Cleaner and Domestic Assistant

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    Join us as a Domestic Assistant in Canterbury! You’ll be based in a residential/supported living home supporting people who are deaf, hard of hearing or with dual-sensory loss, learning disabilities and additional complex needs.

    Canterbury – CT2

    Domestic Assistant

    £8.91 per hour – 22.5 hours per week

    Additional Information: Shifts are approx. 7am to 2.30pm

    Your new job: 

    Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people who with learning disabilities, autism, deafness and associated complex needs. 

    • To support the people who live in the home to maintain a clean and safe environment.
    • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
    • To contribute to effective communication with people who use our services, their relatives, friends, and all members of staff.
    • Be aware of people’s emotional needs, ensuring the continuity of quality and safety in the home.
    • To respect the rights of the people who live at the service and provide them with an equal chance to achieve their goals, in relation to managing laundry and cleaning their rooms.
    • To work within all Health & Safety policies and procedures to ensure the general well-being, safety and security of everyone who use the service.
    • To maintain high standards of health & safety, hygiene and ensure a clean and safe environment.
    • To support each person with their domestic responsibilities and personally undertake cleaning tasks as necessary.

     

    You! 

    You will ideally have some relatable experience, such as previous experience within a cleaning or domestic assistant position.  However we employ our domestic assistants based on their values and the willingness to learn.  Skills in British Sign Language and understanding Deaf culture would be a distinct advantage

    You will be: 

    • Patient
    • Understanding
    • Respectful
    • Caring & compassionate
    • Considerate
    • Reliable and responsible

    Our team members come from all walks of life, including: Retail, Education, Hospitality, Warehouse, Security, Ex Forces, Sales, Administration, NHS, Social Care, Mental Health, Care Assistant, Outreach, Domiciliary Care, Health Carer and Residential Care. 

    Your rewards include: 

    • Free enhanced DBS checks and clearances* 
    • Ongoing career development to support you in achieving your ambitions 
    • Flexible working
    • Free structured and supported induction, to get you off to a flying start! 
    • Personal online Learning and Development portal – “Earn while you Learn”
    • Opportunity to gain sector specific qualifications and to join our Leadership and Management Programme                            

    *Subject to current Terms & Conditions 

    Does this sound like the career for you? If so, apply now and start your journey with us.  

    Your new employer 

    Achieve together – Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People   

    Our growing organisation has over 25 years of expertise, and our team of expert practitioners are proud to deliver high-quality support across England and Wales. We offer the support and stability of a successful organisation with the homely family feel in each setting which is underpinned by our values:  

    Being Brave…we are resourceful, open-minded & creative  

    Having Fun…we are present, engaged and communicate and connect  

    Making things happen…we are reliable, trustworthy and take ownership  

    Valuing everyone…we are good with people and emotionally intelligent  

    Protecting you:    

    We are committed to supporting our team members and take every precaution to ensure robust infection control procedures are followed and that they decrease the risk of Covid-19 transmission. You will be provided with full PPE, inclusive of hand sanitiser, masks, gloves, apron and shoe covers (where appropriate) and all the appropriate training to keep you and those around you safe.  

    Please be advised that COVID-19 vaccinations are a mandatory requirement within our organisation, and you will need to provide evidence that you have been vaccinated prior to being offered a start date with us. 

    We at Achieve together treat everyone equally with dignity and respect. We believe in the strength and value of an inclusive and diverse workforce and recognise the positive contribution all employees bring regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation. 

    We value the unique talents of every individual and work together to help everyone achieve their full potential by providing equality of opportunity to our team members, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds and communities. 

    Achieve together vacancies are excluded from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that for certain types of employment it is lawful to reject a person for employment on the grounds of a spent conviction. When making an application, job applicants are obliged to disclose all convictions, whether or not they are spent.