Domestic Assistant

Status: Part time 15 hours

Salary: £7,194 (WTE: £17,984)

Closing Date: 28/11/2021

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people in East Suffolk living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual’s needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice.  Through medicine and therapy we ease pain; we give life purpose and make life liveable.

We are looking to recruit a Domestic Assistant to join our Facilities Team to carry out cleaning duties throughout the Hospice and associated buildings, ensuring our high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained.

You will be required to:

  • clean and restock patient, staff, clinical, communal and service areas, as per cleaning schedules and regimes.
  • lock all windows and doors in the designated areas prior to going off duty, and setting relevant intruder alarms.
  • empty litter bins in scheduled areas, remove all domestic and clinical waste from building to rubbish compound daily, labelling and auditing as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a cleaning/domestic role with COSHH awareness and a valid driving licence.  It is essential to have the ability to understand and comply with Health & Safety policy and legislation.

Hours: Tuesday 10:00 – 14:00 and Friday 15:00 – 20:00 and alternate Saturday Sunday

Week 1 Saturday 15:30 – 20:30 / Week 2 Sunday 12:00 – 19:30

The hospice offers a generous holiday allowance, pension and other staff benefits.

For more details about this role, please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

Interview Date:            2 or 3 December 2021

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice.

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