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Domestic Assistant


  • Various hours
  • 2022-07-31
  • £9.50 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 011221-25426

Domestic/Cleaner/Laundry Assistant, various hours available (including school hours). Alternate weekend working required

As a Domestic Assistant, you will work as part of a team to provide the best care for the people living in our homes and be a part of the next chapter in their story.

You will make sure we provide a well-maintained, clean and safe environment and be part of a team creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

You will help us to clean bedrooms, bathrooms, and communal areas, assist with laundry as required and more to ensure people living in our homes are as comfortable as possible.

When supporting in the kitchen, you will assist the cook with the preparation and serving of food to deliver well balanced meals on time. You will make sure we have a well-maintained, clean and safe kitchen environment including washing all equipment. You will rotate stock in fridges, freezers, vegetable store and dry store cupboard in order to help us minimise waste.

When supporting with the laundry, you will manage all aspects of the laundry – collecting washing, drying and ironing, sorting and allocating to relevant laundry baskets and distribute clothes to rooms so the people living in our homes have clean and well-kept clothing. You will ensure correct detergents and quantities are used when using laundry machinery and ensure the laundry room is clean and tidy.

Every day is different and hard work is required, but each day, you will go home knowing you have made a difference to their lives.

You don’t need experience as we provide online training, along with face to face support, supervision and a full induction.

What you need most of all is a desire to help, to be kind and to enjoy making someone’s day that little bit easier.

We can offer you:

*Full company induction and training to get you started and confident in the role
*Ongoing training and support thereafter and opportunities for career progression
*Free DBS check
*Company Pension
*Free meals provided when working long shifts
*Short or long shifts
*Paid annual leave
*Access to Peninsula Care Homes Mental Health First Aider
*Access to an external confidential staff helpline
*Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Whycare?’ app
*Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
*Ample PPE to support safe working
*One of the most rewarding jobs

Covid-19 Vaccination

On 22 July 2021, the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (the “Regulations”) became law, introducing a requirement for all care home staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

As a result, all people who enter a care home, regardless of their role, must be vaccinated before they start work, unless they are exempt.

To find out more please contact us on 01392 346442 or email for more information.

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Job location

Bramble Down Nursing Home
Woodland Road
TQ12 6DY

Job category

Domestic / cook / maintenance, Entry level roles, Nursing home, Wider services


Peninsula Care Homes - Bramble Down Providing exceptional care

Type of organisation



Health and social care


At Peninsula Care Homes, it’s our CARE (Committed, Ambition, Responsible, Embracing) values that make us different and a very special company to work for.

We are a family run business and not only do we provide a home from home environment filled with laugher and love for the people living in our homes, we recognise all that our staff do to support each day. We invest in our staff to enable them to reach their career aspirations and celebrate success, so they love what they do.

Bramble Down is a peaceful nursing home, registered for 32 people on the edge of a quiet South Devon village and we are looking for more kind and caring people to join our team.

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