Job Details

Job Ref :
Job Title :
Head Housekeeper 
Job Category :
Posted :
10/14/2021 11:59:01 PM 
Company Name :
The rpc Group of Companies 
Location :
Wiltshire, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£24k per year + Benefits 
Security :
Description :

The Company and the Role:

Impressive full time permanent opportunity for a Head Housekeeper in a Wiltshire based hotel managing the efficient running of the housekeeping department.

The company is a popular brand venue with great attractions and appeal to both locals and tourists, offering great experiences and options to all guests of the hotel.

The Head Housekeeper is responsible for cleanliness of all hotel bedrooms and public areas.

Ensuring maintenance issues are highlighted and repair work actioned to company standard.

Respectful and pro-active leader who can supervise, train, and motivate their team.

Key Features of the Role:

• Head Housekeeper is responsible for all the legal requirements of the housekeeping team.

• Ensuring exacting standards are achieved and a source of pride within your team, and that everyone has a uniformity and pro-active approach to housekeeping.

• Manage guest lost property, bedroom checks in a consistent manner, cleanliness, and maintenance reporting.

• Manage relationship and communication between your team and the reception, to achieve a hotel team approach when it comes to security, guest expectation, customer services, compliance, awareness of preventative measures that might damage the hotel brand.

• Manage costs, rotas, stock, waste and have financial awareness how your department impacts the hotels business.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Head Housekeeper experience in a hotel, guest house or accommodation blocks is essential.

• Management or supervisory experience of a housekeeping team is essential.

• You must be experienced dealing with all aspects within a housekeeping team, thinking on your feet, showing flexibility, communicating efficiently and effectively.

• Ideally, we are looking for a Head Housekeeper who can produce fresh ideas, encourage creative thinking, and turn these into realistic solutions.

• Head Housekeeper has to be someone who can make decisions and who accepts responsibility of their actions, positive or negative outcomes.

What is on Offer?

Competitive basic salary up to £24,000 (depending on experience).

Meals on duty, comfortable uniform, staff discounts, Perkbox, pension, anniversary awards, long service awards, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme.

Free staff parking.

On-going staff training.

Working 5 days out of 7 (including some weekends) on a full-time basis, (hours may vary).

Applicants Please Note:

Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Head Housekeeper or Housekeeper Supervisor.

For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
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