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Housekeeping Team Member

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
13 April 2022
Closing date
1 May 2022
Oxford, Oxfordshire
£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 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. There may be the requirement for ocassional weekend working to cover periods of Annual Leave.

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.

This role offers the right candidate a great opportunity to make a real impact in an extraordinary children’s hospice charity based in Oxford.

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 1st May 2022. Please note we will be interviewing as applications are received and we reserve the right to close the vacancy once the role has been filled.

If you would like to join us as our Housekeeping Team Member, please click here to 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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