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Head of Housekeeping
Head of Housekeeping - Ullswater
We're looking for a lead housekeeper to head up our friendly team at our Ullswater and Howtown centres. These two centres are on the lakeshore of Ullswater and every year thousands of young people come for a residential trip to Outward Bound.
Outward Bound are a Real Living Wage employer
Full time / permanent
Location: Outward Bound Ullswater and Howtown
Contract: Full time / permanent
Hours: 40 hours (no split shifts and most weekends off). Our 40 hour contract means a 40 hour working week. We don't expect you to work more than your contract as can often happen in hospitality.
Salary: £24,102 plus benefits (£11.59 per hour)
Holidays: 32 days a year (rising by a day a year to a maximum of 38 days)
What you'll be doing
- Clean and prepare rooms and ensure all public areas around the centre are kept clean
- Work to improve productivity and efficiency of room cleaning
- Inspection of work to ensure hygiene standards of cleanliness are met
- Reporting of any maintenance issues in room
- Control of stock ordering and linen management
- Carrying out training of new team members.
Why it's good working here
- No split shifts
- Flexible working options
- Every Christmas and New Year off
- Most weekends off
- 32 days holiday (rising to 38 days)
- Full training
- Uniform provided
- Cycle to work scheme
- Personal healthcare plan plus other benefits
Not just a job, make a difference...
As part of the Hospitality Team, you'll be responsible for ensuring the high quality provision of housekeeping services to our two residential centres on the shores of Ullswater.
Young people come on residential outdoor learning and adventure programmes at Outward Bound to help them develop skills and behaviours that will help them throughout their lives. You'll play a very important role in making this experience as good as it can be, as knowing there is a warm, clean and friendly place to stay helps young people settle in and make the most of their week - whatever the weather!
How to Apply
To apply simply email Grahame and send him a copy of your up to date CV. Or if you have any questions drop him an email:
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
We know that confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we’ll let you in on a secret: there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect candidate'. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that you think sounds good for you!
If we offer you the job, you'll be asked to do a DBS check.