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Domestic Assistant – Part time

Sanctuary Supported Living


15000 - 20000

Full time

Sanctuary Supported Living

Closing - 31 Aug 2023

Domestic Assistant – Part Time Montague Road Home, Felixstowe

£10.52 per hour, 30 hour per week – Various shifts including weekends, enhanced overtime hours, available for cover

Montague Road provides personalised care and support to 24 people with mental health needs and/or dementia. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, Montague Road Home is also very proud to have an award in the Suffolk Care Awards ‘Excellent Support Services’ category. We have a new opportunity for a dedicated, kind and patient Domestic Assistant to provide a high quality, personalised, domestic service to our residents meeting their requirements and ensuring a safe environment is maintained. We provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary also has a great employee Rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers. If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference to the lives of others, this is a rewarding opportunity to work within an established and experienced team.


The Role –

Providing a personalised cleaning service to customers, fulfilling housekeeping and domestic tasks to meet with customer needs – Ensuring a clean, comfortable and safe environment is maintained in the communal and service areas – Having responsibility for the daily use of housekeeping equipment -Monitoring of stock levels and reordering of supplies


Skills & Experience –

Experience of undertaking general housekeeping or domestic duties would be desirable, but not essential Experience in understanding verbal and written instructions and undertaking requested duties An approachable, caring and compassionate attitude is essential Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude The ability to demonstrate a competent level of numeracy and literacy NVQ2 in Hospitality and Catering, or willing to work towards

Why Work for us?

We’re united in working together to help customers on their pathways for independence, and our people are the single, biggest influence on our success. No matter your job – delivering support directly or working in our offices to support our frontline teams – your work makes a difference every day.


We won the West Midlands Care Employer Award 2022-23, in recognition of our commitment to our staff and supporting our teams to be their best. We’ve also been awarded Investors in People Gold status for the second time – because we value our people and have a strong focus on inclusion, teamwork, and empowerment. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and supportive work environment where you can grow and thrive. And like our customers, we know everyone is different, and we’ll support you to be your best self. We’ll develop your skills and experiences, celebrate success, and turn any setbacks into motivation.


Are you ready to be your best?

Brilliant work deserves brilliant benefits! As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, here are just some of the ways we’ll reward you: – £10.52 per hour – At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service (plus public holidays) – A pension scheme with employer contributions – A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers – Health and well-being plans – Life assurance – Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working – Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme – A wide range of learning and development opportunities We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living.


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our careers page, or find us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Together we can be our best so that our customers can be their best. #BeYourBest


Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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