Job Vacancies

We currently have job vacancies: –

Estates Manager, Bank Domestic Worker, Bank Care Worker and Bank Kitchen Assistant

To apply please complete the application form attached and return to Julie King, General Manager or Alison Binns, House Manager by email or letter.

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The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society, 44 Westfield Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3QL.

Employment Application Form

As the Estates Manager, we require you to: –

To work closely with the Senior Management Team to ensure the Society continues to develop as a highly regarded, environmentally safe and financially viable organisation. To provide effective and efficient management of the Society’s property and facilities within an agreed budget. To provide strategic, operational and technical advice on the development, maintenance and refurbishment of the Society’s property and facilities. To oversee and provide effective leadership to the in-house Maintenance Team. To obtain and negotiate competitive tenders, quotes and specifications.

You will be responsible for organising and negotiating competitive insurance, utilities and service contracts, and to monitor such contracts to ensure continuity at renewal date, and to make recommendations for improvements in energy and efficiency.

To work with the General Manager to produce a 3-year programme of maintenance and associated budget. The programme should be regularly monitored, with an annual review being prepared to support the annual bid for budget. To seek continuous improvement in value for money for the Society in all its facilities and related services
To provide accurate financial information to the external Accountants, including information required to maintain the asset register

To be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the IT systems and office equipment in liaison with the Accounts Officer and the external IT support provider
To work with the General Manager and Registered Manager to develop and maintain an appropriate Business Continuity and Emergency Response Plan.

To ensure compliance with H & S regulations, particularly those in relation to electrical matters, gas, asbestos, legionella and to be responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of Health & Safety legislation and policies throughout the Society, in consultation with the Society’s Health & Safety Consultants, and the General Manager. To organise, deliver and evaluate H & S training for all staff, in conjunction with the General Manager and Registered/Deputy Manager
To be involved in project management as required by the Board of Trustees


As a Bank Care Worker, we require you to: –

Deliver person-centred care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

Consult with residents and the Senior team to assist in developing individual care plans for residents

Be flexible about working hours

Be approachable and supportive to staff and managers

Be able to communicate and interact well with people

Be literate and numerate

Be able to work well as part of a team

Demonstrate a willingness to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent

Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people


It would be desirable that you have:

Experience in a similar role within a health or social care setting

A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualifications or equivalent

Previously worked in services for old people with dementia

Evidence of continuing training and development


As a Bank Kitchen Assistant, we will require you to: –

To maintain the high standards of hygiene in the kitchen and dining areas as per the cleaning schedules.

To assist in the serving of all meals in accordance with the varying needs of the Residents.

To prepare and serve teas according to the set menu, or following instructions from the Chef or Senior Care Worker on any special dietary requirements

To assist, under instruction from the Chef, in the management of stock rotation

To be responsible for ensuring all Health and Safety regulations and other Society policies and procedures are adhered to.

To attend training events and staff meetings as required.

To immediately report all accidents to the Chef or Senior Member of staff on duty.

To respect the confidential nature of personal information.

To complete any other task as directed by the Chef/ Relief Chef, Senior Care Worker or Registered/Deputy Care Home Manager.


As a Domestic Worker we require you to: –

To maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the Care Home

To clean and maintain the cleanliness of all public areas, including corridors, stairs and all bathrooms and toilets

To clean and maintain the cleanliness of the individual Resident’s rooms including en-suite facilities

To provide assistance in bed making as required

To operate and maintain cleanliness of all mechanical cleaning aids in accordance with the operating instructions

To ensure that all cleaning materials and equipment are correctly used and stored safely when not in use

To work in co-operation with all other staff members and Volunteers

To respect the confidential nature of personal information

Essential Requirement: –

Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people


Abbeyfield Loughborough Society Ltd operates an Equal Opportunities policy

Registered charity no. 238168