What is the role

Organise care homes/residential homes to make sure that all the rooms are kept clean and tidy.

What does it involve

  • Prepare shift rotas and allocate daily cleaning duties to room attendants
  • Inspect rooms to make sure that standards have been met
  • Record any faults or damage and make arrangements for repairs
  • Recruit, train and supervise staff
  • Work closely with other department heads and the general manager

Salary range

From £24,870 to £27,000

Entry qualifications required

You don’t necessarily need any qualifications to become a housekeeper but it might be useful to have some previous experience in a similar role, or in a social care and health setting. It may also help to have some knowledge of health and safety in the workplace and of the issues faced by people who need care and support.

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