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Housekeeper (Temporary)




Ogilvie Court, America Road, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2LB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£9.50 per hour



Job Advert Location Description


Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for a Housekeeper to join our team at Ogilvie Court in Earls Colne, Colchester on a Temporary basis. 

**Due to the remote location of Ogilvie Court it is essential you can drive or be dropped off/picked up** 

Ogilvie Court provides leading person-centred support for 25 men and women over the age of 18 with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge.

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:

  • Experience in a care setting
  • 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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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