Housekeeping Supervisor

Posted 24 November 2021
Salary£20000.00 per year
Job type Permanent
Discipline Commercial and Business Support
Contact NameClaire Gledhill

Job description

Paterson Recruitment are recruiting a Housekeeping Supervisor who will be able to provide support to the Housekeeping Manager by ensuring that the business is cleaned and maintained in line with school and guest expectations. You will deputise for the Housekeeping Manager in their absence.


Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Review work schedules
  • Ordering cleaning materials and monitoring all cleaning activities
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Motivate team members and assist in strategies to boost performance
  • Accomplishes staff job results by coaching counselling, disciplining, planning, monitoring and training
  • Conduct performance reviews/job chats


Key Tasks:

  • Ensure the environment is cleaned and maintained to the highest possible standards
  • Allocation of precise and clear instructions to be performed daily to all Team Leaders
  • Perform return to work interviews
  • Training in relating to colour coding and COSHH regulations
  • Perform probationary reviews
  • Responsible for answering routine enquiries daily relating to the work of the department
  • Personal interaction to ensure harmonious relationships between the Cleaning Team, Pupils, Matrons and Houseparent’s
  • An active member in Team Leader meetings
  • Perform room checks to ensure rooms are kept to a good standard
  • Ensure stock levels are properly maintained



  • Delegate to Team Leaders, providing constructive feedback
  • Address problems with work quality in an effective, timely manner
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines ensuring all staff follow company policies and legal regulations
  • Provide support to staff as requested and in accordance with own training / skill parameters



  • The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description for the post. The duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibilities entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and would not themselves justify the re-evaluation of the post. In cases, however, where a permanent and substantial change in duties and responsibilities of the post occurs, consistent with a higher level of responsibility, then the post would be eligible for re-evaluation
  • To take responsibility for upholding and complying with the School’s Equality and Diversity policies and for behaving in ways that are consistent with fair and equal treatment for all.



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

Pay: £20k per annum