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
Highfield is an established, largely purpose-built care home for the elderly offering residential, nursing and dementia care. A professional team has furnished the Home to an exceptionally high standard, providing elegance and comfort. The recent refurbishments at Highfield have further enhanced the style and comfort on offer. The â€œhome from homeâ€ feel at Highfield is created by the dedicated staff who have been selected not only for their professional ability but also for their commitment to truly making a difference for the people in their care. Resident's rooms are spacious and feature en suite facilities. The communal areas are at the centre of what makes Highfield a real community whether it be at meal times or when enjoying activities. There are no fixed visiting hours so friends and family can come and see residents at any time. The dining experience at Highfield boasts fine home cooking by a professional Chef who has created a menu to reflect the interests and tastes of the discerning residents. Every birthday is celebrated with a homemade and personalised cake.
Role: Domestic Assistant (Day)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Saffron Walden, Essex,
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