Housekeeper – Residential Care Facility Swindon

Swindon Wiltshire
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Housekeeper – Residential Care Facility Swindon

Swindon Borough Council is seeking a Housekeeper to complement our current friendly supportive team at Fessey House, a residential care home providing practical, emotional and physical support for older people.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to assist us in the provision of excellent services to a vulnerable adult. You will provide support to maintain our service users’ skills. We endeavour to maximise independence and maintain a high quality of life.

The ability to attend training and work in a team environment will be crucial to the position. Experience of working with elderly people either formal or informal is also essential. Full training will be given to allow you to develop in the role. You must have an awareness of Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards. An ability to read and write in English is essential. 

To provide a cleaning service throughout the care centre. · To participate in providing a good level of service to all the Service Users.

The Housekeeper is accountable to the senior officer on duty. To clean Service Users rooms and all communal areas. To make beds. To assist with the washing up in savories and kitchens. To lay tables, to prepare beverages and snacks and to participate in the main kitchen in the preparation of meals as and when required. To wear appropriate clothing in accordance with Health Hygiene regulations. To work within a seven-day Rota and to work variable flexible hours. To maintain professional boundaries in accordance to our policies.

Ideally you will have an NVQ level 1 in Housekeeping would be desirable. Having an understanding of the Service Users and their needs. Experience of tasks – Cleaning, washing up, preparation of meals, snacks and drinks.

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