Housekeeping Assistant -Part Time

Employer Information

Belfast Central Mission


T: +44 (0)28 96211544


Kirk House -Permanent Part Time Housekeeping Assistant (16 hrs per week)

Primary purpose of the role 

As a Housekeeping Assistant your focus will be to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene is kept throughout Kirk House including in residents' rooms. 

Key accountabilities

•    Ensure residents’ rooms are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and that duties are carried out in a respectful manner, according to residents' needs
•    Share responsibility with the rest of the housekeeping team to maintaining the cleanliness of all communal areas
•    Ensure that sufficient levels of cleaning supplies and equipment are maintained and available and advise management on replenishing supplies
•    Assist with serving meals and to ensure all areas are clean and tidy after each meal
 •    Adhere to our Health & Safety policy and procedure and where necessary, bring to the attention of management, any area, piece of equipment, standard or working practice, which does not meet safe standards  
•    Ensure an effective system of collecting, receiving / redistributing laundry is in place to ensure that resident’s requirements are always met
•    Undertake checks to ensure that items of laundry have been thoroughly cleaned
•    Ensure that finished laundry items are folded, bagged, or hung up according to garment requirements, ready for collection.
•    You must ensure that you operate all equipment in a safe manner and abide by the instructions of use in respect of each item of equipment
•    Report any faulty or unsafe appliances or equipment to management
•    Advising on the replenishment of cleaning agents/ washing powders/liquids/fabric conditioners to ensure the smooth running of the laundry service


•    Good communication skills and ability to work as a team
•    Ability to use initiative to resolve issues and follow correct reporting procedures

•    Experience in a similar role within a Residential Care/Nursing Home environment 

As an employee of Belfast Central Mission, you will be provided with ongoing personal and professional development, career pathways opportunities, a positive and supportive workplace culture alongside a range of staff benefits including:
Health and Pension Plans
Paid Uniforms and Mileage
20 days holiday leave plus 12 public holidays

Terms and Conditions        
To work at BCM you must be willing to provide the following information:
•    Enhanced AccessNI Disclosure
•    Medical Questionnaire
•    Proof of right to work in Northern Ireland

  • Permanent
  • Kirk House
  • Closing date: Sunday 01 Dec 2024
  • Salary: £9000
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