At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.
Athlone House Nursing Home, 7a Woodfield Road, Westminster, London, W9 2BA
£9.62 per hour
34.5 hours per week
Why work for us?
We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Athlone House for all regardless of role.
Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors. The team at Athlone House is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.
Where you’ll work
The home, which provides nursing, dementia and also palliative care, has gained accreditation in the National Gold Standard Framework for End of Life Care, which is in place to ensure people receive a ‘gold standard’ of personalised care according to their individual wishes. Namaste is an important part of holistic care for some of the residents at the home. There is a Namaste room as well as mobile sensory equipment which can be taken to people’s individual bedrooms, with soothing lights and relaxing sounds. Staff also use massage and aromatherapy to promote relaxation. There are a wide variety of activities available at Athlone House, from music and arts and crafts to baking, tea parties and gentle exercise sessions. A mobile hairdresser also visits every week for appointments with the residents.
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Are you our next Receptionist? Here’s more about the role:
In this role you will be a key part of the team, whether you’re advising customers and dealing with their queries or tackling administrative tasks.
For this wide-ranging customer service and administrative role we’re looking for you to utilise your excellent people skills along with strong IT experience, including Word, Excel and Outlook. A positive and helpful approach with experience in a customer service setting is also essential.
As Receptionist in our Care Home you will interact with relatives, residents and visitors. Strong administrative skills are required but it’s just as important to us that you’re focused on delivering exceptional customer service and are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated person, who is interested in working in a growing and progressive organisation.
Benefits and rewards
* We know you work so hard and being the best Receptionist you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:
* 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
* Life assurance
* CQC performance bonus
* Overtime enhancement
* Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
* Season ticket loan available (Oystercard)
* Excellent training and development opportunities
* Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
* Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
* Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
* Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
* Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.
We hope you feel you could be our next team member. If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on (phone number removed) and quote Ref: 74306
Closing date: 21 May 2020
We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Don’t miss out, please apply early.
Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity