Domestic Asssitant (Howbury House)
6 days left
Salary: £17,842-£18,198 pro rata
£9.25 per hour
Howbury House is 32 bed residential home for people who need care and support and are living with dementia. We are registered with the Care Quality Commission. We are increasing our staffing levels on a permanent basis and have 2 domestic assistant posts available. We are looking for enthusiastic, caring people to join our team to enhance the lives of our residents and ensure a safe, clean homely environment.
We are an established team of dedicated staff and are very proud of the work we do and are looking for caring people to share our commitment to provide the best care for our residents.
The successful applicant must have the ability to listen and communicate orally and in writing. To be physically able to use cleaning equipment such as hoover, carpet cleaners and industrial laundry facilities. The ability to work as part of a team but also be able to work on own initiative, be caring, compassionate and motivated. An understanding of the rights and needs of older people and the ability to treat people with dignity and respect and as individuals.
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people who live at Howbury?
We have a part time permanent position of 20 hours per week, this is worked on a two - week rota basis including alternate weekends and bank holidays which are paid at an enhanced rate.
Howbury House also provides an excellent induction and training package to include the Care Certificate. You will receive regular supervision and support.
In return, we expect you to be reliable and committed to the aims of the team.
This role is in a CQC registered care home. Anyone working in a CQC-registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine unless they have a medical exemption. Those shortlisted for interview will be required to show confirmation they have received 2 doses of the vaccine or are medically exempt.
Informal enquiries can be made to Jackie Creese (Registered Manager) or the senior on duty at Howbury House on 01684 571750 (option 1)
TO APPLY PLEASE USE ATTACHED APPLICATION FORM AND EMAIL TO Socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk
Closing date: Thursday 26th August 2021
Interview date: TBC