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Deputy Housekeeper

Posted 15 days ago by Elysium Healthcare

£24,278 Annual
Permanent
Not Specified
Other
Cambridgeshire, St. Neots, United Kingdom, PE191
Job Description

If you have an eye for detail and enjoy creating a safe and clean environment for some of the most vulnerable people in society, then join the team at St Neots Neurological Centre as a Deputy Housekeeper.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will join the Housekeeping team at a service for Neurological or Mental Health.

In the absence of the Head Housekeeper you will have the opportunity to lead the housekeeping team in cleaning all areas of the service, including wards, office spaces, bedrooms and visitors area. As the Deputy Housekeeper, you will be responsible for providing support, guidance and supervision, whilst monitoring the recruitment and performance reviews to ensure continuity of services and facilities.

As part of being a Deputy Housekeeper you will support the Senior Management Team in ensuring a high standard of cleanliness. You will have some autonomy in the role, collaborating with the Head Housekeeper in by setting up systems that work by arranging cleaning schedules and a staffing roster to support the service and your team.

There's also a huge range of courses on offer to help grow and develop your career. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

As a Deputy Housekeeper you will be:

  • Cleaning designated areas to the highest possible standard
  • Reviewing implemented schedules to meet the needs of the independent wards and hospital wide.
  • Dynamic and flexible within the role and to meet the needs of the business, and to support in continuous regulatory changes to maintain safety and infection control measures.
  • Ordering materials and equipment in line with monthly budgets from designated suppliers
  • Following Infection Control guidance and compete the local Infection Control audit.
  • Using all chemical and machinery in line with Departmental Procedures, Health and Safety Regulations and Manufacturer's Instructions
  • Effectively managing stock levels and replenish janitorial products.
  • Operating a documented housekeeping programme that is auditable.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • C.O.S.H.H Training
  • Cleaning Industry Standards
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Have 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
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.

Where you will be working:

Location: Howitts Lane, Eynesbury, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2JA

Join the team at St Neots Neurological Service providing care, therapeutic and rehabilitation pathways for those affected by a neurological or mental health condition for which challenging behaviour may be the leading impairment.

St Neots Neurological Service is located in the centre of town and provides assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and complex care for both males and females suffering from a broad range of neurological conditions, which is provided by a highly experienced team based on site.

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £24,278
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - (inc Bank Holidays) plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

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

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments and is a Disability Confident employer, committed to inclusive and accessible recruitment. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of service users. All candidates will be subject to a DBS disclosure.

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