Head Housekeeper WA1A

Spring Lodge Ipswich
Living Wage Employer


£12.00 per hour


Full time Staff who will work on a permanent with 40 hours contract





Covid-19 Vaccine (Optional)

From 15th March 2022 all successful candidates will no longer be required by law to have the COVID19 vaccination


We are looking for friendly and caring Head Housekeeper to join our team at Spring Lodge Care Home in Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk.
Join us in creating a caring, homely environment for our residents and supervise a team of Housekeeping Staff to ensure the highest standards are met.
Hours: 36 hours per week
Pay: £12.00 per hour

We are offering a £500 Welcome Bonus* to new applicants!

£250 on satisfactory completion of induction and mandatory training.

£250 on completion of satisfactory probationary period.

You will:

  • Lead and supervise the Housekeeping Team
  • Support the Housekeeping team in their role and required duties
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene within the home and adhere to COSSH guidelines.
  • Consult with residents on a regular basis to ensure that their needs and choices are being met
  • Updating the domestic team rota to ensure the home is fully staffed
  • Ensure that all cleaning and laundry consumables are ordered from current nominated suppliers in line with Company purchasing policy.
  • Organise deep cleaning duties when required.

Criteria / Person Specification

  • You will have experience in a previous housekeeping role 
  • At least 2 years overseeing a domestic department in a hotel
  • You have initiative and are respectful towards residents, staff and visitors to the home. 
  • Show drive, ambition and an ability to motivate and nurture talent within the team.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Have an understanding of and clear commitment to health and safety practices


  • Excellent rates of pay
  • £500 Welcome Bonus*
  • Enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • Paid breaks
  • Uniform provided
  • Costs for an enhanced DBS
An Enhanced DBS is required for this position along with two suitable references from previous/current employers

*T&C's apply


Cost of Enhanced CBS

Paid Breaks

Recognition Scheme

Induction & Paid Training Programme

Enhanced rates for Bank Holiday

Pension Scheme