Head Housekeeper

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Gainsborough, UK
  • 30 Dec, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Head Housekeeper
 *Become a Health & Social Care Hero!* 
Location: Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Salary: £9.87 - £10.22 (weekend enhancement 20p an hour)
Hours of work: 27.5 hours Part time

If these hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply.   

We are now recruiting a Head Housekeeper to join our team!

The Head Housekeeper plays a vital role in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in our homes. Leading a team of Housekeepers and Laundry Assistants, you’ll take pride in ensuring that every room and living space is clean, tidy and maintained at all times. A champion for hygiene and infection control within the home, you’ll have access to specialised equipment and materials to ensure you can create a welcoming, safe and comfortable environment for residents, as well as their friends and families. In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing a safe environment, as well as warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes.

A NVQ is desirable but not essential. Some weekend working may be required.

The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
* Paid breaks
* Paid DBS
* Higher rate of pay at weekends
* Free Uniform
* Free Training
* Development and progression opportunities
* Overtime available
* “My Rewards” offering you discount on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more!

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Housekeeper within our care homes, then you could be next to join us. So apply, and get your career started with us today.

Should you have any questions about this role or our application process, please call our recruitment team on 0345 013 1714

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Foxby Court Care Home is a welcoming & friendly home!

Foxby Court is pleasantly situated in spacious grounds in a residential area of Gainsborough and is ideally located for public transport.   Our residents' well being and comfort is our prime focus.  This means that responding to their individual needs is our top priority, so we are very proud to have received an "Outstanding" rating in this category in our recent CQC inspection. Overall we are classed as a GOOD Care Home. Care charity and provider The Orders of St John Care Trust are respected in the care sector for a flexible range of care provision, making the most of voluntary sector contributions to help vulnerable adults achieve a more dignified lifestyle.

Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19  (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, clinically exempt or under 18 years of age).