Housekeeping Assistant – Summergil House

Posted 3 months ago

Housekeeping Assistant (to children and young people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition)

Full time: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: £14,391- £15,268 per Annum

Orbis Education and Care is an exciting and rapidly growing Welsh business which exists to work with children and young people who have needs associated with autistic spectrum conditions.
We are constantly looking for enthusiastic people to bring their personality, skills and experience to work and help our children and young people develop, grow and have fulfilling childhoods.

One of our newest facilities is Summergil House, a specialist children’s home and school set in 18 acres of idyllic scenery in Presteigne, Powys, close to the border with Herefordshire .

We take pride developing you to deliver our person-centred care approach, and you will be supported by our clinical team offer flexible, family friendly services. You will learn plenty every day as every day is different!We make it an absolute priority that each and every child and young person who walks through our doors feels welcome, cared for, safe and happy; something we could never do without the people who work for us.

What do we need you to do?

The role will require you to maintain high standards of cleanliness across the school and residences the same as you would expect in your own home
As a housekeeper you will support the unit in the effective running of the hotel services framework and maintaining all areas to the highest standard possible to ensure our young people have a happy safe clean environment in which to grow and learn.

Is this role right for you?

Experience tells us that the people who are successful in this type of work possess key qualities, including:

»Self-driven and resourceful
»Team Player and an ability to motivate and support others
»Good Communication, and the ability to relate well to other people.
»Flexible, Calm and emotional resilience.

We welcome applicants with experience and qualifications in Elderly care, Health care, Domiciliary care, Residential Care and Domestic Cleaning. Experience gained here will serve you well.

What you need to be aware of?

This is a physically demanding role, you need to have the confidence to manage a mix of challenging behaviours that children and young people with Autism and other associated learning disabilities can present; but don’t worry, there will be training and plenty of support.
Summergil is open 365 days of the year, and you will be required to work on a rota for days, nights and weekends.

What else can we can offer you?

»Comprehensive two-week induction programme
»Paid-for and industry-leading training and support.
»Excellent overtime opportunities with enhanced rates and a range of other benefits.
»Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
»Paid sick leave
»Death in service/life cover
»Perk Box- over 200 savings updated monthly
»28 days annual leave which increases with long service
»Real opportunities for progression with the majority of our senior roles filled internally
»The opportunity to work towards a BTEC in Positive Behavioural Support
»We will cover the cost of the DBS Check

As you can see we provide you with a competitive salary, range of benefits, on-going training and development plus career progression.

More than any of that we provide you with an opportunity to feel a sense fulfilment everyday!

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