Domestic Assistant

England, Essex, Basildon
Up to £17136 per annum
13 May 2021
10 Jun 2021
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Part Time

Domestic Assistant

Permanent, Part Time

Up to £17,136.40 per annum

Location: Basildon

This role is Part-Time and based at Longwood Place Residential Home in Basildon.

Monday - Friday, 5 mornings per week, total of 16 hours.

Salary will be on a pro rata basis, so will be up to £7,410 per annum.

Domestic Assistants will contribute to the maintenance and cleaning of laundry, communal areas, bedrooms and kitchens within residential homes, to ensure cleanliness and high standards of food hygiene for adults.

Utilising existing skills and experience in effective laundry management to maintain cleanliness in individual and communal rooms, together with some kitchen experience will be an important element in undertaking this role effectively.

Duties will include:

    Responsibility for ensuring all laundry duties within residential homes is undertaken efficiently and in a timely way.Contributes to kitchen efficiency by utilising equipment to ensure cleanliness of kitchen tools, crockery and pans are maintained to a high standard, on a regular basis.Ensures all areas remain tidy and clean throughout shifts to ensure environment is safe and welcoming to both residents and visitors.Undertake kitchen and dining room duties which may incorporate basic food preparation, when required, to ensure hygiene and cleanliness maintained throughout residential homes.

About You

You will be educated to Educated to RQF level 1 or equivalent by experience with a willingness to achieve the award within 24 months of starting the role.

You'll also demonstrate:

    Evidence of Health and Safety experience and any relevant qualifications and evidence of training incorporating moving and handling of objects.Evidence of a First Aid qualification, training and experience.Knowledge and experience of basic food hygiene.Experience of maintaining high standards of cleanliness.

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