We wanted to reassure you during these challenging and unprecedented times that safety remains paramount for our residents, our teams and any potential new colleague wishing to join.

We are reaching out to those in other industries with vital transferable skills, that have found themselves not able to work because of company closure. We have bank, permanent and part-time opportunities for you to consider within our homes and in the community, full training and support will all be provided and again your safety will be our priority.

Available Bank roles can be seen here

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Bank Domestic Assistant

Location

Swaffham

Salary & Benefits

£8.96 per hour

Vacancy Type

Bank

Closing Date

21/04/2021

 

Domestic Assistant

Bank

Meadow House

Our Home

Meadow House offers dedicated care for people with a physical disability, specialising in care for people with multiple sclerosis. This purpose built, single storey home was opened in 1989 and has built up an enviable reputation in both the local and wider community for its high-quality care.

Meadow House is situated on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Swaffham, near to a range of shops and amenities. To ensure that residents continue to have an active social life, regular trips are organised in our minibus to the local shops and theatres. If you simply wish for peace and tranquillity, well maintained gardens with raised flower beds surround the Home, allowing you to enjoy a haven from the bustle of the town.

 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To support the delivery of care by ensuring that the daily cleaning duties are carried out in a sensitive way in the resident’s rooms and to a high standard.
  • To assist as required with other general cleaning duties in the home.
  • Carrying out all cleaning duties to a high standard that meets the expectations of the residents and management.
  • Respecting at all times the privacy of residents in their rooms and their property.
  • Ensuring adherence to the company policies and procedures relevant to this role.
  • Reporting any changes in residents’ health or behaviour to the housekeeper or senior care staff on duty.
  • Working with all other staff to ensure a happy, clean, dignified and safe environment for the residents.
  • Develop good relationships with residents, relatives and visitors to the home.
  • Bed making, ensuring vacant rooms are prepared for viewing and admissions, laying and clearing of tables for meals services, caring for plants and flowers around the home, ensuring the home looks presentable at all times for visitors/inspectors.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensure the dignity and respect of every resident is maintained at all times.

This list is not exhaustive and you may need to carry out other duties within the remit of the role.

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.