Responsible to: Housekeeping Manager
Hours of Work: An average of 20 hours per week, part time, on a two weekly rolling rota
Place of Work: Martin House Hospice
Overall Purpose of the Role:
To clean the general meeting rooms, chapel, the communal areas, corridors, entrances and parents’ accommodation, children’s areas, toilets, bathrooms, bedrooms and offices.
This role also includes helping out with kitchen duties, and working in the laundry.
Tasks and Duties:
- Hard floor cleaning
- Washing windows
- Washing and ironing
- Kitchen duties such as loading and unloading dishwashers, cleaning ovens, washing pans and setting tables
- Making up of parents/children’s bedrooms and cleaning en suite bathrooms.
- Shampooing carpets
- Any other reasonable duties as required by the Housekeeping Manager, IT and Facilities Manager or other Senior Manager
- Martin House has a multi-professional; multi-skilled team seeking to reach out to each family in a way that most helps them. You may therefore be asked to help in other areas as required
- To adopt a positive and reflective approach to personal and professional development
- To participate constructively in a yearly annual appraisal
- To undertake specific training (where necessary) for the role
This job description reflects the present requirements of the post and will form the basis of performance appraisal. As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and necessary changes made with consultation.
Employees may be required to drive a Martin House pool car. These cars are insured by Martin House and it is a requirement of the insurers that we have checked that any staff who drive the cars have a current driving licence.
Martin House is committed to providing care and improving services irrespective of race, ethnicity, disability, gender, religion or belief, age, marital status, or sexual orientation
Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Martin House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Recruitment checks are undertaken in accordance with safer recruitment standards and successful applicants may be required to undertake a DBS check.
All Martin House employees are expected to
- Uphold the values of Martin House and behave in a professional manner at all times.
- Value equality and diversity and comply with relevant equality legislation.
- Attend 1:1s with line manager, team meetings and annual appraisals.
- Take part in all relevant mandatory training and any other education and training considered necessary to carry out the role.
- Take responsibility for one’s own personal development.
- Cooperate with colleagues, encourage and support positive working relationships (both internally and externally) and foster a culture of respect and consideration at work.
- Establish and maintain effective communication with relevant individuals and groups, both internally and externally.
- Take responsibility for one’s own health and safety and the health and safety of others whilst at work, and comply with Health and Safety legislation.
- Comply with information governance requirements and maintain confidentiality at all times, as required.
- Work within all Martin House policies and procedures.
- Communicate a positive image of Martin House and protect its reputation.