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Housekeeper

Deadline for applications: 14 May 2018

Contract & Hours: 6 Months Fixed-term Contract & 35 Hrs per week

Mon to Fri 9.00 to 16:30 with some weekend working as required.

To clean student accommodation as part of the housekeeping team (total 253 student rooms) at Bellerbys College London.

Key responsibilities

  • To provide a weekly clean to each students room to a high standard.
  • You are responsible for the Health and Safety of yourself the students, visitors and other members of staff.
  • To work within COSHH regulations.
  • Vacuum clean carpets.
  • Dust and polish furniture and fittings.
  • Clean metal fixtures and fittings.
  • Empty and clean rubbish bins.
  • Dispose of rubbish in a sanitary manner.
  • Clean wash basins, mirrors and showers.
  • Make up beds and change linen as required.
  • Clean windows as scheduled.
  • Make students beds weekly.
  • Sort, fold and put away clean laundry.
  • Shampoo carpets and upholstery.
  • Operate mechanized cleaning equipment.
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition.
  • Monitor and report necessary repairs and maintenance.
  • Work within the companies ‘Child Protection Policy’.
  • To complete necessary paper work and documents.
  • To attend team meetings as and when required.
  • To attend any training courses as required including those which may take place outside of normal working hours.
  • To carry out any reasonable request by a member of the management team.

What experience do you need?

  • Previous cleaning experience is required either with an educational boarding school, hotel environment or similar. Present a good knowledge of C.O.S.H.H. Experience using cleaning machinery.

Required qualifications and training

  • COSHH awareness (Desirable)
  • Fire safety awareness (Desirable)
  • Customer service awareness (Desirable)

Knowledge and skills

  • Possess excellent knowledge of cleaning procedures able to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of C.O.S.H.H.
  • Exceptionally high standards of cleanliness able to maintain these standards throughout
  • Proven cleaning skills with an ability to organise and prioritise work load.
  • Good communication skills able to build rapport with both colleagues and customers
  • Able to time manage – pro-active and be organised with a flexible approach
  • Able to adapt to changing workloads and tasks
  • High standard of professional conduct
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours as required.

Attributes

  • Calm, organised and able to work well under pressure to time deadlines, adapting to changing workloads and routines.
  • Excellent communicator with the proven experience within the cleaning industry.
  • Flexible, be able to work weekends in busy periods.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records checks if appropriate.

How to apply

Please email streharne@studygroup.com with your CV and covering letter, which must be returned by 9am Monday 14th May 2018.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 21st May 2018.

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.