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At  Eden Valley Hospice we are committed to delivering high standards of cleanliness, visitor and patient care whilst creating a safe and supported environment.

We are looking to recruit experienced, hardworking and compassionate people to join our team of housekeeping staff.

Due to the busy nature of our housekeeping department, the ability to work flexibly across the week would be required.

Our teams have a sense a pride working for Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw. We are specialists in what we do, and we are respected and valued by our community.

As a small organisation it means we work closely across teams and ideas for improvement can be adopted and trialled quickly. Our leadership team is visible and approachable, and you will have the chance to influence the work of the hospice.

Our staff survey reflects an employer which values people and a place where their development is encouraged.

While the cost-of-living crisis is bringing us challenges – we are stable and ambitious for the future, and we are excited about opportunities to collaborate with our health and care partners and our community.

Here is what some of the team say about working at the hospice:

“I joined the team almost 3 years ago and I feel incredibly proud to work at EVH. I have a great team of staff. Whilst we deliver an exceptional standard of hygiene and cleanliness we also play a key role interacting with patients, visitors and service users” – Hospitality Lead

“I have been part of the housekeeping team for almost 2 years, the role offers a competitive salary, development opportunities as well as being supportive and flexible – I just love working here!” – Housekeeper

We offer some great benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free, confidential access to our Employee Assistant Programme
  • Life insurance for all staff working regular hours
  • Free, onsite parking
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Access to discount schemes for high street retailers and more

For more details of the benefits of working for the Hospice, click here.

To apply for the post, please complete an application form . For guidance on making an application, please click here

Please note, this role is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Closing date: 10am, Monday 15th July 2024.

Hours: Permanent, 18 hours per week (weekend working required)

Salary: £10,736.67 (FTE £22,368.06)  plus shift enhancements for Bank Holidays/weekend working

Rotating shift times across 7 days a week

Location: Carlisle

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