Domestic Assistant

Hours: Part Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: South Haven Lodge

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact in your local community?

We are seeking an experienced and hard working Domestic Assistant to join our friendly team at South Haven Lodge care home, based in Woolston, Southampton.

About Us:

South Haven Lodge Care Home is a CQC registered care home which can care for up to 45 older residents.

The home is supported by a friendly and committed team, fully trained in providing care for older people who require residential care, nursing care or who are living with dementia and other complex conditions

We currently have 12- 18 hours per week on offer, inclusive of weekend work.

Hourly rate: £10.56 per hour.

From 1st April 2024: £11.50 per hour

What does the job role involve?

Domestic Assistants play an important part in our care homes, ensuring it is a clean and safe environment for our residents and staff.

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Carry out all cleaning duties as directed by the Head Housekeeper.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal presentation and hygiene.
  • Ensure that all cleaning equipment is correctly and safely used and kept in a safe condition.
  • To be sensitive to the privacy and individual needs of the residents.
  • To comply with COSHH regulations.
  • To adhere to infection control polices at all times.
  • To ensure the correct use of PPE.
  • To ensure trolley’s are re-stocked at the end of shift and cleaning cupboards are left clean and tidy.
  • Any other ad hoc duties within the role

What makes a successful candidate:

  • Must have previous domestic assistant experience
  • You will be able to work well as part of a team and independently showing creativity and passion for the work you do
  • You will have great communication and organisational skills
  • Be able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities

What can we offer you in return, for your hardwork and commitment?

  • 12-18 hours per week (bank options also available!)
  • Paid breaks
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Life insurance
  • Free DBS (T & C’s apply)
  • Free or discounted meals
  • Free parking
  • Company pension
  • Wagestream – Same-day pay
  • Our employee assist programme – healthcare and mental health support
  • Free in house training via our elearning platform, your Hippo, in addition to our fully funded apprenticeship courses.
  • Yearly salary review
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Being part of an organisation where empowering and valuing our people is fundamental to everything we do

Why join us?

Aurem Care have been awarded for the prestigious ‘Top 20 Care Home Group’ accolade by carehome.co.uk, celebrating our commitment to excellence in care across the UK.

Our homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Our team play an important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived and embraced every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are values that resonate with you and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our amazing residents, then we want to hear from you now!

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Our Values

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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