Domestic Assistant, Auchterarder

Perth & Kinross Council

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£14,182 to £15,704 per annum Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: PKC07940

Job Description

Domestic Assistant, Auchterarder - PKC07940
£14,182 - £15,704 (30 hours/week)
Parkdale Residential Home, New School Lane, Auchterarder PH3 1QN

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our enthusiastic and friendly team in Parkdale Care Home which is a Care Home for older adults. You will deliver and maintain the highest standard of domestic cleaning and ensure  a safe working environment. You will follow cleaning schedules and be responsible for cleaning designated areas, working on your own and as part of a team. You will undertake domestic and laundry duties as required, in line with agreed infection control standards and regulatory requirements in terms of Covid-19. You will follow the Council's Health & Safety and Infection Control Policies and Procedures at all times. You will also be expected to carry out kitchen duties, as required, such as food preparation following food hygiene guidance and legislation.

You will have a positive and caring attitude and experience of working in a domestic setting. You must have a general understanding of Health and Safety as well as Infection Control policies and procedures. You will have good communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with residents, colleagues and other professionals. You will work efficiently as part of a team and on your own initiative. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and have good organisational skills. You will be expected to attend all mandatory training relevant to your role.

For more information about this position, please contact Kay Wyllie, 01764 661366.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. 

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss. 

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post. 

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government. 

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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