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Weekend Housekeeper

Job Description


JOB PURPOSE
 
To carry out Housekeeping duties throughout the hospital.  These duties are to be carried out in areas specified by the supervisors, as per descriptions of the areas.
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES/ACTIVITIES:
 
To ensure all rooms are ready for immediate occupation.  Following Policies and Procedures.
 
To ensure all public areas are clean
 
To carry out all duties requested by Supervisor.
 

PERSON PROFILE:
 
Qualifications and Training

NVQ in General Cleaning
 

Customer facing role
Working unsupervised and prioritising tasks

Previous experience in a housekeeping role

Knowledge and Technical Ability

English language to IELTS 7.0
Awareness of health safety and hygiene
 
Knowledge of COSSH regulations
Awareness of infection control techniques and standards
Presentation of rooms to company standards

Skills and Behaviours

Passion for Customers
Planning and Organisation
Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
Communication and Influencing
Working Collaboratively
Concern for Standards
Business Focus
Early , late and night shifts
Ability to change beds unaided, use a range of cleaning equipment which will involve bending ,lifting and reaching
Flexible work processes
Empathy for the  impact of their role on  vulnerable and sick patients
Empathy for principles and importance of EO and dignity at work

JUDGEMENT SKILLS
 
Planning workload to fit in with hours worked.
 
FREEDOM OF ACTION
 
Supervisors available to solve problems that cannot be solved by the job holder.
 
DIMENSIONS
 
The job holder must be flexible and work as part of a team.  They must be cost effective in the use of supplies.  The must be committed to the Spire Thames Valley Hospital Quality Policy and Standards.
 
 
ENVIRONMENT
 
Training is given for COSSH Manual Handling Infection Control and Health & Safety in-house.
 
   Caveat:
 
This job description is meant as a guide to the key areas of responsibilities and tasks – it is not a definitive list of duties.  All job descriptions are subject to review
                                               
The nature of the job means that hours of duty may change in line with the needs of the service.  Hours in excess of contract may be required, along with a degree of flexibility, which is essential due to the changing needs of private healthcare.



Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

Spire Healthcare’s mission is to bring together the best people who are dedicated to developing excellent clinical environments and delivering the highest quality patient care. We constantly invest in our people, facilities and equipment to ensure our patients receive a high standard of care.