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Domestic Assistant
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/18856
  • Published: Wed 10/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5
  • Salary: £9.50 - £9.81 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 4GQ

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Domestic Assistant

Job introduction

The Beach House is a service which provides respite and short breaks for adults who have learning disabilities.

We are recruiting 1 Domestic Assistant to work within a friendly team providing high standards of cleanliness and infection control.

This role is for 17.5 hours. This includes weekend enhancements paid at time and a half.

Interview date: TBC 

For an informal discussion, please contact Liam O'Rourke on 01273 295288

About the role

Beach House provides respite and emergency placements for People with learning disabilities. It is a warm, caring and vibrant environment with a friendly and established team. 

We are looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team who are organised and solution focused and can adapt to fast moving situations.

You will be expected to undertake cleaning and domestic duties to a high standard, ensuring that the establishment is clean and tidy for our service users, employees and visitors.  We are looking for a person who is enthusiastic, motivated and hard working.

At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Career average pension scheme
  • generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
  • an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
  • staff discounts
  • a range of other staff benefits

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Regulations now require all staff who undertake work within CQC registered care homes to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19, unless they satisfy one of the medical/legal exemptions.  Being fully vaccinated or being medically/legally exempt will be a condition of your employment and you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or medical/legal exemption as part of the recruitment process for this role

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce..