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Head of Housekeeping - Care Home

Chestnut Gardens Care Home, 95 Foxley Lane, Purley, Croydon, CR8 3HP

  • Pay:
  • Hours: 40.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 3rd April 2022
  • Expires: 29th May 2022

***New Care Home Opening - based in Purley***

Chestnut Gardens Care Home is our brand new 72 bed residential care home due to open this year. We are now recruiting for a Head Housekeeper to join us, with a view to start late Summer/early Autumn 2022. Interviews will take place across May & June so please do bear with us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

To submit your interest now for a new beginning in 2022, within a fantastic organisation, click apply.

ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Head of Housekeeping at a Barchester care home, you’ll help to create the warm and homely surroundings that are so important to delivering quality care and support. Leading a team of housekeeping staff, you’ll ensure that every room and living space is maintained to the highest standards. The Head of Housekeeping role demands excellent attention to detail, but we’ll also rely on you to motivate everyone in your team to be at their best. Put simply, you’ll help to make your care home a shining example of a high quality care environment.

ABOUT YOU
Experience of housekeeping in a hospital environment will be very advantageous for the role of Head of Housekeeping. We’ll also look for a proven ability to lead and inspire a team. A caring nature and good communication skills are important as you’ll often come into contact with other members of staff, residents and their relatives.

REWARDS PACKAGE
In return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive rate of pay plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package including:
• Free training and development for all roles
• Access to wellbeing and support tools
• A range of retail discounts and savings
• Unlimited referrals with our ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus scheme
• ‘Employee of the Month’ rewards and ‘Long Service Awards’

And so much more!

If you’d like to use your attention to detail and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.

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Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.

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About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.

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Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.