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Huntercombe Ashley HouseAddress :
Ashley, Market Drayton, Staffordshire TF9 4LXContracted Weekly Hours : 20
Ashley House is a 32 bed low secure hospital that provides specialist assessments, treatments and rehabilitation for adults with intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, autistic spectrum disorders, including those with varying degrees of challenging behaviours and forensic histories. We work collaboratively with our patients and their families or carers and provide person-centred rehabilitation, care and support. Also situated on the site, is a 7 bed Locked Rehabilitation Specialist Autism Unit for Males. The hospital is located in Market Drayton, just 10 miles from Stoke-on-Trent and within one mile from the A53. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.
In role as a Housekeeper you will be responsible for providing an excellent housekeeping service ensuring a clean safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff. You will be an important part of the team that ensures patients in our care feel valued as an individual.
So as a housekeeper what do you need to do to make this happen?
- Regular cleaning of all patient, communal and staff only areas as appropriate
- Ensure that you and your team carry out all your duties to a high standard, ensuring a hotel level of cleanliness for our patients
- Develop a positive relationship with all patients, staff and other visitors to the home by becoming an integral part of the team
- Encouraging refuse is managed in line with the companies waste policy
Works safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance when necessary.
In order to achieve this our Housekeeper should have:
A caring nature and a positive attitude, showing a desire to deliver the best possible service to the patients in our care
and previous housekeeping experience would be advantageous.
The Huntercombe Group provide a variety of competitive benefits, including free life cover, contributory pension scheme, a bespoke development programme and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable.
If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.
Closing date: 30 days from posting unless otherwise stated.
We encourage applicants to apply promptly as we review CVs on a daily basis. The majority of our roles close 30 days after posting.
Where we receive a large number of suitable applications we may close a job early.No agencies please
For information on the company's policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, please click on the following link www.fshc.co.uk/binary/CGq.pdf
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The Huntercombe Group is part of Four Seasons Health Care, one of the UK's leading independent healthcare operators, and shares its ethos of delivering the highest quality professional and personal care.
The Huntercombe Group consists of hospitals and centres throughout the UK, highly regarded for quality of care and innovation in their respective fields. The centres provide acute and longer term treatment in the areas of mental health and addictions, brain injury rehabilitation and neurodisabilitiy and learning disabilities.
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Personal Activities Leader (PAL)
Campsie House NDC
I started work as the Activities Co-ordinator in July 2008. I came from a background of Retail but had previously worked in the care environment many years ago.
I have always been involved in the community – Scout Leader and the local Amateur Dramatic Society and these life experiences have contributed and to my ability to both the communicate and encourage residents to enjoy all the aspects’ of social interaction.
I work closely with the rest of the staff in the home to ensure activities are personalised to each resident.
The activities range from one to one chat, handcrafts/clay making –cake making and theatre visits We have entertainers in the home which include the introduction of animals and birds as well as music.
I enjoy the interaction with the residents and they appear to enjoy the efforts made for them. This is the main reason I enjoy the role.