Domestic Assistant

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Sussex Health Care

Horsham, Sussex United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Domestic Assistant

Location- Warnham, nr Horsham

Salary- £7.85 an hour

Hours- 15 hours per week

Dimension of Role

To ensure a clean, pleasant and clean environment to our offices and communal areas.

Key Responsibilities

Underpinning Knowledge

  • To gain knowledge and understanding of the day to day use and maintenance of the following equipment:

  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Carpet shampoo machine
  • Hard floor machine

    • To become familiar with and safe in the use of all cleansing agents used within the buildings
    • To become familiar with and to use correct working practice in regard to:

  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Health and Safety at work. To attend 2 Mandatory Training sessions per annum.

    • To become familiar with and join practices in mandatory Fire Safety procedures x 2 per annum
    • To become familiar with and use working practices as advised in regard to the control of the spread of infections, in terms of:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Specific cleansing routines
  • To attend 2 Mandatory Training sessions per annum.

    • To become familiar with and utilise the system of reporting faults in the home.

  • Activity

    • To clean as required the following areas:

  • Offices
  • Inter-linking corridors and stairs
  • Bathrooms
  • Toilets
  • Public rooms, including reception rooms/areas
  • Pool areas
  • Storerooms

    • To follow cleaning schedules as implemented
    • To maintain and order appropriate cleaning stores within the high-low stock controls operating in the home, (if applicable)

  • Personal Administration

    • To attend work during the duty periods agreed by the Director of Estates and Facilities
    • To give fair notice for absence due to sickness or holiday
    • To maintain individual timesheets as the organisational policies require (if applicable)
    • To follow all procedures regarding pay and conditions of employment

  • Attitudes

    • To observe the privacy and dignity of all service users in the office, at all times
    • To offer assistance and co-operation to all grades of staff, thus enhancing the spirit of team-work

  • General

    • To participate in the system of supervision and appraisal.
    • To attend 2 mandatory training sessions per annum on Fire, COSHH, Infection Control and Manual Handling.
    • To work flexible hours in line with needs of the organisation

    This job description should not be regarded as restrictive or definitive but as a guide to the demands of the post and as such will be reviewed in the light of experience

    Apply and join Sussex Healthcare!

    Reference: 615561074

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