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Housekeeper at Spire Healthcare

Housekeeper

Spire Healthcare Hove, East Sussex Full-Time
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Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the hospital in line with the housekeeping and infection control policy
  • Complete the cleaning schedules related to the shift, ensuring that rooms and public areas are clean
  • To keep in close contact with the Senior Housekeeper and report any concerns regarding housekeeping issues immediately
  • To work in close liaison with the clinical staff, understanding the special needs of the hospital on a day to day basis
  • To be responsible for the day to day maintenance of the equipment provided, checking for faults and supply shortages and reporting them to the line manager
  • Compliance with all Health and Safety at Work regulations including COSHH
  • Work with guidance on moving and handling, as identified in corporate and local policy and discussed at Mandatory training sessions.
  • Quality assurance and patient confidentiality must be maintained at all times.
  • Assisting and support with catering services.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

Essential

  • Experience in a customer facing environment/role
  • Experience working unsupervised and on own initiative, prioritising tasks
  • A positive and flexible approach to customer service
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Willing and able to complete mandatory training for COSSH, Manual Handling, Infection Control, food hygiene and Health & Safety in-house.

Desirable
 
  • Previous cleaning experience
  • Room service experience
  • NVQ in General Cleaning
  Environment

The post holder will be operating in a 24 hour acute hospital setting and will be required to be responsive to a constantly changing environment.

Maintain high standard of cleanliness and clinical cleaning throughout the hospital in line with the housekeeping and infection control policies. Complete the cleaning schedules related to the shift, ensuring that rooms and public areas are cleaned to a very high standard. To keep in close communication with the Head Housekeeper and Supervisors and report any concerns regarding housekeeping issues immediately. To work in close liaison with the clinical staff understanding the special needs of the hospital on a day to day basis. To be responsible for the day to day maintenance of cleaning equipment provided, checking for faults and supply shortages and reporting them to the line manager.  Compliance with all Health and Safety at Work regulations including COSHH. Work with guidance on moving and handling, as identified in corporate and local policy and discussed at Mandatory training sessions.

 

Recommended skills

Scheduling
Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health (Coshh)
Manual Handling
Food Safety
Communication
Housekeeping
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Job ID: 2019