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Domestic Assistant (Southport)

Full Time and Part Time Available

Positions available in Southport

About us

We are currently recruiting a organised and enthusiastic Domestic to join our team in Birch Abbey Nursing Home. The shifts will run from 9am-3pm or 8am-2pm 4 days a week.

Birch Abbey is a new style of care centre founded on our own vision for what people and what their families living with dementia really need.
Our aim is to ensure all our residents feel as comfortable as possible, we ensure our residents can feel as much independence and empowerment as imaginable.

About the role

As a domestic you will be responsible for ensuring a clean safe environment is provided for our residents, visitors and staff and be an important part of the team that ensures residents in our care feel valued. Duties will include following a daily schedule for cleaning within the home, hoovering, dusting, polishing, shampooing carpets, mopping floors and any other duties as required.

About You

You will have a caring nature and a positive attitude, showing a desire to deliver the best possible standard of domestic and laundry service to the residents in our care. You will ideally have previous domestic experience and be committed to ensuring the highest levels of cleanliness, hygiene and appearance. You will be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to older people and be a team player but able to work on your own initiative. You will be dependable and flexible to meet the needs of the residents and the Home.

In return we offer

• Four weekly pay
• Free onsite car parking
• 5.6 weeks annual leave (pro rata)
• Free Uniform
• The cost of the DBS
• Comprehensive induction
• On-going training and development with the Dovehaven Training Academy

The Ideal Candidate

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Their code of conduct can be found on the following link that you can copy and post to your web browser if you wish to read:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-code-of-practice

If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

Please note if aged 23 and under the hourly rate is £8.36

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