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General Housing Assistant - Nights (sleep in)

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

About Abbeyfield

The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by providing companionship in our supported housing accommodation, retirement apartments and care homes.

This is a rare opportunity for someone who would be interested in joining our organisation, to support our Sheltered Housing property in Broadstairs. If you are looking for a rewarding role to fit around you, Abbeyfield would love for you to join us.

Part Time - 2x shifts per fortnight/ 4 per month, with availability to cover when needed. This is a part working, part sleep in role 20:00-08:00 with sleep in hours 22:00-06:00.

You can never underestimate the power a friendly face and a home cooked meal has on someone’s day. This is a varied role, with resident wellbeing at the forefront of what we do.

This is a varied role, the main tasks of a General Housing Assistant include:

  • Carry out welfare checks and respond to Warden Alarm calls
  • Ensure communal areas are clean and tidy
  • Follow laundry and cleaning schedule
  • Be first point of contact for residents/relatives/visitors/emergency services
  • Comply with Abbeyfield guidelines to ensure all H&S needs are met

Our ideal candidate for General Housing Assistant  will have the following qualities

  • A cheerful and friendly demeanour 
  • Understand the needs of older people
  • Proactive and organised

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Some of our benefits include:

  • An excellent work/life balance, with family friendly policies
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement for long service
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a colleague' scheme
  • Pay progression within role
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back
  • Supportive leadership with amazing learning and career development opportunities, Professional Standards and Career Pathways
  • Menopause Friendly accredited workplace
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings

You can find out more about what makes working for Abbeyfield great using the link below

Rewards and benefits of working at Abbeyfield | Careers at Abbeyfield

We look forward to hearing from you!

We reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.



The Abbeyfield Society

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