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Housekeeping Team Leader

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Domestic Services and Catering
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Up to £25,750 (depending on experience)

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Housekeeping Team Leader

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Salary: Up to £25,750 depending on experience, 

37.5 hours per week

We have an opportunity for a Housekeeping Team Leader to join the team of staff in the Housekeeping department.

Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.

Your role with us

Here at our Northampton site we are recruiting for a Housekeeping Team Leader. Your duties will include the following,

  • Plan and prepare employee work schedules. Performing and assisting with cleaning duties as necessary ( central cleaning, Ward Clinical Cleaning, laundry team )
  • Coordinate activities with other departments to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and timely manner (auditing)
  • Inspect work performed to ensure that it meets specifications and established standards
  • Implement operational standards and procedures
  • Instruct staff in work policies and procedures, and the use and maintenance of equipment
  • Inventory stock to ensure that supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts
    Required skills and Responsibilities of the Role
  • Previous experience of working in healthcare or similar environment
  • Previous experience of managing a team is desirable
  • Knowledge of COSHH is essential


           We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • Pension
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications