Head Housekeeper

Job Type:
Salary range:
£25,000 - £29, 999
£24,000 to £26,000 per annum
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:

Head Housekeeper

£24,000 - £26,000 DOE

Our client, a busy and well established hotel, are currently seeking a Head Housekeeper to manage all Room Attendants as well as coordinate the daily workload. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and be an extremely organised and efficient worker due to the fast paced nature of the position.

Role specification:

• Conduct room standard checks each day, liaise with hotel reception on the status of each floor and room availability.

• Prepare and maintain a monthly Rota, ensuring the Housekeeping and linen porter teams are adequately staffed at all times.

• To instruct the Housekeeping team in their role and required duties / allocation.

• To ensure that all cleaning consumables and laundry items are ordered from current nominated suppliers in line with Company purchasing policy and budgets.

• To ensure stock takes are carried out at the end of each month.

• To work within agreed budget guidelines on staff costs and consumables and to co-operate in any action necessary so as to keep to budget.

• To ensure cleaning of all public areas of the hotel are to the highest standard, including meeting and hospitality areas and gymnasium.

• To organise deep cleaning duties when required.

• Dealing with suppliers of linen, cleaning materials and guest supplies, such as soap, shampoo, etc.

• Controlling supply costs, as well as laundry, maintenance and wages

• Overseeing stocktakes, budgets and other paperwork, such as maintenance reports and safety audits

• Ensuring lost property is kept safely and returned to its owner

• Overseeing supervisors and linen room and cleaning supplies staff

• An awareness of green issues

• Ideally computer literate, with a knowledge of creating spreadsheets and composing emails.

• Previous experience with the hotel operating system Opera would be ideal

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Contact Details:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01895 520 700
Contact: Siobhan Joseph

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