Housekeeper, Abbeyfield House, Princes Risborough

We are looking to recruit a part time Housekeeper in Buckinghamshire to assist the running of the house on a daily basis.

Location: Church Street, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9AA

Salary: £9.03 per hour

At Abbeyfield we aim to support residents to live independently providing two freshly cooked meals per day. We work with volunteers to be part of the local community with fundraising activities, open days, garden parties and supporting the Buckinghamshire team with larger events.

You will be responsible for cooking, supporting activities and fundraising as part of the Housekeeper team. All training will be given and you will have regular supervision, reporting to the House Manager. You will work as part of the team to raise Abbeyfield’s profile in the area.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the needs of older people, experience of working with the public and an ability to work on own initiative. It is essential that you are a competent cook and a Food Hygiene Certificate qualification would be desirable. But above all, you care as much as we do and you’re passionate about making all the difference for older people.

Set in the heart of the picturesque market town of Princes Risborough, Abbeyfield House prides itself on being one big family by providing high quality supported housing for our residents who are supported by a dedicated, caring and professional team of staff.

Built in 1920, our house was once a vicarage and many of the beautiful features from the era are still present. We have 11 rooms . All of our rooms are en-suite and have kitchenettes .

Princes Risborough is situated between Aylesbury Vale and the Chiltern Hills, with regular bus services between Aylesbury and High Wycombe. You’ll find our house located opposite the historic St Mary’s Church, and within close proximity to a number of shops, restaurants, coffee shops, Princes Risborough library and community centre 

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Job Closing Date:
13 March 2020

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