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Head Of Housekeeping

Head Of Housekeeping

Job Title: Head Of Housekeeping
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Industry: Hospitality and Catering
Reference: DH020623_1685721578
Contact Name: Dawn Halford
Contact Email:
Job Published: 02 June 2023
Job Description

Our prestigious client based in Oxfordshire require a Head of Housekeeping to start as soon as possible.

Main Duties:

  • Oversee and supervise a daily housekeeper service, responding to guests as necessary. Occasionally this will include undertaking cleaning, changing linen and preparing bedrooms and meeting rooms for guests.
  • Supervise meeting room set-up according to booking forms
  • Welcome external guests, issue keys, show guests to their rooms and ensure they receive relevant information for their stay
  • Maintain oversight of all keys and replace as necessary. Overall responsibility for the system including issuing key fobs and updating the system.
  • Stock management of cleaning materials, renewables, toiletries, etc.
  • Oversee the laundry arrangements (bed linen, towels, etc)

Contribute to the general maintenance and care of the buildings, including staff and student houses, in particular:

  • Manage laundry services, including managing student washing machines and dryers
  • Maintenance and servicing of cleaning equipment
  • Checking operation of water softeners
  • Maintaining appropriate records of required inspections (e,g. water treatment, electrical inspection, fire extinguishers, etc
  • Coordinating arrival and departure of students and tenants in the properties including arranging necessary cleaning, repairs and decoration.

Salary: £28,000- £30,000

Hours: Normal working day is 8 hours (8am to 5pm with an unpaid lunch break). Your

normal working week will be Monday to Friday. You will be expected to keep your working

hours flexible to a reasonable extent, depending on the needs of the client. This will

include weekend and bank holiday working (one weekend a month


  • Pension scheme
  • 6 weeks leave plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Free meals on duty

Due to rural location, the successful candidate will need to have a driving licence.

For more information, please call 01235 535858.

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