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Head Housekeeper

Parsons Grange
Westall Street, Shinfield, Reading

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Westall Street, Shinfield, Reading

Do you share our values of Caring, Passionate and Teamwork?  Join Care UK, a multi award winning care provider, as a Head Housekeeper.

The Role

  • Leading the team in their role and required duties
  • Maintain a high standard of cleaning and hygiene within the home
  • Supervision of your team and actively encourage their development
  • Understand residents needs and ensure these are being met
  • Ensure the laundry of residents clothing is to the highest standard
  • Attend resident/relative meetings
  • Rota and Budget Management

Some of our benefits by joining the Care UK family

  • Wagestream- access your wages at any-time  
  • Bank Holiday Pay Enhancements
  • Career development, training, and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support

We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK you’ll be joining a team who all share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others.  We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

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At a glance

Location

Westall Street
Shinfield
Reading
Berkshire
RG2 9AU

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Pay
Up to £13.00
Shifts
Days
Contract
Permanent
Reference
SYS-10891

Why work at Parsons Grange

At Care UK's Parsons Grange in Reading, Berkshire, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a purpose-built care home with a family atmosphere. We provide residential, dementia care and nursing care with fantastic facilities for residents, including  a café, a hair and beauty salon, a bar and a cinema.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Parsons Grange.

Why work at Parsons Grange
Why work at Parsons Grange
Why work at Parsons Grange

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New to care? No problem. We'll support you with plenty of training to help you build a varied, fulfilling career that makes a positive difference to people’s lives. 

 

Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

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Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I have over twenty years’ experience in working in older people’s care. My passion is caring and supporting older people to be as independent as possible. I believe in involving residents in all decision making so they can live each day in the way they wish.

My father was diagnosed with dementia, so I understand how hard hit families can be after this diagnosis. We’re here to support loved ones to realise that it’s not the end, and that it’s possible to live well with dementia. That’s exactly what we support residents to do. We ensure families are involved in care planning, and loved ones are welcome to be involved in their relative’s day-to-day care if they wish to be. We work in partnership with families, and everything we do is personalised to individual needs and wishes. 

I’m so proud of the Parsons Grange team. They’re very responsive and supportive – both to me, each other, the residents and their families. Together we’re determined that Parsons Grange continues to be the best care home in Reading. 

Rozina Ali Home Manager