General Assistant

Posted 5 November by Retinue Solutions
General Assistant
Bishop Stortford
£15,879 per annum pro rata
20 hours a week

We are actively recruiting for a General Assistant to join our team.

You will be responsible for day-to-day cleanliness and hygiene of the communal areas of the Castle View scheme and assisting residents with their meals. You will provide a high quality, customer focused service and pick any extra tasks as required by the manager. You will be required to work within a scheme supporting older people, so will need to demonstrate a customer focused approach and be proficient in health and safety procedures.

Please be aware the main function of this role is to maintain a clean environment for the residents and to ensure cleanliness throughout the premises including the kitchen and communal areas.

The total number of hours for this post will be 20 hours per week. You will be required to work a 4 hour day with some flexibility to suit your start and finish time.

We fully endorse career development and have a great reputation for rewarding our staff. Benefits include 26 days annual leave the possibility of flexible working, significant opportunities for learning and development and the opportunity to make a difference to how Notting Hill Genesis evolves in the coming years.


Experience of working in a support function and have had exposure to working and supporting Older People with Physical Disabilities is preferred.

You will have experience of lone working and as part of a team and also have experience of working in an environment where you have needed to respond to crisis situations, experience of using own initiative to solve problems and reporting appropriately and in a timely manner to managers. You will possess basic IT skills. This is an exciting opportunity where you will benefit from training and in- house development, that could eventually lead to leasehold assistant responsibilities with a higher increment.

Advert closing date: Monday 19th November 2018

Interviews: TBC

For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Sommer Currie on or email . Applications should be made on the Notting Hill Genesis website

You will need to supply your CV and a supporting statement (detailing your suitability for the role).

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 36534529

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