Domestic Services Cleaning Deputy Manager

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    Hospitality, Nursing & Care, Private Care, Facilities Management

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    £22000 - £24000 per annum

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    Tom Andrews

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    01242 246020

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    2 months ago

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In order to support the current Domestic Services Cleaning Manager, we are looking to hire a Deputy Manager to join the already well established and loyal team of domestic service staff to work at one of the most respected establishments in the Cotswolds region.
With history and traditions dating back to early Victorian times, and upholding only the very best standards, this organisation has recently been awarded the most prestigious accolade of the Times Newspaper and Sunday Times institution of the decade.

As you can imagine, vacancies don’t come up often with this Company. People are happy, pay is good, the management team are encouraging, the quality of the work being carried out is very high and the working environment is both steeped in history and immaculate. This company is winning awards and investing for the future – please do get in touch to find out how you can be part of our future success story!
Job title: Domestic Services Deputy Manager (Cleaning)
Location: Cheltenham
Essential requirement for this job: Cleaning and supervisory experience.
Working hours: 38.75 hours per week, daytime working hours.
Pay rate: £22,000 - £24,000 per annum
Benefits: Competitive salary, 25 days holiday, 6% employer pension contributions, membership of the health and fitness centre at minimal cost to you and greatly reduced for your family to include the pool, fitness suite, sports hall and tennis courts, free fitness classes, free and confidential counselling service, Company funded health cash plan, a two-thirds discount on day fees , investment in your professional development, subsidised takeaway restaurant, free tea and coffee provided, access to establishment and sponsored events, and much more!
Contract type: permanent
Commutable from: Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Twinning, Bishops Cleeve, Winchcombe, Painswick and surrounding areas

A little more about this position
Your overall objective will be to support the Domestic Services Manager with staffing, planning and in ensuring standards are high. You'll also be responsible for making sure the department is fully compliant with COSHH regulations. This is managerial role so you will not be expected to do any hands-on cleaning.
Your duties will include amongst other things:
  • Managing and motivating the Domestic Team
  • Inducting new starters, providing training
  • Handling any issues promptly, seeking advice from the Domestic Manager where necessary
  • Managing any unplanned staff absences, ensuring there is adequate cover in place
  • Assisting the Domestic Manager with staff annual appraisals and probationary reviews
  • Deputising for the Domestics Manager on Fridays and periods of annual leave
  • Raising stock orders and ensuring that stock levels of cleaning products are maintained across the establishment
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience for the Domestic Services Deputy Manager
  • At least two years’ experience in a similar role
  • Capable of using Microsoft Outlook for emails and Microsoft Word
  • Confident using email as a method of written communication with staff and colleagues
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to motivate others
Qualifications and Training (desirable, not essential)
  • Knowledge of COSHH
  • Relevant Health and Safety qualification
About you
  • Flexible attitude
  • Ability to work unsupervised using own initiative
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Works calm under pressure and to deadlines

Some of the benefits which come with this position

+  A very competitive salary
+  25 days holiday
+  6% employer pension contributions
+  Greatly reduced health and fitness centre membership for you and your family to include the pool, +  Fitness suite, sports facilities and tennis courts
+  Free fitness classes
+  Free and confidential counselling service
+  Company funded health cash plan
+  A two-thirds discount on day fees
+  Investment in your professional development
+  Subsidised takeaway restaurant
+  Free tea and coffee provided
+  Access to establishment and sponsored events
+  … and much more!

To apply for this Domestic Services Deputy Manager position

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If you’d like to be considered as a candidate for this vacancy or if you'd just like to find out more, please do use the ‘apply now’ button on this advert to send in your CV or get in touch directly with me, Tom Andrews, by email on tandrews(at)meridianbs(dot)co(dot)uk

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