Head Housekeeper

Gracewell Healthcare
15 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be the

Head Housekeeper

at our brand new Gracewell Home in Bath?

Gracewell of Bath is a purpose built state of the art 62 bed home due to open in early 2017. We are looking for an experienced Head Housekeeper to come and join our team in February.

Gracewell Healthcare has a varied range of career options available to individuals all supported by extensive learning and development programmes to make the most of your career as a Head of Housekeeping with us, why not come and explore for yourself.

The Head of Housekeeping is responsible for providing leadership support to the Housekeeping and laundry operations team in directing tasks as well as performing hands on housekeeping and laundry activities when required.

As Head of Housekeeping you will be responsible for developing work assignments for housekeeping and laundry team members and supervising all aspects of housekeeping and laundry operations to ensure they meet Gracewell Healthcare standards.

  • Taking ownership will be for recruitment and training of new team members and you will provide coaching and develop team members with regular 1:1 meetings and appraisals.
  • Able to manage a team, supervisory or management experience.
  • Good organisational skills and able to work on own initiative
  • IT skills, office, word, excel and learn the payroll system
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Written and verbal skills to communicate with others
  • Caring and compassionate attitude
  • Responsible for the management and control of budgets.

What we do is vitally important: caring for people, providing beautiful, safe and comfortable homes for them to live in and supporting them in their future lives. We encourage our residents to retain their independence wherever possible and our homes are a vital, thriving part of the local community.

Working with Gracewell means that you will have an important role to play, with particular responsibilities and duties. You'll be part of a great team of dedicated people who have chosen to work with us because they love what they do and believe they can make a real and positive difference to the lives of our residents.

We recognise that it is the small details and personal attention that makes all the difference; knowing that each resident in our care has special interests, that their life story is unique and often incredible, and that we can help them to continue to cherish their family, friends and important memories.

At Gracewell Healthcare we offer our employees a competitive salary and benefit package, a Gracewell uniform and a comprehensive induction programme.

Gracewell Benefits

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank holiday

  • Bank holiday - double time payment for approved hours worked

  • 'Your choices' voluntary benefits - employee discounted scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Flu Vaccination

  • Employee Assistance scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme with Halfords

  • Study Support

  • Uniform

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