Kickstart - Trainee Domestic Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 17 November 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 22 February 2022
Location: Sheffield, S137PR
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000360714

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Four Seasons Healthcare Group Treasury Limited

Working as a Trainee Domestic Assistant, you will be working alongside experienced team members to develop your knowledge and experience of maintaining a hygienic and safe environment for our residents, visitors and staff.

You will take direction from other team members to help you develop your practical skills whilst developing your understanding of working in a care home environment.

You will work as part of a team that ensures residents in our care feel valued as individuals.

As one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK it's important to us to couple great care with meaningful and enjoyable experiences.

As a Trainee Domestic Assistant you will:-

Shadow team members to gain practical experience of carrying out duties to a high standard.

Develop your knowledge and hands on experience of the cleaning requirements of different areas and equipment and the properties of cleaning materials, to ensure the areas are well presented and maintained in good condition.

Gain experience of creating positive relationships with all residents, staff, residents families and other visitors to the home by becoming an integral part of the team.

Work with team members to help encourage residents to assist the team with daily work activities.

Understand how to work safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance when necessary.

We offer you a great range of benefits, which include:-

Excellent on the job training with a team of mentors
Ongoing development with the potential of a permanent opportunity
Weekly training delivered by our learning partner
Discounts and benefits suited to your lifestyle
Free meals
Free onsite parking
Generous holiday entitlement
Various shifts available
Refer a Friend scheme of £150 (unlimited referrals)
Free uniform
NEST work place pension contributions
Free enhanced DBS check

All interested young people need to be double vaccinated before starting with Four Seasons (they have until 28/02/2022), unless medically exempt.

To succeed you will be:

Of a caring nature and a positive attitude, showing a desire to deliver the best possible service to the residents in our care
Eager to develop your skills and knowledge
Comfortable working with others and happy to engage with different people
A good communicator
Energetic and hard-working
Flexible and adaptable to change

Experience and qualifications not essential, as training for this role will be provided

All interested young people need to be double vaccinated before starting with Four Seasons (they have until 28/02/2022), unless medically exempt.

Example of working pattern is: 4 days on 4 days off - Working their 25hrs between 8am to 8pm - to be confirmed with successful candidate

National minimum wage

Employability support will be delivered remotely through our Gateway, Learning Curve Group. They will deliver the NCFE Level 1 Employability Skills Award qualification during the placement, working on the following units:

Understanding Mindset
Understanding Motivation
Working in a Team
Writing a CV

Kickstarter's will also be given pastoral support throughout their placement by their personal Employability Coach from Learning Curve Group. During their placement, they will also have the opportunity to complete a vocational Level 2 qualification as supplied by Learning Curve Group through their Flexible Learning offer (55+ available).

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