Position: Entry level

Job type: Full-time

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Sonas Nursing Home are currently recruiting for the role of Multi Task Attendant at our Milltown, County Kerry, Ireland.

We are seeking energetic individuals who would like to work as part of a great team

Benefits of working for Sonas Nursing Homes:
  • Career Progression
  • Training and Development Provided
  • Induction Training Program
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Fortnightly pay
  • Free Meals
  • Employee Wellbeing initiative
  • Discounted supplier Arrangements

Role Summary: Working across a range of functions within the Nursing Home including laundry, catering and cleaning. Ensuring the highest standards are maintained in all areas of work assigned and appropriately documented in line with the company policies and procedures. Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.

Duties & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Kitchen Assistant:
  • Ensure the highest standards of Health, Safety, Fire, Food Handling, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (H.A.C.C.P) and Infection Control are adhered to at all times in the catering area.
  • Support and assist the Catering Supervisor/Cook to document all associated records with ordering, receiving and maintaining of foods in accordance with safe practices and legislation.
  • Assist and support the Catering Supervisor/Cook in the preparation and cooking of excellent quality and wholesome meals and home baking.
  • Support the Catering Supervisor/Cook to ensure all daily menus are balanced and meet our resident’s individual requirements.
  • Gain knowledge in food nutrition and diet standards suitable for older people and the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) guidelines.
  • Ensure safe storage of foods in accordance with legislative standards.

Housekeeping Assistant:
  • Maintain all areas in the nursing home to a high standard of cleanliness, tidiness and hygiene.
  • Carry out assigned housekeeping duties including cleaning, dusting, vacuuming , polishing and moping of equipment, furnishing, crockery, cutlery, kitchen appliances, toilets, bathrooms, bedrooms, living areas, windows and refuse disposal areas.
  • Domestic and hazardous waste disposal; ensure bins are collected, cleaned and kept in a hygienic manner at all times.
  • Cleaning of spillages as they occur and proper use of safety signs.
  • Adhere to infection control policies and procedures and keep up-to-date on best practices.
  • Report and record any observed defects on the premises and grounds, equipment or other problems that may affect the general standard of service.

Laundry Assistant:
  • Arrange the resident’s laundry into relevant groups, preparing soiled clothing and linen for laundry for processing through the washer, drier and iron.
  • Liaise and coordinate with external laundry personnel if any linen is laundered externally.
  • Folding and storage of clothing and linen.
  • Ensure the highest quality standard is achieved in relation to stain removal, cleanliness and dryness.
  • Ensure statutory Health, Safety & Fire and Infection Control standards in the laundry area are adhered to and carry out duties in line with health and safety procedures at all times.

Education & Qualifications
  • Current and valid Infection Control, Chemical Awareness, Food Handling, HACCP,
  • Manual and Resident Moving & Handling & Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).

Skills and Experience:
  • Previous working experience in care of the older person within a residential care home setting is desirable.
  • Possess a high regard for and practice good health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people and be a committed, patient and caring person with a sense of humour and a positive outlook on life.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to join our team as our Multi Task Attendantplease click ’Apply’ now.

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Sonas is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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Deadline: 27-03-2024

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