Assistant House Manager

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Assistant House Manager

Crawford House- Newcastle upon Tyne

Hours: Part-time 20 hours per week

Preferred times: 9am -2pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 11am - 4pm Friday

(There may be some flexibility regarding start/finish times but Friday afternoon is essential.)

The Sick Children’s Trust runs free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation for families with seriously ill children in hospital.  We are looking for a part-time Assistant House Manager who is hardworking and has excellent people skills to join our team supporting families at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

This is a very varied role. Duties include: welcoming families, preparing rooms for families and carrying out light domestic work, liaising with ward staff, daily administration tasks, and fundraising activities.

You have experience of working in a care or social environment and office experience has given you a good grounding in producing correspondence, written and figure work. You are happy to work as part of a team but also with minimal supervision. It is paramount that you have strong interpersonal skills, and are able to communicate clearly and assertively but also able to maintain sensitivity and respect at all times.

Enhanced DBS check required.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a CV and a covering letter stating why you are suitable for the role. You are advised to submit your CV at the earliest opportunity as applications will be considered on an on-going basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.