Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Housekeeper



Who we are:

Blind Veterans UK helps ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915 we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans. We believe every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose. We’re here to help veterans of every generation overcome sight loss.

The job:

We’re looking for a friendly and pro-active Housekeeper with attention to detail, good communication and organisational skills to carry out general cleaning duties.

Key responsibilities for the Housekeeper:

– Undertake daily cleaning and deep cleaning tasks within all rooms in the Centre, including public areas, in accordance with departmental procedures such as COSHH, Health and Safety and Infection Control
– Undertake laundry tasks and operate all laundry equipment in line with manufacturers’ operating guidelines and to the highest standards
– Ensure all paperwork required is completed and kept up to date, such as checklists and logs regarding laundry items to ensure quality assurance and best practice is followed
– Clear and set up function rooms relating to requests from the Centre Team
– Undertake the disposal of waste, compacting and recycling all relevant items in line with housekeeping procedures to ensure refuse is disposed of responsibly and to assist with environmental sustainability
– Ensure beneficiary or customer personal requests relating to room requirements are reviewed and completed in a timely manner

Please note, this role will involve working on a shift pattern that may include weekends.

We offer:

– Salary of £21,532.05 per annum
– Generous annual leave with the option to buy additional days
– Pension scheme with generous employer contributions
– Healthcare cash plan
– Access to legal services and mental health support
– Employee assistance programme
– Paid professional subscriptions and discounts
– Home working allowance
– Professional and personal development
– Enhanced pay

Essential qualifications, experience and skills required for this role:

– Previous cleaning experience in a care home or hotel setting
– COSHH, Infection Control and Manual Handling Awareness, either from prior experience or formal training

This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks

We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. We are unable to provide any type of Visa sponsorship.

We embrace diversity and welcome applicants from people with a disability and from all backgrounds and cultures.

The current closing date is 10 December 2023, however we may close the role early if we successfully appoint a candidate, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

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