About the 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.
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.
Have an understanding of the Health and Social Care Act 2008
Able to demonstrate an ability to manage pressure, prioritise tasks and communicate effectively at all levels
Genuine interest in working in a care environment.
Demonstrate care and compassion.
Required to work in a physically and mentally demanding environment.
In return for all of this you will receive a competitive salary package plus:
Training support and development opportunities
5.6 weeks annual leave
Fully funded training
Simply Health cover after one year of service, inc. cashback on medical and dental expenses
Perkbox – a range of discounts and free monthly offers for a variety of high street shops and restaurants
Car through salary sacrifice
Cycle to Work scheme
NEST pension plan
Nurse and carer referral scheme
Rewards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service
Annual staff recognition through MMCG Care Awards
*Apprentership opportunities available
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.
Employment Type: Permanent