Domestic Assistant ( Carrickfergus)

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent part-time, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1378327

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Domestic Assistant based in Carrickfergus

Position – Domestic Assistant 

Location – Carrickfergus

Working week – 14 Hours per week

Rate of pay – £7.83 per hour


Abbeyfield & Wesley are pleased to advertise for a Domestic Assistant to join our enthusiastic and innovative team based in Carrickfergus. The successful Candidate will join us at an exciting time in the Association’s development and be a key player in the successful running of Domestic duties in our Carrickfergus House in delivering the excellent service Abbeyfield & Wesley are renowned for.

Working in conjunction with the Support Workers and Support Manager, the Domestic Assistant will play the important role of providing the highest standards of comfortable, clean and homely surroundings for all Residents whilst ensuring that Health and Safety standards are being met.

This is a truly fulfilling role within an Association dedicated to encouraging enhanced quality of living and dignity and respect for elderly people within our communities. If you would like to become part of this incredible Association and you feel this is the role for you, we look forward to welcoming you to our team.   

Main Duties

  • To work within the cleaning schedules as determined by the Support Manager.
  • Ensure appropriate products necessary for the control of infection are in place at all times in all appropriate locations
  • To be responsible for the daily use of housekeeping equipment
  • To ensure the correct use of all equipment and products in line with COSHH requirements.
  • To ensure that equipment and store areas are kept in a clean, tidy and hygienic condition.
  • Reporting Structure
  • You will report directly to the House Manager or the Area Manager in their absence.

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in a similar role 
  • A desire to encourage dignity, respect and quality of living for elderly people
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to keep records such as COSHH 

Desirable Criteria

  • First Aid in the workplace qualifications
  • A willingness to achieve necessary qualifications to further develop your expertise and standards of service

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to forward an up to date CV

Closing date 28th December 2018