Only candidates who are fully vaccinated prior to their start date or medically exempt from vaccinations can work within our care homes. This is a legal requirement set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.
The starting salary for this role is £9.50 per hour, working 30 hours per week.
Meadowside Care Home operates a 24/7 residential service to the elderly. We have a strong team ethic where everyone works together to deliver the best possible service.
We are currently looking for a Housekeeper to assist and support colleagues in the day-to-day provision of services as directed to ensure that support plans are implemented and the needs of people using the service are met. In this role, you will assist in providing a high quality service in accordance with Care Quality Commission standards and current legislation.
You will be covering domestic and cleaning tasks or tasks within the laundry to maintain a clean, safe and hygienic environment in any designated part of the premises by following statutory and departmental procedures to ensure Health and Safety standards are maintained.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Experience of working within a housekeeping environment
- An ability to maintain good hygiene and cleanliness
- Flexibility to cover additional hours as required by the home.
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
There is currently an open consultation called ‘The Future of the Eight Older People’s Residential Care Homes’ which is running until 5 January 2022. This is a listening exercise, and our overriding priority is the wellbeing of our residents and staff at the homes who we want to involve fully and sensitively in this process. Feedback from this consultation will be collated and considered by Surrey County Council’s Cabinet in Spring 2022. Full details can be found here Surrey County Council - Citizen Space (surreysays.co.uk)
Health & Wellbeing
Surrey County Council champions and promotes wellbeing and support services for all staff. We recognise the past 18 months have been challenging for everyone but particularly those on the front line. Staff have access to our Employee Assistance Programme and resources from Surrey Resilience Hub and can request and receive one to one support from our Mental Heath First Aiders or Wellbeing Champions.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 12/12/2021.
Interviews will happen on a rolling basis so please note this advert will close early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and Adults’ Barred List check will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact Michael Brown on 01483 404 937or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.