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Housekeeper Domestic Premises Assistant

Posted 30 March by Autonomy
£9.31 - £9.51 per hour
Derby , Derbyshire
Permanent, part-time

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autonomy is an exciting adult social care provider working with and housing young adults with complex needs.

One of the most important things that make autonomy unique is its people, we seek those with warmth and a positive outlook on life who genuinely enjoy working directly with people. We are fast gaining a reputation as a market leader in specialist adult care by setting ever higher standards so we're always on the lookout for great people. Our vision is to be the very best at what we do.

Housekeeper Domestic Premises Assistant - 2 posts

We are looking to recruit two experienced and skilled part-time Premises Assistants/ Housekeepers. Your daily tasks will be to clean communal, reception and office areas, client accommodation and perform some maintenance tasks alongside stock control/provision and audit duties. Knowledge of COSHH and infection control would be desirable but is not essential as full training will be provided.

You will be able to work independently and autonomously reporting to the Premises Engineer and Registered Manager.

At a practical level, you’ll need numeracy and literacy skills in order to keep accurate records and perform workplace audits. You must also be fit enough to take on the more physical aspects of the job. Working 5 out of 7 days on a rota and will include working every other weekend.

Salary £9.31 per hour - part-time 20 hours, permanent

Commencement - upon the checking of references, an enhanced DBS check and negative COVID-19 test (provided).

About us

We support people with needs to live fulfilling lives. As a team member you’ll make a real difference as you provide support, advice and share in their everyday life experiences helping each and every one of our service users to achieve their potential. You will ensure that your team is well supported and happy in their jobs, as this will help them to provide the best care for our residents. You will also need to be passionate about providing high quality care, ensuring the lives of residents are continually enriched.

Being passionate about people, you’ll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you make the role your own as part of a friendly and professional multidisciplinary team. Knowledge of supporting vulnerable people with learning disabilities and complex needs is essential, our ideal team members are flexible, empathetic with a calm and efficient approach to work.

The small print...

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support.

All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against both the barred adult and children lists.

autonomy is an equal opportunities employer. We specialise in housing, care and support for people with learning disabilities, autism, asperger and associated complex needs. We read and review all applications received and schedule interviews at times to suit. Our recruitment is ongoing as we build the best possible team.

autonomy is a Living Wage employer. We choose to pay the Living Wage on a voluntary basis. Our salary rates apply to all workers over 18 - in recognition that young people face the same living costs as everyone else.

*salaries are dependent upon skills, qualifications and training gained. Apprentice salaries will differ. With effect from 01.04.2020. Living Wage from 01.05.2021 £9.51.

autonomy Derby is located at Victoria & Elizabeth, Leylands, Broadway, Derby. DE22 1AZ

Our registered office and staff hub is 17, St Christopher's Way, Pride Park, Derby. DE24 8JY

For support staff

Required Skills: Complex Needs; Adult Social Care; Disabilities; Autism & Asperger; Learning Disabilities; Challenging Behaviour. This is a full-time post and will have some out of hours and unsociable working, plus an on-call responsibility.

Required experience: Health and Social Care and, or Local Government, Mental Health or Forensic: 2+ years

Required skills

  • Audit
  • Cleaning
  • Housekeeping
  • Social Care
  • COSHH

Reference: 41354456

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