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Full Time Head Housekeeper in Bolton

Location: Bolton

Employment Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £12.44 Per Hour

Date Posted: 19/04/2024

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New Career, New You, New Opportunity; New Care!

Our stunning new home Egerton Manor Care Centre is a purpose-built 64 bed care facility and is situated in the picturesque village of Egerton in the heart of Bolton. Which opened October ‘23 will provide the highest standards of safety, comfort and care to residents who have a variety of care needs. We offer residential, nursing and dementia care. We invest in the latest technology, and offer a purposeful programme of daily activity and gentle exercise to enhance the experience, care and wellbeing of our residents. All team members are hand selected for their warmth and passion, they have a full induction and ongoing training from our in house trainers in conjunction with the New Care Academy. New Care has had no agency staff use for over 3 years as we employ a permanent staff team to ensure continuity of care to residents from staff that know them and that residents know and trust. Across New Care all of our staff are paid above national living wage.

We are seeking to appoint a caring, motivated and experienced Head Housekeeper to join our team. To oversee and ensure that the standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the Home is maintained to the highest level and within the New Care specification. We have a 40 hours contract available with a excellent hourly rate of £12.44. Shift times are 0800-1630, with alternate weekend working.

Role Responsibilities:

To contribute to the achievement of the Home’s standards for Housekeeping.
To undertake general cleaning tasks.
Manage, allocate duties and supervise the housekeeping team ensuring a quality delivery of service for the duration of each shift.
Promote best practice throughout the team.
Complete all orders in line with company policy.
Complete a full deep clean schedule.
Ensure the working environment is free from hazards and be aware of the risks when using the equipment.
Take responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of adults that the post holder is responsible for or comes into contact with.

Skills and experience required:

Background in commercial cleaning in a hotel, care or hospital environment.
·Experience in managing a team of housekeepers.
·Excellent communication and organisation skills.
·Experience of Auditing and stock control and legislation e.g. COSHH.

The Benefits 

Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles

Bank holiday and overtime enhancements 
5.6 weeks annual leave per annum
Paid DBS 
Uniform provided
Paid training 
Refer a friend referral scheme, for the following roles only – Registered Nurse, Team Leader / Senior Care Assistant and Care Assistant
Excellent induction programme for new starters 
A rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress within the company
Ongoing support and training for nationally recognised qualifications 
A competitive rate of pay 
Cycle to work scheme
Wellbeing programmes 
Recognition awards – employee of the month and golden tickets
Ongoing career development 
Travel plan – walk or ride a bike and get a free meal that day 
Christmas Bonuses
Pension scheme
HASTEE – access to your money as you earn (pay advance)

About New Care

The care philosophy of New Care aims to ensure all residents maintain the highest level of independence and achieve their full potential whatever that may be – physical, intellectual, emotional or social. We believe this philosophy can be achieved by providing professional, person- centred care, nurturing each resident individually exploring and understanding their needs. The health, well-being and happiness of our residents is always our number one priority.

New Care, as part of the McGoff group have been designing, building and operating care homes for over 10 years. Each New Care home is purpose built and expertly designed with the needs of our residents in mind. Internally the design is luxurious yet comfortable and practical. 

The company ethos ‘To celebrate the wonder of people’ relates to all those who are part of the New Care family, residents, their family and friends, staff members and professional visitors. Ultimately we want residents to live their lives to the fullest and to be proud of their home and feel happy to invite their family and friends to visit.

This position is subject to a DBS check

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