Housekeeper

Housekeeper

Salary:

£18,572 to £19,061 p.a. pro-rata

Hours:

Up to 20 hours per week

Minimum age:
Location:

Hospice

Contract type:

Part time

Application deadline:

Rolling Advert, please apply as soon possible, applications shortlisted upon receipt

Job Reference SFH 258

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This role is available at variable times and in different areas of the hospice as required from Monday to Sunday between 8am and 6.30pm, including some bank holidays.


Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness is of critical importance for us at the Hospice and for the patients we care for, their relatives, visitors and our staff who work here. 


For this position, the duties are to provide a cleaning, laundry, meals and beverage service to patients and to clean offices and other non-patient areas.  The cleaning work is very detailed.  There are set procedures to follow for infection prevention in the different areas being worked in.  Duties involve the use of ladders and steps to change curtains and high level cleaning and coping with stairs in the older part of the building. 


Duties include working in a sensitive environment.  It is extremely important that applicants are able to understand how to behave when serving meals to or working near patients and their relatives.  


Full training will be provided before you are expected to work independently.


If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Sarah-Jane Higbee, Housekeeping Team Leader, telephone number 01708 753319. 


Please note that a DBS check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate.

 

We reserve the right to close this advert without notice; therefore, you are advised to return completed application forms to us as soon as possible.


To apply for this vacancy please complete the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  Please return your application to jobs@sfh.org.uk


Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least 7 days notice by email of invitation to interviews.