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Role Ref
VA008292
Role
Domestic Assistant (Day)
Location
Bedford, MK40 4UH
Care home
Bentley Grange
Salary
£11.57 per Hour
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Role

We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job 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.

Working with us will result in some fantastic benefits & rewards

  • Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children*
  • Early Pay – Access to earned pay prior to payday
  • Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc.
  • Pension Scheme with Nest
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Cycle to work scheme**
  • Recommend a friend – up to £750
  • Service recognition
  • Training support and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Discounted gym membership

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed.

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage

Main duties:

  • 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.

*Apprenticeship opportunities available

Person Specification:

Professional

  • Have an understanding of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 

Experience

  • Able to demonstrate an ability to manage pressure, prioritise tasks and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Genuine interest in working in a social care environment.

General

  • Demonstrate care and compassion.
  • Team player.
  • Required to work in a physically and mentally demanding environment.

 

About us

We’re among the UK’s largest independent care providers, employing thousands of staff in over 80 homes across the country.

Investment in new technology and services is key to our reputation for high-quality care provision, as is our commitment to staff training programmes and our emphasis on progressive career paths.

Our vision is to be the best quality, most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom, and an employer of choice for care workers.

We truly understand…

That people are unique - this means everyone we care for is one of a kind, so we surround ourselves in their stories and we celebrate their individuality.

The importance of passion - it fills every one of us, it fuels our devotion for the people we care for, and it makes our homes happier.

That honesty is everything - no-one wants to think about the time when a loved one needs care, but we’ll be here to help when that time comes.

That happiness comes with openness - we proactively support new friendships, new discoveries and better ways of living as our residents enter the next chapter in their lives.

Apply now

We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

Apply now