Temporary Domestic Assistant– Greenisland and Ballyclare

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary part-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1405533

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Temporary Domestic Assistant– Greenisland and Ballyclare

Temporary Domestic Assistant– Greenisland and Ballyclare

3 month contract

£8.21 per hour

3 day per week

Title:3 Month Fixed Term Domestic Assistant – Greenisland and Ballyclare

Responsible to: Support Manager  


Abbeyfield & Wesley are pleased to advertise for a Domestic Assistant to join our enthusiastic and innovative teams based in Greenisland and Ballyclare. The successful Candidate will join us at an exciting for the Association and assist in the successful running of Domestic duties, delivering the excellent service Abbeyfield & Wesley are renowned for.

Working in conjunction with the 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.   

Key objectives:

  • 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.

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 
  • Ability to keep basic records

Desirable Criteria:           

  • First Aid in the workplace qualifications
  • Experience of working in, or knowledge of, a supported housing/health & social care environment.
  • A willingness to achieve necessary qualifications to further develop your expertise and standards of service.

General Requirements:

  • Act in accordance with Abbeyfield & Wesley values, policies and procedures at all times.
  • Attend meetings and training and development as required.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times and act in accordance with Data Protection requirements.
  • Be aware of and comply with safe working practices.
  • Be aware of, act within and actively seek to promote Abbeyfield & Wesley policies in respect of equality and diversity.
  • Undertake travel to other Abbeyfield & Wesley locations as required.
  • Carry out any additional and reasonable duties as required.

Abbeyfield & Wesley welcomes applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or disability. The information requested in this form is to enable us to obtain a rounded picture of you. Personal information will not of itself be used to disqualify your application.

This post involves substantial access to vulnerable adults and children, therefore, as part of the selection process, Abbeyfield & Wesley requires an Enhanced Disclosure Check to be carried out through Access NI. Following interview, the preferred candidate will be offered the post subject to satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check. This will include verification of identity and a report on the preferred candidate’s full criminal history (including spent and unspent convictions), cautions, disqualifications from regulated or care positions, and any other material considered by the police to be relevant to the position applied for.  A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position (if you require further information please request a copy of the Abbeyfield & Wesley Policy on Recruitment of those with a Criminal Record. You can access further information and the Access NI Code of Practice on //www.nidirect.gov.uk/publications/accessni-code-practice)                                                                                                        

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Closing date 7th May 2019