Deputy Housekeeping Manager

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The housekeeping team are looking for a deputy housekeeping manager to join our busy team. We have a team of 150 cleaning assistants and a team of supervisors to support daily operations.

This role is predominately Monday to Friday with some possible weekend working. Hours can be flexible within this.

Main duties of the job

Some of your duties will be:

To act as specialist and support the Housekeeping Manager lead the Housekeeping Team managing:

National Cleaning Standards and audits within the Trust

PLACE audits and action plans

Line management responsibilities

Managing shifts, rotas, workloads and outputs

Lead on recruitment and training

Day to day management

Participate in PLACE assessments

Co-ordinate reports

Specific responsibility for window cleaning and HPV decontamination

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent (significant) experience
  • At least 3 years experience in an organisation providing transferable skills
  • Computer skills with a knowledge of windows and excel packages


  • Operational Management experience/certificate
  • At least 3 years experience of working in a Housekeeping Team within the NHS
  • Participation in the Facilities on-call rota

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital




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