We are currently recruiting for the following positions:
1 person – General Cleaner
2 persons – Support Assistants
Description: Cleaners are found everywhere; in our homes, schools, and businesses. They are the ones that ensure that we can operate in a hygienic environment. We need someone that is able to clean everywhere and everything, removing dust, spills, garbage and other unwanted particles. The suitable candidate will work in the home environment and will be required to perform other tasks.
Our Cleaners usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Getting rid of garbage
• Removing stains from carpets and upholstery
• Washing linen
• Taking care of pest and insects
• Implementing health and safety regulations
• Handling chemicals and cleaning agents
Skills we require for possible candidates
• Being observant and thorough
• Being physically capable
• Customer service and sound judgement
• Efficiency and discretion
• Honesty and integrity
• Motivation and flexibility
• Respect and professionalism
• Time management and multitasking
• Understanding and following safety rules
• Understanding of health and safety regulations
Job Title: Housing Assistant
Responsible to: Project Manager Purpose of the Post
To work as part of a team providing information, support, advice and temporary accommodation to single homeless people.
To take part in a shift rota in order to provide staff cover during the evenings, at weekends, and bank holidays.
To deal sensitively but firmly with any incidents within the scheme, and to assist in ensuring that Tenant conform to the occupancy agreement and house rules.
To offer basic advice to service users as appropriate, under the direction of the Services Manager.
To assist in ensuring that the building, furniture, fittings and equipment is maintained to a high standard, reporting any defects and ensuring Health and Safety procedures are carried out. This may include among other tasks, preparing rooms for re-let, laundry, and other domestic duties.
To work with Housing Support workers to interview and induct referrals into the scheme, following set guidance and procedures.
Deal with incoming post and associated procedures. Assist in the receipt and recording of weekly charges.
To assist in ensuring that the Project’s administrative procedures are followed, including the recording of information.
Promote and assist in Service User Involvement activities.
To take part in a rota system of shift duties, to ensure that service delivery is maintained in a consistent way, in the evenings, at night, at weekends and on bank holidays.
To attend regular supervision sessions with line manager, to participate in staff meetings as required, and to undertake training as agreed with the Services Manager.
To undertake such other duties as may be required, commensurate with this level of responsibility.
Job Title: Housing Assistant Work or other experience.
(paid or unpaid work)
Experience of working in Supported Housing or
Experience of working with people with multiple needs or
Experience of record keeping and basic admin work
Housing related qualifications are essential
Desirable vocational training in:
Health and Safety
Social welfare / homelessness
Dealing with challenging situations
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Basic knowledge of benefits
Basic literacy and numeracy
Good understanding of confidentiality
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to form appropriate professional relationships
Ability to deal with stressful situations in an assertive way
Ability to work unsupervised and make appropriate decisions
Ability to work unsocial hours
Ability to work as part of a team