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Housekeeper and Cook

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

What Abbeyfield Offer You

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

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Learning and career development opportunities

Abbeyfield People

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.

About Abbeyfield

We are understandably very proud of our brand new, high quality retirement home - specifically and sympathetically designed with the needs of older people in mind.

Abbeyfield House, in the centre of Taunton, contains 11 delightful spacious flats, each of which has its own lounge, kitchenette and en suite facilities including a shower. The house has been equipped to a high specification to make life as easy and comfortable for you as possible, and provides you with a welcoming peace of mind.

Your role at Abbeyfield

A one of our valued housekeepers, you’re at the front line.  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.

To join a team enabling independence for mature adults.  Provide support within the home to residents an colleagues, Provide lunch and tea for residents at agreed times during the day along with refreshments at agreed coffee times. Support and actively encourage regular activities and social events

A Great Place to Work

Purpose built in 2008, Northfield Court is a modern, three storey building comprising 11 spacious apartments. Each apartment has plenty of storage space and includes a separate bedroom, wet room, lounge and kitchen.

We have a fantastic conservatory that residents love sitting in and a beautiful, well-maintained garden which is the perfect place to relax and take in the fresh air.

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