Halifax, West Yorkshire
£14,000.00 - £20,000.00 per year
Permanent, Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

The Trustees of Waterhouse and Mackintosh Memorial Homes wish to appoint a Lead Warden and Assistant Warden to support the Residents' of Waterhouse and Mackintosh Homes, Halifax.

If you are looking for a new challenge, come and join our Community and Team at Waterhouse and Mackintosh Homes, Halifax!

The Trustees of Waterhouse and Mackintosh Homes are seeking to fill the roles of Lead Warden and Assistant Warden (which may be part-time) commencing early 2021. For further information regarding the Charities please visit the Charities' website to gain an insight into our warm and welcoming community.

The roles would suit a couple, two people with the appropriate skills who are used to working together in a similar environment or the two roles could be considered independently. The roles are rewarded by an attractive renumeration package including accommodation (Lead Warden), pension contributions and holiday entitlement.

The Lead Warden has historically been a live-in role. The Trustees are looking for a warm, engaging and approachable person with experience in providing high standards of compassionate care for older people. They will have good IT skills, preferably be qualified in First Aid and Manual Handling or have a willingness to gain the relevant qualifications. They will be able to foster good working relationships with other members of staff and Trustees.

The Assistant Warden will be equally approachable, have IT, maintenance and gardening skills, the ability to supervise visiting contractors and note the general maintenance of the properties. They will have a willingness to gain qualifications in First Aid and Manual Handling and will be able to foster good working relationships with other members of staff and Trustees. This does not have to be live in role but the Assistant Warden must live within a reasonable distance of the Homes in case of emergency.

Both roles will include a degree of 24hr cover for the Residents’ of the Homes; additional cover is in place for when Wardens wish to take holiday entilitement.

Both roles will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

The closing date for Applications is 5pm on 18th September 2020.

If you require any further information please contact The Clerk via email through the Charities' website

The current Wardens retire following a twenty seven year period of service in January 2021; it is anticipate that interviews will be held on October 8th 2020, Covid-19 restrictions permitting.

Additional documents
Lead Warden Job Specification (.pdf)
Lead Warden Personal Spec (.pdf)
Assistant Warden Job Description (.pdf)
Assistant Warden Personal Specification (.pdf)
Lead Warden Application Form (.docx)
Assistant Warden Application Form (.docx)
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Refreshed on: 03 September 2020
Closing date: 17 October 2020
Tags: Housing Management, Care Management

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