Bank Housekeeping & Laundry Assistant
The Lawns Care Home
It’s the small things that often make the biggest difference. At Bupa Care Homes, we know it’s our privilege to care for people – supporting them to live with dignity and independence. Right now, we’re looking for a caring and organised individual to join us as a Bank Housekeeping & Laundry Assistant at The Lawns Care Home in Chelmsford to help us be the positive difference to our resident’s lives.
Working hours and salary
£10.35 – £11.25 per hour depending on experience
This is a Bank role – Zero Hours Contract
Flexible working opportunities: From term time only, flexible days/hours per week – we can offer a range of shift patterns that best fit around your lifestyle. Just let us know what hours you want, and we’ll work with you to make sure you get the shift patterns that you’re looking for.
What your typical day involves
You’ll be responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness within the home, working closely with our other housekeeping and maintenance staff
Always ensuring our residents are kept happy, you will vacuum, mop floors, polish and generally ensure the up-keep of all communal areas and our resident’s bedrooms
You’ll maintain housekeeping stocks for day to day use and raise any issues to the Housekeeping Supervisor as you go
Provide a laundry service for the residents keeping their own personal clothes clean and well looked after.
Maintain the linen and clothing items within the care home including repairing items as and when required (buttons, seams, patching etc)
Using the laundry equipment and carrying out daily maintenance of the machines, reporting any problems to the senior housekeeper.
Who we’re looking for
You take pride in ensuring your work is always completed to a high standard and can maintain an organised environment. Often managing multiple requests at once, you’ll be comfortable multitasking and where necessary, working with other teams to ensure our residents are kept happy in their home.
What’s in it for you?
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
Hot meal provided (depending on working hours)
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
Free flu vaccine
Who we are
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes and retirement villages in the health and social care sector, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company but no matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa Sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.
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Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
Work Locations The Lawns Lawn Lane Springfield Chelmsford CM1 7JB
Unposting Date Ongoing
Salary Amount £10.35 – £11.25
Bupa Care Homes
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