Silver Trees Care Home
Location
Bristol North Somerset
Department
Housekeeping
Advertising Salary:
£10 +employee benefits
Vacancy Type
Part Time
Responsibilities
We are currently seeking Head Housekeeper to join our team 25 hours per week:
 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare and maintain a 4 week Rota, ensuring the Housekeeping teams are adequately staffed at all times.
  • To instruct the Housekeeping team in their role and required duties / allocation.
  • To consult with residents on a regular basis to ensure that their needs and choices are being met.
  • Obtain feedback from residents and staff regarding cleaning and laundry quality to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the home and our residents at all times.
  • To ensure that all cleaning and laundry consumables are ordered from current nominated suppliers in line with Company purchasing policy.
  • To ensure stock takes are carried out at the end of each month.
  • To work within agreed budget guidelines on staff costs and consumables and to co-operate in any action necessary so as to keep to budget.
  • To implement and maintain cleaning schedules for the entire home and ensure that they are adhered too.
  • To carry out and oversee the cleaning of all areas of the home to the highest standard, including grounds.
  • Establish and maintain a rapport with individual residents and agree a convenient time to carry out cleaning of their personal rooms.
  • To organise deep cleaning duties when required.
  • To ensure the laundry of residents clothing is to the highest standard, including ironing.
  • Ensure the Laundry team collect and return laundry to the correct area of the home on a regular basis, and put away personal clothing of residents in a neat and tidy manner.
  • Ensure that all residents’ wardrobes and clothing drawers are kept clean, neat and tidy.
  • Ensure deliveries are checked against order forms and ensure that invoices are accurate, and to action any discrepancies immediately.
  • Ensure catering, cleaning and laundry supplies are stored safely and used effectively to minimise wastage.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene within the home and adhere to COSSH guidelines.
  • Maintain health and safety in the home by adhering to the company’s policies and procedures at all times, including instructions in the Facilities Manual.
  • To co-operate with requests from the Home Manager and residents wherever possible.
  • To attend resident/relative meetings whenever possible.
Qualifications and Skills
Benefits:
  • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive pay £10 per hour + (plus annual pay reviews)
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression
  • 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
 
Qualifications and Skills
  • Required:
    • Team player
    • Good communication skills
    • Satisfactory Police Check and check against the POVA List (where applicable)

    Desired:
    • Care for the Elderly experience
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 523 beds and employs over 650 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.

 
Silver Trees Care Home - Handsale Ltd
 
The home caters 60 residents and offers Nursing and Residential care. We care for elderly and frail people including Cancer Care, Colitis & Crohn's Disease, Epilepsy, Hearing Impairment, Huntington's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Stroke. Facility & Services we offer are Palliative Care, Day Care, Respite Care, Convalescent Care, and Separate EMI Unit.

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