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
Monread Lodge Nursing Home
Monread Lodge can provide residential, nursing and dementia care to the elderly, with up to sixty-four en-suite rooms available, all ground-floor accommodation for the ease of those with mobility concerns, and private parking and gardens. A dedicated dementia unit named Knebworth Court was opened in October 2010 offering 16 appointed en-suite bedrooms. Residents can enjoy a spacious conservatory, choice of comfortable lounges and a dining room. There is also a central courtyard with a ornamental fishpond. The home has an excellent inspection rating, looks to implement any modern methods and technology that can improve the lives and well-being of residents and follows person-centred care packages tailored to individual needs. Staff maintain a sensitive attitude towards the concerns of loved ones, work hard to assure that admissions are as stress-free as possible and that new residents are made to feel welcome and at home.
Role: Domestic Assistant (Day)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Knebworth, Hertfordshire,
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