Location: Duston, Northampton

Rewards & Benefits:

Full time Contract
£250 Recommend A Friend Bonus
Up to 28 Days Holiday
Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics for self development of your career
Free DBS Check
Stakeholder Pension
Free Employee Assistance Programme
Annual Employee Awards Evening
Employee Recognition Schemes
Career progression within the company
CareTech Foundation – Opportunity to apply for family and friend’s grants
Free staff meals
Free on-site parking


To take direction and daily job tasks from the Nurse and Home Manager.
Clean, tidy all areas in conjunction with co-worker to a high standard.
Work to an agreed timetable.
Ensure the fabric and integrity of the building is kept to a high standard.
Maintain a safe environment in accordance with all health and safety and unit policies and procedures.
Be prepared to carry out additional cleaning requirements if a need is highlighted.
Respond appropriately to action plans from environmental audits.
Monitor usage and storage of all stock.  Adhere to all COSHH guidelines.
Carry out required weekly stock ordering.
Assist in weekly/monthly deep cleaning.
Clean, when required, unit carpet for minor spillages.
Empty all bins and general waste.
Adhere to infection control guidelines.
Monitor the environment for additional cleaning requirements.
Adhere to manual handling, risk assessment and fire safety.
Report faulty equipment to qualified staff
Participate as a team member.
Communicate with team any problems or difficulties.
Maintain resident confidentiality/data protection.
Adhere to all unit policy and procedures and maintain up-to-date knowledge.
Maintain up-to-date mandatory training.
Monitor pest control and report any problems.
Report any untoward incidents to the Nurse in Charge.
Responsible for the security of keys.
To monitor your own educational needs and to ensure you meet the requirements of your job.
Be prepared to undertake training for the benefit of The Oakleaf Group.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities but reflects accurately the

The Organisation:    

The CareTech Group; established in 1994, and is one of the largest providers of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for vulnerable people to live in community settings. We support people to take control of their lives – this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.  

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a “Disability Confident Leader”.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage. 



Location: Northampton, NN5 6DS

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