Domestic Assistant – Days – Damfield Gardens

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Domestic Assistant – Days – Damfield Gardens

Salary: £10.60 per hour

Hours: 28 hrs

Care Home: Damfield Gardens

Job Description

Job purpose

Working as part of the housekeeping team to ensure that the Home is cleaned and maintained to a high standard in accordance to Homes guidelines and cleaning schedule, in addition to the individual needs and requirements of the residents.

Key Responsibilities

  1. To ensure that all areas of the Care Home are cleaned to a high standard in compliance with the specific cleaning guidelines and schedules and that they effectively meet the residents’ and homes needs.
  2. To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, including their right to privacy, dignity and choice.
  3. To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements that are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, and all aspects of the Health & Social Care Act, to ensure a safe and efficient laundry service in the home. Understand and have an awareness of Infection Control.
  4. To ensure all equipment used is in full, safe working order, promptly reporting any faults to both the Caretaker and the Home Manager.
  5. To check all areas of the home are supplied with adequate housekeeping items and inform the manager of any shortages.
  6. To always be alert and use your own initiative, spot clean any spillages as they occur.
  7. To be an active and helpful member of the team, contribute to meeting, attend training sessions and ensure that The Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment.

Job context
This is a team role, with responsibility for cleaning and maintaining the home to a high standard, therefore communication and team work are mutually important.  Prioritising your workload, getting tasks done and pride in your work is essential.

Key measures

Supervision meeting with Line Manager every 2 months

Person specification

Basic numeric and literacy skills

Good communication skills

Friendly and helpful

Able to manage time and tasks effectively

Reliable and punctual

Previous work experience

Understanding of COSHH

Basic sewing skills

Able to use and maintain essential cleaning equipment.

Commitment to infection prevention and control


Name: Samantha Brown


To apply for this position, please download our application form. Please return your application form to the contact (detailed above).

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