Full time Housekeeper

Permanent - Full Time (30-35)

Closing date: 27th May 2022

Salary: £9.75 once trained


The Royal and Fortescue Hotel is a popular. high street business in Barnstaple. As a member of the Brend Group, the hotel is renowned for exceptional standards and service.

We are looking for housekeeping assistants to join our established team.

Location: Barnstaple
Salary:     9.50 per hour
Hotel:       Royal and Fortescue Hotel
Deadline to apply: 27th May 2022
Hours per week:  20-30

As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of cleanliness across all
areas of the hotel, as well as excellent customer service. Work for Brend Hotels and receive
competitive pay, opportunities for progression, share of staff tips, staff discounts at Brend Hotels
and paid holidays. Flexible working is available with various shifts including early mornings and
weekends. This is a great opportunity to work for a successful local company in North Devon.

What will I be doing?

As a Housekeeper at the Fortescue, you are responsible for cleaning guest bedrooms, bathrooms and
all public areas to a high standard, communicating with other departments, working effectively
within a team or on your own as well as achieving departmental targets. Specifically, you will be
responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
● Ensure the highest standards of cleanliness in all hotel bedrooms, bathrooms and public
● Ensure thorough reporting of any maintenance issues
● Friendly and professional customer service when dealing with customers
● Ensure all equipment is in good working order and report any concerns
● Understand and comply with company policy on HASAWA, fire precautions, legal
requirements, and perform any other tasks that may be required from time to time.
● Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
● Ensuring the correct use of cleaning chemicals and equipment

What are we looking for?

To successfully fill this role as Housekeeper at the Fortescue , you should maintain the attitude,
behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
● Positive attitude and willingness to learn
● Good communication skills
● Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
● A neat and tidy appearance (hair and fingernails) and adherence to uniform
● Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
● Ability to work on your own or in a team

Although previous experience would be beneficial, it is not essential as full training will be provided. What’s in it for me? There’s plenty of perks when it comes to joining the Brend Hotels team which include competitive rates of pay, paid holidays, and a share of staff tips. You’ll also receive discounts when dining at any Brend Hotels establishment as well as reduced accommodation rates. Brend Hotels are very proud of their wonderful staff and do all they can to develop them, offering support and training throughout their career as well as offering genuine opportunities for career progression within a successful local company. What is it like to work for Brend Hotels? Brend Hotels is a family-run company that has been a leader in West Country hospitality for over fifty years. We have a passion for excellence and we pour our hearts and souls into making sure we exceed customer expectations time and time again. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!