Domestic Assistant

Recruiter
MHA
Location
Southampton, Hampshire
Salary
Competitive salary dependant on experience
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
30 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

As part of a dedicated team you will provide a comfortable, safe and hygienic environment for residents and staff.

Experience is desirable but your respect for older people and willingness to undertake training is more important.

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

Situated just a couple of miles inland from Southampton's famous docks and the coast, Hampton Lodge is a purpose-built home established in the early 1980s, providing high quality and dedicated nursing and residential dementia care for up to 44 people.

With its quiet library, shared lounges and landscaped grounds, a welcome sense of community is fostered here.

Inside, the private bedrooms are well decorated and residents are encouraged to personalise them with their own possessions. Many of the bedrooms have en suite facilities for added comfort and convenience.

Responsibilities:

  • MHA aims to bring quality and choice to residents' daily lives, offering person-centred care in which residents make their own decisions on matters such as what to have for a meal or how to pass their time. There is an activity programme that offers everyone the opportunity to socialise, and entertainment from professional performers, local schoolchildren and others.
  • We are committed to providing alternative therapies such as reflexology and music therapy to residents, while our Chaplain offers pastoral support to all at Hampton Lodge, whatever their beliefs.

 

 

Please note, if you are a holder of a Tier 4 visa you will have certain conditions and working

 

restrictions attached to your visa. Generally, students studying towards a degree level qualification (NQF6) or above are restricted to a maximum of 20 hours work per week during term time, which is reduced to 10 hours per week for students studying below degree level. Please check your visa for more details. It is a criminal offence to breach the conditions of your visa, and anyone found doing so by UK Visas and Immigration is likely to have their permission to stay in the UK cancelled.

 

Tip: Solent Futures, Solent University’s employability and enterprise service advises that you ensure your CV is the best it can be before you submit it. Look at our online guide or

 

email solent.futures@solent.ac.uk for feedback. You might want to visit us in RM 001 11am – 4pm to get your CV checked and, if you are invited for interview, to arrange for a mock interview.

 

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