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Domestic Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: £11.57 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 June 2024
Location: Motherwell, ML1 3TA
Company: Maria Mallaband Care Group
Job type: Contract
Job reference: VA008201

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Summary

About the Role

We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

The Domestic Assistant is part of the care team and as such works with other staff and maintains a clean and safe environment for all Service Users and staff.

Working with us will result in some fantastic benefits & rewards

  • Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children*
  • Early Pay – Access to earned pay prior to payday
  • Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc.
  • Pension Scheme with Nest
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Cycle to work scheme**
  • Recommend a friend – up to £750
  • Service recognition
  • Training support and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Discounted gym membership

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed.

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage

Main duties:

  • Promote the Company Mission Statement at all times.
  • Ensure the Home’s furniture, furnishings and fittings are sufficiently clean.
  • Ensure all surfaces of floors, walls and ceilings are sufficiently clean.
  • Clean carpets when necessary.
  • Empty wastebaskets and yellow/black bins daily ensuring that waste is disposed of safely in line with the requirements.
  • Clean all internal windows monthly.
  • Clean all bedrooms thoroughly once a week on a rota basis. Ensure that the communal areas are cleaned daily.
  • Ensure all sinks, en-suites, bathrooms and toilets are cleaned daily.
  • Chemicals must be stored in line with the COSHH requirements.
  • Re-stock paper products and dispensers.

*Apprenticeship opportunities available

Person Specification:

Professional

  • Have an understanding of the Health and Social Care Act 2008

Experience

  • Able to demonstrate an ability to manage pressure, prioritise tasks and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Genuine interest in working in a social care environment.

General

  • Demonstrate care and compassion.
  • Team player.
  • Required to work in a physically and mentally demanding environment.

Park Springs

Located on the outskirts of Motherwell, near to the neighbouring town of Bellshill, Park Springs is a 70 bedded care home which provides specialist nursing, residential and dementia care. Short and long-term respite stays can also be catered for to allow home carers to take a much-needed break.
Facilities include spacious lounges and quiet rooms, an on-site hair salon and activities room, and a vintage bar and events room. All areas are wheelchair accessible and en-suite bedrooms are available, along with a choice of bath and shower room facilities. The extensive grounds include attractive gardens to the front and back of the home as well as a secure internal courtyard and patio area. The multi-award-winning activities coordinator at the home provides a full programme of activities, entertainment and events for residents to choose from seven days a week. The home benefits from strong links to the local community by hosting various community events throughout the year and has access to a mini-bus for day trips.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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