Head Housekeeper - London

Macturner Solutions
London (Greater)
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Macturner solutions provide recruitment solutions to the Health Care Sector, and currently have a requirement for a Head Housekeeper for our client in Norbury S.W.London

DBS check will be required prior to starting work

Rate of Pay: £8.50per hour
Hours: 36 hours per week - 6 days per week

The role of Head Housekeeper is one primarily of support for the Housekeeper to ensure standards are maintained and policies and procedures followed.

Monitoring of the overall cleanliness of the Home is vital with maintaining the standards expected.

Responsibilities will include monitoring and supervision of staff both cleaning and laundry team along with following the correct auditing procedures and inventory logs. Doing the laundry, key working, making beds and tidying.

The weekly contracted hours are 36 over 6 days. These hours will be tailored to suit the needs of the home and support the Housekeeper and team. Shift patterns can change at very short notice.

The Housekeeper and Head Housekeeper will take joint responsibility for covering absence throughout the week within the Ancillary Team.

This post can include being on call alternate weekends – This will involve either coming in to work or being contactable by phone.

However, if someone from the Ancillary team goes sick and there is no-one to cover, as the on-call person you will be expected to come in and work that shift. You will be paid the extra hours.

The Head Housekeeper will take overall responsibility for the Ancillary Team and the running of the department in the absence of the Housekeeper. This will include A/L and other absences.

The Head Housekeeper will be expected to communicate effectively with our residents, other work colleagues and visitors to the home.

This will include dealing with concerns promptly, effectively and using your initiate in remaining pro-active.

Communication with the Housekeeper, Manager and Deputy of the Home is vital in this role.

If you are interested in this vacancy, then please apply.

Please note that due to a high volume response to our advert, it is not always possible to respond to each individual, however, should your experience be relevant to the vacancy advertised, we will contact you