Domestic Assistant / Carer / Care Assistant

5 days left

Location
Croydon, Surrey, England
Salary
£8.36 - £8.94 per hour
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
13 Dec 2016
Ref
NSDN-01
Contact
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Title: Domestic Assistant and Carer

Location: Langley Oaks, South Croydon and Croydon

Salary: £8.36 per hour (Domestic) & £8.94 per hour (Carer)

Hours: Domestic Assistant Saturday & Sunday 9.00a.m. - 2.00p.m.

Carer Saturday & Sunday 8.00a.m. - 1.30 p.m.

Closing Date: Friday 25th November 2016

A charitable Housing Association who specialise in Supported Housing for the Elderly requires a Domestic Assistant to work Saturday & Sunday 9.00a.m. - 2.00p.m.

Domestic Assistant:

As part of a Domestic Team maintain to a high standard of cleanliness the communal and residential areas.

Including on a rota/regular basis or within timeframe determined by contract:

  • Sweeping or Vacuuming all floors
  • Wash & Disinfect all hard floors
  • Wipe/Dust all surfaces, window sills, radiators, skirting's, finger plates, door handles etc
  • Make residents beds
  • Empty clinical waste bins using appropriate equipment
  • Cleaning all sanitary ware inside and out
  • Strip resident's beds replacing bed linen
  • Steam Clean all sanitary ware
  • Clean carpets

Assist the Laundry Domestic with:

  • Collecting, sorting, washing and ironing/pressing residents clothing returning to residents room (full training provided)
  • Collecting bed linen, washing, pressing and returning to linen stores and residents rooms

On occasion provide support to Kitchen Assistants as follows:

  • Taking dirty crockery and cutlery to catering kitchen
  • Returning clean crockery and cutlery to residential clusters
  • To safely move light furniture, chairs, wheeled beds etc in order to facilitate cleaning

Requirements:

  • Proven contract cleaning experience
  • Health & Safety / CoSHH training certificate

Desirable:

  • Professional cleaning qualification.
  • Infection control training
  • Experience of cleaning within a care home environment

Carer:

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a supportive environment
  • To maintain and improve tenant's level of functioning
  • To encourage tenants to live as independently as possible, to enhance their quality of life
  • To promote, protect and respect individual tenant's rights to privacy, dignity, self-determination and choice

Specific Duties:

  • To assist tenants prepare breakfast if unable to do so themselves
  • To empty commodes and clean when necessary
  • To assist tenants in changing incontinence pads and maintaining personal cleanliness
  • To assist tenants with bathing as and when required
  • To assist less mobile tenants with toileting and transferring to dining room, sitting room, and other communal areas as required.
  • To carry out domestic duties within tenants flats as instructed by House Manager
  • To change bed linen and attend to tenants' personal laundry as required
  • To assist in the kitchen if required
  • To keep accurate and appropriate records in accordance with the Associations policies and procedures and CQC requirements
  • To prompt tenants to take their medication as prescribed by their GP and to record accurately in their daily medication sheets
  • Wash & Disinfect all hard floors
  • Wipe/Dust all surfaces, window sills, radiators, skirting's, finger plates, door handles etc
  • Make residents beds
  • Empty clinical waste bins using appropriate equipment
  • Cleaning all sanitary ware inside and out
  • Steam Clean all sanitary ware
  • Clean carpets

Assist the Laundry Domestic with:

  • Collecting, sorting, washing and ironing/pressing residents clothing returning to residents room (full training provided)
  • Collecting bed linen, washing, pressing and returning to linen stores and residents rooms

On occasion provide support to Kitchen Assistants as follows:

  • Laying and clearing of tables
  • Taking dirty crockery and cutlery to catering kitchen
  • Returning clean crockery and cutlery to residential clusters

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience of working as a domestic assistant in a commercial cleaning environment
  • Working knowledge of CoSHH regulations
  • Highly motivated
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Caring and sensitive personality
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion, respect and empathy to caring for older People

To Apply please click on the APPLY Now link and further information will be sent to you by email.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Domestic Assistant, Domestic, Community Care Assistant, CCA, Community Support Worker, Care Assistant, Support Worker, Enabler, Carer, Care Worker, Care Helper, Care Management, Care Assist, Domestic Cleaning, Cleaner, Cleaning Assistant, Cleaners, Cleaner, and Hygiene Operator, Support Coordinator, Care Manager, Support Manager, Care Coordinator may also be considered for this role.

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