Bank Domestic assistant

  • Friends of the Elderly
  • England, London
  • 03 Aug, 2023

Job Description

Job Role: Bank Domestic Assistant

Hours: Zero hour contract

Location: Orford House Care Home, Coulsdon, Surrey

Pay: from £10.90 per hour

Are you passionate about ensuring people are cared for with compassionate and heartfelt care?

  • As a Domestic Assistant, you will be in charge of maintaining high standards of hygiene throughout our home and duties will include some laundry service roles.
  • Support at meal times, with preparing and serving meals.
  • By joining us as a Domestic Assistant, you will assist in keeping our home clean at all times and have a knowledge of COSHH.
  • Domestic Assistants Respect the privacy of our residents while working in their care home.

Apply now and speak to our friendly onboarding team!

Orford House is built in the Georgian style and provides residential care and is staffed by a compassionate, enthusiastic team dedicated to making Coulsdon feel like home. We are looking for passionate and dedicated Domestic Assistant to join our team. We provide high quality care services for our residents, including residential and dementia care. Our focus is on promoting wellbeing and enhancing the lives of our residents by providing tailored care to meet their individual needs.

A good knowledge of COSHH and Health & Safety is essential, along with an understanding that we are working within the residents home.

We also offer:

  • Group Pension Plan, with a 6% contribution from us
  • Retail discount schemes to make your salary go further.
  • Health cash plans for you and your family.
  • Paid breaks.
  • Interest free travel loans and cycle to work scheme.
  • Long service awards, that increase with length of service.
  • Refer a friend to work for us and receive a £250 bonus.
  • Free parking is available at our homes and day clubs.
  • Evening, weekend, and bank holiday enhancements to pay, as well as overtime premiums.
  • Uniforms are provided.
  • Free DBS checks
  • Discounted meals in our homes and day clubs

Apply online today or call our friendly onboarding team on 01217138348

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Friends of the Elderly strives to treat all staff equally and be a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone can be themselves and everyone accepts each other's differences. A charity where everyone is equal but definitely not the same!

Our ambition is to ensure equality and celebrate diversity, all working together to create an inclusive workplace, which attracts and retains the best people. People that care and can make a difference.

We value all our staff, service users, volunteers and contractors and strive to respect everyone as individuals, understand their perspectives, and provide a supported workplace so that everyone can thrive.

We are committed to listening, learning, and improving our workplace and we ask all our staff to make a personal commitment to educate themselves; and engage in conversations with colleagues, so that we can all learn and share our stories and treat everyone equally.

We encourage everyone to call out any actions or behaviours not consistent with our values, and champion the rights of all our staff.


Keeping everyone safe - As one of the charity's core values, keeping people safe is central to everything we do at Friends of the Elderly. All staff follow our Safeguarding Policy & Procedure and, if they see or suspect abuse, we expect staff report it straight away.

Criminal record checks:

As this role involves a regulated activity, successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS check, with barred lists check, and any offer of employment will be dependent on a satisfactory outcome. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar a person from working for us, this will depend on the circumstances and background of any record.

Apply online today or email or call our friendly recruitment team on 01217138348 for more information.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.