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Housekeeping Supervisor Job

Location UK, South East England, Buckinghamshire
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £20500 GPA
Job Number  97857
Created 25 November 2021


One of the most stunning schools in Buckinghamshire is looking to recruit a Housekeeping Supervisor to come and join their lovely team.

Benefits of working at this school are many:

  • Free uniform - provided and laundered
  • Free meals when on duty,
  • Use of leisure facilities and grounds
  • Staff pension scheme
  • Discounted membership to golf club.
  • The School is closed at Christmas and New Year and requires no holiday days to be taken.

The Role:

  • Day to day supervision of Housekeeping Team Leaders to include Stowe property/accommodation, and Easter, Summer Commercial Letting.
  • Provide support to the Housekeeping Manager by ensuring that the business is cleaned and maintained in line with school and guest expectations.
  • Deputise for the Housekeeping Manager in her absence and to undertake duties of the Housekeeping Manager.
  • Induct all new members of the cleaning team and provide in-house training
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • The supervision of all Team Leaders focussing on their performance in terms of standards and performance
  • Ensure the environment is cleaned and maintained to the highest possible standards


  • Have a strong focus on team, staff and pupils
  • Are committed to developing self and others
  • Are flexible in approach to work to meet demands
  • Are a good Team worker
  • Have the ability to solve problems/offer solutions
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Have confidence in addressing conflicts and offering resolutions

A full job description can be sent upon request 

Hours: 7.00am to 2.30pm – 5 days out of 7

Salary: £20,500 GPA

Start:  ASAP

Interviews: ASAP

Responsible Consultant: Kelly B (kellyb@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

7.00am to 2.30pm – 5 days out of 7

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





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Specialist Skills & Experience

​ To work in compliance with Health& Safety to ensure hazards are identified

​ Ensure hygiene standards, cleaning procedures, practises and equipment are in line with best practise and legislation

​ Ability to lead a team by influencing and persuading

​ Excellent planning and organising

​ Previous cleaning experience


​ Multitask

​ Experience of managing a team

​ Time management

​ Able to prioritise

​ Be fully aware of workplace diversity

Personal Skills

​ Strong focus on Team, staff and pupils

​ Committed to developing self and others

​ Flexible in approach to work to meet demands

​ Good Team worker

​ Ability to solve problems/offer solutions

​ Good interpersonal skills

​ Ability to communicate at all levels

​ Confidence in addressing conflicts and offering resolutions

​ Supervisory skills

​ Customer service experience

​ Good knowledge of Health & Safety/fire awareness

​ Ability to liaise professionally and effectively between school staff, cleaning team, Matrons, Houseparent’s and Managers as and when necessary

​ To assist the Housekeeping Manager to manage staffing within budgeted and forecasted targets

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