Bank/Casual Housekeeper

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Overview and Responsibilities

Housekeeper – Aurora Foxes


Location: Minehead, Somerset

Hourly Rate: 11.72 - £11.93

Contact: Bank/Casual contract - Flexible days to suit you!


Welcome to Foxes Academy, a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead. Foxes is a very special place.

We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future. Our aim is to equip our young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.

The main purpose of the role:


As our Bank Housekeeper will be responsible for the cleanliness and upkeep of all furniture, fixtures, and fittings in all the bedrooms and public areas of Foxes Hotel.  The Housekeeper will also be responsible for carrying out full changeovers and servicing of guest bedrooms to a high standard.


The main purpose of the role is housekeeping, however, should there be instances where there are no Housekeeping duties to complete, the role will also involve supporting Students.


Key duties:


  • To be responsible for checking each hotel room and area daily, to ensure correct items are placed in the rooms.
  • To be responsible for the welfare and comfort of our guests. To ensure they are well cared for during their stay with us and will wish to return.
  • Assist and/or attend student and hotel events, such as graduations.
  • Supervise and control the laundry and domestic stock and to ensure all chemicals are securely locked away.
  • ensure that all guest accommodation is prepared by the correct time and inspected before a guest is shown to their room.
  • ensure the safety and well-being of the students on duty by being aware of Company policies relating to Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, RIDDOR and COSHH.
  • Ensure all equipment and products required for effective housekeeping and kitchen needs are ordered in a timely manner.
  • Effectively work independently, and alongside students where necessary, promoting independent skills, being aware of individual learning objectives and ensuring health and safety is followed, using highly relevant resources.


Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidate qualities:


  • Proven experience as a Cleaner or Housekeeper
  • Ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance
  • Customer-oriented and friendly
  • Prioritization and time management skills
  • Working quickly without compromising quality
  • Experience in supporting in the care or education industry
  • Desirable an understanding of working with people with a disability
  • Level 2 in English and Maths

Benefits and Additional Information



If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 /  


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer


This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.


#Reed FTE £24,377.60 - £24,814.40



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