Bank Housekeeping Assistant Nights

Management & support 1953

Job Summary:

KIMS Hospital, Maidstone are looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic person to join our bank staff as a Housekeeping Assistant to work Nights. 

As part of our dedicated and friendly housekeeping team you will be responsible of achieving and maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the hospital.

If you enjoy being active in your work, have a eye for detail and enjoy obtaining the highest standards of cleanliness and customer service then this could be the role for you.

This a bank role and therefore a zero hours contract to cover holidays and fluctuating business needs. Hours of work are 8 hour shifts between the hours of 8pm and 8am, and will include weekend working on occasions.   

Role Responsibilities include:

  • To clean common areas, patient rooms and bathrooms to the highest standards.
  • Support the team in the delivery of excellent patient service across all areas and departments of the hospital
  • Replenish linen and toiletries etc. as directed.
  • To work within infection control guidelines at all times when working within clinical areas of the hospital
  • Ensure cleaning materials are used according to the relevant COSHH requirements.

This is not an exclusive list but is intended to give a good indication of the scope and requirement of the role.

Person Specification:

  • Demonstrate a flexible approach, responding to the needs of the department
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess some knowledge of COSHH, the guidelines that surround this legislation and how these would be applied within a clinical setting
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Work well autonomously and as part of a team

Previous housekeeping/cleaning experience within similar environment is desirable but not essential

If you do not receive a reply within 1 working week from the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Previous applicants need not apply.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, Diane would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 237634 or email

At KIMS Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Any offers of employment made by KIMS Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.   Information about the DBS checks can be found at

Posted 30th November 2021

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