Housekeeping / Domestic Assistant
Full-Time (working alternate weekends)
Benson Care Home , Benson Oxfordshire
Salary £8.94per hour
Benson House, Caring Homes purpose-built luxury care home for the Village of Benson opened in March 2021, providing residents with high quality residential, nursing and dementia care.
Situated in the quaint village of Benson, opposite the River Thames where there is a luxury café/restaurant available for enjoying the river views which is popular with visitors to the village. The RAF Benson base is only 3 miles away and is a big part of the community housing a range of helicopters including Puma’s and Chinook’s.
Caring Homes prides itself on providing a warm and homely environment for our elderly residents, and our Domestic Team is key to achieving this at Brook House.
This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Domestic Housekeeper in our elderly nursing home with Dementia, Nursing and Residential Units. This is a role that is central to the daily lives of our residents and their families, so a caring nature and good people skills are essential alongside a practical ability.
Our home is our residents home, so your role in keeping it clean and tidy to a high standard is very important ensuring a clean and welcoming environment for the residents, guests and visitors. You will work part of a friendly team, where will be responsible for carrying out all cleaning duties as a Housekeeper within this 70 bed luxury nursing home
You’ll make sure daily and deep cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard within the homes communal areas together with the resident’s bedrooms all with en-suites, complying with infection control guidelines.
It’s important that you respect the privacy and individual needs of the residents. It’s a rewarding role and a supportive workplace where everyone works together.
At Caring Homes we are a well-established care organisation that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this we offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved.
Clean and sanitize rooms including furnishings in assigned work areas
Maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout all facilities
Demonstrate an understanding of age specifics, cultural, and ethnic needs for patients and customers that have language barriers, physical and mental impairments, learning disabilities, and those dealing with emotional stress
Will need to demonstrate the ability to work without direct supervision
Must have ability to do extensive standing, bending, lifting, and pulling carts and equipment
What experience do we like you to have for this role?
Experience of working within a similar domestic environment and have good knowledge of Health & Safety. You'll have previous experience/knowledge in cleaning and have good record keeping skills.
You be an effective team player and be able to work as part of a team.
Good Communication Skills, where you will be able to engage easily with residents in conversation and meaningful occupation related to their lifestyle choices at a level and pace that values the individual and respects their dignity and communication differences.
Ability to work on own initiative
Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace
If you want be part of this exciting new journey and join our family at Benson Care Home , we’d love to hear from you! Please contact Matt Hicks on email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss this fantastic opportunity further.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age