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https://careers.portsmouth.gov.uk/vfjobs/domestic-assistant-harry-sotnick-house-

  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/21/175173
  • Published: Fri 03/12/2021, 15:20 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week, available working up to 18:00hrs with 2 shift patterns available
  • Salary: £17,711 - £18,065 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Harry Sotnick House , Hampshire

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Portsmouth Local Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

DBS Disclosures at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

The Service

Harry Sotnick house is a 92 bedded nursing home which is spread over 2 floors and 4 wings. These jobs will be mostly based on the Discharge to assess unit on the top floor of Harry Sotnick house. The home is rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission.

We are looking to recruit Domestic Assistants who will assist in a mixture of domestic and general tasks.

Your New Role

As a Domestic Assistant you will be responsible for carrying out general cleaning duties in an assigned or specific area/wing of the unit. There may also be occasions where you will be required to do deep clean. You will have the responsibility to report to the assistant manager of any defects to furniture, fittings and equipment, you can do this either verbally or in writing. You will also be supporting with the preparation of meals making sure food is presented to high standards. As well as carrying out cleaning duties, you will also be carrying out general tasks where you will be required to assist with collection of jugs and then refilling them. General tasks will also include making beds as and when needed-this will usually be discussed with assistant manager.


What you’ll need to succeed

Ideally you would have previous experience in undertaking domestic work within a residential setting and/or have worked a cleaning schedule. As you will be dealing with food, you would have a good understanding of good food hygiene. It is essential to have had a formal or informal training or regarding cleaning. You will be required to undertake a wide range of cleaning and general duties as well as be flexible with other duties which may be required of you. You will have good communication skills and be able to communicate in an understanding manner particularly when dealing with elderly people

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/21/175173
  • Published: Fri 03/12/2021, 15:20 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week, available working up to 18:00hrs with 2 shift patterns available
  • Salary: £17,711 - £18,065 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Harry Sotnick House , Hampshire

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