Location: Bridgnorth

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 17 August 2020

Salary: £9.52 per hour

Hours: Full-time, Part-time



We are a well-established, family run care provider and have been delivering kind and compassionate nursing care in our six Nursing Homes across Shropshire and Cheshire since 1989.

Our fully trained care teams go the extra mile every day to help our residents continue to live fulfilling lives, where their dignity is respected and independence nurtured.


Job Summary

As a Housekeeper, you will be responsible for the day to day management of the domestic cleaning service and its standards of cleanliness, ensuring a clean, tidy and safe environment for our residents.  Uphold and actively promote the Morris Care values and philosophy so each day is the best it can be for residents and staff. You play a key role in ensuring our residents enjoy first class care that is: SAFE, EFFECTIVE, CARING, RESPONSIVE, WELL-LED

You will be responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness within the home and ensuring the domestic services run efficiently while being aware of resident and home needs and identifying where improvements and/or requirements need to be addressed.

You will ensure compliance with and promotion of the relevant quality control systems and coaching staff to ensure quality, safety, hygiene and cleanliness standards are met and staff are engaged in these areas.


You shall support the Home Manager in developing and managing effectively and efficiently the budgetary, human and material resources within the department

Primary Duties

As part of the working team, you will supervise the Domestic staff in their daily duties ensuring that cleaning schedules are completed to the required standard.

You will complete monthly rotas for Domestic staff and to maintain staff records on holidays and sickness absence.

Maintain high standards at all times and training, mentoring, supervision and instruction of team members to ensure the provision of quality services.

Inspect all rooms on a regular basis, checking areas for cleanliness and monitoring standards through record keeping and to ensure the highest standards of infection control at all times.

Order stock and monitor stock control of supplies and to distribute throughout the Home, ensuring that supplies are used efficiently within the set budget.

Ensure all relevant equipment is in good working order and in compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.

Maintain Health and Safety records (including COSHH)

Induct new staff into their job duties and to train them to the required COSHH and Health and Safety standards.

Take personal responsibility in becoming fully aware of Health and Safety Policies in particular Fire Procedures, Control of Infection and COSHH.

Assist in ensuring the security of all residents and the premises through the observance of security procedures and the challenging of any strangers in the Home.

Participate in meetings and training events as required.

Act as a positive role model for team members.

Have a commitment to own ongoing professional development.

Required Experience

  • Recent and relevant experience of domestic work for large numbers in a commercial setting.
  • Experience of managing and motivating a team.
  • Experience of providing service for clients who require clean items on a daily basis – prioritisation is essential.
  • Experience in carrying out and ensuring compliance with quality/compliance checks/audits


Desirable Experience

  • Experience of working within care home settings.
  • Experience of staff management and supervision.
  • Experience of undertaking staff performance reviews and planned development of staff




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