About the role
Are you currently working in housekeeping or looking for a role where you can help elderly people feel comfortable and live fulfilling lives?
Our Housekeepers assist and support colleagues in the day-to-day provision of domestic and laundry services to ensure that the needs of residents are met and their support plans are implemented.
Your kind and compassionate nature will lend itself well to the role and you will be able to treat our residents with dignity and respect.
You must have good listening skills, an enthusiasm to learn and be able to work individually as well as part of a team.
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
If you are adaptable and can be flexible with your working hours, and would like a job which is an essential role in the running of a residential service for elderly people then we’d love to hear from you.
For more information, please see the full job description attached at the bottom of this page.
For an informal discussion contact the Service Delivery Team by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
These vacancies are based in 8 Residential Homes:
- Abbeywood in Ash Vale
- Heathside in Woking
- Barnfield in Horley
- Keswick in Great Bookham
- Birchlands in Englefield Green
- Meadowside in Staines
- Chalkmead in Merstham
- Orchard Court in Lingfield
Please select all locations you wish to be considered for on the application form.
Want to know where our residential homes are based? Please view our interactive Service Delivery Map.
How to apply
Please send your CV to: email@example.com
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Please feel free to find out more about our careers in Adult Social Care.
This role is advertised on an on-rolling basis and we will be reviewing applications regularly.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
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