Housekeeper & Laundry Assistant (Mobile)

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Job Reference: coltencare/LYMMOBILE/79/232
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Details: Permanent
Salary: Up to £11.04 per hour including all enhancements
Working Hours: 30 per week, working on a shift rota between 8am - 8pm, including some weekends
Closing Date: 28/02/2021
Job Types: Housekeeping & Laundry
Cluster: New Forest
Site: Court Lodge
Location: Lymington, Hampshire

Job Description

Mobile Housekeeper & Laundry Assistant (driver essential)

Big rewards for learning apprenticeships, offering up to £2000 training incentive for new employees! (terms apply)

30 hours per week, working on a shift rota between 8am-8pm, including some weekends.

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances


Up to £11.04 per hour inclusive of all enhancements

Basic Pay Rate: £8.72 per hour

Plus £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement 

Enhancements for a relevant, job specific NVQ or Diploma Level qualification are paid as follows:  NVQ 2 additional 56p p/h, OR NVQ 3 additional 82p p/h


Join our Housekeeping & Laundry team and make a difference. A unique and challenging role suitable for people who enjoy being busy and love variety!

As a mobile Housekeeper, you will enjoy the challenge of working in different locations, within Colten Care's variety of nursing and dementia care homes across the New Forest.

You will be involved in daily cleaning (and deep cleaning duties when required), maintaining exceptional standards of cleanliness in communal areas and residents’ rooms. In the laundry, you will ensure that items are freshly washed and dried, using the appropriate machinery, with residents’ clothing returned clean and pressed, ready to wear. We’ll provide all the training and equipment you need to maintain health and safety standards. 

We are delighted to announce that for a limited time period, we are offering new employees the optional opportunity to start an apprenticeship, studying towards a Level 2 or 3 in hospitality/healthcare cleaning. What’s more we will pay you an incentive of up to £2000* for undertaking apprenticeship training. So, if you are looking for a new career in housekeeping, Colten Care will support you both financially and developmentally. It’s a ‘win-win’ for everyone - you’ll gain a professional qualification and be rewarded for making a positive difference to the lives of our residents.

*terms and conditions apply/paid in instalments

In addition, working with us offers you a superb range of benefits including:

  • Paid breaks
  • Support with professional development and diploma qualifications in housekeeping/hospitality
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Friendly team and great support network of internal professionals
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Staff recommendation scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About You

Ideally, you will have previous experience of housekeeping, cleaning, laundry and domestic duties, whether in care, hospitality or similar sector with lots of transferable skills working with customers to high standards.

About Us

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic, homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Seven of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site (rating awarded March 2020).  

For more information about this vacancy, please call 01425 482477