Domestic Assistant

Domestic Assistant

Domestic Assistant

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.

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.

Communication:

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times in relation to the relevant data protection legislation.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with Service Users, relatives and be polite and courteous to all visitors.
  • Ensure safe use of equipment and report any defects to the Person in Charge.
  • Report incidents involving Service Users, staff or visitors immediately to the Person in Charge.
  • Complete cleaning schedules as required.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • Understand the importance of correct record management and own personal responsibilities in maintaining this through passwords, storage of documentation, and sharing information ( both paper based or on electronic systems).
  • Report breeches of records security to line manager or the Caldicott Guardian.

General:

  • To be aware of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and your own responsibilities under this Act.
  • To participate in training programs which may be required either by law or Company Policy.
  • To report for duty at the correct time in accordance with off duty rota. Endeavour to cover colleagues’ duties in times of sickness and holidays.
  • To report for duty in a clean, tidy uniform and following the dress code as set out in the Employee Handbook.
  • To abide by the Home’s Employee Handbook and Company Policies and Procedures.
  • To be flexible and adaptable in participating in other jobs which are necessary for the smooth running of the home and the safety of the Service Users.
  • To have an understanding of requirements detailed in Health and Social Care Act 2008 in line with standards set by the Regulators.
  • Support the Care Manager with the Home’s marketing plan
  • Promote, ensure and maintain the good reputation of the Care Home and the Company.
  • Ensure that the security of the Care Home is maintained at all times.
  • Comply with company policy and procedure in relation to infection control and prevention.
  • To work within the company’s Information Governance policies in order maintain security of personal and sensitive data

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 care environment.

General

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

Hope Green Residential Home

Hope Green is located on the edge of the village of Poynton and is conveniently located close to junction 1 of the M60 motorway. Local shops, library, hairdressers, surgery, pharmacy and public house are all within walking distance. Hope Green Residential Home was originally built in the late 18th century and has been used as a care home since 1990. The home has been extended and refurbished to provide accommodation for 52 residents in luxury surroundings. All rooms are fully carpeted and decorated to a high standard and have a nurse call system, fire detection and bedroom furniture. Carers encourage residents to bring small items of furniture to personalise their room. Hope Green now boasts three lounge areas, three dining rooms, a hairdressing salon and full assisted bathrooms. Residents can enjoy the well maintained garden with its large secluded patio and separate sun lounge. Within the extension, residents can enjoy the garden with bi-folding doors, bringing the outside in. Parking is available for up to 25 cars.

About Us

Care is at the heart of what we do here at Maria Mallaband Care Group. We’re an established family-run care provider, and we deliver care to over 3,500 residents across our 80+ care homes nationwide.

Our mission is to be the best quality; most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom and our vision is to create a home from home environment for both residents and staff.

We are committed to being an Investors in People employer, which means that we continually invest in your personal training and development. MMCG is a place where your career truly starts to grow.

All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Interested? Just click apply! Or if you have any further questions before applying you can contact the recruitment team at recruitment@mmcg.co.uk or you can call us at 0808 1639199.

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Please be aware this vacancy may close earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Maria Mallaband Care Group

Domestic Assistant

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.

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.

Communication:

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times in relation to the relevant data protection legislation.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with Service Users, relatives and be polite and courteous to all visitors.
  • Ensure safe use of equipment and report any defects to the Person in Charge.
  • Report incidents involving Service Users, staff or visitors immediately to the Person in Charge.
  • Complete cleaning schedules as required.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • Understand the importance of correct record management and own personal responsibilities in maintaining this through passwords, storage of documentation, and sharing information ( bot

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