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General Assistant

Job Introduction

Abbeyfield is a charity for elderly people, providing housing to more than 7,000 residents across the UK and internationally. It is our mission to enhance our residents’ quality of life through high quality accommodation in a stimulating environment, maintaining a socially active life.

We’re committed to providing the highest standards of care to our residents, and we believe that great care starts with great people. The interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do.

Abbeyfield is more than a home; it’s a neighbourhood, a community, a family. Are you ready to be a part of it?

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Role Responsibility

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  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.

The Ideal Candidate

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!

Package Description

In return for your commitment, we offer a great pay and benefits package. This includes:

●          31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays (pro rata)

●          Opportunity to learn new skills and develop

●          Occupational sick pay scheme

●          Company pension scheme

●          Shop and save discounts

About the Company

Renovated in 2015, Halcyon House is our residential care home in Formby, close to local transport links and amenities. It offers 31 single, en-suite bedrooms with various communal lounges where our residents can enjoy spending time with their family and friends overlooking the peaceful courtyard garden and fish pond.

At Halcyon House, our staff team is encouraged to build caring, positive relationships with our residents.  Activities play an important role by enhancing our residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities from games to exercise classes through interaction with our compassionate team.  We also pride ourselves on the quality of our catering services where our cook prepares daily fresh home-cooked meals for our residents.

There is a calm and relaxed atmosphere in our home where residents receive excellent quality care and family and friends have confidence in the care we provide their loved ones. Staff feel motivated and valued and are knowledgeable in their own role.

In return you can look forward to a role that offers flexibility and support with regular up to date training and supervision to effectively carry out your role.  If you possess a kind and caring nature and have the desire to be part of our outstanding team, then a career at our home could just be for you.

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