Domestic Assistants (Cleaning Assistants)

Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Domestic Assistants (Cleaning Assistants) - Compton Lodge

Location: Compton Lodge Care Home in Swiss Cottage, Camden
Salary: £18,508 per annum (FTE), equivalent to £9.59 per hour
Permanent, full-time

Lend a helping hand

We're seeking enthusiastic Domestic Assistants to work within our Care Home to look after people of 65 and over, some of whom have dementia. It's a challenging time for our care home residents, and if you're available now/soon then you can make a big difference!

The Offer

Our Domestic Assistants salary is £18,508 per annum for 37 hours, equivalent to £9.59 per hour. We can be flexible to accommodate other lengths of shift, for example covering our busiest times.

Our colleagues enjoy the benefits of our Cycle to Work scheme and benefit from our Refer a Friend scheme. Depending on how long colleagues have worked with us, they enjoy enhanced maternity pay and enhanced pay when off work due to illness. Colleagues also enjoy paid breaks and enhanced pay when they work on bank holidays. Please visit our Careers site to view more Rewards and Benefits we offer.

About us

Central and Cecil is a forward-thinking and innovative charitable provider of housing, care, and bespoke services exclusively for older people in London. We have 90 years' experience of retirement home design and living in London. We are very proud of the 'family' feel of our Care Homes.

We appreciate it has been a challenging time for everyone. So, if you are seeking a new job or a casual role where you can get paid while making a massive difference to the lives of our residents, then apply now.

Your role as a Domestic Assistant

As a Domestic Assistant, you will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the Home, whilst ensuring a safe, comfortable environment always and respecting the privacy and dignity of residents always.

Reporting to the Home Management Team, some of your main duties will include:

Tidying and cleaning residents' rooms and bathrooms, as well as offices and communal areas
Completing Laundry duties
Maintaining all cleaning equipment
To report any faulty equipment, defects or hazards in the Home to your line manager

About you

You will need:

- To be a great team player
- Good communication skills
- Basic literacy and numeracy skills
- To be compassionate and patient
- Ideally some experience in a caring industry, for example hospitality or schools
- To pass our DBS check

Even better if you have previous experience of a care environment, providing personal care or knowledge of dementia.

We cannot wait to hear from you! Apply as soon as possible with your most updated CV

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