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Domestic Assistant in Newnham at Forest Care

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Domestic Assistant

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN

Starting salary £8.00 per hour

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Paid breaks
  • Free meals
  • Free Uniform

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Domestic Assistants;

  • To ensure the clean and hygienic maintenance of the home.
  • To keep a high standard of appearance to contribute to the quality of care and lifestyle afforded to each care user. This is particularly applicable to each care user's privacy and dignity and in respect of each care user's personal possessions.
  • To clean all allocated rooms including furniture, fittings, fabric, carpets and equipment.
  • To be aware of the health and safety statement and of the COSHH statement.
  • To clean sanitary and other equipment, with particular attention to guidelines for the control of germs and infestation.
  • To report any malfunction of equipment or fittings that require maintenance or cannot be kept to standard through normal cleaning procedures.
  • To deal with the waste bags and their prescribed disposal.
  • To perform other such reasonable duties as may be required.

Skills and Experience of our Domestic Assistants;

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • High level of written and spoken English

There are a variety of shifts patterns including weekdays and weekends available.