Housekeeper - Driver essential

Salary: £23,836.80

Location: All nurseries

We are a family-owned and run group of six day nurseries within the Huddersfield and Halifax area. At Portland Nurseries we pride ourselves on our highly skilled and qualified staff team. Qualifications and commitment are all part of our highly robust recruitment policy and the carefully selected staff are dedicated, caring and sensitive. All our staff members are supported by the leadership team on a regular basis to reflect on their practice and we continue to enrich staff’s professional development throughout their career with us. Portland Nurseries offers a wide range of benefits for all our staff members; flexible working hours; training and development; private health care; pensions; uniform; staff loyalty and bonus schemes

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for ann enthusiastic housekeeper team to provide a housekeeping service which creates a clean and orderly environment for our families and staff. This role requires working in collaboration with others and taking responsibility for working in line with regulatory requirements, policies and procedures

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Keep the Nurseries a clean and safe environment for the children, staff and families

Encourage and model behaviour which is appropriate in a child environment being professional at all times

To maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene

To carry out daily laundry duties as required

To respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality: for example being aware of personal information regarding children

Driver preferred

Support, promote and implement policies and procedures

Work in co-operation and partnership with the Nursery team, providing high standards of cleaning to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day

Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking of certain domestic tasks within the nursery

Ensuring products and materials are appropriate for a nursery environment and stored and used in line with COSHH guidelines.

To take reasonable care of yourself and others and to comply with company Health and Safety guidelines whilst understanding the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play.

Demonstrate a proactive approach using your initiative and showing resilience to take responsibility for getting things done

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