Housekeeping Assistant – Gosforth/Whitley Bay

Location: Gosforth/Whitley Bay

Hourly Rate: £9.90 per hour

Hours: 30 - 40 hours per week (Must be flexible)

We currently have a full time Housekeeping Assistant vacancy within our Gosforth residential care home working 30-40 hours per week. The candidate must be flexible as they may be required to travel to our home in Whitley Bay.

The successful candidate will provide cover and additional support to our existing ancillary staff, splitting their hours between Kitchen Assistant, Laundry Assistant and Domestic Assistant.

When working as Kitchen Assistant you will maintain the general cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen and associated areas. Tasks will include washing crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils; undertaking the laying and cleaning of the tables; assisting in the preparation of meals and being involved in the making and serving of light meals and beverages.

When working as Domestic Assistant you will maintain the general cleanliness and hygiene of the home. Undertaking general cleaning of communal areas, bedrooms, toilets, bathrooms, laundry, hairdressing salon, offices, and any other areas, as required.

When working as Laundry Assistant you will maintain tidiness and organisation of the laundry, ensuring all residents’ clothes are appropriately laundered, ironed, mended and returned to individual residents.

These shifts vary in duration, therefore the successful candidate must be flexible, willing to work hard and be adaptable.

Benefits include:

Fully funded BUPA cash back scheme to all employees, benefits include dental treatments, optical treatments, prescriptions, therapies and access to shopping discounts to numerous high street and on line stores.

Paid breaks.

Birthday off.

Paid overtime.

Public holiday working will attract time and a half.


An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check will be required.

Fully vaccinated.

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