Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Maria Mallaband Care Group
About the Role
The Domestic Assistant is part of the care team and as such works with other staff and maintains a clean and safe environment for all Service Users and staff.
Promote the Company Mission Statement at all times.
Ensure the Home’s furniture, furnishings and fittings are sufficiently clean.
Ensure all surfaces of floors, walls and ceilings are sufficiently clean.
Clean carpets when necessary.
Empty wastebaskets and yellow/black bins daily ensuring that waste is disposed of safely in line with the requirements.
Clean all internal windows monthly.
Clean all bedrooms thoroughly once a week on a rota basis. Ensure that the communal areas are cleaned daily.
Ensure all sinks, en-suites, bathrooms and toilets are cleaned daily.
Chemicals must be stored in line with the COSHH requirements.
Re-stock paper products and dispensers.
Have an understanding of the Health and Social Care Act 2008
Able to demonstrate an ability to manage pressure, prioritise tasks and communicate effectively at all levels
Genuine interest in working in a care environment.
Demonstrate care and compassion.
Required to work in a physically and mentally demanding environment.
In return for all of this you will receive a competitive salary package plus:
Training support and development opportunities
5.6 weeks annual leave
Fully funded training
Simply Health cover after one year of service, inc. cashback on medical and dental expenses
Perkbox – a range of discounts and free monthly offers for a variety of high street shops and restaurants
Car through salary sacrifice
Cycle to Work scheme
NEST pension plan
Nurse and carer referral scheme
Rewards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service
Annual staff recognition through MMCG Care Awards
*Apprentership opportunities available
Buckingham House is a purpose-built Care Home providing caregiving for nursing, residential and dementia residents by well-trained and well-led carers and nurses. The home facilitates 24-hour personalised care whilst supporting people to have their independence and dignity. The home boasts a number of lounges, two dining area, two cafes, a library and hair dressing salon, as well as beautifully landscaped gardens and patio areas. Each room is en-suite and decorated to a hotel standard, whilst each floor has a modern equipped bathroom facility. The head chef who won MMCG Masterchef of the year, has developed a seasonal menu to suit all palettes, and promote choice. She meets with the people living at the home to hear their requirements and this is reflected in her menu. Looking at ways to engage with the people that live at the home in a meaningful way is important to the activities coordinator. The people living at the home are invited to participate in clubs such as gardening, baking, maintenance facilitated by the staff of the home. She also has engaged with the community having local Zumba, Tai Chi, Music for therapy companies attend the home. Once your loved one is at the home we operate a â€œhome from homeâ€ feel allowing you to visit the home at any time and offer the opportunities for you to join in any events or meals. Our care plans are also structured and reviewed regularly using information provided by family, friends and medical professionals to ensure a meaning quality of life.