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Housekeeping Assistant - Services to Older People

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


1 Dee Street
AB31 5XH


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

24.00 hours

Responsible To

Service Manager

Main Function

As a member of the staff team the Housekeeping Assistant’s role is to help ensure that the service user’s life is made as pleasant as possible, through ensuring that all parts of the unit are kept in a clean and hygienic state.

Main Duties

1. To ensure the level of cleanliness throughout the property complies with CrossReach standards.

2. To assist other staff members in all aspects of housekeeping, as directed by senior staff.

3. To work at times as directed by a senior member of staff, or on a rota system.

4. To assist service users in maintaining their personals space within the unit, as directed by a senior member of staff, and in accordance with the service user’s personal plans.

5. To assist new staff in acquiring knowledge and skills related to housekeeping tasks.

6. To attend and participate in staff meetings.

7. To participate in staff training.

8. To undertake appropriate Health & Safety training.

9. To participate in the evaluation of standards within the service.

10. To ensure that the housekeeping tasks are completed satisfactorily and in a manner which complies with CrossReach’s standards.

11. Be aware of issues in relation to control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

12. The post holder will be expected to undertake other relevant and reasonable duties as required by senior management.


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

No direct experience is necessary although work in a previous care setting would be an advantage.

The postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

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