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Housekeeping Team Member

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
22 October 2021
Closing date
7 November 2021
Helen & Douglas House, 14a Magdalen Road, Oxford, Oxon, OX4 1RW
£9.50 per hour
37.5 hours per week
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This is an exciting opportunity to join our small and friendly Housekeeping Team that focuses on delivering excellent standards of hygiene and infection control for our children and families. In this palliative and respite care setting, the Housekeeping Team play a vital & valued role to ensure patients and families feel comfortable and safe during their stay at the hospice.

We are looking to recruit a passionate Housekeeping Team Member in this Full Time (37.5 Hours) Permanent role, and in return for your work we can offer you £9.50 per hour. You’ll have great communication skills, a positive attitude and always happy to engage with our families and team.

You’ll be working both independently and as a team, cleaning offices, hospice communal areas, toilets, bathrooms, and family’s accommodation. The hours of work will be Monday – Friday 8am-4pm.

This role offers the right candidate a great opportunity to make a real impact in an extraordinary children’s hospice charity based in Oxford. We do extraordinary work here at Helen & Douglas House. If you would love to be part of that and can share that passion with others, then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for candidates with the following experience and skills:

  • previous experience of domestic responsibilities
  • understands importance of good hygiene and infection control
  • knowledge and understanding of confidentiality
  • experience of working in a care setting
  • be proactive in your approach to work.

Helen & Douglas House offer the following benefits:

  • auto-enrolment pension scheme with Scottish Widows (employer contribution up to 7%)
  • eyecare voucher scheme
  • cycle scheme
  • occupational sick pay and maternity pay
  • a flexible working environment
  • subsidised staff dining facilities (Hot meal for £3)
  • the chance to be a part of something special.

For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions about the role please e-mail or call the People Resourcing Team on 01865 794749.

The interview process will involve a panel-style interview and a practical cleaning element.
Please note the closing date for this role is midnight on 7th November 2021.

If you would like to join us as our Housekeeping Team Member, please click apply today!

All staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and value the benefits of a diverse workforce. We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community.

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