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Domestic Assistant

Sussex Housing & Care

Location: Woodlands Care Home, Crowborough

Description:

We are looking for a Domestic Assistant to work in the Woodlands busy care home to provide a cleaning service to the residents.

Main Responsibilities:
• To work in designated areas as prescribed on a rotating basis and as instructed by the Home or Regional Manager
• To vacuum and clean resident’s rooms, the corridors and all communal areas within the home to a high standard
• To ensure that the furniture, fittings including furniture, fabric, and equipment are also cleaned and maintained to a high standard, clean toilets, basins, en-suites and bathrooms. Ensure paint-work, door surrounds and skirting boards are kept free of dust and cleaned thoroughly in line with SHC’s policies and procedures
• Assist in maintaining a clean and homely environment for the residents ensuring that the residents are safeguarded from any form of abuse and their valuables/personal belongings are kept safe at all times


Skills/Qualifications:
• Recognise resident’s rooms and belongings are personal and private
• Need to demonstrate safe practices
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Maintain a polite and courteous manner towards residents, staff and visitors at all times.

Benefits:
£20 bonus scheme for picking up additional shift
Pension scheme
Child Care Vouchers scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Eden Red voucher scheme
Free meals
Onsite parking
Uniform and training provided.

Remuneration: £7.77 per hour Hours of work: 21 hours per week over 3 days Variable days: 7am - 2pm to include some weekend working Contract type: Permanent

How to apply:
To apply for a role please send your CV/cover letter to: jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk

Closing date: 29th October 2017

Download Application form

jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk