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Housekeeping & Laundry Assistant in Wilmslow

Location: Wilmslow

Employment Type: part time

Contract Type: permanent

Salary: £10.50 Per hour

Date Posted: 09/11/2022

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New Home, New Team, New Career; New Care!

Our stunning new home Wilmslow Manor Care Centre is a purpose-built 63 bed care facility and is situated in the popular town of Wilmslow, Cheshire, 11 miles south of Manchester city centre. The home which opened September‘22 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 2 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 kind, caring and experienced Housekeeping and Laundry Assistant to join our team. We are looking for motivated Housekeepers who will 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 30 hours contract available, Shift times are 0800-1400 with a competitive salary of £10.50 per hour paid for all staff regardless of age! You must be over 18 to apply for this position.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Tidying and cleaning residents’ rooms, furnishings and carpets
  • To assist with laundry during busy periods such as holidays and sickness
  • Tidying and cleaning communal areas
  • Regularly cleaning and monitoring the cleanliness of the communal toilets/bathrooms
  • Ensuring that all toilets/bathrooms and restaurant areas are kept well stocked with toilet rolls, liquid hand soap and paper hand towels
  • Remove any trays or crockery left in rooms from previous meal times
  • Following cleaning schedules as delegated by the Head Housekeeper
  • To assist with other tasks necessary to facilitate the smooth running of the home as directed by the Line Manager.

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous non-domestic cleaning and experience of working in a care setting would be beneficial
  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment in the Home
  • Ability to follow simple written and verbal instructions and write basic comments
  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Display reliability and trustworthiness

The Benefits

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

  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum
  • Paid DBS
  • Uniform provided
  • Paid training
  • Refer a friend referral scheme
  • 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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