Bierley Court Care Home
Location
Bradford West Yorkshire
Department
Housekeeping
Advertising Salary:
£8.91 per hour + Employee benefits in addition
Vacancy Type
Bank
Responsibilities
We are currently seeking Housekeeping staff to join our team: 
Flexible Hours Available 
 
To carry out daily / weekly cleaning responsibilities such as - 
  • Empty waste bins and wipe out
  • Vacuum throughout
  • Shake out cushions
  • Clean dining rooms / lounges / lavatories
  • Clean taps and sinks
  • Clean soap dishes
  • Clean toothbrush holders
  • Spot clean all floorings
  • Polish all mirrors
  • Clean all pipework in lavatories
  • Dust handrails and radiators
  • Move all mobile furniture (including beds and chairs)
  • and vacuum and dust beneath / behind
  • Wash out metal wastepaper bins
  • Dust and polish furniture and windowsills
  • Wash lino floors
  • Shampoo carpets as requested by Home Manager
  • Dust light bulbs and fittings
  • Dust curtain rails
  • Dust pictures
  • En-suites - remove seat cushions and vacuum / clear out
  • Restock toiletries, soaps, towels etc as and when required
 
Other General responsibilities are
  • Participate in Staff and Client meetings as required
  • Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required
  • Maintain professional knowledge and competence Adhere to the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy
  • Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Client, colleague, self or another
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Care Centre’s Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures
  • Report to the Home Manager, or the Handyperson, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained
  • Promote safe working practice in the Care Centre and ensure the good reputation of the Care Centre. 
  • Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties. 
  • Notify the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence
  • Ensure the security of the Care Centre is maintained at all times. 
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales. 
Qualifications and Skills
Required:
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check 

Desired:
  • Care for the Elderly experience 

    Why work for Handsale?

    • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
    • Competitive pay (plus annual pay reviews)
    • Exciting opportunities for career progression – we have staff that have worked their way up from Domestic to Home Manager
    • Employee Assistant Programme providing 24/7 support, guidance and counselling
    • Mental Health First Aiders within the workplace
    • An excellent range of discounts for restaurants, shops, cinemas, days out and more via our business partner Perkbox
    • Care for Leadership Management Training Programme – growing and enhancing your Leadership Skills
    • Ongoing Training and Development that include nationally recognised qualifications
    • Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme – subject to policy
    • Pension contributions
    • Annual Staff Awards Programme

About The Company

About Handsale Ltd:

Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Eight Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 458 beds and employs over 569 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.

Bierley Court Care Home - Handsale Ltd:
 
This purpose built 40 bedroomed care home in Bradford, provides high quality residential care to elderly members of the community. Bierley Court supports the National Dementia Strategy and aims to help residents, developing mental health complications, to continue to practice their vital life skills in a caring environment.

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