Plean Dene

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Domestic Assistant

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Chris Grimes at 01983 866015

Contact: For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Chris Grimes at 01983 866015

Vacancy Reference: 50039220

Contract Type: Permanent


Hours: 1 x 30hrs OR 2 x 15hrs per week


The Isle of Wight Council operates Plean Dene Residential Learning Disability Home which provide a safe environment for the Residents enabling them to lead fulfilled and enriched lives.


We are seeking to appoint positive committed  Domestic staff you will be working within a team of Support Workers within the home, you will need to maintain The High standards of cleanliness throughout the building. Candidates need to demonstrate their  knowledge and understanding of infection control and COSHH.


We have  extensive cleaning and guidance’s to ensure everyone is kept safe due to the vulnerabilities of the people who live at Plean Dene. You will be provided with all necessary PPE and products you will also be responsible to ensuring all PPE and cleaning products are in stock  and ordered accordingly.


Training will be given in these areas along with other mandatory courses, to aid you within your Role. Candidates need to be empathetic, caring and a good team player. 


You will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Due to working With  Vulnerable adults

You  will play a key role in delivering a high quality service, which has a person centred

approach and actively supports and maximises residents' independence and life experience. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of literacy and numeracy with a clear commitment to excellence.


You will be well supported and receive regular structured supervision, training and development opportunities.


For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Chris Grimes at 01983 866015


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.


We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.  


Closing Date: None