Weekend Cook/Housekeeper in Tettenhall

As a Weekend Cook/Housekeeper you'll help maintain a clean environment in all areas of the house to maximise residents' comfort and overall enjoyment of their surroundings.

Hourly Rate: £9.29 - £9.34 per hour (depending on experience)

Hours: 32 hours per month, Alternative Weekends Permanent Part Time    

Location: Abbeyfield House, 1 Church Hill Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 9AT

The Weekend Cook/Housekeeper is a very diverse position and whilst the main part is to provide high quality food for our residents, there are many other aspects to the job. These include the general day to day running of the house, food orders and menu planning, supporting residents, maintaining the property, including reporting and monitoring repairs, admin tasks include (but not exclusive to) – daily checks, reading and answering emails, distribution of information to other staff members and keeping residents files up to date.

This is an extremely rewarding role as you are making a difference to the residents' well-being every day. To work here, we make sure that staff are well trained, competent and know what they are doing. Predominantly we recruit staff into our dedicated team based on inclusive and caring values. So if you do get an interview, we will be looking for a clear commitment for demonstrating these attributes. If you do share our values and are successful, you’ll be joining a great team here at Abbeyfield house. And by sharing our values, you will fit in really well and make friends within our diverse team quickly. We will make sure you get all the support you need. And we will also assign you a buddy, who will be an existing experienced team member, to tell you everything you will need to know. You will be up to speed in no time, after which we can have a more detailed chat about how you would like your career to develop with us.Tettenhall is a small Independent Living House with 10 residents.

We have a Housekeeper working Monday to Friday and we are now looking to recruit someone to fulfil this role every other weekend. There will be the opportunity for additional hours to cover for holidays. You respect residents' wishes and preferences and work well as part of a team to ensure all residents' needs are met in relation to housekeeping. You are responsible for the use of housekeeping equipment and cleaning products and use these in line with agreed budgets and COSHH requirements. You aim to reduce wastage and report any defects in a timely manner.

Make no mistake, this is a demanding and responsible job, so we’ll expect you to demonstrate strong commitment, and adhere to our values every day. But you will be rewarded by knowing that you are making a real difference to the enjoyment and well-being of our residents. The weekend cook/housekeeper's role requires the ability to cook for large groups of people, be able to work independently and confidently, but most of all be able to brighten our residents' day with your positive, cheerful attitude at weekends.

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Job Closing Date:
21 July 2020

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