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Housekeeping Assistant

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Priory Hospital Burgess Hill (D11), Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£16,575 per annum


37.5 per week

Job Advert Location Description

The Dene Hospital is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, PICU Services and Acute care.

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team. If you were successful in applying to work with us, we offer a comprehensive orientation and training programme to equip you will the knowledge and skills required to provide our patients with the highest quality of care.

With on site parking, meals provided whilst working, free use of our onsite gym and easy access to vibrant Brighton and London what’s not to like…

Job Advert Role Description

As a Housekeeping Assistant at The Dene, your main duties will be:-

- To provide housekeeping cover as part of a well established team at The Dene.

- Reporting to the Lead Housekeeper and working alongside other housekeeping assistants.

- Applicants will be expected to work on a rotan and this includes working at the weekend.

- Tasks include maintaining a high standard of cleaning and hygiene in the patients’ accommodation and any other areas of the hospital.

Some of the skills and experience we are looking for are:-

- It would be useful to have hospital/commercial experience in similar position with flexible approach.

- Working knowledge of COSHH and awareness of H&S.

- A flexible and positive approach to working.

- Common sense approach to work

- Due to the location of our hospital site candidates must be able to travel using their own vehicle/public transport.

Some of the benefits we offer our Housekeeping Assistants are:-

- Free onsite meals and free onsite parking

- Private Medical Cover and Life Assurance

-Contributory Pension Scheme

- 25 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays

- Career Development and continuous learning and development

- Full Extensive Training Induction plus opportunities to do further training while in the role.

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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