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Domestic Assistant

Applicants must be in sympathy with our Christian ethos and values, but are not required to share our faith.


The Bungalow
Arduthie Street
AB39 2EY


From £15015.00 to £15015.00

Salary is pro rata of 38.5 hours per week.

Job Type

Part Time

Job Status


Hours per week

15.00 hours

Responsible To

Team Leader or Unit Manager

Main Function

Main Duties

The Domestic Assistant’s role is, together with others, to keep the building in a clean, tidy and, where necessary, hygienic state.

The Domestic Assistant will report to the senior person on duty who is responsible for the ordering of cleaning materials and the distribution of duties.

If the Domestic Assistant is experiencing any difficulties in his/her working life then these should, in the first instance, be reported to the Unit Manager.

The Domestic Assistant will be required to work co-operatively with his/her colleagues during times of staff shortage or illness.

In an effort to provide an equitable distribution of work, cleaning duties may be rotated from time to time or varied at the discretion of the Unit Manager.

The Domestic Assistant through the normal keyworker, line management resident negotiation, will be required to make available to residents the cleaning equipment and materials which will enable and assist self-determination within residents’ care plans and in agreement and consultation with the staff encourage service user participation in looking after the unit.

The Domestic Assistant will be required to supervise and help train others in the house in cleaning duties.

The Domestic Assistant will be required to participate in staff meetings and in training activities as required.


The post holder has frequent contact with residents and their keyworkers, and a warm friendly manner is essential.

An interest in the needs of people with mental health is also welcome.

You will need to have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

Skills and Abilities

The postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet for completing mandatory e-learning courses.


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