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Housekeeping Assistant

Reference

PRI53598

Location

Rossendale School, Bamford Road, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 0RT

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£6,574 per annum

Hours

15 hours per week (Monday - Friday 4pm to 7pm 42 weeks per year)

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed people in this sector.

This post is part-time to provide specific cleaning duties at our school for children aged 8-18 years who have complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties with associated autism spectrum conditions.

This role is to work 15 hours per week for 42 weeks of the year.

The role holder will be expected to undertake a DBS check and a number of training courses to ensure they are fully aware of all the pupils needs.

This role involves:

  • Working within a team of other cleaners adhering to the published rostered days and hours
  • Cleaning all areas within our School setting in a hygienic way adhering to the cleaning standards published on the schedules
  • Ordering stock required each week for each cleaning area, within the units you are responsible for
  • Use recommended products as per guidance and maintain adequate stock levels to ensure an efficient service is provided. 

The successful candidate should have a good general education and a sound understanding of COSHH, fire regulations and health & safety along with some experience gained within a similar environment.

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support.

You can be part of something special

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

The school currently accepts pupils from some 16 different Local Education Authorities in the North West and although we are predominantly a day school, there is provision for up to 12 pupils to board Monday to Friday in term time only.  We have also had our registration changed recently to incorporate admitting more young people up to the age of 18 at our Sixth Form, which now means that we can take up to 110 young people.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

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Closing Date

31/10/2021