Head Housekeeper

Hillside Court, Leeds

Position: Head Housekeeper
Care home: Hillside Court 
Location: St Anthony’s Road, Leeds, LS11 8FG
Contract type: Full time - 40 hours per week
Rate: £12.00 per hour


Do you take pride in your cleaning standards and attention to detail? As Head Housekeeper, you’ll ensure that our home is clean and welcoming home for the people who live and work here.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a brand new team, in a state of the art, purpose built home. You’ll have the chance to really make your mark. 

Join us as our Head Housekeeper at Hillside Court care home in Leeds.


About Exemplar Health Care 

Hillside Court is part of Exemplar Health Care, one of the country’s leading nursing care providers. 

When open, Hillside Court will specialise in supporting adults living with complex mental health needs, neuro-disabilities and physical disabilities.

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.


About the role

Our Head Housekeeper plays a key role in leading all the daily and weekly cleaning routines of their Housekeeping Team. 

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • carrying out cleaning schedules with your team, including dusting, mopping, polishing and vacuuming 
  • overseeing your team’s cleaning of all areas, including residents’ rooms, lounges, kitchens, bathrooms, kitchens and offices
  • building trust and promoting choice, dignity and independence.

You’ll put our people at the heart of everything you do – whether that’s hoovering our residents’ bedrooms or polishing their photo frames. We can guarantee that whatever you bring to the role, you’ll see great rewards.

If you haven’t worked in the care sector before, we’ll help you feel right at home from the start with our induction, buddy, and ongoing training programmes.

Download our job description to read more: 



About you 

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’re also:

  • kind, caring and understanding
  • a great leader, with the energy and enthusiasm to motivate your team 
  • someone with a keen eye for detail 
  • an excellent team player 
  • passionate about high standards of cleanliness, with outstanding housekeeping skills
  • a positive person with a can-do attitude
  • a great listener and communicator.

You don’t need any specific qualifications to apply for this role, but a good standard of education, such as GCSEs in English and Maths, may be useful. You’ll ideally also have supervisory experience in a similar role.


What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • regular supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • access to wages before payday
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.


How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’.

For an informal chat about joining us, call us on 01977 630830 or email pod2@exemplarhc.com. 

Please note, applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.



Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish.