Assistant: Retirement Housing With Meals

Bield Housing and Care

Assistant: Retirement Housing With Meals

Salary Not Specified

Bield Housing and Care, Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 22 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f1d6c0ab1d7a404fae712f425f7bc7b6

Full Job Description

Bield have a fantastic opportunity for a part-time Assistant to join our team in Leven. provides a Retirement Housing with Meals Service to tenants, aged 60 and over, who wish to retain their independence but also want to benefit from leaving the worries of making their own meals each day to someone else.

Carlow Court is set within attractive landscaped gardens close to good transport links. Leven is a seaside town with a lovely beach and woodland walks.

The successful candidate will undertake a range of cleaning duties to ensure that internal communal areas are clean, hygienic and meet the standards expected by our tenants and visitors to the development. You will also assist by preparing the dining room for mealtimes and delivering these dishes to tenants.

On occasion, the Assistant will be expected to clean vacant flats and/ or external pathways of the development and provide general and emergency assistance to tenants, as required. In addition you will respond to property emergencies, taking appropriate action when the Manager is off duty and providing cover for the development office as required.

Hours of employment are 19 hours per week, organised as follows

An interest in working with older people and an understanding of their needs is essential. Although relevant experience in a similar post is also desirable, it is not essential as induction and training will be provided.

At Bield our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We are a non-profit organisation with charitable status committed to providing a wide range of housing, care and support services to enable older people in Scotland to live independent and fulfilling lives., Bield is one of the largest providers of housing and support services to older people in Scotland and everyone plays an important role in making sure that our services improve the lives of older people in Scotland. We value kindness above all and as part of our team you will have a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of older people.

Wednesday 10:30am-6pm with 30 mins unpaid break

Thursday, Friday and Saturday 2pm - 6pm

Bield Offer

- Assistant hourly rate is \xc2\xa311.68

- Donaldson Court is located in Edinburgh\'s city centre with great access to public transport

- Fantastic working hours - no late shifts or night-time working

- Overtime opportunity\'s available/ No night/ evening work required

- Excellent holidays of up to 34 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees)

- On the job and work related training, including access to accredited qualifications i.e. Advanced Food Hygiene

- Option to buy or sell holidays each year

- Bield cover the cost of Disclosure checks for employment opportunities

- Occupational Sick Pay

- Long Service Awards

- Family Friendly Policies

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Career breaks

- Employee Assistance Programme