Care Home Domestic, Various Locations, 477.20

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Advert Role Number of Hours Location Shift Allowance Care Home Domestic 25 Limecroft 14% Care Home Domestic 18 Burngrange 14% Care Home Domestic 17.5 Whitdale 14% We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that...

Advert

Role Number of Hours Location Shift Allowance
Care Home Domestic 25 Limecroft 14%
Care Home Domestic 18 Burngrange 14%
Care Home Domestic 17.5 Whitdale 14%

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

West Lothian Council operate 3 care home across the authority, based in Livingston, West Calder and Whitburn.

As a member of the care home staff team you will provide practical support in the day to day running of the care home.   The Care Home Domestic post covers domiciliary support in the kitchen, cleaning and infection control measures across the care home and providing laundry support to residents.

We are looking for a motivated person with a flexible approach to work. Previous experience is not essential but there is an expectation that training will be undertaken.

The key duties of this post are:

  • The Care Home Domestic (kitchen) may undertake varied tasks under the direction of the Cook in Charge including general cleaning, dish washing, basic food preparation and stock rotation.
  • Cleaning of rooms, communal areas, ensuring a clean and safe environment.
  • Washing, drying and ironing residents clothing and other items from the care home.
  • To ensure that all procedures are undertaken following procedure and policies laid down by West Lothian Council and the standards deemed by the Care Inspectorate as well as Public Health Scotland.
  • To ensure the safety and welfare of service users is paramount.
  • To take appropriate responsibility for the implementation of Council policy on health, safety and welfare at work to ensure in conjunction with the appropriate senior staff that the terms of the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated regulations are observed within the Home.

 

The skills and experience you should have – experience or working in a catering environment would be advantageous.

Shift rotas are in operation.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

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