Location North Chailey, East Sussex

Salary £19,668-£20,582 per annum

Application Deadline 2 February 2021

Job Summary

Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition planning for young people aged 3-25 with complex physical disabilities and health needs.

Our aim is to provide a stimulating and inclusive environment where all young people are given every opportunity to make progress towards fulfilment and develop life skills in preparation for adulthood.

We are seeking…… a Housekeeper

You will be responsible for providing a domestic service to a residential bungalow ensuring that the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained at all times. You will also be responsible for preparing nutritious meals for our young people.

Description of role

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the overall hygiene of the residential bungalow, ensuring that all areas are clean and tidy at all times.
  • Preparing and serving nutritious meals for our young people including blended food.
  • You will maintain housekeeping and meal stocks by managing food ordering and shopping within allocated budgets.
  • You will also be responsible for laundering which may include washing, drying and ironing.

Above all, we are looking for an individual with the following:

  • Caring, approachable and ideally with some cleaning experience, you'll have a flexible approach and have the ability to build good relationships quickly.
  • You will have a passion for ensuring your work is always completed to the highest standard.
  • You will hold a good working knowledge of special diets and food preparation to ensure the specific catering needs and diets are met.
  • Hold a current Food and Hygiene Certificate.

Why join us?

Competitive rates of pay between £10.22-£10.70 per hour Pension scheme Generous holiday entitlement Comprehensive benefits package (please click here for further details) Strictly no Agencies Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Chailey Heritage Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its young people and staff. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As part of our recruitment process, Chailey Heritage Foundation (CHF) collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. CHF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data to meet its obligations under GDPR. Please ensure you have reviewed our privacy policy prior to completing an application with us.


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The 'My Benefits' Package

Staff at Chailey Heritage Foundation have access to a comprehensive benefits package.

Refer a Friend If you know of an external candidate who you believe might be suitable for any o... We are family friendly! CHF have a range of family-friendly policies aimed at helping our staff to manag... Active Discounts The place for all the best savings on everything from holidays to fitness tracke... Annual Leave A generous annual leave scheme, entitlements rising with length of service... Appreciation Awards Our Appreciation Awards are presented in Love 2 Shop vouchers at key milest... Car Leasing Due to our rural location, we understand the need for our staff to have safe and... Cycle 2 Work As part of our commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of our staff, we h... Employee Assistance We are committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of our employees. We... Family Discounts To help improve your work, life and family balance, we are delighted to offer yo... Gym Discounts It feels good to be healthy and exercise is known to boost your mood and wellbei... Health Care Cash Plan Looking after your health is important but it can be costly. Sovereign Health Ca... Mobile Phone Discounts Do you want a great deal on your next mobile phone contract? If so, Voice Mobile... Onsite Facilities You will also have access to the onsite gym, at a cost of £15 pcm. Staff a... Pension We are pleased to offer Aviva as our pension provider. Our pension is run in lin...
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