Domestic Housekeeper

Southwold Crescent, Great Sankey, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 3JS
Southwold Crescent, Great Sankey Warrington Cheshire WA5 3JS
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Domestic/Laundry
Shift Type
Days
Shift Structure
Full Time, 36.00 hours per week
Closing Date
31 August 2021
Pay
£8.91

Domestic Housekeeper – Full Time – 36.00 Hours per week - £8.91 Per Hour – Green Park, WA5 3JS

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:

Green Park is a spacious care home designed to support 101 residents needing residential, nursing and dementia care. The home has a specialist 18 bed dementia plus unit and has recently opened a new 18 bed specialist unit, which is an exciting and innovative approach to caring for people with dementia through meaningful engagement. The home has also had a busy year, with being awarded a good CQC rating, and one of their Nurses won the ‘Good Nursing Award’, at Orchard Care Homes’ annual heart awards.

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.

What We Offer:

  • 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

Covid Measures:

Orchard Care Homes value the safety of our residents and staff above all else. Our staff received regular covid tests to protect their wellbeing and both our staff and residents are among the first wave of people to receive the Covid vaccine in the UK.

Domestic Housekeeper – Full Time – 36.00 Hours per week - £8.91 Per Hour – Green Park, WA5 3JS

 


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