’ bedrooms, the communal areas and offices.
  • You may also assist in providing healthy and nutritious food for our residents.  By keeping all kitchen and store areas clean, and following all hygienic practices you help protect our residents and keep them safe.

Pay & Benefits:

At Speedwell Court, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our benefits for the role of General Assistant include:

  • Competitive pay
  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Free onsite parking
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • 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
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back
  • Opportunity to obtain Blue Light Card discounts

About You:

  • 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 Speedwell Court!  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!

The rates advertised will apply from 1st April 2023.  Should you begin working for us before this date, a lower rate will apply temporarily.  This will be discussed with you prior to interview.

If you would like to be considered for the role of General Assistant at Speedwell Court, then click apply and send us a copy of your CV today!

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