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Housekeeping Assistant (Ref: 22-025 SPH)

As one of our dedicated Housekeeping Team members, you will be responsible for ensuring a welcoming and safe environment is maintained for our residents. You’ll provide a quality service with exceptional standards of cleanliness and adhere to stringent infection control procedures. Most of all, we are keen to recruit those that have a strong interest in working in Adult Care services and a desire to make a difference to the people we support.

Previous experience is desirable but not essential but you must be an excellent team player and have strong customer service skills.

For more information, please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

The location

Strode Park House is a nursing care home registered for 55 beds, offering a relaxed homely environment for 40 permanent residents and up to 15 guests who come on a short-term basis for neuro-rehabilitation and respite care.

All our team have specialist skills and knowledge in working with people with disabilities and are dedicated to ensuring that residents are supported to live as independently as possible in a fun and nurturing environment.

Working for our charity 

Strode Park Foundation provides vital care for children, adults and young people with a range of disabilities in Kent. Our values of Care, Inspire and Together underpin everything we do, and we are so proud to employ truly inspirational people who make our care setting a remarkable place to work.

Working here is rewarding on so many levels and we offer our valued staff members the following benefits:

  • Excellent free training and development opportunities
  • Paid Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS)
  • Free parking at all sites
  • Meals provided (subject to availability)
  • Unlimited entries for our Refer A Friend scheme (conditions apply)

We are required to carry out a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check for this post. Strode Park complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We will not discriminate unfairly against any subject of a DBS check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.

We will consider all requests for flexible working and are proud to be a ‘Flex from First’ employer. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

Strode Park is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to ensuring all applicants with disabilities that meet the minimum criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Should you require application forms to be supplied in a different format due to a disability, please do not hesitate to contact the HR team on 01227 373292 or hr@strodepark.org.uk who will gladly assist you with this.