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Domestic Assistant

JOB: Community Care Worker

Beverly Lodge, Newtownards



Hourly Rate

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Your Benefits :

Excellent Pay - £11.44 per hour

Enhanced Bank Holiday Rate

Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line

Paid training and induction

Free on-site parking

Free Uniform

Job Ref: 24MDBL06

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We are looking for a Bank Domestic Assistant to join our team at Beverly Lodge. 

This is a Bank post and shift patterns could range from 7:00 to 15:00, or 9:00 to 17:00, to 9:30 to 19:00. There are no set shift patterns for this role. 

Duties & Responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for the cleanliness of the whole Home and will therefore

  • Maintain high standards of efficiency and cleanliness expected within all areas of the Home and in particular their designated cleaning area.
  • Ensure that all areas of the Home are cleaned using an organised schedule of work and work in other areas of the Home as requested by the Home Manager.
  • Ensure the Residents’/Patients’ confidentiality is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure the Residents’/Patients’ privacy, dignity and choice is respected, therefore knock when entering bedrooms, do not clean a room if a Resident/Patient is eating in their room.
  • Respect the Residents’/Patients’ personal belongings.
  • Ensure plants are kept watered and flowers are attended to.
  • Ensure that all areas to be cleaned daily, weekly etc., are cleaned and if not report to Home Manager/Nurse in charge.
  • Ensure vacant rooms are thoroughly cleaned as soon as they are vacated.
  • Report all breakages or broken furniture to Home Manager/Nurse in charge.
  • Report all faulty equipment/repairs/replacements in the Maintenance book. Report all accidents, incidents and near misses to the home Manager/Nurse in charge.
  • Update the Home Manager as to deficits in relation to the décor.
  • Attend staff meetings as organised by the Home Manager.
  • Attend all required staff training as organised by the Home Manager.

Health and Safety

  • Be aware of the Home’s Health and Safety Policy and ensure compliance with same.
  • Take appropriate precautions in relation to cross infection
  • Wear appropriate personal, protective equipment/clothing if required as per COSHH guidelines.
  • Ensure safety signs are displayed when necessary e.g. wet floor.
  • Maintain all equipment in good, clean, working order. If any faults occur in the equipment do not use and report to Home Manager.
  • Adhere to Home’s Fire Safety Policy at all times.
  • Adhere to Home’s Policy on COSHH.
  • Adhere to Home Policy on Moving and Handling.
  • Any other duties deemed reasonable by the Home Manager.

Essential Criteria:

  • Be flexible to cover as and when requested. 
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work in a tidy, safe and clean manner

Desirable Criteria:

  • Cleaning experience in a Care/Nursing Home Environment.
  • Domestic cleaning experience. 

About Beverly Lodge Nursing Home

MD Healthcare acquired Beverly Lodge Nursing Home in August 2019. Beverly Lodge provides Dementia Nursing care. Since its acquisition, it has been substantially upgraded to improve the environment for the residents. The home is a calm environment that is conducive to well-being and mood enhancement with themed areas throughout the home for therapeutic activity.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.  The company operate a no smoking policy.

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If you think this role would be for you, please fill in the application form below. 

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

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