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Housekeeper - Immediate Start - Part time

  • Location:

    Durham, County Durham

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £9.25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jane Crowland

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Weeks +

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    20/01/21 17:20:24

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to work on student accommodation in Durham for a temporary position.

You will be required to cover various shifts over 7 days per week. You MUST be flexible with the hours and shift patterns.

This position will require DBS check. It will be done by Brook Street, but if you have DBS on Update Services - you will be considered first!

Your role will involve clean accommodation and staff areas - both designated routine areas and ad-hoc requests from line manager - including (but not limited to):

" Sweeping and mopping
" Dusting
" Wiping and polishing glass and signage
" Cleaning public and disabled toilets
" Wiping and clearing laundry machines
" Emptying bins
" Cleaning internal windows
" Cleaning staff kitchen, appliances and cupboards
" Dusting and wiping computer equipment
" Assist and oversee contract cleaners to ensure the accommodation receives periodic deep cleans
" Set up rooms and place amenities for summer stays programme
" Use vacuum cleaner, other cleaning equipment and cleaning machinery such as floor buffer

You will be expected to demonstrate the values listed below on a day to day basis:

" Community: Be part of the ONE team and pursue the team goal
" Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and don't manipulate, demean or mistreat people
" Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role
" Accountability: Work hard, work smart and don't blame others
" Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises
" Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%

Key Competencies:

" Adaptability
" Building Customer Loyalty
" Communication
" Continuous Improvement
" Contributing to Team Success
" Decision Making
" Initiating Action
" Leveraging Diversity
" Quality Orientation
" Managing Work
" Safety Awareness

Technical Skills:

" Eye for detail (Essential)
" Reasonable level of physical fitness (Essential)
" Knowledge and experience of cleaning methods and systems (Desirable)
" Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations (Desirable)

If you are interested in the position, please apply here and we will get in touch with you!


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