Housekeeping Assistant

  • Location
    Caterham, Surrey
  • Salary
    £ 16380 - £ 18720 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Cleaning
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-032019-55773

***Housekeeping Assistant - £8.75ph***


***Supervisor Housekeeping - £10.00ph***


***Chaldon***


Do you have a passion for helping others and making a difference? If so we may have the role for you!


Adecco are currently recruiting for a Housekeeper & Supervisor to join a fantastic care establishment based in the Coulsdon area. This role is a permanent full time role 36 hours per week on a 7 day rota.


You will be working in a beautiful old rectory in a picturesque setting.


Purpose of Position:


To ensure the presentation of the interior of the building is of the highest standard always. The standard of cleanliness, safety and tidiness should be achieved and maintained to meet the requirements of the CQC, Environmental Health, Fire and Health and Safety at work regulations, particularly COSHH and the policies of the Company.


Main Duties and Responsibilities



  • Wear the correct uniform provided by the Company and be personally

  • presentable always.

  • Ensure a smart, clean appearance and be polite and courteous with

  • residents, respecting their privacy always.

  • Ensure that residents' rooms and public areas are in perfect order, reporting any faults, e.g. defective light bulbs, worn carpets, broken fittings to the Manager or enter in the Maintenance Book.

  • When rooms become available check all furniture, carpets, curtains, paintwork etc and make sure room is ready for new resident in accordance with the Home's admissions procedure.

  • "Spot clean" furniture daily, or as required.

  • Treat any emergency stains on carpets or furniture, and shampoo regularly

  • when necessary.

  • Liaise with care staff to ensure the needs of the residents are met.

  • Check and maintain life of fresh flowers and plants daily, removing dead leaves, etc., and water as required.

  • Check curtains are maintained in good order and are hanging correctly, replace hooks, etc. Discuss cleaning of same with the Manager.

  • Check position of lounge and dining room furniture and liaise with the Manager to ensure compatibility of layout.


Person Specification:


Essential: Genuine interest in working within a caring environment. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Team Player. Willingness to participate in vocational training programmes.


Desirable: Previous experience of working in a care setting. Relevant Vocational Qualification (achieved or working towards).


Please note the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Check.


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Michelle Pettyfer