Domestic Assistant (37.5 hours)

Canford Healthcare
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Domestic Assistant

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre, Tunbridge Wells, are looking for an Domestic Assistant to join their friendly team. The position is 37.5 hours per week, which will include working every weekend as well as working late shifts.

Purpose of Role:

Working under the direction of the Head of Housekeeping and the Registered Manager, to ensure the highest possible standards of cleanliness in all parts of the home.

Key Duties:

Carry out duties assigned to you on the home's cleaning schedule.

To clean in accordance with the standards and frequency as detailed within the Home’s Infection Control Policy and Cleaning Manual.

To use cleaning products and materials, ensuring the correct product and dilatation as specified in the cleaning manual and the COSHH guidelines.

To use the industrial cleaning equipment taking the correct precautions to minimise any associated risks as specified in the cleaning manual.

To clean all sanitary areas respecting the privacy of residents and visitors and as specified in the cleaning manual.

To follow Infection Control guidelines for the cleaning of isolation and other high risk areas within the Home.

Report to your Line Manager any problems that you see or encounter when carrying out your duties which could adversely affect the standards of cleanliness around the home.

Be aware of COSHH regulations and adhere to them at all times.


Firm understanding of infection control

Ability to work alone or as part of a team

Able to carry out instructions accurately

Flexible and positive ‘can do’ attitude

Takes pride in a job well done with attention to detail

In return, we will offer you:

Competitive Salary

Discounts at Major High Street Retailers

Industry Recognised Training, including ongoing professional development

Progression Opportunities

Free Uniform

Food available, including Fruit and filtered water

Comfortable Staff Rooms

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre’s philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed, happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for the elderly.

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.

If you would like to join our successful team, please select "apply now" and forward us your CV