Head Housekeeper

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Devon
Salary
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
27 Aug 2020
Closes
24 Sep 2020
Sectors
Domestic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head Housekeeper

Combe Martin

Full time

Permanent

Salary: GBP25,000 (GBP22,000 with accommodation)

The company

Our client prides themselves on achieving the highest standards at their holiday park, their focus being on delivering a great experience to their guests whilst they are there.

What is the purpose of the Head Housekeeper

You will be responsible for all tasks related to the house- keeping department of the business, be able to lead and motivate your team and ensure at all times you are meeting and exceeding standards of cleanliness and ensuring guest satisfaction.

What will you do as the Head Housekeeper

* Supervising house-keeping staff, including recruitment, dealing with holidays and absences as well as training and mentoring the team to ensure they are working to the best of their abilities and morale is high

* Co-ordinating rotas and making sure sufficient staff are working to deal with demands

* Overseeing ordering of supplies and stock, including stock control management and reducing costs and wastages where possible

* Carrying out housekeeping tasks when required

* Checking and monitoring employees work to ensure this has been carried out in line with company guidelines and to the standards required

* Offering excellent levels of customer care when required

* Liaising with other department heads to ensure the smooth running of the organisation and improving processes and systems where possible

What skills and experience will you have as the Head Housekeeper?

* Proven track record in a Head House-keeper capacity - ideally within hospitality / travel sector

* Able to demonstrate natural leadership and communication skills

* Previous experience of organising rotas and dealing with ordering / stock duties

* A thorough understanding and ability to implement slick and effective processes and standards within the department

* Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

* Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

* Able to work the hours the business dictates

* This is a full time permanent post with an immediate start for the right person

What will you get in return?

* Competitive Salary

* Food and drink provided after a 6-hour shift

* Access to our leisure facilities

* 21 days holiday + bank holidays

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