Part-time Housekeeper

Part-time Housekeeper

Elysium Healthcare | South East England, England, UK

Posted 2 days ago

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Being a Housekeeper is so much more than cleaning, it's an opportunity to create a safe environment for your team to provide great healthcare.

Working 15 hours a week, you will join the housekeeping team at Farmfield in Charlowood, where you will be responsible for deep cleaning all areas of the service, including wards, office spaces, bedrooms and visitors areas.

You'll be part of an established team that values and recognises your hard work as you enjoy a range of training opportunities that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

As an experienced housekeeper, keeping environments clean is what you do. If you do this well, when clean is never clean enough, then this might be for you. So, join the new team and feel valued and supported.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure all areas of the designated Companies premises are cleaned on a daily basis, following cleaning schedules set by the Operations Manager.
  • To ensure all areas are deep cleaned weekly, following set cleaning schedule
  • To ensure all resident's clothes are cleaned and pressed.
  • Ensure all residents rooms are kept in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Ensure all residents wardrobes and clothes drawers are kept clean and today
  • Ensure all linen cupboards and store rooms are kept in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Ensure all laundry is processed on a regular basis according to the Laundry Policy and procedure.
  • Report all maintenance requirements to the Unit Manager or Nurse in Charge.
  • To relate to residents, relatives and carers with empathy.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Previous experience of cleaning within a similar environment
  • Enjoy cleaning and get satisfaction from a job well done
  • Prioritise duties and responsibilities effectively
  • Be a good communicator
  • Have good attention to detail and high standards of cleanliness

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £19,500 (pro-rata)+ Benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.