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Domestic Housekeeper – Newcastle & Gateshead

Domestic Housekeeper – Newcastle and Gateshead

Salary: £16,053.46 pro rata

Location: Newcastle and Gateshead

Contract: Permanent, 15 hours per week


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a hardworking individual to join us as a Domestic Housekeeper at our services across Newcastle and Gateshead.

You will work at our ‘Housing with Care and Support’ (HWCAS) services. This service enables people with complex mental health problems to move out of hospital or 24-hour care and take up a supported tenancy in the community. HWCAS consists of a range of shared and individual accommodation. As a Domestic Housekeeper, you will be responsible for maintaining a high level of cleanliness within tenant homes and staff office bases.

You will be joining Mental Health Concern, which is a leading NHS and Local Authority commissioned charity that provides a wide range of specialist mental health services, supporting people with mental health problems to live valued lives. As part of the Concern Group, we are primarily based in the North East of England and employ over 275 staff. Established for over 30 years, we are proud to be one of the largest non-statutory providers of mental health services in England.

It is our mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people we serve. Our staff are key in delivering this mission, and are committed to the organisations core values which are at the heart of everything we do.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that has experienced recent growth and continues to seek new opportunities to further strengthen and build upon our excellent reputation.

Please note, due to the travelling involved, it is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to your own vehicle. You will be eligible to claim mileage expenses related to travelling between locations.


What we offer in return:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays – pro rata (rising with length in service) and with the opportunity to purchase more
  • A comprehensive induction and ongoing training, development and supervision
  • A supportive culture that values work-life balance
  • Access to LifeWorks, which provides excellent corporate discounts on shopping, cinema tickets and restaurants
  • An Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24/7 financial, legal and personal advice, including free access to counselling where required
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Death in Service Insurance


How to Apply:

The Job Pack for this role can be downloaded below. This includes the job description, person specification and application form.

For more information on this role, please contact Greg Richardson (Clinical Team Lead) on 07739 843326, who will be happy to help you. Please note, Greg is currently out of office and returns on Monday 2nd September, so please call him after this date if you have any queries.

To apply, please complete the application form contained within the Job Pack and send either via email to recruitment@concerngroup.org or via post to Buttress House, 36 Brenkley Way, Seaton Burn, Tyne and Wear, NE13 6DS. In your application, please state that you meet the travel requirements.

Please note, all correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on your application form. This will be sent from recruitment@concerngroup.org. To avoid missing our emails, please add this email address to your “safe list” to present it being caught by any spam filters and also regularly check your Junk Mail folders.


The closing date for applications is Thursday 26th September 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 10th October 2019


This post is subject to a DBS Disclosure, which we will cover the cost of. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Concern Group reserves the right to close the vacancy early if a large volume of applications is received.

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