Assistant Housekeeper Assistant Housekeeper

You’ll assist the Housekeeper and work as a team to ensure guests’ rooms are crisp and clean in an efficient and timely manner

Job Summary

  • To contribute to guest comfort and ensure the daily cleaning and tidying of all the hotel bedrooms and any public areas
  • Responsible for the linen and equipment supplied
  • Ensure the hygiene and safety of the hotel bedrooms
  • Monitor room maintenance
  • Ensure that guests receive high quality service
  • Ensure that the brand standards are applied

Skills required

  • Attention to detail: working carefully within the minimum time
  • Team working
  • Using your own initiative
  • Good physical resilience
  • Discretion: not disturbing guests 

Qualifications and Training

You don’t need any particular qualifications or training to begin your career as an Assistant Housekeeper. However, if you tend to progress further you may want to consider various hospitality and hygiene certificate and qualifications.

Salary Expectations

An Assistant Housekeeper can expect to earn between £12,000 and £16,000 a year.

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

  • Seasonal and part-time work is readily available
  • Most companies will supply you with your own uniform.
  • With on-the-job qualifications and experience you have the opportunities to work yourself up the career ladder to Management

* Figures supplied by caterer.com December 2015