Home Care Domestic Assistant

Department: Care Services
Location: Sheffield
Hours: Part Time 16 hours per week
Salary: £7.80 per hour
Grade:
Special Requirements:
You can apply online for this position.

Purpose

  1. To provide a clean environment for our clients in their own homes
  2. To provide a high quality service and high standards of cleanliness, ensuring compliance with infection control procedures according to clients support plan

Key Responsibilities

  • General domestic cleaning and tidying duties such as Washing floors and other surfaces, vacuuming, dusting, emptying of domestic rubbish bins, cleaning bathrooms, toilets, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms and hallways. Removing cobwebs from ceilings and walls, laundering sheets, towels and personal clothing, changing bedding, cleaning firdges, cookers and appliances.
  • To visually ensure all equipment used is in good working order and to report any defects, incidents /accidents, breakages and assistance to the Line Manager immediately.
  • To advocate, where appropriate, on the clients behalf, whilst always ensuring their right to privacy, dignity, choice and respect. Also to record and report to Line Manager any Safeguarding and Health and Safety issues that arises. 
  • To ensure the correct use of PPE and uniform.
  • To maintain an awareness of good practice, so that a high Quality and responsive services can be maintained and in accordance with training.
  • Staff to not engage or communicate with clients outside of these times in order to preserve professional boundaries and relationships. This will include not communicating with them on social media and care staff will not share personal numbers or address with clients.
  • To be agreeable to using iCare app on their mobile device. To use iCare systems to sign in and out of services and to regularly update the office with information using the mobile Care Worker System.
  • All staff are expected to be available for work 7 days per week unless otherwise agreed at the commencement of the post. To comply with availability unless annual leave has been placed and has been authorised.
  • To ensure the use of all cleaning materials comply with One to One Support Services policies   and procedures COSHH policy and regulations.
  • To only use the products specifically selected for the purpose, whilst actively promoting the principles of equal opportunities and working in a manner that maintains a safe, healthy and supportive environment for staff and service users at all times. Our services work with vulnerable people and it is therefore essential that our staff cooperate fully with all monitoring procedures.
  • Accessing the client’s place of residents staff follow systems of work, polices and guidance including the clients care plan.
  • Be willing to attend training as required, formal meetings, supervisions and annual appraisals.
  • Be available to cover colleagues work in their absence or sickness.
  • To undertake tasks as required and to carry out any other duties consistent with the nature of the grade of the post.


    A Full DBS check is required, employee pays cost initially.

    As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.



Want To Apply Online?

You can apply online up to Friday, June 08, 2018. Just complete the form below and attach any supporting documents.

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