Domestic Assistant – 4 or 5 days per week

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

JOB TITLE:                          DOMESTIC ASSISTANT 

REPORT TO:                       CARE HOME MANAGER

Job Summary:

As an essential part of the Care Home team, Domestic Assistants are responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness to ensure a safe, hygienic and pleasant environment for residents, staff and visitors.


  • General cleaning of Care Home to support the resident including cleaning resident’s bedroom and bathroom
  • Cleaning of all public areas such as staff rooms, stairs, lifts etc.
  • Cleaning of office accommodation.
  • Reporting any faults/repairs of fabric and/or fittings to Care Home Manager or her deputy.
  • Participate in utilising correct resources as effectively as possible.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Be courteous and polite at all times and develop good relations with residents, relatives and visitors both inside and outside the Home.
  • Be aware of and comply with relevant health and safety and fire procedures.
  • Undertake other duties as may be reasonably requested in order to maintain the smooth running of the Home.


A Job Description is not an inflexible document but acts to provide guidelines to the duties expected while in post.


Personal Specification:



Essential Desirable
Experience /


·   No qualifications or experience necessary as full training will be provided. ·      Experience in a care home setting.

Skills and Abilities

·   Understanding of health and safety within the post.

·   Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures.

·   Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

·   Good interpersonal skills to build and maintain working relationships and work as part of a team

Values and Attitudes ·   A positive, practical attitude.

·   Able to accept responsibility and show initiative.

·   Confident and enthusiastic, flexible and adaptable.

·   Attention to detail.

·   Reliable and good timekeeper.

·   Commitment to confidentiality.

·   Respect for others and a commitment to equal opportunities.


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