Contract type: Permanent
Hours of work: 17.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am - 12:30pm, 39 weeks per year.
Salary: £11 per hour
Anticipated start date: ASAP
Closing date: 7th December 2023
Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly Housekeeping Department. The ideal candidate will be someone who has cleaned before and confident with cleaning alongside a small team. This is a “hands-on” role, where excellent communication skills and attention to detail is a must.
Looking after a small team of Housekeepers, planning the work and ensuring areas of responsibility are covered for daily and deep cleaning duties
General cleaning, damp dusting, emptying waste & recycling
Floor cleaning, vacuuming, mopping and machine cleaning
Cleaning sanitary areas and restocking consumables
Deep cleaning in non-term time, such as carpet cleaning
Purpose of the job
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
To liaise with the Housekeeping Manager ensuring the delivery of service to the highest standards.
To liaise with the House Matron regarding domestic service standards within the boarding house
To establish priorities for tasks and deploy personnel to ensure priorities are met.
To conduct regular inspections to ensure equipment and products are being used appropriately and that they are fit for purpose.
To ensure that cleaning standards are met as agreed with the Housekeeping Manager.
To provide support to SEL to ensure the boarding accommodation is ready for the summer and Easter letting programmes.
To ensure the correct handling of cleaning materials.
To organise the cleaning staff in the Housekeeping Manager’s absence.
To conform to health and safety legislation and COSHH regulations and to be aware around the school of health and safety infringements, reporting incidents to the Housekeeping Manager.
To undertake any other ad-hoc duties as directed by the Housekeeping Manager
This job description reflects the present requirements of the post and as duties and responsibilities change/develop, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder.
Date agreed: August 2022
The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:
Specialist Skills & Experience
To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.