My Shortlist

Your shortlisted jobs will appear here. To view your shortlist: Login Or Register

Date Added: Thu 29/09/2022

Housekeeper - NHS (B2)

Norwich, UK
Apply Now


Job Type: Temporary, FullTime

Salary: £10.69 - £15.63 per hour


Location: Norwich

Job Type: Temporary

Proposed start date : ASAP

Sector: Healthcare

Base: Hospital

Duration: This is a temporary ongoing role with no end date specified at this stage.

Band: 2

Remote working option: No

Pay Rates:

£10.69 paye including holiday pay per hour Monday to Friday

£12.73 Saturdays

£15.63 Sundays and BH

Working Days and Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, these hours are set

Job Purpose

Under the direction and supervision of the Accommodation Office Staff, the post holder will participate as an integral member of the departmental team, undertaking general housekeeping duties, and to report any maintenance failures to help provide a quality service.


  • Establish and maintain a working rapport with nursing, medical, technical, ancillary and administration colleagues staying onsite
  • Help with cleaning and maintain tidiness in all areas, ensuring everywhere is thoroughly cleaned
  • Assist with the cleaning of all equipment including laundry washing machines and driers
  • To replenish consumables where needed including toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning cloths and refuse bags
  • To check linen allocation daily, report any problems to the Accommodation Office. Ensure dirty linen is washed, dried and pressed in accordance with guidance
  • Ensure kitchens are free of rubbish, surfaces all cleaned and oven free of dirt inside and out
  • Ensure adequate stocks of items are in areas as required, and assist with the ordering of stores and stationery supplies. Know how to use Powergate where applicable
  • Put supplies and stationery away in storage areas as required. To manoeuvre various housekeeping trollies which may contain cleaning products, bedding and disposal of rubbish
  • Keep all storage areas clean and neat and promote a safe working environment
  • Make refreshments and wash up as required
  • Liaise with NICU to ensure Relatives Rooms are replenished and equipment serviced. The post holder will come into contact with families daily and in the course of their duties they will hear distressing and emotional information
  • Emptying cupboards and fridges of residents that have left, storing appropriately for the set specified times before disposing
  • Help with bed making and arranging servicing of rooms
  • Participate in weekend rota as and when required
  • Sort mail for department and deliver to each section as required


  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work in an organised and timely manner
  • Confidentiality, diplomacy and a commitment to fulfilling the tasks required for the post
  • Undertake other tasks as deemed necessary by line manager


Do you have experience working as a Housekeeper or cleaner? Essential

Do you have experience working as a Housekeeper in the NHS? Desirable

Do you have experience working as a Housekeeper in the healthcare sector?

Are you available to work Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm?

Do you meet the criteria above and available to start immediately?

Apply Now