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Domestic Assistant

Worcestershire County Council
Malvern, Worcestershire
£12,090 per annum (Additional pay enhancements for working Sundays and Bank Holidays)
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Job Type
Social Care – Adults
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Job Details

Domestic Assistant 
Salary: £12,090 per annum (Additional pay enhancements for working Sundays and Bank Holidays)
20 Hours per Week
Location: Howbury House, Malvern
Permanent, Part-Time

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people who live at Howbury? We currently have a part time, permanent Domestic Assistant position available. All vacancies include alternate weekends and bank holiday working.

About Us:

Howbury House provides long term residential accommodation and support for 32 individuals. We are registered with CQC to provide personal care to people, some of whom maybe living with dementia.

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.

To comply with the Statutory Regulations contained in the Health and Safety at Work Act, ensuring that appropriate levels of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained in the home.

Informal enquiries can be made to Jackie Creese (Registered Manager), Ian Clifton (Catering Supervisor) or the senior on duty at Howbury House on 01684 571750 (option 1).


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council , so do take a look! Some of the other benefits we can offer include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

How to Apply:

Application Forms are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your Application Form  to

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 28th July 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: To be Confirmed

DBS ROLES: The County Council has a commitment to safeguarding service users in our care 


The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

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While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

Contact details:

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