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Housekeeper/Cleaner (part-time)




St John's House, St John's House, Lion Road, Palgrave, IP22 1BA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time



Job Advert - Division Information




Job Advert Role Description


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.


Required to deliver an efficient and high quality accommodation and housekeeping service within the hospital to assist the well-being, comfort and development of our patients

Key Accountabilities


1.    Delivers and maintains a clean and tidy environment throughout the home, in line with operational standards and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations.

2.    Ensures that Priory minimum standards are delivered in all home areas in a timely and efficient manner, as part of a team.

3.    Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the maintenance department or Support Services manager to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations.


Adopt new services that are already introduced within the group..


To use equipment efficiently, in order to gain a greater value for money.

Knowledge & Skills

The role holder will have a good standard of English along with basic numeracy and literacy skills.




No experience required as basic training will be provided.


Autonomy & Impact

The role holder undertakes routine and regular tasks, but can alter the sequence of tasks on a daily basis.


Intelligent Problem Solving

The role is routine driven, and as such problem solving will be derived from a range of pre-defined solutions.







Occasionally required to assist less experienced colleagues.


Budgets & equipment

No budgetary or financial responsibility. Responsible for the proper use of various pieces of

housekeeping equipment.



Responsible for ensuring the confidentiality and identity of patients residing at the hospital


Communication & interaction

The role holder may respond to routine enquiries providing some basic information. More complex issues will be referred to the line manager.


Working environment

The role holder will be required to have physical stamina, but will generally work in a pleasant and stable working environment.


Special Features

The role holder will be expected to undergo training for COSHH, as well as partake in Priory’s mandatory training.

Division DBS info

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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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