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Domestic Assistant (Blackwater Mill, Newport Isle of Wight)

Blackwater Mill Residential Home is seeking a domestic assistant to join their excellent team in Blackwater, near Newport Isle of Wight. The position is a full time position and applicants must be reliable and flexible.


  1. The domestic assistant is primarily responsible for carrying out general cleaning duties as required and for maintaining cleaning standards as required in order to keep the home one of excellence.
  2. Daily cleaning of lounges, dining room, bedrooms and their en-suites, stairs, corridors, office areas, bathrooms, lift and toilets.
  3. According to the cleaning schedule, cleaning paintwork, curtains, curtain rails, high dusting, internal glass, mirrors and spot cleaning of carpets as required.
  4. Assist with bed making.
  5. Report any defects in furniture, fittings and equipment to the Manager and write in the maintenance book.
  6. Correct use of cleaning materials.
  7. Correct use of personal protective equipment supplied by the home.
  8. Correct use of equipment.
  9. Participation in staff meetings, training courses, health & safety and fire training and drills.
  10. Complete mandatory training such as infection control and COSHH.
  11. At times support with laundry.
  12. Additional duties in agreement with the Manager.