Housekeeping Manager - Cambridge

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/517601/71436/MA
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £24,354
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Medirest is currently seeking a Housekeeping Manager to join our team in Cambridge at Addenbrooks Hospital on a 30 hour contract, Friday - Monday. 

We are seeking an experienced Housekeeping Manager to join our team and oversee cleaning and patient feeding. This is a large, busy hospital and is one of the UKs largest training hospitals. 

The chosen individual needs to be able to work in a fast paced, extremely busy environment. Engaging with the staff members on the NHS site and for Medirest. 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Housekeeping Manager that is looking for a new challenge and broaden their skillset to get involved with HR needs too!

Looking for a new opportunity as a Unit manager? A step towards your new career? Or maybe you want to move up a level and take on more responsibility?

Look no further as we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, multi-talented and highly skilled Unit Manager to ensure the highest standards of service at all times.

Job Description
  • Competitive salary 
  • 30 hours per week, inclusive of Saturday and Sunday 
  • The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
  • Discounts at various high street stores
Main Responsibilities

The successful Housekeeping Manager will be responsible for: 

  • Assisting the Operations and Housekeeping Managers to ensure that all weekend work is being carried out to agreed SLAs
  • Managing and developing all unit staff at the weekend 
  • Maintaining a healthy, safe and secure environment for staff to work in 
  • Ensure that the team is responsible for cleanliness and repair of all equipment 
  • Assist with HR duties such as sickness and absence, disciplinary and grievence 
  • Actively promote team work and team importance 



The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking: 

  • Experienced housekeeping professional 
  • Management experience - any experience in dealing with HR cases is a bonus but not a neccessity 
  • Professional mannerism 
  • Experience working in large, busy organisations 
  • Ability to build and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders 
  • Work in a professional manner at all times 
  • Excelling written and verbal communication skills


About The Company

Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.