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Reference

PRI68771

Location

The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£20,300 Per Annum

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Head Housekeeper - Priory Enfield Hospital

 

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • Free parking
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Care first – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Career development
  • An employee assistance programme

 

The Role

We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Head Housekeeper to lead and  join the housekeeping team on a full time basis.

The role holder will require experience gained within a hospital/hotel environment together with some supervisory experience.

 

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinates the purchase, supply of materials, equipment and services with approved suppliers.
  • Controls the movement of stock by recording, monitoring and effectively managing shortfall and surplus situations.
  • Assists in the recruiting of the service, in liaison with their manager, ensuring the effective recruitment, selection, development and performance of staff, while planning staff rosters to ensure continuity of services and facilities.
  • Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the maintenance department to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations.   
  • Making beds, emptying bins, polishing all surfaces, vacuuming carpets, washing net curtains at regular intervals, cleaning baths, sinks and toilets and all surfaces, wash bathroom floors, dusting on top of wardrobes, washing all paintwork, window ledges etc. Replacing toilet paper, soap when necessary. Replacing towels. Clearing dirty crockery.
  • Laundry: All outgoing laundry to be counted before placing in dirty linen bags and documented on forms supplied, and all incoming laundry to be counted and checked off on form.
  • Supervises a team of staff ensuring domestic and housekeeping services are delivered to operational standards, and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations.

 

About Priory Enfield

Priory Hospital Enfield is a 53 bed hospital in the Borough of Enfield and is situated with very good transport links. The site provides services in both a forensic setting (male medium secure & low secure) and acute services (female). The hospital can cater for up to 53 patients at one time across the four wards, and the responsibility for staffing the hospital is of vital importance.

Benefits of working on site includes free and secure parking, excellent transport links to Central London (via the Overground which is one minute walk from the site) as well excellent links to the M25 via the A10. Free meals are provided to all staff and you will be entitled to the Priory’s excellent benefits package.

 

About Priory

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding.

 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

 

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

30/11/2022