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Domestic Assistant

Sussex Housing & Care

Location: Woodlands Care Home, Crowborough


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
• Shampoo carpets as required.

• Recognise resident’s rooms and belongings are personal and private
• Awareness of Health and Safety and COSH regulations
• Awareness of Manual Handling Operation regulations
• 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.

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 this role please email your CV/supporting statement to:

For any information in relation to this role please contact Lee Hares on 01892 653178.

Closing date: 21 August 2017