Hotel Head Housekeeper Live IN or OUT Bedford

Location South West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £20,000-25,000
Job Number  43765
Created 06 April 2017

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER – Fantastic opportunity – Live-in available


An opportunity has arisen for a talented Head Housekeeper professional to join this first class organisation; a renowned top quality Hotel, Conference & Training Centre. The role offers a fantastic working environment supporting a good work life balance philosophy; this environment also drives our solid ethos of training and development for all team members.

The Centre is situated close to both Milton Keynes & Bedford and is primarily engaged in the delivery of top class service to our many professional executive business delegates and guests.

Ideally from a minimum 4 star background - this role will suit an established Head Housekeeper but may also appeal to a top quality Assistant Head Housekeeper looking to step up. Joining the established dynamic management team your role will include:


  • Ensure a first class level of customer service

  • To ensure all standards are achieved across the business

  • To mentor and develop the team to ensure they reach their potential and help progress them in their roles

  • To maximise profitability of the business

  • Assist in the effective day to day management of Conference Centre people, services and products

  • To assist and liaise with all other departments to help ensure all procedures are maintained throughout the business


Experienced within the management and supervision of Housekeeping operations, the ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and standards driven individual with a strong skillset incorporating:


  • A professional and business-like approach

  • Immaculate personal presentation befitting of the organisation

  • Standards and customer care centric

  • Outstanding eye for detail and the ability to motivate team members to achieve agreed required results.

  • Motivational & supportive management style with the ability to inspire and influence team to achieve their full potential

  • Determination to succeed

  • Strong effective communication skills

  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to meet set deadlines

  • Approachable and cheerful personality with can do attitude and ability to resolve problems at the required level

  • Good computing/administration skills

  • Good knowledge and experience ideally including COSHH, risk assessments, manual handling, pest control, legionella programmes, fire prevention schedules

The basic hours of work are 37 hours per week working 5 days out of 7 straight shifts on a rota basis. Company benefits include 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. A choice of Company and Government based Pension schemes are available to join; live-in positions are available, uniform and meals on duty are provided.

Consultant Darren Lewis

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