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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2021.

Housekeeping Team Leader - 6 Months Fixed Term Contract - Northampton

Job Reference: L28-25263

St Andrew’s Healthcare
£23,000 Per Annum, pro rata

Housekeeping Team Leader - Northampton

Salary: £23,000 Per Annum, pro rata, depending on experience, 

 37.5 hours per week – one weekend a month 

6 Month Fixed Term Contract


We have exciting opportunity for a Housekeeping Team Leader to join the team Estates and Facilities Team


Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare


St Andrew’s is the UK’s leading charitable provider of specialist mental healthcare. Unlike traditional independent providers we have no shareholders. As a charity we are in the unique position to reinvest our surpluses into cutting-edge specialist services, state-of-the-art facilities and developing experienced dedicated staff.


 “Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.”


Your role with us


Here at our Northampton site we are recruiting for a Housekeeping Team Leader. Your duties will include the following,


  • Plan and prepare employee work schedules. Performing and assisting with cleaning duties as necessary ( across St Andrews Northampton)
  • Coordinate activities with other departments to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and timely manner (auditing)
  • Inspect work performed to ensure that it meets specifications and established standards
  • Implement operational standards and procedures
  • Instruct staff in work policies and procedures, and the use and maintenance of equipment
  • Inventory stock to ensure that supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts
    Required skills and Responsibilities of the Role
  • Previous experience of working in healthcare or similar environment
  • Previous experience of managing a team is desirable
  • Knowledge of COSHH but not essential as training will be given
    We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications
    Closing date:  Tuesday 26th January 2021

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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