Housekeeping Assistant (Weekend Evenings)

Management & support 2091

Job Summary:

KIMS Hospital, Maidstone is the largest independent hospital in Kent and we are recruiting. 

This is a great opportunity to join our friendly Guest Services team as a Housekeeping Assistant.  You will be responsible for maintaining the excellent cleaning standards across the hospital in patient rooms, communal areas and offices.

If you enjoy being active in your job, have amazing attention to detail and want to be part of something bigger, then KIMS Hospital is for you, apply now.

Hours of work will be 5 hour shifts between the hours of 5pm and 10pm Saturday and Sunday Evenings.   

Role Responsibilities include:

  • To assist in providing a high-quality housekeeping service to all areas, ensuring that excellent standards of cleanliness and hygiene are both achieved and maintained
  • Support the team in the delivery of excellent patient service across all areas and departments of the hospital
  • To ensure common areas, patient rooms and bathrooms and all areas of the hospital are cleaned to the highest standards and these are maintained at all times
  • 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:

  • Have previous housekeeping / cleaning experience within a similar environment
  • 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
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach, responding to the needs of the department
  • Be a good team player

KIMS Hospital employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 33 Days annual leave plus extra time off for your birthday
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual Flu Vaccination
  • Free Eye Test
  • Subsidised dedicated staff car park

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, Dian 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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