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Domestic Assistant

Domestic Assistant – Westgate House

Westgate House Care Centre is a 109 bedded care home with a vibrant atmosphere where we have close links to the community and support elderly residents with a variety of care and nursing needs.

Westgate Healthcare is a family-run, award winning care home group with eight care homes located across Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and London.

We are incredibly proud that all of our inspected care homes are rated either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by the independent care regulator, the Care Quality Commission.

Benefits at Westgate Healthcare:

  • Up to £9.80 p/h
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniform
  • Paid induction and training  
  • Free snacks for staff
  • Free parking
  • Free staff wellness fund
  • Free ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with cash rewards
  • Free Eye Test (for qualifying Staff)
  • Rewards for employee of the month  
  • Awards for long service up to £1,250
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Paid 28 days holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores

What are the responsibilities of a Domestic Assistant?

  • Ensure that all company operational standards are met in line with quality, cleanliness, infection control, health and safety and business needs
  • Ensure that all public areas and staff facilities meet company standards at all times
  • Ensure that all maintenance issues are reported immediately and followed up as required so that all bedrooms are maintenance free
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained and stored properly
  • Ensure that residents are helped to retain their dignity and individuality
  • To develop a positive relationship with all residents, staff and visitors to the home by becoming an integral part of the team

About you:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Understanding of Health and Safety, COSHH and Infection Control
  • Housekeeping, cleaning, laundry and basic kitchen skills, including the safe use of equipment provided
  • Good health and fitness as the post involves lifting and requires physical stamina

If you have any questions about the role, feel free to call the Home Manager on 01920 426 100, or email


Please note: We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged.

Applications are reviewed on a weekly basis; interviews are arranged to suit on an ‘as and when required’ basis.

If you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

  • Rate: £9.80 - 9.80 per hour
  • Location: Westgate House Care Centre, Tower Rd, Ware, Herts SG12 7LP, Ware, Hertfordshire,
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Tel: 01920 426 100
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: WGH-DA-120722
  • Posted: 2022-08-10 16:15:27 -

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