Bright Horizons Recruitment – Housekeeper

Job Description:

As a Housekeeper working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in co-operation and partnership with the Nursery team, providing high standards of cleaning to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day
  • Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking of certain domestic tasks within the nursery e.g. supporting over meal times and cleaning of equipment
  • Ensuring products and materials are appropriate for a nursery environment and stored and used in line with COSHH guidelines.
  • To take reasonable care of yourself and others and to comply with company Health and Safety guidelines whilst understanding the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play.
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach using your initiative and showing resilience to take responsibility for getting things done
  • Keep the Nursery a clean and safe environment for the children, staff and families
  • Encourage and model behaviour which is appropriate in a child environment being professional at all times adhering to our Heart Principles
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene of the children’s bathroom and nappy change areas throughout the day
  • To carry out daily laundry duties as required
  • To respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality: for example being aware of personal information regarding children
  • Support, promote and implement policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of Health & Safety requirements
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene practices
  • Experience of using cleaning products and equipment
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children, for example you must be able to summon emergency help and to understand instructions, to ensure our compliance with paragraph 3.26 of the EYFS
  • Sound knowledge of COSHH
  • Experience of working within the cleaning industry
  • Food Safety CIEH L2 or above or equivalent – this must be passed on day 1 in post (*Chef qualification*)

Job Details:

Company:  Bright Horizons

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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