Domestic Assistant in Huntingdon at ExcelCare

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Title: Domestic Assistant 


Salary: £9.30p/h

Closing Date: 10/07/2019

Reference Number: 000834


We are looking for a Domestic Assistant (24 Hours a week) to join our existing team at Hunters Down in Huntingdon, Cambridge and become part of the Excelcare family.

Excelcare is a family owned care business which has been established for over 30 years. Our vision is to continually be a leading provider of high quality care which exceeds the expectations of the people living within our service.

What to expect:

£9.30 per hour

35 hours a week

8.00am - 4.00pm, Monday - Friday and every other weekend 8.00am to 2.00pm

Key duties are:

  • Ensure the clean and hygienic maintenance of the Home to a high standard
  • Clean all allocated bedrooms, including furniture, fittings, fabric, carpets and equipment(sanitary and other)
  • Ensure strict adherence to all health and safety rules (COSHH)
  • Follow guidelines for the control of germs and infestations and universal waste control and infection control precautions

Required Experience:

Applicants should have experience within a relevant role and be able to demonstrate knowledge of health and safety, or domestic duties ideally in a similar setting.

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
  • Good communication skills
  • Politeness at all times when dealing with the people we care for as well as Colleagues

Here are some of the amazing benefits on offer in return for your hard work

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank holidays
  • Time and a half payment for bank holiday working
  • Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding up to £600 for every person you refer (*
  • DBS Certificate paid by Excelcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Free parking
  • Long service awards
  • Career development pathways through the Excelcare Training Academy
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Funded Qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)
  • Paid uniform
  • Employee of the Month and the Excelcare Awards – Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.

If you are interested in the position or would initially like to find out more information, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply online or  if you had any questions contact me direct on 07976 287739 - we look forward to hearing from you.

Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer.