Posted 10 months ago

Hours: Up to 21 hours per week

Salary: £17,548 per annum, pro rata

Job Ref: HSSHK16

Providing free specialist palliative care through a range of services to the people of Mid Staffordshire since 1989, Katharine House Hospice exists to offer the best care so that people in our community, affected by progressive illnesses, can live life to the full. Primarily a voluntary organisation, we are supported by donations from the local community and the services of over 600 volunteers and 250 staff.

We are seeking to recruit one or two Housekeepers to help maintain the high standards of cleanliness at Katharine House Hospice, ensuring that all cleaning work within the Hospice is carried out in an efficient and timely manner.

Previous cleaning experience is essential with knowledge of cleaning within a clinical environment an advantage.

The successful applicant will need to be flexible in their availability for work between 7am and 7pm weekdays and 8am to 7pm at weekends, however shift patterns will be agreed in advance. The ability to be flexible for additional hours for holiday cover etc would also be an advantage.

21 hours are available for the one or two positions, with various options of possible hours (for example 2 x 10.5 hours per week positions) with the maximum number of hours for one position being 21 hours per week.

Please note, an enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this role.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Karen McCulloch, Catering & Housekeeping Supervisor on 01785 254645.

Application packs can be downloaded from the Katharine House website, or requested by contacting the Personnel Office on 01785 218257 or by email from

Please note: Applications must be completed, signed and submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

Internal applicants should apply via an expression of interest letter outlining the reasons for your interest and detailing any relevant experience

Criminal Records Disclosure Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Expression of interest letter

Job Description – Support – Housekeeper

KHH Application Form – Word document

PDF Amendable Application Form

Values Statement

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