General Assistant



Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded. General Assistant (Cleaner) Moor Lane Halls, Preston £7.83 per hour (rising to £8.24 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) 25 Hours per week, 5 hours per day, Mon – Fri Why work for us? Sanctuary Students manages accommodation for over 11,500 students across England and Scotland. We work in partnership with universities to provide cost-effective facilities management and support services, as well as providing specifically designed and purpose built accommodation direct to students across the UK. We offer a range of accommodation from shared flats to self-contained apartments in some of the biggest university towns and cities in the UK, including London, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. As Cleaner you will be responsible for providing a high quality cleaning and domestic service in the student accommodation. During term time our duties will be cleaning of communal areas, and cleaning of any empty properties. In vacation periods, you will deep clean vacant flats in preparation for summer business.. The role will include: Providing high quality cleaning services for bedrooms, kitchens, pathways and communal areas Identifying and reporting any hazards and faults to ensure a safe environment is maintained Organising stores on site and carrying out checks of equipment, replacing when necessary Any other tasks as required by management Skills and experiences: Previous cleaning or house keeping experience is desirable Ability to work on own initiative and with fast changing requirements Previous experience of working to deadlines and prioritising workloads Excellent customer service and communication skills Able to work in a team and help colleagues as and when required Ready to join us? As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include: A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service Life assurance Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working Health and wellbeing plans A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme A wide range of learning and development opportunities To view the full job profile click here Closing Date: 16 November 2018 We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application. ‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’. Building Equality and Diversity We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working. Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.



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