Whitstable Road, Canterbury Domestic
We have a vacancy for a 15-hour domestic Assistant at one of our smaller residential services in Canterbury Kent. The hours will be 5 days a week with a start time of 10am each day (flexibility with this will be considered at interview).
The role will be to ensure that all areas of the home are clean, tidy and presentable, creating a positive and safe environment for the people staying in service, visitors and staff.
You will also be expected to maintain relevant records relating to this.
Whitstable Road is one of our smaller residential services that supports up to 5 people for overnight stays. The people who stay will have an eligible care and support need under the Care Act and may present with a learning disability, physical disabilities, autism, behaviours that challenge or sensory impairments.
The service is Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered and so part of your role will be to work with the manager and team to ensure the service is compliant.
We expect you to have a knowledge of Health and Safety regulations including COSHH, Infection Control, and safeguarding would be an advantage, however full training will be given during induction period and other relevant training will be undertaken as required.
Rewards of working for Kent County Council
We value our staff as individuals and aim to help you to achieve your full potential. As part of the employment deal, we offer a competitive range of benefits and flexible employment conditions to ensure staff make the most of their time working at Kent County Council.
As an organisation we provide professional occupational health, counselling (Support Line), coaching and mediation services to help you stay physically, emotionally and mentally well.
We also have staff groups that provide you with support and development opportunities for members of our diverse workforce.
Learning and development is an area Kent County Council is keen to provide, we want you to be the best you can be. That means investing in your development, so you have the right skills and mind set needed to do an excellent job.
Other rewards open to you at Kent County Council include the Kent Rewards scheme and provides :
This post involves working closely with children and adults and is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English / Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.
The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description / Person Specification.