Domestic Assistant / Cleaning Assistant / Cleaner - Care

Olton, West Midlands, England
Up to £7.83 per hour
02 Oct 2018
30 Oct 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Domestic Assistant (Ref: DA/AH)

Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF

Salary: £14,250 pa (£7 per hr)

Closing Date: 26th October 2018

Job Role:

The Trust (a well-established charitable care provider in Olton, Solihull) currently has a vacancy for a full time Domestic Assistant in Alexandra House, the Trust's residential care home. The role is 35 hours per week including some weekend working.

Main duties of the role include maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in all communal areas of the building; to include lounges, corridors, bathrooms and dining rooms and making and changing residents' beds, cleaning their rooms regularly and deep cleaning rooms between residents.

In addition, they are looking for a Domestic Assistant to work variable hours as and when needed to clean for and do laundry for the residents in their sheltered housing scheme.

They offer a competitive salary, excellent working conditions, multiple employee benefits including pension and free life insurance.

Key Skills:

  • They are looking for people who want to make a difference to people's lives, who are caring, compassionate and flexible in how they approach work.
  • Previous cleaning experience is essential.
  • In addition, ideally, candidates will already have cleaning experience in a residential care home, nursing home or hospital.
  • The Trust is looking for professional, self-motivated team players who are sensitive to the needs of older people.
  • As the posts involves working with vulnerable adults, an enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates by the Trust.

Equal Opportunities:

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Candidates with experience of the following; Domestic Cleaner, Commercial Cleaner, Cleaning Operative, Sanitary Operative, Cleaning Worker, Cleaner, Waste Operative, General Cleaner, General Assistant, Domestic Help, General Assistant, Care Assistant, will also be considered for this role.