Care UK

Vacancies

Domestic Assistant

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-8583
  • Location
  • Edinburgh
  • Job Description
  • Domestic.pdf
  • Post Code
  • EH12 5YS
  • Min Pay Rate
  • £9.60
  • Max Pay Rate
  • £9.60
  • Shifts Available
  • Day
  • Role Highlights
  • Domestic Assistant
    Full time / Part Time hours are available. Hours negotiable 
    £9.60 + time and a half overtime rate

    Are you studying full time at University or College, or still at school? Then this role is perfect for you. We can offer flexible shifts through the week or weekends? We pay more than average, and hours are negotiable to help you. We can also work around your schedule.

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  • Housekeeping Assistant

    Are you looking for a Housekeeping Assistant/Domestic role that makes a real difference? 

    Do you pride yourself with creating and maintaining a clean, relaxing, homely environment for others?

    Yes? Here is what makes Care UK different.

    Care UK is one of the largest care providers in the UK with over 120 homes. Residents are at the heart of everything we do and so we are offering Cleaners and Housekeeping Assistants the opportunity to make a difference to our resident’s lives whilst undertaking a very important role. This is a chance to work for an industry leader with a holistic and person centred approach to care, and working as part of a close team there is real opportunity to grow and develop your career. 

    Led by the Head Housekeeper, you’ll be responsible for carrying out all cleaning duties including communal areas, resident’s rooms and en-suites.  You’ll make sure on a daily basis that deep cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard, complying with infection control guidelines. It’s important that you respect the privacy and individual needs of the residents. You’ll also need to be comfortable doing some paperwork and re-stocking cleaning supplies as required. It’s a rewarding role and a supportive workplace where we all pull together.

    You may or may not have worked in a care home before but it is important to us that you are a caring, positive person with a strong attention to detail whilst taking pride in ensuring a clean and welcoming environment for our residents as well as families and visitors.

    We value our colleagues, rewarding them with a great benefits package. This includes, but is not limited to; competitive hourly rates with paid overtime, bank holiday enhancements, free uniform, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a wide range of retail discounts and access to a calendar of free training to help enhance your skills.

    The benefits

    • Flexible pay via Wagestream (withdraw up to 40% of your wage at any time)
    • Overtime enhancement (time and a half)
    • Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship (SVQ L2 or 3)
    • Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
    • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
    • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Free uniform
    • Free PVG (Disclosure Scotland)
    • Thousands of online and in-store discounts
    • Employee Assistance Programme – 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

    One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 130 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

    Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

  • Where you'll work
  • Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care purpose build care home which opened in 2018. Murrayside has 63 en-suite bedrooms and has a cinema room, hairdressers, café and large spacious living areas. Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from other towns around Edinburgh including Livingston and Broxburn.

    We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in September 2021 

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.