General Housing Assistant – Northern Ireland

General Housing Assistant


Northern Ireland


About Abbeyfield

The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by providing companionship in our supported housing accommodation, retirement apartments and care homes.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who would be interested in joining our organisation, to support our Sheltered Housing properties in Salisbury. If you are looking for a rewarding role to fit around you, Abbeyfield would love for you to join us.

Part Time – variety of shifts 9am – 6pm mon – fri / 9am – 2pm sat and sun 

You can never underestimate the power a friendly face and a home cooked meal has on someone’s day. This is a varied role, with resident wellbeing at the forefront of what we do.

This is a varied role, the main tasks of a General Housing Assistant include:

Ensure communal areas are clean and tidy

Assist with meal preparation and serving

Ensuring food stores and maintained with stock rotation

Promote wellbeing of residents

Opportunity to cook/bake on occasion to cover Cook (to be discussed further at interview)


Our ideal candidate for Cleaner will have the following qualities

A cheerful and friendly demeanour

Understand the needs of older people

Proactive and organised

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Some of our benefits include:

An excellent work/life balance, with family friendly policies

Competitive rates of pay*

Enhanced holiday entitlement for long service

Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a colleague' scheme

Pay progression within role

Child Care Vouchers

Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back

Supportive leadership with amazing learning and career development opportunities, Professional Standards and Career Pathways

Menopause Friendly accredited workplace

Learning and career development opportunities

Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings

You can find out more about what makes working for Abbeyfield great using the link below

We look forward to hearing from you!

*The rates advertised above will apply from 1st April 2023.  Should you begin working for us before this date, a lower rate will apply temporarily.  This will be discussed with you prior to interview.

We reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.

The Abbeyfield Society



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