Domestic Assistant Job In Edinburgh

Domestic Assistant

  • £8.51 - £10.76 per hour
  • Posted: 28/09/2018
  • Edinburgh
  • Job Ref: 082104599
  • Temporary

Job Details

Pertemps Scotland are currently recruiting experienced Domestic Assistants to work on an ad hoc basis in various care settings across Edinburgh.

The successful applicants will be responsible for ensuring that areas such as residents rooms, communal areas such as lounges, the dining area, kitchens, bathrooms and hallways etc. are kept clean, tidy and hygienic.

Applicants must have previous cleaning experience and be passionate about delivering the highest standards of cleanliness.

The successful candidates will also show a warm, friendly, caring and professional approach to service users and colleagues, as they will be working as a fully integrated member of the care team.

Duties will include: 
Vacuuming of carpets 
Sweeping, mopping and buffing floors 
Polishing furniture 
Window cleaning 
Toilet and bathroom cleaning 
Carpet cleaning as and when required 
Laundering linen and personal clothing to a high standard 
Checking cleaning stock inventory levels and reporting on this to the line manager as appropriate

A PVG certificate is essential for all candidates working in a care environment and will be processed at a cost of £59, or updated at a cost of £18, at time of registration with Pertemps.

COSHH and Food Hygiene certificates are also desirable but not essential.

All applicants must: 
Have recent professional cleaning or domestic experience 
Have a caring and professional manner 
Be reliable, honest and trustworthy 
Possess excellent verbal communication skills

In return we offer: 
Excellent rates of pay - £8.51 p/h Monday to Friday, £10.76 Saturday & Sunday 
Flexible working patterns and shifts 
Holiday accrual 
Work in a rewarding and satisfying environment and sector

If you wish to be considered for this role, please apply online immediately or send your CV to