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Housekeeping Manager

Based in Scarborough


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I am currently working with a well established hotel in the Scarborough area that is recruiting for a Housekeeping Manager

Job Title – Head of Housekeeping

Reference No. – RL11280

Job Type – Permanent

Location – Scarborough

I am currently working with a well established hotel in the Scarborough area that is  recruiting for a Housekeeping Manager, the suitable candidate for the role would have previous experience in a similar hotel with ability to lead a small team and organising the housekeeping for approx. 50 bedrooms as well as keeping an eye over the public areas of the hotel.  You would be a good manager of people and have solid time management skills to make sure the rooms were ready for guests arrivals, your skill set would also include a keen eye for quality and the ability to liaise with housekeeping suppliers such as laundry and other consumables.

The Company – This country house hotel is situated in a great location for Scarborough & Whitby in the North York Moors National Park.  With around 50 rooms and various other amenities along with function space and catering up to 100 weddings per year in a choice of banqueting suites, along with the bedrooms there are also Lodges in the grounds of the hotel.


  • Training & development of existing and new staff within the Housekeeping team
  • Report into the Hotel Manager and form a good line of communication with other departments within the hotel
  • Management of staff rotas and organisation of holidays
  • A good knowledge of health & safety and COSHH for the surroundings and chemicals you would be working with
  • Liaising with the laundry supplier to make sure the week ahead is planned for room arrivals and departures
  • Stock management for the cleaning products required for the housekeeping team
  • Perform quality checks on the rooms for the arrival of guests
  • Be a hands-on member of the housekeeping team and working alongside the team to get the rooms and public area ready for the guests
  • Delegation of duties to the team


  • A good understanding of health & safety and COSHH
  • Previous experience leading a team in the housekeeping department of a hotel
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Happy to work in public areas as well as the rooms
  • Previous experience in a managerial position
  • Access to your own transport

Benefits – The role of Housekeeping Manager is offering a very competitive salary which would be dependent on your experience and suitability for the role, you will be expected to work 5 out of 7 days and up to 40 hours per week between the hours of 8am – 4pm.  You will need access to your own transport due to the location of the venue. 

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Closing Date:
30th April 2020
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