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Domestic Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 25 May 2024
Salary: £11.57 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 24 June 2024
Location: Whitley Bay, NE25 9NR
Company: Maria Mallaband Care Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: VA008110-1

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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.

Earsdon Grange

Rated Good by CQC in January 2018, Earsdon Grange is a purpose built care home offering residential care, dementia care and respite care - including long and short-term stays. Located in the seaside town of Whitley Bay and within walking distance of all local amenities, the home features en-suite bedrooms and several spacious lounges, as well as a coffee lounge and bar area where residents can socialise with their friends, families and each other. The experienced care team at Earsdon Grange take care of all the sensitive healthcare needs of residents while respecting their need for an independent and dignified day-to-day lifestyle. Earsdon Grange benefits from strong links to the local community thanks to a full-time activities coordinator who provides a programme of activities, entertainment, and events that the residents can choose from.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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