Location: Croydon, Surrey
Salary: £19013 per annum
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Health & Social Care, Health & Social Care Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Colette Niles

House Keeping Assistant x3 - Upper Norwood and Kensington

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest providers of supported accommodation services various clients such as young people, clients with a history of homelessness, mental health or substance misuse issues. They aim to help vulnerable people find opportunities to change their lives and futures.

Position Available: House Keeping Assistant - Various Locations, Kensington and Chelsea and Upper Norwood, £19,013, permanent,18 - 37.5 hours

Role Purpose:

  • To deliver consistently high quality cleaning and housekeeping duties across the Evolve Housing + Support portfolio of properties.
  • To provide a welcoming, safe and clean environment for customers staff and visitors.
  • The provision of an effective and responsive cleaning service to accommodation based and customer facing schemes throughout Evolve
  • Responsible for reporting Health and Safety concerns within the scope of the role
  • Responsible for ensuring the role is carried out with due to regard to Health and Safety
  • To carry out all duties outlined in the cleaning & housekeeping specification for each building, including:
  • Removing waste
  • Comprehensive practical cleaning of communal, circulation and office spaces
  • Replenishing consumables
  • Deep cleaning of void rooms
  • To carry out all duties outlined in the cleaning & housekeeping specification for each building, including:
  • To prepare vacated rooms for re-letting including removing customer belongings and store securely in line with organisational policy and local procedures.
  • To report breakages, damages and risks to health & Safety to your supervisor/manager.
  • To use only provided equipment and personal protective equipment
  • To use equipment, including cleaning materials safely and in accordance to COSHH assessment guidelines and recommendations.
  • To order cleaning supplies when needed.
  • To order cleaning supplies when needed.
  • To abide by and ensure health & safety procedures are followed.
  • To attend staff meeting, supervision and training as required
  • To follow all other organisational policies and procedures.
  • To carry out other reasonable duties required within the scope of your role as requested by your manager or the Facilities Manager.

Experience required:

  • Some experience of working in a cleaning / housekeeping role
  • A reasonable standard of numeracy, literacy and IT skills.
  • An understanding of and commitment to Diversity & Equality
  • The ability to show empathy to disadvantaged groups
  • Good communication skills both orally, written and electronic
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to maintain a good standard of written records
  • The ability to work changing shift patterns, including evenings and weekends as required
  • The ability to remain enthusiastic and committed in the role
  • The ability use initiative

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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