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House Keeper




Priory Hospital Arnold, Ramsdale Park, Calverton Road, Arnold, Nottinghamshire NG5 8PT

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group is the leading healthcare provider for mental health services in the UK with an established track record of delivering high-quality clinical care. The hospital is located in near Calverton on the outskirts of Nottingham. 


The main purpose of the housekeeper is to deliver an efficient and high quality accommodation and housekeeping service within the hospital to assist the well-being, comfort and development of our service users.


The duties of the role include:

- Deliver and maintain a clean and tidy environment throughout the home, in line with operational standards and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations.

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

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

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

- Use equipment efficiently, in order to gain a greater value for money.

- Occasionally required to assist less experienced colleagues.

- Ensuring the confidentiality and identity of residents residing at the hospital.



Knowledge & Skills

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

- No experience required as basic training will be provided.

- Communication and interpersonal skills as the role holder will be interacting with service users constantly and may respond to routine enquiries providing some basic information. More complex issues will be referred to the line manager

- Flexibility and adaptability as usually the role holder will work within existing procedures

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

- Great Team player

- Strong “can do” attitude


Special Features

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

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



Our benefits are flexible and tailored to each individual staff. Some of the benefits we offer you include;

• A competitive salary

• Up to 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays

• Birthday Leave

• Continuing Professional Development opportunities

• Pension scheme with a Priory contribution

• Your Priory, Your Benefits + - Our shopping discount site where you’ll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works at the Priory Group.

• Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS


The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Services. Further information can be obtained from Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer. For more information please e-mail Julie Diggens, HR Advisor on

House keeper:  Providing general cleaning duties to the hospital environment  


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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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