Housekeeping Manager

Housekeeping Manager

  • Western Cape
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Hospitality Medical Health & Safety
  • Reference: 1720674

    Vacancy Details

    Employer: Melomed Hospital Holdings (Pty) Ltd

    The following position is available at Melomed Gatesville:



    Key outputs:

    • Manage the Housekeeping Department
    • Oversee the development and implementation of housekeeping standard operating procedures and ensure adherence to policies and procedures at all times
    • Ensure that attendance registers are completed daily and in accordance with statutory regulations and in line with the duty rosters
    • Ensure a positive working environment conducive to continuous professional development
    • Manage and maintain all infection control strategies including stringent terminal cleaning, disinfecting and decontamination measures
    • Manage the day to day problem solving, including stock control
    • Ensure that adequate supplies of cleaning materials are available
    • Conduct regular inspections
    • Maintain health and safety principles
    • Maintain and apply the required discipline
    • Ensure that the most suitably qualified person is appointed in the event of a vacancy
    • Ensure that staff are coached and trained to perform their duties effectively
    • Manage ad hoc project as and when required


    Candidate Requirements


    •  Grade 12
    • Relevant Degree / Diploma would be advantageous
    • Proven experience of at least 5 years in the health care environment is essential
    • Basic understanding of Infection Prevention Principles
    • Strong leadership qualities and mentoring skills
    • Excellent communication skills in both English and Afrikaans
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to maintain an effective stock control system
    • Understanding of the use of chemicals used in the health care setting
    • Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects
    • Good MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.