Domestic Housekeeper

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
SR4 7UH
Orchard Care Homes £ 8.91 - 1.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 8.91 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 Sep 2021
Closes
9 Oct 2021

Job Description

Domestic Housekeeper - Part Time - 16.50 hours per week - £8.91 per hour - Lansbury Court, SR5 3DF

Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Why Orchard? We don't just want to be the provider of choice; we want to be the employer of choice.

Here at Orchard Care Homes our foundations are built on 6 core values; Enjoy Life, Welcoming, Kind, Professional, Positive and Respectful.

About Us:

Welcome to Lansbury Court Care Home - A specialist residential, dementia residential and short term respite care home in Sunderland.

Rated 'Good' by our regulator CQC, Lansbury Court is a purpose-built, single-storey modern care home located in the former mining community of Castletown.

Our home provides specialist residential, dementia residential and short-term respite care and boasts a 'Gold' rating by Sunderland City Council 2018. Lansbury Court benefits from its proximity to the River Wear and Hylton Castle, with transport links to Wessington Way and a bus service that stops directly outside the home..

Orchard Care Homes has a strong reputation in the care industry for running and managing care homes across the UK. We have over 15 years of experience, running 24 care homes across the North and Midlands.

Job Role:

Making a meaningful contribution to someone's life is fulfilling, demanding, requires flexibility, professionalism and skills. You will help our residents enjoy every day by making sure the quality domestic standards they deserve are met.

As a Domestic Housekeeper you will demonstrate a caring nature towards others, while ensuring everyone is treated with dignity and that individual's rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.

A quality domestic service has positive benefits on the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents which is why this position plays an important role in the day-to-day operation of our homes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To ensure that all areas of the Care Home are cleaned to a high standard in compliance with the specific cleaning guidelines and schedules and that they effectively meet the residents' and homes needs.
  • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident's personal information at all times, including their right to privacy, dignity and choice.
  • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, fire safety, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, have a clear understanding of Infection Prevention and Control policies, procedures and measures to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
  • To make sure that all equipment used is in full, safe working order and immediately report any faults to the Home Manager and Caretaker.
  • To check all areas of the home are supplied with adequate housekeeping items and inform the manager of any shortages.
  • To always be alert and use your own initiative, spot clean any spillages as they occur.
  • To be an active and helpful member of the team, contribute to meeting, attend training sessions and ensure that Orchard Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment.
Benefits:
  • Excellent training and progression opportunities
  • Recognition schemes such as 'Making a Difference'
  • Free Uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme (available to permanent employees)
  • Access to our fantastic Employee assistance programme in association with BUPA that provides 24/7 support
  • Competitive Annual Leave + Employer contributing pension
Mandatory Vaccination against COVID-19

Orchard Care Homes value the safety of our residents and staff above all else. Before submitting your application to join us, please note that with effect from 11 th November 2021 all colleagues working in care homes across England are required by law to have had both doses of a COVID - 19 vaccination, unless covered by one of the exemptions, and are able to provide evidence of the exemption.

Therefore, if you join us, you will be required to have both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination, unless you are exempt.

At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.

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Job Details

Domestic Housekeeper

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Englandd Orchard Care Homes
Pay
£ 8.91 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
9 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Oct 2021

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