Housekeeping Supervisor


Housekeeping Supervisor


ERSKINE HOME, Gilmerton, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 28 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 00e6264442954da8b5aa1826aff34fa9

Full Job Description

You will work as a key member of staff within Support Services, being directly responsible for compliance with all Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) regulations through the supervision of housekeeping and laundry departments. You will ensure your team maintain the highest standards of cleanliness in a busy and challenging environment.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate in depth knowledge of IPC regulations and have experience in a similar role. You will report to the Domestic Manager and advise them of any changes in legislation and be the main point of contact for IPC, Housekeeping and Laundry matters for all staff. SVQ III or equivalent is desirable or willing to work towards. Good organisational skills with initiative are essential, along with a willingness to be flexible within a highly motivated workforce., The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure Scotland Check. Where a candidate has resided in the UK for less than five years and lived / remained in a country for six months or more, in addition to a Disclosure/PVG, they will be asked to complete a criminal records check application via HireRight.

"ERSKINE is an iconic Scottish charity, formed in 1916 by Scotland's compassionate response to the horrors of war. A century later, we still believe that Veterans and their families deserve our utmost respect and compassion, for the sacrifices they made and the challenges they now face. At Erskine, we work as a dedicated team to ensure that Veterans of all ages are cared for to the highest of standards in a beautiful, fun-filled environment, made up of two care homes and a Veterans Village of cottages, activities centre and apartments.

Working in social care can be demanding. However, at Erskine it will also be rewarding and fulfilling. You will be making an incredible difference to the lives of our residents and their loved ones, at a critical time. We value skills and qualifications, but we prize kindness and compassion, above all. Our team is crucial to providing the best care possible, so we recognise and reward our employees with benefits including employer pension contribution, fantastic career opportunities, and enhanced annual leave.

If you are kind and committed, then you do have what it takes to be part of the team here at Erskine! The ultimate aim is exceptional care and support to our ex-service community and everyone in every role, in every department plays their part."

  • Dayforce Wallet - employees have the power to request up to 50% of their earned pay, on-demand, in between pay periods with Dayforce Wallet

  • Successful candidates for this post will receive a welcome bonus of £500 (pro rata for part time) paid in instalments - £250 after 3 months service and a further £250 after 6 months service

  • 28 days annual leave plus 5 public holidays, increasing to 33 days per year, at the rate of 1 additional day for 5 years

  • Employer pension contribution

  • Structured Induction programme

  • Flexible working considered

  • Opportunities for training & development

  • Enhanced sick & maternity pay

  • In-house Occupational Health Service

  • Free On-Site Parking

  • Health and Wellbeing Scheme

  • Employee Reward Scheme