Nottingham, Nottingham
Leicester, Leicestershire
Derby, Derby
Loughborough, Leicestershire
£10.06 per hour
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description


If you have a passion for working with people and want to utilise your skills within the charity sector, this could be the role for you.

This is an incredible role at a leading assistance dog charity where your role will be a part of their essential work that transforms lives every day.

Our client’s mission is to transform the lives of adults with physical disabilities through partnership with their specially trained assistance dogs.

To help them create these amazing partnerships, they need amazing people. Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Housekeeper to join their Housekeeping team. This vital role, working in small team, is responsible for catering and cleaning for their clients and their guests.

Housekeeper Responsibilities:

Working alongside the Housekeeping Manager you will be responsible for preparing for on-site training courses and other overnight visits by setting up rooms with equipment, planning menus and carrying out shopping for food and other supplies.

You will provide support to clients and other visitors on site, carry out laundry duty and clean rooms and other areas of the training centre, including deep cleaning.

It is important that you have some understanding of allergens and specific dietary requires as you will be preparing home cooked lunches and dinners using fresh ingredients for clients and guests staying or visiting the site.

Housekeeper Requirements:

- Highly effective interpersonal skills with the ability to make people feel at ease, listen and empathise and communicate on all levels with a varied audience
- Ability to undertake some heavy/strenuous duties (e.g. cleaning, bed making, laundry)
- Ability to plan, prepare and cook both hot and cold meals
- Experience of providing cleaning services for business
- Ability to work flexibly
- Ability to work as part of a team to produce high quality results

Ideally, you will have some knowledge of human physical disabilities or experience of supporting clients with physical disabilities.

You will need to be comfortable with dogs in the work place as you will be working with clients receiving their assistance dogs on their courses and working within the training centre with dogs on the premises throughout most working areas.

Most importantly, you will be passionate about the transformative impact that their assistance dogs provide to their beneficiaries.

Please apply online with a CV together with a cover letter that demonstrates your suitability for the role.

They are a disability confident committed employer and welcome diversity, promote equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Location: Osgathorpe, Leicestershire

Type: Annualised, Permanent

Salary: £10.06 per hour

Hours: (Minimum of 780 hours per year) 65 hours per month

Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: Midnight 26 September 2021

1st Interview: Week commencing 11 October 2021 via video call

2nd Interview: Week commencing 18 October 2021 onsite at the Southern Training Centre

You may have experience of the following: Housekeeping Assistant, Housekeeper, Housekeeping, Cleaner, Cleaning Assistant, Cleaning Operative, Hospitality Assistant, etc.

Ref: 102 310

Posted on: 31 August 2021
Closed date: 27 September 2021
Job ref: 102310
Tags: Social Care/Development