Title: Housekeeper

Location: All Schemes / Villages

Responsible to: Scheme / Village Manager

This is a summary of the job description

Overall Aim of the Job:

• To contribute to the support offered to Residents by maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the Scheme / Village

•  To show a caring attitude toward Residents as is central to the way of working at ExtraCare

• To build good relationships with all members of the care team in the Scheme / Village

Key Responsibilities:

Cleaning Routines:

• To follow daily and weekly cleaning schedules as designed to suit the needs of the Scheme / Village

• To follow requirements to undertake some tasks less frequently, e.g., spring cleaning of vacated rooms, washing of paintwork

• Using initiative where necessary to ensure that the Scheme / Village is maintained to a very high standard of cleanliness and comfort at all times

• To use appropriate methods to clean carpets, hard surfaces, furniture, bathrooms, toilets, kitchens and windows according to the requirements of the cleaning routine schedule

• To use an appropriate method to clean soft furnishings, including washable curtains

• To dispose of all rubbish in the designated external bins

Health & Safety:

• To ensure that all work is carried out in line with Health & Safety policies and COSHH regulations

• To be alert for hazards for self, other staff and residents and to report such findings immediately.

Other Duties:

• To undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time

This post is subject to a satisfactory medical clearance, DBS disclosure, two written references and Home Office right to work clearance.