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Bank Housekeeper : Sept-Oct 2107


Location: Oxford

Type: Bank

Hours: 0

Salary: Band 2 ( £15,404-£18,157) pro rata per year depending on experience

Closing Date: 18 Aug 2017


The successful candidates will be confident with people and be able to demonstrate initiative and the ability to learn quickly. The post holder will undertake general cleaning such as: polishing, vacuuming, mopping floors in the bathrooms, toilets and communal areas, emptying the bins, cleaning desks, buffing floors, steam cleaning patient’s bedrooms and offices, running taps and showers to prevent legionella outburst, attending to mandatory trainings, cleaning flats for families to maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the hospices, reflecting the 'home from home' ethos of Helen and Douglas House. This will include good hygiene, infection control and health and safety.

The Charity

Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young adults and their families through exceptional hospice care. We provide medical, emotional and practical support, helping families deal with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, so they can make the most of their time together. As a charity we rely almost entirely on donations to support our families.

We are looking for someone who works effectively within a team as well as being able to work independently within pre-determined boundaries.  Previous experience in a role carrying out domestic responsibilities in the workplace is essential. The successful candidate will have well developed English language skills, in order to communicate effectively with team members and understand written instructions and health and safety information.

For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions please contact the HR team on 01865 794749 or drop us an email at

Please note that we do not accept applications by way of CVs, please complete the application process via our website.

The closing date for the applications is Friday 18th August 2017. 

All employees at Helen and Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check as we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.


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