Housekeeper

Location

Toft, Cambridge

Salary & Benefits

£8.80 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

18/07/2019

Housekeeper

Home Meadow, Toft

30 hours, includes alternate weekends

When we launched Healthcare Homes in 2005, our main objectives were to create an environment where residents receive the highest standards of care; where dignity is respected; where talents and interests are encouraged; and where life is lived to its fullest potential.

Healthcare Homes prides itself on providing a warm and homely environment for the people we support, and our Housekeeping Team is vital to us achieving this. This is a role that is central to the daily lives of the people we support and their families, so a caring nature and good people skills are essential alongside a practical ability.

As part of a team your role will include a variety of housekeeping and cleaning tasks. We don't ask for any formal qualifications, but you will be at the very heart of our industry so you are expected to be reliable, dependable and committed to making a difference in our care home.

Responsibilities of a Housekeeper opportunity;

  • To assist and oversee the delivery of a high standard of cleanliness to the home and ensure this is carried out in a sensitive style taking into account resident’s personal considerations via supervision of the domestic team.
  • To supervise the domestic team and ensure they are working within the regulatory standards.
  • To undertake the responsibility of safe use and storage of all cleaning products and chemicals as per COSHH regulations.
  • Keep up to date with all mandatory training to ensure the safety of all who live, work and visit the home.
  • Assist with recruitment, training and supervision of domestic staff.
  • To assist with rota, annual leave, absence of domestic staff, maintaining all documentation and keeping within company staff budgets.
  • To include vacuuming, sweeping, shampooing and washing of floors surfaces. Dusting, polishing and cleaning of all surfaces, skirting and window ledges.Spring cleans of all rooms with careful attention to resident’s rooms with sensitivity to their personal property.Maintaining cleaning schedules.
  • To order domestic supplies within company set budgets.

This is a fantastic time to join Healthcare Homes, as we continue to grow and develop our services. If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.