Housekeeping Supervisor

Signature Senior Lifestyle Ltd
24 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Up to GBP10.00 per hour

Do you want to work in a luxurious, modern care home where you can contribute to giving residents the highest quality of life? Are you looking for a job where you can develop and grow in your role? Do you want to combine your passion for housekeeping with the ability to making a real difference to the lives of our residents? Is being valued for what you do important?

At Signature we provide exceptional levels of person-centred care to our residents so we only want to recruit the best staff for our communities.

About the Role

This is a hands-on, supervisory working role. The Housekeeping Supervisor is responsible for supervising, auditing and monitoring all Housekeeping functions within the Signature home, and ensuring that customer care and service are delivered in a consistent and profitable way. In addition, the Housekeeping Supervisor should ensure that the housekeeping and laundry services operate according to the Departmental Guideline, and ensure that all Health and Safety measures are in place and adhered to, liaising with all departments as necessary.

  • Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to;
  • Ensure efficient and cost-effective running of all housekeeping services.
  • Prepare the departmental budget for payroll and overheads.
  • Contribute to the care home's profit by controlling departmental costs, whilst maintaining service standards and product quality.
  • Perform efficient stock control to ensure that cash flow is not tied up unnecessarily and that there is no unnecessary surplus stock on site.
  • Oversee the efficient organisation of work routines for departmental employees, ensuring that all areas are cleaned to the highest standard through effective management and the Compliance Audit processes.
  • Quality cleaning in all areas
About you

This is an important and valued role within the Company so we are looking for someone who is responsible, conscientious and enthusiastic.

Required Skills and Experience:

Skills and Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Awareness of waste disposal and infection control techniques
  • Experience in cleaning and housekeeping functions
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Awareness of COSHH and CQC regulations
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload, and work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate and manage interpersonal relationships, including influencing skills and managing change
Reasonable access outside working hours in emergency situations

About our Benefits.

Here at Signature we recognise that extra special efforts should not go unrewarded and that is why we provide a number of special incentives and bonuses that can be earned throughout your time working for the company.

These benefits listed below are in place in order to reward our staff for their continual hard work:

  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Free uniforms that are attractive and practical
  • Free eye care tests and options for funding towards future spectacles if required
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Savings on Childcare
  • Refer a friend and get a cash bonus
  • Study support
  • Holiday discounts
  • A variety of motor related offers
  • Life Insurance
About the Company.

Signature is delivering a new standard of nursing homes in the UK. Signature is a unique and inspiring group of homes, where care and lifestyle go hand in hand. These homes offer residents a relaxing, safe environment where they can enjoy comfort, companionship, independence - and their own front door.

Signatures vision is "delivering peace of mind", peace of mind for the residents that they will be cared for and supported within our homes to live safe and fulfilled lives. Peace of mind of their families knowing that their loved ones are being well cared for and peace of mind for our employees knowing that they will be trained and provided with development opportunities to continue to build their capabilities to enable them to be the best they can be.

Signature is also featured in the London Stock Exchange (LSE) 1000 companies to inspire Britain, an annual celebration of some of the fastest growing and most dynamic small and medium sized enterprises!

Sound like a company you would like to work for? Then what are you waiting for, click apply today and let's get started!

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