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Housekeeper - Downs View in Swindon at Coate Water Care

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description


Location:Downs View Care Home, Badbury (near Swindon) SN4 0EU

Hours:30hrs per week

Role Summary

Coate Water Care is an experienced care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person centred care to older people in our residential and nursing homes.

To build upon our success story, we rely on our passionate and dedicated staff at all levels.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic team player to join us as a Housekeeper at our Woodstock Care Home. Woodstock delivers compassionate residential, dementia and respite care in a high quality and lively environment.

Our Housekeepers are primarily responsible for carrying out general cleaning duties as required and for maintaining cleaning standards as required in order to keep the home one of excellence.

This position requires alternate weekend working.

The key responsibilities of our Housekeepers include:

  • Daily cleaning of lounges, dining room, bedrooms and their en-suites, stairs, corridors, office areas, bathrooms, lift and toilets.
  • According to the cleaning schedule, cleaning paintwork, curtains, curtain rails, high dusting, internal glass, mirrors and spot cleaning of carpets as required.
  • Assist with bed making.
  • Report any defects in furniture, fittings and equipment to the Manager and write in the maintenance book.
  • Correct use of cleaning materials.
  • Correct use of personal protective equipment supplied by the home.
  • Correct use of equipment.
  • Participation in staff meetings, training courses, health & safety and fire training and drills.
  • Complete mandatory training such as infection control and COSHH.
  • At times support with laundry.
  • Additional duties in agreement with the Manager.

When joining Coate Water Care as a Housekeeper, we will offer you:

  • 5.6 weeks annual holiday per annum (including public holidays)
  • Career development pathways and formal training opportunities
  • Free uniform
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus Scheme
  • Great working environment
  • Free social and Networking Events

Coate Water Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an enhanced DBS Disclosure.