Head Housekeeper

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Marlborough, UK
  • 29 Apr, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Head Housekeeper
Location: Coombe End Court, Marlborough
Pay rate: £10.51
Contracted Hours: 40 hours per week - 08:00-16:00 including alternative weekends

**Accommodation available at competitive prices for candidates who wish to relocate**


We are looking for a Head Housekeeper to manage and support a team of Housekeepers and Laundry Assistants; making sure the interior of our Homes including furniture, fitting and fixtures are clean, tidy and maintained to the highest standards of cleanliness. You will take pride in presenting the Home like it was your own, to help residents and their family and friends to feel welcomed and comfortable. What experience do you need? You will have previous housekeeping experience in domiciliary, residential home or family setting, alongside a positive attitude and commitment to providing a well maintained environment in line with Health & Safety and COSHH regulations.


You will have previous supervisory experience, where you will have organised rotas, delegated workload, recruited and trained new starters. You will be confident using your own initiative in an organised and planned way. Coombe End Court is an 60 bed Care Home situated in Marlborough.The home offers compassionate, individualised day care, respite, residential and dementia care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 9.4 by Carehome.co.uk   

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. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE and daily testing

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team: * Company pension * Company sick pay (after probation) * Weekend rates * Life Assurance * 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) pro rata * Free uniform * Free DBS * Free car parking * Employee Assistance Programme and Health and Wellbeing Platform * Comprehensive Induction, ongoing training and development * Refer a Friend bonus scheme paying £500 for carer recommendations * Blue Light Card and ‘My Rewards’ programme offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more


If you’ve worked in care before, then that’s great as you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. But if care as a profession is new to you, then don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to start your care journey with us, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment. What’s more important to us is that you’re good at communicating with people, you enjoy working as part of a team, you’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job every day. If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Care Assistant within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So apply and get your career started with us today.