Head Housekeeper - Beauchamp House - Taunton
- Full Time
We're looking a Head Housekeeper who is as passionate about giving our residents an excellent service as we are!30 hours per week£8.25 per hourAs a not-for-profit charity our focus isn't on targets or sales - it's on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care. We know that it's the care that counts - not only of our care home residents and home care customers but also of our employees. We employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations across the south of England and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day. This role includes covering alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements). About you:- You'll manage the day to day delivery of all housekeeping, domestic and laundry services to our elderly residents, supervising the housekeeping staff and working with the home management team to ensure we provide them with a first rate service. We need someone with previous supervisory experience, who is able to use their use own initiative, has a patient and professional approach with residents, visitors and colleagues, and a working knowledge of Health and Safety, Infection Control and COSHH regulations. Duties include:Ensure housekeeping staff adhere to COSHH regulations and health and safety policiesEnsure maintenance of equipment is carried out correctlyEnsure housekeeping staff maintain a professional approach and are kindly and welcoming at all timesOrder and manage cleaning supplies, uniforms, protective wearEnsure that First Aid boxes are accessible and appropriately stockedWe offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentCareer opportunitiesCompany Pension and Life Assurance SchemesCare South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discountsCycle to Work Scheme and Child Care VouchersDBS check paid by us and Uniform providedCare South Stars Annual Staff Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teamsFor a friendly chat about this role please contact Sara Maynard or Amanda Cather on 01747 834020. About Care South As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, we employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, how colleagues are treated, and the care that we provide every day.