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Domestic Assistant - EH6 - Letham Park, EH6 4NN

Ref: 478 Date Posted: Monday 19 Jun 2017

Domestic Assistant



Permanent Full Time

Letham Park Garden House Care Home is a purpose built care home with space for 50 residents in single occupancy en-suite rooms, while Letham Park Mathieson House is a private care residence for those needing no nursing care, it recently opened and has 20 bedrooms. The home is located in the heart of the Trinity area in Edinburgh and is close to all local amenities.The home is split into two units, and we care for residents with dementia, elderly & frail residents as well as an EMI unit. Letham Park Care Home also has a large enclosed garden for the residents to enjoy & recuperate in, as well as two conservatories for those traditional Scottish days. At Renaissance Care we strive to create a friendly and supportive environment and believe that to provide the necessary care and support to our residents we must have a committed, passionate and friendly team.

We are always seeking talented and caring individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for. We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Domestic Assistants to come join our team at our Letham Park Care Home based in Edinburgh, your hours will be provided on a rota basis; therefore, you must be willing to be flexible.

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
  • 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

Successful applicants will be expected to cover the cost of a PVG Scheme application, current member renewal costs will be covered by the company.

*No Agencies Please