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Housekeeper – Part Time

£8.72 per hour
The Fire Fighters Charity


Housekeeper – Part Time
Harcombe House in Chudleigh, Devon

Are you an experienced Housekeeper looking for your next role? Could you thrive working in an environment supporting members of the amazing UK fire and rescue service community? If so, read on.

About Us

The Fire Fighters Charity supports the psychological, physical and social needs of the members of the UK fire and rescue service community.

We recognise that no two people requesting our support do so for the same reason and tailor our service to achieve the best outcomes for each of our beneficiaries.

As part of our UK-wide range of support services, Harcombe House in the heart of Devon is a rural retreat offering accommodation and services to help our beneficiaries recover from a physically damaging or mentally traumatising experience.

We’re now looking for a number of Housekeepers to join our team in Chudleigh and ensure our centre is a clean, tidy and presentable environment for all our guests. You’ll discover Harcombe House is easily commutable from Newton Abbot and within easy reach of Exeter.

The Benefits

- Salary of £8.72 per hour
- Pension: 8% pension contributions (contributions are paid by the charity on your behalf; you may also choose to make your own contribution if you wish to do so)
- Annual leave: 25 days’ holiday rising to 27 plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
- Life assurance: 3 x basic salary
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
- Become a beneficiary of the charity

The Role

As a Housekeeper, you’ll be delivering the highest standards of cleanliness and presentation for our guests and visitors at Harcombe House.

We have the following shifts available:

- 2 x 12.75 hours per week average, over a two week rota
Week 1: Monday, 9am - 3.30pm and Saturday, 9am - 4.30pm; Week 2: Saturday, 9am - 4.30pm.
Week 1: Saturday, 9am - 4.30pm; Week 2: Monday, 9am - 3.30pm and Saturday, 9.00am - 4.30pm.

- 1 x 16.38 hours per week average, over a two week rota
Week 1: Monday, 12pm - 4.45pm, Thursday, 4pm - 8.30pm, Friday, 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Saturday, 9am - 5.30pm and Sunday, 9am - 2.30pm; Week 2: Monday, 4.30pm - 8.30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

About You

To join us as a Housekeeper, you’ll need:

- Housekeeping experience
- A basic understanding of Health and Safety

Experience of working in a similar high standard, customer-focused environment would be beneficial. Documented attendance of H&S, COSHH and manual handling training would also be an advantage.

This is the ideal role for someone who has previously worked as General Assistant, Customer Service Assistant, Cleaner, Cleaning Assistant, Housekeeping Assistant, or Hospitality Assistant.

We reserve the right to close this role early should we receive a sufficient number of applications. As such, we advise submitting an early application to avoid disappointment.

The charity is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. When recruiting our new team members, we are looking for people who share our values to help us to achieve our strategic plan.

Please note: during the current pandemic, we are making all reasonable provisions to protect our employees and have implemented a number of initiatives to support this.

Our interview, new starter and employment practices all operate in accordance with the latest government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

So, if you are ready to take on a new role as Housekeeper, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.