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JOB DETAILS

Salary Scale: £7.45 per Hour

Hours of Work: TBC

Base: North East Wales

ORGANISATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS

Accountable to: Manager

JOB PURPOSE

To provide support to clients living in North East Wales who require assistance with domestic cleaning/support services.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • general cleaning, such as vacuuming carpets, dusting, cleaning the bathroom and kitchen, and changing bedding
  • helping clients to get out and about, either on public transport or in the support workers own car
  • accompanying clients to wherever they want to go, such as the post office, shops, GP surgery, hospital, garden centre, cemetery or to see friends and relatives
  • ironing, including helping to put clothes in the clients own washing machine
  • shopping on behalf of or with clients
  • paying bills
  • walking clients dog
  • collecting clients pension
  • reading a book or newspaper to the client

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • To use equipment within Health and Safety regulations and report any faults to the Social Enterprise Manager.
  • Be responsible for own health and safety as well as colleagues.
  • To adhere to COSHH regulations on consumables and the use of protective clothing and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The post holder must have full clean driving license and should have cleaning experience and be capable of carrying out the physical aspects of the position.

Applicants will subject to a DBS check.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None with this position. But must be self-motivated.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

The post holder reports to the Manager. 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The post holder will be required to carry out any training requirements provided by Age Connects North East Wales.

PRINCIPAL CONTACTS

The post holder has regular contact with the Manager.

This job description sets out the main duties of the post at the date
when it was completed. Such duties may vary from time to time without
changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

EXPERIENCE

Desirable: Domestic cleaning

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential: Full Driving License

KNOWLEDGE

Essential: Understanding of Health & Safety principles in the work place

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential: Ability to work as part of a Team or on own

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Chris on 0845 054 9822

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