Situated in a lovely homely part of Northfleet, Dene Holm is a purpose built two-storey home, which specialises in dementia and provides care for up to 42 older people.
Dene Holm also provides short respite term care. They aim to provide a home from home, giving both the residents and their carer a chance to relax and recharge their batteries.
Dene Holm\'s highly trained staff are committed to caring for the residents as though they are an extended family member, getting to know them and supporting them to live life to the fullest.
Applications are always welcome from people who would like to join the dedicated teams of staff working hard to ensure the highest standards of care are always delivered.
The Home has vacancies for Domestics, who\'s main duties and responsibilities will include maintaining all areas of the home, except the kitchen and laundry, in a clean, tidy and presentable condition, at all times, and working within a team that promotes the wellbeing and respects the dignity of individual residents.
Pay: £8.21 per hour
The ideal Domestic will demonstrate
o A caring and compassionate approach
o Patience and understanding of older people
o Knowledge of or a willingness to be trained in the correct procedures for carrying out all of their duties including use of equipment
o Awareness of cultural needs of individuals
o Current knowledge of HandS legislation and application of HandS practices with particular regard to cleaning equipment
o Knowledge and understanding of COSHH regulations
o Good communication skills with different groups, e.g. staff, residents, local community
o Understanding of different values / cultures of residents and staff
o Team working skills
o Good timekeeping skills
The ideal Domestic will have the ability to:
o Play an active role in creating a good environment
o Prioritise their work
o Be aware of the support needed by others, consider how they can support them and encourage and support them
o Train for and take on additional responsibilities
o Listen carefully and attentively
o Respect the dignity and privacy of all those they come into contact with
o Apply their knowledge and training in the workplace
o Report any significant findings or exceptions to their line manager
o Uphold the policies and procedures of The Organisation
Benefits of working for us include:
o We pay the National Living Wage to all of our employees, regardless of their age
o 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)
o Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages Continual professional development including our Academy and National Diploma courses
o Stakeholder Pension Scheme Opportunities to progress.
Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references, satisfactory numeracy and literacy assessments and medical clearance.
If you have any questions about the role or about Rapport Housing and Care, please feel free to contact the General Manager on 01474 567532.
Otherwise and to apply, please click on the apply now button and complete the online form.
Rapport Housing and Care offers Supported and Residential Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia across Kent.
Rapport Housing and Care values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.
Charity No: 254140.