Domestic Assistant

Status: Part time: 12 hours per week and 16 hours per week

Salary: WTE: £17,984

Closing Date: 19/12/2021

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 Domestic Assistants 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.


16 hours per week: Monday 16.30 – 20.30, Tuesday 15.30 – 19.30, Wednesday 15.30 – 19.30 and Saturday 16.30 – 20.30

12 hours per week: Wednesday 15.30 – 19.30, Thursday 16.30 – 20.30 and Friday 15.30 – 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 to be confirmed

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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