House Assistant


  • £9.65 - £11 per hour
  • Cockermouth, Cumbria
  • Posted: 03/08/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 112109539

Job Details

Riverside Recruitment are looking to appoint a permanent part-time House Assistant for a small supported living facility in Cockermouth. 
The home itself houses 10 elderly residents, all of whom live in their own private rooms and are fully capable of looking after themselves. This home provides a welcoming and safe facility where the residents can eat together, socialise or simply sit in the sun in the lovely gardens. Its a friendly home where the residents clearly enjoy the fact they live in a place of like minded individuals where there is always someone around to have a chat!
No care required. Just a helping hand around the house.

The role
The role of a House Assistant, is just that! You will be working as part of a team, maintaining the upkeep of the house. You will:

  • Cook Lunch and Dinner - 4 weekly rota for 10 residents. No commercial experience required! Home-cooking, no pressure.
  • Prepare the food including home made soups, cutting of vegetables, prepare the meat and make large casseroles, pies and lasagna for example. The residents love a good meaty dinner!!
  • Can you bake a cake or scrumptious pudding? excellent! The resident also have a sweet tooth!
  • Get involved in cleaning the kitchen - its just like being at home!
  • Answer the phones and basic admin duties
  • But most of all....you will be there to check on the residents, engage in conversation and be that friendly face they all like to see!

Working hours
9.00am - 6.00pm with various breaks throughout the day. 24 hours per week maximum. May include weekends.
Flexibility with hours/days can be negotiated to suit you.

The ideal candidate 
Friendly, warm and a people person. Yes, that's it!

This is a permanent role where professional development and training is offered in abundance and all training days required, you get paid.
If you are looking for a company that will invest in you, that is flexible and genuinely a lovely place to work, then please apply today!


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