Head Housekeeper - Penrith

Leisure People
£22000 - £25000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head Housekeeper - Luxury Village and Resort - Lake District
£22k-£25k Basic

I am currently looking for an experienced head of housekeeping to manage a large team of up to 70 staff, in the day to day management of a stunning multi purpose self catering resort in the beautiful area of Penrith.
Ideally you will be a successful head housekeeper from a similar establishment, where you have demonstrated your key eye for detail, and the continued desire to learn and develop to ensure an effective and safe of the Housekeeping department in achieving 5 star standards of cleanliness across the resort.

You will be tasked with consistently ensuring you and your team achieve high standard of cleanliness and customer care across all lodges, public areas and back of house areas. You will need to ensure staff levels are in line with business demands and budgets, whilst supervising and directing all housekeeping members, ensuring the highest standards are achieved at all times.

You will be a strong communicator who is very well disciplined, and will have a stronghold on the behaviour and standards of your team at all times. You will also be required to complete, and update all relevant risk assessments and COSHH assessments - so previous experience doing this is essential.

You will also need to maintain the training and development of all staff including all health and safety, COSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and fire procedures. You will be tasked with managing the budget for the department, which includes liaising with suppliers and ensuring stock levels are correct.

For this role it is essential that you have the following:

2 years minimum as head house keeper in a similar establishment
Outstanding time management, communication, motivational and organisational skills
A clear understanding of all legislation that is relevant with the role, including licensing, health and safety at work, COSHH, environmentalhealth and fire precautions
A full, clean driving license.

Due to the nature of this role, we do receive a high number of applications, so only those candidates who closely meet the criteria will be contact