Cleaner

Friday, 26 August 2016

Reports To: Service Manager

Hours: 20 per week

Job Summary

To provide designated services with the highest level of housekeeping and cleanliness. Ensuring service users are treated with respect, dignity and in a way that enables and promotes their independence as individuals.    

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work within a designated service/s for adults with epilepsy and complex needs.
  • To polish, disinfect, vacuum and mop floors where appropriate.
  • To ensure that all Health and Safety aspects are considered at all times.
  • To work closely with the Service Manager as appropriate.
  • To respect the rights of service users in whose home you are working.
  • To apply some flexibility in the timing of cleaning according to the needs of the service.
  • To ensure that all areas are left in a neat, tidy, hygienic and safe condition.
  • To ensure that you are aware of all Health and Safety regulations including those affecting safety, storage, cleanliness, physical safety, appropriate clothing, client and staff safety.
  • To ensure that adequate cleaning products are available in order to do necessary duties.
  • To liaise with the shift leader or Manager to ensure adequate money is available in order to purchase cleaning products according to and within the agreed budget.
  • To ensure that Independence Homes Equal Opportunities policy is upheld.
  • To comply with policy and procedures at all times.

Person Specification:

  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work with clients who have epilepsy and severe learning disability
  • Awareness of all Health and Safety regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Organisational, time management and planning skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

Competencies:

  • To comply at all times with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • To undertake any other duties appropriate to the position as required.

This job description is intended to provide an outline of the role at present. It may be subject to change in light of future changes and developments within the business.