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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/10/2021 23:59
Grade 3, £18,933 - £19,698 pro rata per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved children's home. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location, as requested.
Post Number:
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Oct

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Further information

Children and Young People
Looked After Children - Resources
Residential Team

Post: Housekeeper
Salary: Grade 3, £18,933 - £19,698 pro rata per annum

A part-time permanent Housekeeper is required to provide a clean, welcoming, safe and homely environment for young people.

You will work as part of the team to aim to provide the best opportunities and outcomes for young people. This post will involve direct interaction with the young people in the home with the joint aim of providing them with domestic care needs and assisting them to develop their own self-care skills.

Duties of the post will include:
• To work as an integral part of the Home’s team under the direction of the Manager and in direct contact with young people.
• To prepare, cook and assist in the serving of meals and refreshments, including special dietary requirements for young people and staff in the home.
• To ensure Health and Safety requirements are adhered to including COSHH procedures.
• To carry out cleaning duties and all other domestic tasks associated with the upkeep of a home and to ensure that the environment meets quality standards and health and safety regulations.
• To be responsible for the ordering and storage of cleaning supplies.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Required Qualifications: To complete the Food Storage, Handling and Hygiene certificate once appointed, to complete COSHH, (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health), training once appointed, Basic literacy and numeracy qualification and a qualification in cooking/catering.

For further information about the post please contact Ian Emmerson on 07393 805451 or via e-mail at Ian.Emmerson@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 8th November 2021.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on 03000 263154 / 264469 / 264086 / 266148 or via e-mail at PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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