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Head Housekeeper

£8.36 per hour
35 - 0 / per week - Full-Time
Belper ,

We are Spencer Grove, an award-winning care home in the heart of Belper. We are looking for our next spectacular Head Housekeeper. Our main priority for this job role is to find a reliable, efficient, professional and kind professional to take the lead of our spectacular Domestic team. You will need excellent leadership and time management skills, and previous experience in a Domestic role will be essential.

As a residential and nursing home, we provide a range of care and support services for our older residents, some of whom have dementia. Your duties will be varied, and no two days will be the same. Our residents are individuals and they all deserve to be treated as such; however, as a general guide, your duties will include the following:

  • To ensure that the home is cleaned and maintained to the high standard set by the Management.
  • To complete domestic staff rotas and oversee the booking of annual leave.
  • To produce cleaning schedules for each domestic assistant and to monitor the quality and thoroughness of the work.
  • To ensure thorough and accurate completion of daily, weekly and monthly checklists, informing the Management of any issues.
  • To control the usage of cleaning materials. To order these materials, maintain stock supplies at an acceptable level and minimise wastage.
  • To ensure that the cleaning / stock room is maintained in a clean, neat & tidy condition at all times.
  • To ensure that all domestic staff are aware and adhere to the Health & Safety standards and also the COSHH regulations as set out in the Homes Quality Manual.
  • To undergo staff training as required, and to teach other domestic staff all aspects of in house cleaning methods, and update them of any relevant changes in Health & safety standards and COSHH regulations.

Above all, we want someone who shares in our values:

  • Commitment to quality and being the best we can
  • Treating the people we support with compassion and respect
  • Respecting the dignity of the people we support
  • Working as a team and looking out for each other
  • Keeping our promises and being dependable

This is a full time role of 35 hours per week. Weekend work will be required (two out of four weekends on duty).

About us:

Spencer Grove is part of the Milford Care Group, a family run care provider with six care homes across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. In 2016 Milford Care were finalists in the “Care Employer of the Year Award” category at the Great British Care Awards.

 What we offer:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Extensive free training (including Level 2 & 3 NVQ/Diploma’s and other higher level qualifications and other specialist training)
  • Great opportunities for your personal professional development
  • Paid holidays (28 days pro rata)
  • Enhanced pay rates for public holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Free parking

Interested? Apply online or stop by and pick up an application form. We’d love to meet you!

Salary: £8.36 per hour