Domestic Assistant

Advertiser
Livability
Date Posted
1st July 2016
Reference
ARB1-230
Sector
Health
Location
Borehamwood
Benefits
8 Per Hour
Salary
£8 Per Hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Grades
NVQ/Diploma Level
Job Roles
Cleaner
Livability is a national Christian disability and community engagement charity that delivers a variety of community projects, disability care services and training resources across the UK. We also share our expertise internationally. Our vision is of a transformed society where disabled and disadvantaged people can live life to the full. That’s why, since 1844, we’ve been campaigning, training and pioneering projects - services to help improve the wellbeing and social inclusion of disabled adults and children.

Right now, we’re looking for a dedicated individual who’s happy to work as part of a rota system, to join us at New Court Place - Opened in 2000, New Court Place is home for up to 24 adults with disabilities.

Your Challenge? Help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Day-to-day, you’ll undertake cleaning tasks and laundry duties according to work schedules and, if you spot any repairs or maintenance that’s needed to fabric, furniture or fittings, we’ll rely on you to report them.

You’ll also be responsible for ensuring an adequate stock of cleaning materials is maintained, safely stored, logged and risk assessed in line with health - safety requirements.

Role Requirements

To succeed, you’ll need proven relevant experience, knowledge of Health - Safety requirements and a good understanding of how to operate domestic equipment. Experience of infection control practices and completing work schedules is important too, as is the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with people with a range of needs. Happy working on your own initiative, you're a good team player who is thoroughly reliable too. In return, we’ll give you plenty of support, a friendly working environment and a wide range of benefits.

If your cleaning/laundry service experience has been gained in a hospitality or registered care home environment, this challenging role as a Domestic Assistant could be your ideal next move.

How to Apply

Your application form is very important - the information you provide in your application form is the only information we will use in deciding whether or not you will be shortlisted for the selection process.

The application form asks you for your personal details, your qualifications and education history and asks you to outline how you think you measure up to the essential requirements for the post

Please do not send in a CV unless the advert for the post specifically asks you to do this - only completed application forms will normally be considered.

In line with our environmental policy and our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint we will contact all shortlisted candidates by email via the email address provided in your application. Please ensure you access your email account regularly to receive any correspondence from us regarding your application.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and it is the responsibility of all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To find out more and to apply for this role, please visit our website on http://www.livability.org.uk/jobs/

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