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Visitor Services Assistant - Housekeeping

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £24,960 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Dum Castle & Crathes Castle


Undertaking a wide variety of housekeeping duties in connection with the well-being and care of the holiday accommodation and visitor facilities at Drum & Crathes, including:

• Maintain stock-levels of housekeeping consumables and janitorial supplies.
• Routinely clean and look after the holiday accommodation which will involve but is not limited to:
• vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, polishing of floors
• dusting/polishing of surfaces and fittings such as furniture, ornaments, panelling, stairs, and doors
• dusting/wiping of sills, skirtings, door, and window frames
• cleaning of windows
• cleaning of lavatories, sinks, etc
• cleaning of bathroom/toilet areas and fittings
• cleaning of kitchen areas and equipment
• checking functionality of lighting, heating, TV/radio etc
• replenishing of welcome/hospitality trays, and consumables
• changing of bed linen and towels, providing clean laundry for each occupancy
• disposal of general household waste
• monitoring any loss or damage and reporting to the Visitor Services Manager

• The general ongoing operational cleaning of all areas as necessary, as toilet cleaning, emptying waste bins and as appropriate vacuum cleaning, mopping, sweeping, dusting and polishing when required etc.

• Share in the common responsibility of working in a manner mindful of the Trust’s obligations to minimise impact on the environment, through e.g. efficient use of water/heat/light, recycling and the disposal of waste, and considered use of transport.
• In accordance with the property’s procedures, share in the common responsibility for the safe evacuation or management of colleagues and visitors in the event of a fire or security alert or alarm. This includes weekly fire alarm checks whilst cleaning and communicating with the Duty Manager to record.

Application Deadline: Sunday 26/05/2024