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Marshlands, Dennes Lane, Lydd, Kent, TN29 9PU

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£8.91 per hour


20hrs per week

Job Advert Location Description


Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for a Housekeeper to join our team at Marshlands, Lydd. 

Marshlands residential home is situated near the quiet town of Lydd on the Romney Marsh. We support adults with a diagnosis of learning disability, autism, mental health, epilepsy and behaviours that challenge. 

Our aim is to support individuals in their own flats that contain a bedroom with en-suite, lounge diner as well as an assisted kitchen to develop their daily living skills and focus on promoting independence. Works are currently underway to refurbish areas of the home and ensure each individual residing in the flat has a core staff team to enhance their lives day to day. 

The home has a large wrap around garden with opportunities to sit in a quiet tranquil area or take part in activities in the main part of the garden. Within the garden there is a day center which is utilised daily and individuals are supported and encouraged to tend the gardens, complete art and crafts of their choice, attend themed nights, take part in karaoke and utilise the kitchen area to make their own lunches.

As a Housekeeper you will:

  • Supervise a team of staff ensuring domestic and housekeeping services are delivered to operational standards, and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations.  
  • Co-ordinate the purchase, supply of materials, equipment and services through liaison and negotiation with approved suppliers, and by ensuring the accurate reconciliation of goods and services against invoices. 
  • Control the movement of stock by recording, monitoring and effectively managing shortfall and surplus situations. 
  • Assist in the resourcing of the service, in liaison with their manager, ensuring the effective recruitment, selection, development and performance of staff, while planning staff rosters to ensure continuity of services and facilities. 
  • Identify and report damage, faults and other related issues to the maintenance department to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations. 

 What we’d like from you:

  • Motivation and thoroughness
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension options

Division DBS info


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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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