Housekeeper position available at St Luke's Hospice in Thurrock


£20,374 to £20,647 per annum (pro rata) / £10.42 - £10.56 per hour


At St. Luke's Hospice, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional care and creating a comfortable, hygienic environment for individuals with life-limiting illnesses and their families.

Our commitment to excellence extends to every aspect of our service, including our facilities.

We are currently seeking a diligent and caring Housekeeper to ensure our hospice remains a clean, welcoming place for everyone.

This role is ideal for someone with a keen eye for cleanliness and a heart for making a difference in the lives of others.

About the Role

As a Housekeeper at St. Luke's Hospice, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness and hygiene of our facilities. Your work will have a direct impact on the comfort and well-being of our patients and their families, making this position highly rewarding.

Contract Details

  • Salary: £20,374 to £20,647 per annum (pro rata) / £10.42 - £10.56 per hour
  • Contract: Permanent, Part-Time
  • Hours: 16 Hours Per Week, with shifts including weekends where necessary
  • Location: St. Luke's Hospice at Basildon and Thurrock, with potential requirements to work across various sites to meet service needs

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the hospice, including patient rooms, common areas, and staff offices.
  • Following infection control protocols to ensure a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Stocking and organising supplies in all areas.
  • Communicating effectively with other team members and departments to address any cleanliness or supply needs.
  • Assisting in the laundry service where necessary, ensuring that all textiles are cleaned and handled properly.
  • Preparation of light meals and drinks for patients, when necessary.

About You:

  • Previous experience in a cleaning or housekeeping role, preferably within a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of infection control practices.
  • Able to work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and a committed approach to maintaining high standards.
  • Friendly and respectful, with the ability to interact positively with patients, families, and staff.
  • Must have a full driving license and access to a car.
  • Literate and numerate ability to use IT systems.

More job opportunites at St Luke's can be found via this link:

If you are passionate about contributing to a team that makes a real difference in the community, St Luke's Hospice would love to hear from you. Please contact the HR team at 01268 524 973 for more information on how to apply.


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