Housekeeping Assistant Job at Sonas Nursing homes – in County Roscommon
As a member of our team, you will be there to help our residents through the day with compassion, dignity and respect. and in turn you receive many benefits of working for Sonas Nursing Homes:
Excellent training and career progression opportunities
All meals provided while on duty
Uniform & name badge provided
Friendly & supportive working environment
Employee well-being initiative available
Refer a Friend Bonus Payment Scheme
Free on-site Parking
Induction Training Program
Education Assistance Program
Role Summary: Maintain all areas in the home to a high standard of cleanliness, tidiness and hygiene. Carry out assigned housekeeping duties including cleaning of all equipment, appliances and areas of the Nursing Home.
Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.
Duties & Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Maintain all areas in the nursing home to a high standard of cleanliness, tidiness and hygiene.
Carry out assigned housekeeping duties including cleaning, dusting, vacuuming , polishing and moping of equipment, furnishing, crockery, cutlery, kitchen appliances, toilets, bathrooms, bedrooms, living areas, windows and refuse disposal areas.
Domestic and hazardous waste disposal; ensure bins are collected, cleaned and kept in a hygienic manner at all times.
Cleaning of spillages as they occur and proper use of safety signs.
Adhere to infection control policies and procedures and keep up-to-date on best practices.
Report and record any observed defects on the premises and grounds, equipment or other problems that may affect the general standard of service.
Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
Support and assist other staff members in promoting a cheerful, pleasant and homelike environment and demonstrate a friendly attitude towards residents.
Assist and support the management team during internal and external audits/inspections.
Must be available to work various days and weekend shifts on a fulltime basis.
Education & Qualifications:
Current and valid Manual Handling, Infection Control, Chemical Awareness, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).
Skills & Experience:
Excellent attention to detail and high cleaning standards
To be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces and be physically capable of carrying, loading and storing furniture and equipment in a safe manner.
Previous working experience within a residential care home setting is desirable.
Passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.
How to Apply:
To submit your application; click on the ‘Apply’ button
All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.
Sonas is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Company: Sonas Nursing homes –
Company Location: County Roscommon