Housekeeper - Orchard Gardens - Full Time & Part Time

Additional Information

Days - Full time and part time available

Reporting into the Location Manager responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that the location is clean, pleasant and safe for customers in either their home environment or communal areas. Ensuring that cleaning products are used effectively, with instructions and health and safety procedures being followed at all times.


Required knowledge & experience:

  • Customer service NVQ2 would be advantageous.
  • Previous cleaning experience and knowledge is desirable.
  • Use of cleaning products in a safe manner.
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures including use of equipment e.g. carpet cleaners.
  • Understanding of data protection and confidentiality and the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
  • Health & safety in the workplace including Control of Substances Harmful to Health (COSHH).


Required skills:

  • Well organized with good time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and empathy skills and a friendly personality.
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise and plan around customer needs.

Anchor Hanover is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled colleague networks. These work closely with the organisation to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We recruit, train and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other protected status. One of our values is ‘respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident or third party.

Orchard Gardens in Bishopstoke Park is home to well trained and helpful staff with rooms for up to 63 residents. At Anchor, we pride ourselves in providing 24-hour care and specialised services for elderly people, the beauty of our grounds, the quality of our catering and our engaging activities we deliver. 

  • Part of a village community, with access to Gym and swimming pool facilities,shops and restaurant on site
  • Good transport links with easy access to Bus routes and train station from Eastleigh
  • Home is rated good by CQC and hold our internal anchor inspires accreditation

As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor.

  • Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping

  • 20% off mobile phone contracts

  • Cashback on dental and medical expenses

  • Discounted Private Medical rates


Click here to find out more about our full benefits and wellbeing package (the link is https://ahbeingwell.co.uk/ )