Domestic Assistant

Harvest Road, Rowley Regis
Band B, SCP 2 – 4 (£18,516 - £19,264 per annum) pro rata (£9.60 - £9.99 per hour) plus a Living Wage supplement to £9.90 per hour where applicable
06 May 2022
20 May 2022
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Do you have a passion for working with people in an Adult Social Care or Health setting?

Sandwell MBC and South West Birmingham NHS Trust are working in partnership to provide short term reablement in a newly built integrated Social Care and Health Centre, opening in July 2022. The centre will be an 80 bedded reablement centre based on Harvest Road, Rowley Regis.

We are now recruiting to a variety of roles within both organisations.

This will be an exciting opportunity to work in a new purpose-built service supporting individuals to regain their skills and confidence so that they can return home.

In your role as a Domestic you will be responsible for ensuring the Integrated Centre is kept clean and tidy, and that areas requiring special attention are maintained to the necessary hygiene standards.

Your role will include:-

  • Carrying out cleaning duties as specified in the establishment's cleaning schedule to ensure compliance with current legislation.
  • To ensure that the cleanliness of the building is maintained at all times.
  • Having basic health and safety and Infection Control knowledge.
  • Ensure cleaning products are ordered and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health standards are always maintained.
  • You must have a basic English and Maths qualification

You must have a willingness to take part in any training relevant to the role and the service area.

We offer generous terms and conditions including good annual leave entitlement, a competitive pension scheme and an employee benefits scheme.

If you have any queries in relation to the post, please contact

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Sandwell Council pay all its employees the current Living Wage rate as a minimum. The decision to pay a Living Wage supplement is reviewed on an annual basis.

Hours Available

18.5 hours and 21 hours per week. Hours vary with earliest starting time 8.30am and latest finishing time 5.30pm. These will also include working weekends and bank holidays on a rota pattern.

Enhanced rates are included for weekend working and Bank Holidays.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit


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