Domestic Assistant Apprenticeship MARIA MALLABAND CARE GROUP LIMITED

The Domestic Assistant is part of the care team and as such works with other staff and maintains a clean and safe environment for all Service Users and staff.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hrs shifts work. Inc. Weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties: 

  • Promote the Company Mission Statement at all times.
  • Ensure the Home’s furniture, furnishings and fittings are sufficiently clean.
  • Ensure all surfaces of floors, walls and ceilings are sufficiently clean.
  • Clean carpets when necessary.
  • Empty wastebaskets and yellow/black bins daily ensuring that waste is disposed of safely in line with the requirements. 
  • Clean all internal windows monthly.
  • Clean all bedrooms thoroughly once a week on a rota basis. Ensure that the communal areas are cleaned daily. 
  • Ensure all sinks, en-suites, bathrooms and toilets are cleaned daily.
  • Chemicals must be stored in line with the COSHH requirements. 
  • Re-stock paper products and dispensers. 


  • Maintain confidentiality at all times in relation to the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with Service Users, relatives and be polite and courteous to all visitors. 
  • Ensure safe use of equipment and report any defects to the Person in Charge. 
  • Report incidents involving Service Users, staff or visitors immediately to the Person in Charge. 
  • Complete cleaning schedules as required.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.


  • To be aware of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and your own responsibilities under this Act. 
  • To participate in training programs which may be required either by law or Company Policy.
  • To report for duty at the correct time in accordance with off duty rota. Endeavour to cover colleagues’ duties in times of sickness and holidays.
  • To report for duty in a clean, tidy uniform and following the dress code as set out in the Employee Handbook.
  • To abide by the Home’s Employee Handbook and Company Policies and Procedures.
  • To be flexible and adaptable in participating in other jobs which are necessary for the smooth running of the home and the safety of the Service Users.
  • To have an understanding of requirements detailed in Health and Social Care Act 2008 in line with standards set by the Regulators. 
  • Support the Care Manager with the Home’s marketing plan 
  • Promote, ensure and maintain the good reputation of the Care Home and the Company. 
  • Ensure that the security of the Care Home is maintained at all times. 
  • Comply with company policy and procedure in relation to infection control and prevention.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills. 
  • Confident.
  • Resilient. 
  • Able to work with little or no supervision.

Personal qualities

Ability to work well within a team.

Qualifications required

No Qualifications required.

Future prospects

On going development and training.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Here at Maria Mallaband Care Group - one of the UK's leading care home providers - we believe that growing old is more exciting than ever. With luxurious facilities, outstanding services and superior level of care, each resident and their loved ones have peace of mind that this is the perfect environment to enjoy their next steps in their life.




Cricketers Way

Holmes Chapel



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Hospitality 
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017