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Domestic Assistant - bank

Sussex Housing & Care

Location: Ardath Care Home, Bexhill-on-Sea


We are looking for a bank Domestic Assistant to work as a member of the team and ensure that the home is clean and hygienic, and that this is maintained to a high standard.
To help promote an environment within the home that is non institutionalised in its practices and that encourages and involves the resident in choice to promote and maintain, wherever possible, independence of living.

Main Accountabilities:
To work in designated areas as prescribed on a rotating basis and as instructed by the Home or Regional Manager.

To vacuum and clean residents 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.

To be respectful of residents personal belongings and help contribute to their upkeep / cleaning (e.g. furniture) and that any objects that are removed for cleaning are replaced in the same position.

Ensure the residents are safe whilst carrying out cleaning tasks.

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.

Ensure that the storage area for cleaning materials being used is kept safe, tidy and secure at all times.

Skills/ Qualifications required:
• Recognise resident’s rooms and belongings are personal and private
• Awareness of Health and Safety and COSHH regulations
• Awareness of Manual Handling Operation regulations
• Ability to work as a team member and equally use initiative
• 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 Contract type: bank Hours of work: zero hours contract - shifts to be taken as and when required to cover sickness and annual leave

How to apply:
To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to:


Closing Date: 15th August 2017