Domestic Assistant / Cleaning Assistant / Cleaner - Care

Job Overview

Location
Solihull, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
4 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
29833
Job Views
4

Job Description

Job Title: Domestic Assistant

Based: Solihull

Salary: £8.93 per hour for 20 hours per week plus overtime

Sir Josiah Mason Trust

SJMT is a family of charities & community of people supporting those most in need in the West Midlands. SJMT want everyone, regardless of age or circumstances, to feel secure, have opportunities and to thrive.

The services provided include:

  • Safe, affordable and well-maintained alms-housing
  • Residential and extra care
  • Community and housing related support
  • Services to advance the opportunities of children and young people in need

Everything they do is rooted in their 370 year history and driven by their vision for the future.

Job Role:

The Trust is looking for a part-time Domestic Assistant working 20 hours per week to work at Alexandra Court, the Trust's extra care scheme in Solihull. Part of the role is to also work up to an extra 10 hours per week cleaning our resident's flats on an as needs basis. The Domestic Service is an essential part of the organisation, providing a first class cleaning service across all of the sites, including independent living and residential care services.

In return, the Trust will provide lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.

Key responsibilities:

Domestic Assistants will be required to clean communal areas (including toilets, bathrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, halls, lounges etc.), offices and meeting rooms, guest rooms and resident's rooms (including making or changing beds) or homes (including cleaning empty properties/rooms). This will include replacing sundry toiletry items such as toilet rolls, soap, etc.

General Requirements:

  • An enhanced DBS check will be taken up for the successful candidate.
  • Relevant previous experience
  • Knowledge of working practices to prevent spread of germs around premises
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • A caring person who is sensitive to the needs of older vulnerable people and who can engage with and communicate with a diverse range of people
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • Tact and discretion
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • A positive can-do attitude.
  • Shares the values of SJMT

What we offer:

The Trust continues to reward its staff with competitive pay rates and a number of employee benefits including:

  • Starting on 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (increases with service)
  • An annual 'wellbeing' day for all staff
  • Company sick pay
  • Funded DBS checks
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Wider Wallet staff discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Long service awards
  • Ongoing career development training

Equal Opportunities:

SJMT is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Trust celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note should sufficient applications be received we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. We always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Candidates with experience of the following; Domestic Cleaner, Commercial Cleaner, Cleaning Operative, Sanitary Operative, Cleaning Worker, Cleaner, Waste Operative, General Cleaner, General Assistant, Domestic Help, General Assistant, Care Assistant will also be considered for this role.

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