UCC Career Services

Housekeeping Assistant (CareChoice Macroom) (63 views)

7th May 2020

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Previous practical experience in working in a similar environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Passion about elder care, providing residents with a safe, clean environment to live in.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • A professional, caring and empathetic nature.
  • Be comfortable working in a sometimes challenging environment.
  • Good level of English language skills.
  • Availability to work varied shift patterns, Monday to Sunday.

Your Job will involve:

  • Daily cleaning of the general areas and residents’ rooms within the nursing home.
  • Proper use and storage of cleaning equipment and cleaning solutions.
  • Collection and correct disposable of domestic waste.
  • Cleaning of spillages as they occur and proper use of wet signs.
  • To collect trays, use of the dishwasher and maintain a clean and tidy kitchen in the unit.
  • To wash up crockery, cutlery etc. as required.
  • Set up of trays for meals.
  • Ensure safe work practices are observed and the environment is safe at all times.
  • The post will be rotational and flexible according to the needs of the nursing home

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Free Garda Vetting
  • A rewarding working environment, with support from supervisors and managers
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Subsidised meals
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers advice and counselling services, for carers and their immediate families
  • Free healthcare uniform – one tunic paid for per year by CareChoice
  • Additional annual leave for years of service
  • Annual Loyalty bonus – this is based on years of service
  • Refer a friend bonus