Senior Domestic Assistant

Status: Permanent - average of 30 hours per week worked over a 2 week shift pattern

Salary: £17,200 - £18,400 per annum (WTE: £21,500 - £23,000) depending on experience

Closing Date: 21/02/2024

We are looking for a Senior Domestic Assistant to assist the Catering & Domestic Team leader in leading the Domestic Team.  You will ensure that a first class cleaning service is delivered across the hospice, completing audits, ordering stock and monitoring of all cleaning activities.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in cleaning, preferably within a healthcare environment, and 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.

Average of 30 hours per week worked over a 2 week shift pattern: Monday 10.00am – 5.30pm, Wednesday 9.00am – 4.30pm, Thursday 10.00am – 5.30pm, Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm and alternate Saturdays 1.00pm – 5.00pm

St Elizabeth Hospice is an independent charity and hospice, which improves life for people in the East Suffolk, Great Yarmouth and Waveney areas living with a progressive or life-limiting illness. Established in 1989, the hospice has built a reputation for delivering high-level care to patients and the community it serves. Through medicine and therapy, they ease pain; give life purpose and make life liveable. Last year the charity supported over 4,000 patients and their families.

The hospice’s work is centered on the individual’s needs and they provide specialist support wherever it is needed; whether that is in the home, another setting in the community, in hospital or in the hospice itself. Support is provided to patients and their families via the Inpatient Unit, the Community Care Unit  including outpatient’s clinics, home visits from the community nursing, medical or therapy team, the OneCall 24/7 telephone helpline and bereavement support.

In 2023, St Elizabeth Hospice merged with East Coast Hospice to form a collaborative approach to developing achievable and sustainable specialist palliative care services for people living the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

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The hospice offers a number of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance (above statutory levels)
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Insurance
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Free parking

For more details about this role please read the job description and person specification or contact Jules Kennedy, Catering & Domestic Team Leader

Interview date to be confirmed

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.  If applying, please keep a check on your emails including your spam/junk folders.

Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice.

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