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General assistant

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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?

Apply today!

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 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.

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

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Wimbledon village is truly diverse and those who work and live here appreciate what a special place it is. We’re a five minute walk from Wimbledon village where you’ll discover an array of chic shops, cafes and bars, as well as a selection of restaurants from around the world. When the sun is shining, there is nothing better than taking a walk across Wimbledon Common or even having a picnic. The village becomes very vibrant during the annual Wimbledon tennis competition fortnight, where you can often spot a celebrity or two down the local pub. Lee House has even been visited by Andy Murray’s grandparents and brother.

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