General Assistant, North Weald

Closing date: 17/05/2019

Location: Cunningham House, Pike Way, North Weald, Epping, Essex. CM16 6BL

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours: 21 hours per week

This role is suited to people who are passionate about making a difference and want their next role to really mean something.

As General Assistant at Cunningham House in North Weald you will will help maximise the comfort and enjoyment of the older residents. You will be responsible for:

  • Making sure all communal areas of the home are clean and tidy and generally be of assistance as and when required.
  • Keep all allocated areas clean, tidy and presentable at all times
  • Help prepare, cook and serve two meals a day (the main meal at lunchtime and a light tea)
  • Wash up and leave kitchen in proper state of cleanliness including the discarding of rubbish, wiping and cleaning of work surfaces, hob and oven, and brushing and mopping the kitchen floor.
  • Launder textiles as required
  • Ensure that the house is secure at all times whilst on duty
  • Assist as required with social functions that place at the House
  • To inform the senior member of staff on duty and the resident concerned immediately of any breakages or damage to possessions
  • Check bathroom, toilet and bedroom for occupation by a resident prior to entering
  • Ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with manufacturers instructions and reporting immediately all breakdowns to the senior member of staff on duty

The ideal candidate must be well organised, flexible and have excellent communication skills, able to use their initiative and work well a part of a team. 

This post is subject to DBS check. 

To apply please send your CV to