Housekeeper - #35276

East Sussex County Council

Date: 1 week ago
City: Hailsham
Contract type: Full time

Lansdowne Secure Children's home is one of the only 14 in the UK and is a modern, state of the art building with excellent and diverse facilities. We are looking for a Housekeeper to assist with the day to day running of this excellent facility, working from 6:30am - 11:30am Monday to Friday.

The post holder will undertake general cleaning and domestic duties to the required standard in accordance with agreed schedules/rotas of work, either individually or as part of a team.

Some Core duties are listed below, but for a full list, please read the Job description:

  • Be responsible for the cleaning of designated areas, to include cleaning, washing, sweeping and vacuming, laundry, this will include toilets and associated facilities.
  • Operate, where necessary, appropriate powered equipment to undertake the main duties of the post e.g. carpet cleaning equipment
  • Deep clean the building, or areas of the building, as instructed.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Ability to adhere to a cleaning programme
  • Ability to work to required standards
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and work with minimal supervision and work independently.

To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

Interviews will take place face to face on 7 December.

We also offer an excellent benefits package that caters to a variety of aspects, including wellbeing of staff Wellbeing and benefits – ESCC Intranet

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mahendra Parmar

Email: ***************

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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