• Maternity cover for up to one year
  • 20 hours per week
  • Salary £8,916.45 per annum (including 14% unsocial hours’ enhancement)

We are seeking to recruit a Housekeeper to join our Yeovil Hospice and work as an integral part of the clinical team to provide and maintain a high level of cleanliness, which meets National Standards. 

Our Housekeepers are highly valued team members as they create a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and employees.

Are you someone who is able to meet our high standards and who recognises your contribution to the overall care of patients is paramount?  If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The successful applicant will have Level 2 in Healthcare and Support Services or be willing to attain QCF Level 2.  

Closing date:  Sunday 30th July 2017

Interviews: W/c Monday 7th August 2017

This post involves providing unsupervised health care to vulnerable adults and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975.  An appropriate Enhanced Disclosure application will be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check previous spent and unspent convictions that are not subject to filtering rules introduced on 29 May 2013.

How to apply:

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively please contact our 24 hours recruitment line on (01823) 365627 or email recruitment@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk.

Please return your completed application either to the email address above or post to HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidelines for Applicants

Employee Handbook


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