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Ref no:
297939
Published:
23/9/2022
Closes:
2/10/2022
Location:
Oversteps Earls Cross Road Dornoch Highland, IV25 3PJ
Rate:
£9.90 per hour
Contract Type:
Casual/Relief
Position Type:
Casual/Relief

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Hours per Week - variable, as required

Here’s to all the heroes in our team. We’d like to thank them for rising to the challenge this year and going the extra mile for the people in their care. Every day their key working makes a difference to people’s lives, and here’s your chance to be part of it.

Working for CrossReach can provide opportunities for training, personal development and career progression. Our welcoming team will support you to achieve an SVQ level 3 in Social services and Health Care and open the door to other development opportunities.

We all have something in common, that is we will all grow older. In CrossReach we want to ensure that those who need a service are surrounded by people who want to care and can help to bring a smile to someone brightening their day, improving their quality of life.

This work can be challenging as well as fulfilling. As an organisation your wellbeing is important to us. We have a benefits package which includes a generous pension.

If you would like to talk to someone about the types of opportunities we have, or have any other questions, please contact recruitment.team@crossreach.org.uk.

Main Function

As a member of the staff team the Housekeeping Assistant’s role is to help ensure that the service user’s life is made as pleasant as possible, through ensuring that all parts of the unit are kept in a clean and hygienic state.

Main Duties

  1. To ensure the level of cleanliness throughout the property complies with CrossReach standards.
  2. To assist other staff members in all aspects of housekeeping, as directed by senior staff.
  3. To work at times as directed by a senior member of staff, or on a rota system.
  4. To assist service users in maintaining their personal space within the unit, as directed by a senior member of staff, and in accordance with the service user’s personal plans.
  5. To assist new staff in acquiring knowledge and skills related to housekeeping tasks.
  6. To attend and participate in staff meetings.
  7. To participate in staff training.
  8. To undertake appropriate Health & Safety training.
  9. To participate in the evaluation of standards within the service.
  10. To ensure that the housekeeping tasks are completed satisfactorily and in a manner which complies with CrossReach’s standards.
  11. Be aware of issues in relation to control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)
  12. The post holder will be expected to undertake other relevant and reasonable duties as required by senior management.

Personal

Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

Skills and Abilities

No direct experience is necessary although work in a previous care setting would be an advantage.

The postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.