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Full Time Head Housekeeper in West Bridgford

Location: West Bridgford

Employment Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £12.44 Per Hour

Date Posted: 04/06/2024

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Our stunning care home The Grand Care Centre is a purpose built care home facility in West Bridgford, Nottingham. The home is registered to provide care to 82 residents who have a variety of care needs including residential, nursing and dementia residential. The Grand is rated GOOD in all domains by CQC. We provide the highest standards of safety, comfort and care to residents. We are in a great location and have a very good local reputation. New Care has had a 0 agency usage for over 3 years as we employ a permanent staff team to ensure continuity of care to residents from staff that know them and that residents know and trust. Across New Care all of our staff are paid the national living wage or above. 


We are seeking to appoint a caring, motivated and experienced Head Housekeeper to join our team. To oversee and ensure that the standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the Home is maintained to the highest level and within the New Care specification. We have a 40 hours contract available with an hourly rate of £12.44. Shift times are 0800-1630, with alternate weekend working.  


Role Responsibilities: 

  • To contribute to the achievement of the Home’s standards for Housekeeping.
  • To undertake general cleaning tasks.
  • Manage, allocate duties and supervise the housekeeping team ensuring a quality delivery of service for the duration of each shift.
  • Promote best practice throughout the team.
  • Complete all orders in line with company policy.
  • Complete a full deep clean schedule.
  • Ensure the working environment is free from hazards and be aware of the risks when using the equipment.
  • Take responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of adults that the post holder is responsible for or comes into contact with.  


Skills and experience required: 

  • Background in commercial cleaning in a hotel, care or hospital environment.
  • Experience in managing a team of housekeepers.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Experience of Auditing and stock control and legislation e.g. COSHH.


The Benefits  


Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles 


  • Bank holiday and overtime enhancements 
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum
  • Paid DBS 
  • Uniform provided
  • Paid training 
  • Refer a friend referral scheme, for the following roles only – Registered Nurse, Team Leader / Senior Care Assistant and Care Assistant
  • Excellent induction programme for new starters 
  • A rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress within the company
  • Ongoing support and training for nationally recognised qualifications 
  • A competitive rate of pay 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing programmes 
  • Recognition awards – employee of the month and golden tickets
  • Ongoing career development 
  • Travel plan – walk or ride a bike and get a free meal that day 
  • Christmas Bonuses
  • Pension scheme
  • HASTEE – access to your money as you earn (pay advance)



About New Care 


The care philosophy of New Care aims to ensure all residents maintain the highest level of independence and achieve their full potential whatever that may be – physical, intellectual, emotional or social. We believe this philosophy can be achieved by providing professional, person- centred care, nurturing each resident individually exploring and understanding their needs. The health, well-being and happiness of our residents is always our number one priority. 


New Care, as part of the McGoff group have been designing, building and operating care homes for over 10 years. Each New Care home is purpose built and expertly designed with the needs of our residents in mind. Internally the design is luxurious yet comfortable and practical.  


The company ethos ‘To celebrate the wonder of people’ relates to all those who are part of the New Care family, residents, their family and friends, staff members and professional visitors. Ultimately we want residents to live their lives to the fullest and to be proud of their home and feel happy to invite their family and friends to visit. 

This position is subject to a DBS check 



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