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Job Description Housekeeper – Spiritan Provincial Community

Job Description

Housekeeper – Spiritan Provincial Community

May 2017

 

Management Requirements – The post-holder will be responsible for

  • liaising with contractors/service-suppliers;
  • making all purchases – managing the purchasing of the household food and materials;
  • managing stock/stocktaking;
  • managing budgets and budget-reporting;
  • working responsibly within the health and safety policy.

 

Cooking Requirements – The post-holder should have a minimum qualification of Professional Cookery Level 5, and will:

  • plan menus for the community, and cook all meals;
  • have responsibility for food safety and all aspects of hygiene the kitchen;
  • cater for larger numbers on special occasions. 

 

Service at mealtimes and during functions will also be required.

 

Cleaning Requirements – The post-holder will be expected to:

  • sweep, mop and polish floors, and vacuum / clean carpets, rugs and draperies;
  • shampoo carpets, rugs and upholstery, dust and polish furniture and fittings;
  • clean metal fixtures and fittings;
  • empty and clean trash containers, and dispose of trash in a sanitary manner;
  • clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers, and wipe down glass surfaces;
  • make-up beds and change linens as required, and tidy up rooms;
  • wash windows as scheduled;
  • sort, wash, load and unload laundry, iron and press clothing and linen, sort, fold and put away clean laundry;
  • operate mechanized cleaning equipment;
  • maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition;
  • monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements;
  • maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition;
  • polish silverware;
  • wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards;
  • clean appliances;
  • carry out maintenance duties;
  • undertake minor painting tasks;
  • do minor repairs;
  • do drain and outdoor cleaning;
  • undertake minor garden maintenance.

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