Domestic assistant at Aberdeenshire Council

People in this role may also be known as cleaners and domestics.

6 workers in this role at Aberdeenshire Council have taken the survey.

How much does Aberdeenshire Council pay domestic assistants?

Domestic assistant at Aberdeenshire Council
£9.27–9.51
Typical range
£8.33–10.48

Domestic assistant employees at Aberdeenshire Council are typically paid £9.27–9.51 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What are the hours like for domestic assistant employees at Aberdeenshire Council?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do domestic assistants get of their shift pattern at Aberdeenshire Council?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 17% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 83% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Not great
  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do domestic assistants at Aberdeenshire Council get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    67% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for domestic assistants to take sick leave at Aberdeenshire Council?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for domestic assistants to book a holiday at Aberdeenshire Council?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    83% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Aberdeenshire Council managers change domestic assistants shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    100% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do domestic assistants at Aberdeenshire Council do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do domestic assistants at Aberdeenshire Council worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    100% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Flexible working hours, rewarding carer

    Worst thing

    High pressure job

    6.8

    Social worker, March 2021

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Excellent
  • Enough training

    Do domestic assistants get enough training when they start at Aberdeenshire Council?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    83% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from domestic assistants at Aberdeenshire Council

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  • Best thing

    I go to work do my shift and leave no stress

    9.4

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    The hours and the school holidays

    Worst thing

    Never hear from managers.

    8.2

    Cleaner, March 2021

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How Aberdeenshire Council ranks

Aberdeenshire Council ranks joint 1st to work for in cleaner or domestic employers

  1. 1= Aberdeenshire Council
    7.1
  2. 1= Fife Council
    7.1
  3. 3= Amazon
    6.6