Housekeeper
Caring Homes Group
Edinburgh
1d ago

Housekeeper

36 Hours a week - Alternative Weekends

£10.00 Per Hour

Caring homes is delighted to announce the new acquisition of The Manor in Edinburgh.

The Manor is a beautiful purpose built home located in Edinburgh, providing residential, nursing and dementia care. There's a range of facilities, numerous activities and plenty of space and beautiful surroundings to sit back and relax or entertain friends and family.

Enjoy first-class facilities with many relaxing lounges, cinema, hair salon and bistro.

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 The Manor Care Home .

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.

Main Responsibilities

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

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

In order to protect both our staff and our residents, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in one of our cares home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) and will need to agree to continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.

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