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Title:  Domestic Assistant


Swindon, South West, GB, SN3 4FF

Department:  Care (Domestic and Housekeeping Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  54966

Domestic Assistant – Part Time

Tony Long House, Swindon

£8.21 to £8.64 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

15 hours per week


We are seeking a Domestic Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents.

Tony Long House is a residential home for six adults with physical disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Tony Long House here 

The role of Domestic Assistant will include:

  • Providing a personalised domestic service to residents, fulfilling housekeeping and domestic tasks to meet residents’ needs
  • Ensuring a clean, comfortable and safe environment is maintained in the communal and service areas
  • Responsible for the daily use of housekeeping equipment
  • Monitoring of stock levels and reordering of supplies

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience is not essential however some experience of undertaking general housekeeping or domestic duties would be desirable
  • An approachable, caring and compassionate attitude is essential
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to demonstrate a competent level of numeracy and literacy
  • NVQ2 in Hospitality and Catering or willing to work towards, is desirable 

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people. 

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours 

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 22 October 2019

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary


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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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