25 hours per week
Worked over a 6-week rota basis including evenings and weekends
£19,319 pro rata per annum, actual annual salary £13,799 plus a shift allowance
An exciting opportunity for a part time Housekeeper has arisen to join our small but dedicated team of Housekeepers as we expand our Hospice site.
Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.
As part of the Housekeeping team, you will maintain high standards of cleanliness within the Hospice, providing a safe clean environment for patients, visitors and staff within our Wellbeing Centre, Clinical and Non-Clinical areas in line with the agreed cleaning schedule. Duties will include vacuuming, dusting, mopping floors and the emptying of bins.
The successful candidate will be organised and hard-working who will be reliable, flexible and a good team player who has good interpersonal and communication skills. Previous cleaning experience would be an advantage and an NVQ 2 in infection control is desirable, however full training will be provided.
The Housekeeping provision is operated over 7 days and worked on a 6 week rota. All Housekeeping staff are required to work a 25 hour week split over five, five hour days and work two weekends out of six. Shift times are as follows; 6.00am -11.00am / 09.30am – 2.30pm / 1.30pm – 6.30pm – please note we are unable to offer set shift times.
Should you require any further information regarding the role or how the rota is worked please contact John Blyth on 01908 663636.
In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:-
This appointment is subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check
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Closing Date: 13 February 2024
Interview Date: 22 February 2024
Please be aware that this advert will close early if a high number of applications are received.