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Domestic Assistant - Letham Park, EH6 4NN

7.51
Ref: 509 Date Posted: Wednesday 23 Aug 2017

Domestic Assistant – £7.51 – EH6 4NN - 30hrs 

Are you a committed, passionate and friendly Domestic Assistant? We are seeking talented and detail-oriented individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for at Letham Park.

The Garden House is a modern, purpose built unit located in Letham Park Care Home which accommodates for 50 residents. The home is located in the heart of the Trinity area in Edinburgh and is close to all local amenities. The Garden House is split into two units, and we care for residents with dementia, elderly & frail residents as well as an EMI unit.

Your duties will include

  • Maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness within all areas of the care home to ensure a safe, comfortable environment for the residents at all times.
  • Ensuring communal areas and residents bedrooms are clean and tidy.
  • Cleaning en-suites, public toilets, baths, and hand basins daily.
  • Promoting safe working practices, in line with Company policies and procedures.
  • Adhering to cleaning schedules, as directed by the Housekeeper.

The successful applicant will

  • Have experience in a similar role.
  • Be able to demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Have an understanding of COSHH and HACCP.
  • Communicate effectively and work well as part of a team.
  • Have a caring and friendly nature, ensuring residents’ dignity and privacy are respected.
  • Ensure all information of a confidential nature gained is not divulged to third parties

In return, we will offer you

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Guaranteed, weekly contracted hours
  • An informative induction and a supportive and friendly working environment
  • Continuous training and improvement to help all employees deliver and maintain the level of care we strive for, as well as achieving your own goals within a care setting.