Head Housekeeper – Hampden House

“Spring” into action and apply to be a Head Housekeeper today!


The HICA Group has a new opportunity for dedicated and focused individual to join our housekeeping team at Hampden House based in Harrogate!

If you are a King or Queen of clean, come and lead our Housekeeping dream team!

Pay & Hours:

  • £13.05 per hour
  • 37 hours per week (flexible)
  • Working on a 7 day rota with alternate weekends

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Paid breaks
  • On-the-spot voucher recognition scheme £000s awarded every month
  • Techsave loans scheme opened twice a year
  • In-house lottery with £0000s to be won every month
  • £500 rewards for every friend or family referral
  • Cycle to Work scheme and other salary sacrifice benefits
  • Retail, supermarket, holiday, entertainment & cinema discounts
  • Discounted local & national gym memberships, plus FREE on-demand workouts and classes available to stream in your living room
  • Access to low cost saving plans and loans
  • Hospital and Death Benefit plans at discounted prices
  • Employee assistance programme & access to free counselling
  • Free parking
  • Access to funded qualifications and internal career progression

The role:

  • At all times you will seek to promote and maintain a homely environment and demonstrate respect for choice, dignity and privacy of individuals.
  • Monitor and maintain the highest environmental standards through routine daily cleaning and less frequent in depth cleaning.
  • Manage the cleaning and laundry budgets and take responsibility for stock control and purchasing in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • Comply with all aspects of Health and Safety Policy and HICA policies and procedures.

About you:

  • Working towards or holds a relevant NVQ in Basic Food Hygiene and an NVQ or relevant in Cleaning.
  • Previous experience of Domestic work & leading a team.
  • Able to interact with residents professionally and respectfully
  • Able to organise and manage workloads and prioritise duties.

However, if you are a naturally organised person that can manage a team, we would like to hear from you!

Additional Information:

Hampden House is a 66-bed purpose-built nursing home located within the prestigious Duchy Estate. The home provides the highest level of facilities and services from personal and nursing care, short-stays and end-of-life care. Providing ‘exceptional care for the individual’ is at the centre of our ethos, where quality of life is as important as quality of care.

The HICA Group is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to elderly clients and people with learning difficulties, across a range of services, including our care homes, residential settings and in the community.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.