Housekeeping Assistant Opportunities

Day/Evenings/Weekends shifts availableFull Time, Permanent / £15,756 - £23,634 (shift dependant)We are seeking motivated housekeeping assistants and deep clean operatives to join the House Services Team at The Children’s Trust. We are willing to consider various shift patterns and happy to discuss flexibility of hours around day, evening and weekend shifts.You will join a growing Facilities Team where you will ensure a high level of housekeeping and cleanliness is maintained in all areas and infection control procedures are adhered to at all times.

Scope of the job:

  • Daily cleaning of the communal areas for all departments and houses
  • To clean and defrost the refrigerators on a weekly basis
  • To clean food tins from daily food trolleys
  • To empty, clean and reline bins and place bags of rubbish for collection
  • To replenish supplies of toilet paper, soaps and paper towels
  • To report any repairs required to fabric, furniture, fittings, fixtures or equipment
  • To take responsibility for stock levels of cleaning products and consumables and ensure they are safely stored in accordance with COSHH legislation


  • GCSE English (grade C or above) or equivalent - Desirable
  • NVQ Level 2 in Housekeeping Services (or willingness to work towards)
  • Previous experience within a Housekeeping or Cleaning role
  • Experience in the Healthcare sector is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working in a large and diverse organisation
  • Experience of working to CQC requirements and commitment to achieving high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • Ability to move and use domestic and industrial type cleaning equipment (polishers, vacuum cleaners etc)
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to understand instructions and awareness of health and safety issues in the work place
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a supportive, energetic and busy team
  • Proactive and prepared to actively contribute to the team culture

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The Children's Trust Recruitment Lead, Katie Richardson

Want to know more about working here?

For an informal discussion please contact Katie Richardson, Recruitment Officer, on 01737 365 803 or .
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The Children's Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people. All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please note, if you are applying to The Children's Trust and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disabilities, and religions/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.You’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, including retention of your NHS pension or option to join an generous contributory pension scheme, free on-site parking, a subsidised restaurant, on-site nursery with discounted spaces for staff (subject to availability) and childcare vouchers.