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General Assistant


  • Various hours
  • 2024-07-31
  • £11.45 - £11.95 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 210624-50544

General Assistant (Kitchen Porter/Domestic Assistant/Laundry Assistant) at Bramble Down Nursing Home in Denbury. Full or part time hours available to include alternate weekends. Shifts 8am-2pm, 2pm-7.30pm

As a General Assistant (Kitchen Porter/Domestic Assistant/Laundry Assistant), you will work as part of a team to provide the best care for the people living in our homes and be a part of the next chapter in their story.

You will assist the cook with the preparation and serving of food to deliver well balanced meals on time.

You will make sure we have a well-maintained, clean and safe kitchen environment including washing all equipment.

You will rotate stock in fridges, freezers, vegetable store and dry store cupboard in order to help us minimise waste.

You will make sure we provide a well-maintained, clean and safe environment and be part of a team creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

You will help us to clean bedrooms, bathrooms, and communal areas, assist with laundry as required and more to ensure people living in our homes are as comfortable as possible.

Every day is different and hard work is required, but each day, you will go home knowing you have made a difference to their lives.

You don’t need experience as we provide online training, along with face to face support, supervision and a full induction.

What you need most of all is a desire to help, kindness and to enjoy making someone’s day that little bit easier.

We can offer you:

  • Full company induction and training to get you started and confident in the role
  • Ongoing training and support thereafter and opportunities for career progression
  • The use of ‘Flex Earn’ enabling you to access wages earnt in advance of pay day, viewing earnt wages in real time.
  • Free DBS check
  • Company Pension
  • Free meals provided when working long shifts
  • Short or long shifts
  • Access to Peninsula Care Homes Mental Health First Aider
  • Access to an external Confidential Care helpline for you and your family members
  • Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Whycare?’ app
  • Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
  • Ample PPE to support safe working
  • One of the most rewarding jobs

To find out more please contact us on 01392 346442

Please note for UK & Overseas applicants, we are not in a position to sponsor, so kindly ask that you do not apply if you require sponsorship.

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:

Full or part time hours available to include alternate weekends. Shifts 8am-2pm, 2pm-7.30pm

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Job location

Bramble Down
Woodland Road
TQ12 6DY


Job category

Domestic / cook / maintenance, Entry level roles, Residential care home, Wider services


Plymbridge House, Peninsula Care Homes Providing Exceptional Care

Type of organisation



Health and social care


At Peninsula Care Homes, it’s our CARE (Committed, Ambition, Responsible, Embracing) values that make us different and a very special company to work for.

We are a family run business, and not only do we provide a home from home environment filled with laugher and love for the people living in our homes, but we also recognise all that our staff do to support each day. We invest in our staff to enable them to reach their career aspirations and celebrate success, so they love what they do.

Bramble Down is a peaceful nursing home, registered for 32 people on the edge of a quiet South Devon village and we are looking for more kind and caring people to join our team.

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