Overview

Salary: £9.49 per hour

Shift hours: Permanent

Housekeeper

Are you looking for a new challenge? For a rewarding job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference? Would you like to contribute to the greater good of the healthcare field? If so, then we would love to hear from you! 

A new opportunity has arisen for a Housekeeper to join the Medirest Family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated catering & cleaning team, who deliver outstanding cleaning & catering services for patients and visitors. 

As a Housekeeper you will have the variety of performing both catering and cleaning duties, every day is different, and this is an opportunity which will make a real difference!

Housekeeper

  • Provide menus, take orders from patients and support with all dietary and allergen queries.  
  • Prepare and deliver all refreshments and meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner service.  
  • Clear down ward areas and wash up dirty dishes ensuring that the kitchen is fully prepared for next service. 
  • Liaise with ward staff to ensure patients’ needs are met in a timely manner. 
  • Offer a great customer service by always putting the patient first. 
  • High and low dusting, mopping, wiping and scrubbing surfaces.
  • Cleaning of wards, side rooms, toilets, showers, infected and public areas.
  • Ensure rubbish bins are maintained and removed when full. 
  • Carry out curtain changes on wards and departments
  • Maintain high hospital standards by ensuring all areas are clean, presentable and safe for visitors by following the required policies and procedures. 
  • Use equipment in accordance with the role following all Health & Safety guidelines. 
  • Passionate about patient care, with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and healthcare staff. 
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business. 
  • Confident working in a hospital environment and aware at times you will meet patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress. 
  • It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked as a Housekeeper before. What does matter to us the most, is taking pride in what you do and a willingness to learn and go the extra mile for our patients. 
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Baring Service check; costs met by the employer. 

Reference: compass/TP/886412/90420
Location: Cambridge