Charity Housekeeper – Bank


Location: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX

Salary – £10.95 per hour.

Overview of role

St Clare Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative care to patients and families in West Essex and the East Hertfordshire borders.

St Clare Hospice Housekeeping staff play an important role in maintaining a clean and welcoming environment for our patients and visitors.

We are looking for an experienced housekeeper who is reliable, hard-working, adaptable individual who is happy to work as part of a team.  Previous experience in infection control would be an advantage.

Please read the job description (link below) for further details. 

In return for your commitment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, generous leave allowance, pension and life assurance scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free parking and the option to continue your membership of the NHS pension scheme.  We offer excellent development opportunities and are committed to supporting individuals in their learning and development.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Luke Matthews, Facilities Manager by phone: 01279 773700 ext 238 or email:

How to apply

Please complete a St Clare Hospice application form or submit your CV with a cover letter telling us why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Please send your application documents to:

Key documents

Job Description – Housekeeper

Application Form DBS – May 2021

1 Equal-Opportunities-Form

Employment Details – Housekeeper Bank 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert once we receive sufficient applications, so recommend an early application.

If you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the HR Team, on 01279 773744 or email

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.  We recognise that everyone is different, and we value the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality services. Which means, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

A note to agencies

We understand that agencies do search for opportunities to work with organisations such as ourselves. However, we request that you do not contact us in relation to the vacancies advertised above. We respond to enquiries from individuals seeking employment directly.

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