Applicants — Vacancies: Hospitality

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Job Vacancy Details

Your consultant for this position is : Denny Collier
Telephone : 01440 709361
Fax : 01440 709361
Email :

Jobs Specifics

DDH reference number : DDH0450
Job title : Head Housekeeper
Salary : Up to 18,000 GBP
Location : St Mawes, Cornwall
Type of contract : Permanent
Workplace description : This hotel prides itself on traditional country house standards of comfort, luxury and service. The hotel has 36 individually decorated rooms and suites, fantastic food from two restaurants and outstanding spa and leisure facilities. The hotel has an excellent reputation and prides itself on delivering the highest standards of traditional service.
Main duties and responsibilities : We are looking for a Head Housekeeper to work alongside the Executive Housekeeper managing a team of eighteen staff and co-ordinate the running of an offsite laundry in the absence of the Executive Housekeeper. This is a hands-on role with duties including room checks, maintain 4 red star housekeeping standards, effective communications, assist the housekeeper with staff training and provide a courteous and professional service.

Role Criteria

To assist the Executive Housekeeper with staff training.
To rota efficiently in accordance with business demand.
Ensure smooth running of offsite -laundry facility.
To liaise with Reception and Concierge regarding any special guest requests or room moves.
Assist with organisation of in-house flowers
To ensure that the department is correctly set up, ready for the day – as set out in the Departmental SOP Manual.
To adhere to the Hotel Health and Safety policy, and ensure departmental staff adhere to it too.
Essential criteria : Previous experience within the hospitality sector is required, along with a professional and smart appearance and a high level of spoken and written English
In-house Laundry experience is preferred
Excellent organisation skills are required for this demanding role. You should be driven, highly motivated, and innovative and love the buzz of a busy environment
This is a hands on role with good eye for detail

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Assistant Housekeeper or Senior Supervisor looking for a progressive and challenging role.
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Accommodation provided : Yes
Charge for accommodation : 32.00 GBP per week
Meals provided : Yes on an all inclusive basis
Benefits and how are they paid : N/A
Pension : N/A
Uniform : N/A
Next pay review on what basis : N/A
Prospects for promotion : N/A
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Overtime/time off in lieu : N/A
Shift pattern/start and finish times : N/A
Holiday entitlement including/excluding Bank Holidays : N/A
Miscellaneous : N/A

Important Notes:

1. Application should be made by email or phone.
2. Application should be in Word format only and ENGLISH!
3. DDH Recruitment Ltd does not charge work seekers for its services.
4. All workers will be subject to UK taxation.


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