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Domestic Assistant at The Granary - £7.20 per hour - 22.5 hours per week

Job Description

Shaw healthcare are recruiting for a Domestic Assistant to assist in the quality of care and support to our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness'. You will work hard to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.

Job Requirements

Essential Skills & Duties of a Domestic Assistant:

  • The ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness and tidiness causing minimal disruption to our services users and their care;
  • You will use a variety of cleaning products paying particular attention to COSHH regulated products;
  • Be able to communicate and engage effectively with our service users, their families and colleagues, good interpersonal and working relationship skills are essential;
  • It is essential to be Health and Safety aware, to ensure the safety of our services users and colleagues.

We do not ask for experience of working in a similar before, although having previous experience in a busy environment as a cleaner or domestic assistant would be an advantage.

As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Company Overview

Shaw healthcare has grown from its origin as a registered housing association to one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers largely through partnerships with public agencies responsible for both health and social care.

We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being 74% owned by its staff and 26% by its former parent company Shaw healthcare (Homes) Ltd.

Shaw has forged successful partnerships with Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Social Care teams across England and Wales, developing care services and facilities for people with specific needs at the request of care commissioners.

We provide a spectrum of services from comprehensive care packages through to low level support in the community for older people and adults with physical, sensory or mental health support needs.

Shaw now employs over 4,600 people to provide care to over 3,000 individuals in registered care homes, hospitals, supported living arrangements, retirement schemes and domiciliary care settings.

We have links with UK universities to research and develop leading edge care practice and as a learning organisation we are committed to supporting the on-going training and education of all our staff.