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General Assistant

Mowlam HealthcareAthy, County KildareFull-time

Cloverlodge Nursing Home is a luxury, purpose built single story nursing home, centrally located in Athy, Co. Kildare.We are now recruiting for a General Assistant to join the team. Hours include weekdays and weekends so full flexibility is required. This would be a 30 hour week. 

Purpose of the Role

As General Assistant, you will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the home management with regards to ensuring that a high standard of cleanliness is adhered to at all times. This role will involve working in both the Kitchen and Housekeeping teams.Responsible To: Director of Nursing

What does the role of a General Assistant entail?

  • Carrying out all daily and weekly routines together with any special duties as directed by the home manager/person in charge
  • Responsible for all aspects of cleaning within the home, such as vacuuming, damp, mopping, dusting, retaining excellent cleaning standards throughout the Nursing Home.
  • Ensuring that all cleaning products/chemicals and equipment are used and stored appropriately
  • Assisting in the preparation and service of all meals
  • Ensuring storage, preparation and service areas are clean
  • Handling laundry
  • Adhere to good practice with regard to hygiene, health and safety, HACCP and COSHH Regulation at all times meeting all legislative requirements.
  • Maintaining a good manner with residents, family and visitors and maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.

What are the qualifications/skills needed?

  • HACCP Trained
  • Experience working in a similar role preferable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Able to work in a busy environment and deliver excellent standards
  • Fluent level of English both written and oral.

All posts are subject to satisfactory references, medical and Garda vetting.

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