Housekeeper weekdays and weekends
Details
  • Hours 37.5 FTE Fulltime and Part time hours weekends available
  • Salary (£17,887 FTE)
  • Closing date Wednesday, 30 June 2021
  • Location
    Leatherhead
  • Contact
    Name: Vicky Hills
    Telephone: 01372 841111
    Contact address:
    QEF Care and Rehabilitation Centre
    Woodlands Road
    Leatherhead
    KT22 0BN

JOB PURPOSE

To provide an effective and thorough housekeeping provision in line with defined infection control and health and safety guidelines ensuring a clean and safe hospital and care environment.

THE OPPORTUNITY

You will be working in our specialist integrated centre that opened in 2020, the service works in partnership with NHS acute and primary care trusts to facilitate neuro rehabilitation and nursing care.

As a housekeeper in our team you must have the ability to complete a range of cleaning tasks efficiently and to a high standard within en-suite bedrooms, communal bathrooms, and office/front of house space.

At times you may be expected to provide cover to the laundry facility, therefore able to operate laundry machines and ensure that a clean, well presented supply of clothes and linen is available at all times.

Training will be provided, but knowledge of commercial cleaning machinery such as carpet/floor cleaners, is desirable.

You will have an understanding of cleaning and chemical materials and how to use these safely and appropriately. You must also understand and follow infection control procedures to ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

ABOUT YOU

It is desirable you have previous experience of working in a hospital or care provision, though this is not essential

You have a passion for good cleaning standards and hygiene

You have experience or knowledge or infection control and health and safety procedures.

You are a team player but can also work independently

BENEFITS

Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work.  You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else's life.  In addition, you’ll receive:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

A comprehensive induction programme

Extensive training and development

Support for Care apprenticeships 

Pension

Life Assurance

Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme (including optical, dental and complimentary therapy treatments)

Westfield shopping discounts

Employee assistance programme

Childcare vouchers

Free on-site parking

Paid breaks

BEING PART OF QEF MEANS

Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.

Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Being an active team player.

Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours.

DISABILITY CONFIDENT EMPLOYER

QEF is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job.

Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please click for a copy the Job Description and Person Specification.

We would love to hear from you if you would like an informal chat or visit before applying.  Get in touch on HR@qef.org.uk / 01372 841 100.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include Enhanced with adults barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in becoming part of team QEF please APPLY NOW!