Domestic Assistant (FGH)

  • Location
    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £9.20/Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Health Administration
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-102020-151382







My client based in Barrow is seeking a Domestic Assistant to work in their busy hospital. This is a temporary role for 3 to 6 months.


The post holder will be part of a comprehensive domestic cleaning service at the hospital. Performing domestic duties in line with National Cleaning Standards and Operational Procedures.


To be responsible for a high standard of cleanliness in Clinical areas, offices, public areas and external areas using the appropriate recognised cleaning methods.


Responsible for identifying areas to be cleaned, plan and organise a cleaning programme with relevant ward or departmental staff, ensuring Patient, Staff and Visitor safety is not compromised.


Operating cleaning equipment, machinery in accordance with manufacturer's instruction ensuring that it is in a good clean working order reporting faults immediately to supervisor.


Use the correct colour PPE appropriate to the area and task undertaken in line with Trust Policies, Ensuring the correct colour coded equipment is used appropriate to the area and task undertaken.


Undertake deep clean / isolation cleans following national and local guidelines.


Change curtains on rotation or in the event of infection.


Follow policy and run all water taps/showers in designated areas on a daily basis and record on checklist, deliver to Supervisor who will place on file for 5 years.


Carry out spot cleaning to ensure spillages and incidents are dealt with swiftly and efficiently, supported by Clinical staff as appropriate.


To adhere to all relevant COSHH assessments and Safety Data sheets when preparing, using and disposing of cleaning chemicals.


Working hours are 8am to 4pm, you will be required to work 5 days out of 7 including some weekend working. You will be required to wear full PPE whilst on shift and this will be provided for you.


Referencing and DBS checks will be carried out before starting in the role.








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Please apply with your CV to: Pip Gray