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Housekeepers and Related Occupations

Housekeepers and related workers perform domestic cleaning and other housekeeping tasks within private households, hotels, schools, hostels and other non-private households.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 6,176
£ 15,045
£ 21,971

Available jobs

In the past year there were 38,155 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Assists employer in washing, dressing, packing and other personal activities.

  • Performs a variety of domestic tasks including food preparation and service, cleaning and laundry.

  • Maintains household records.

  • Controls the purchase and storing of food, cleaning materials, linen and other household supplies.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Housekeeping

  • Ironing

  • Infection Control

  • Nursing

  • Maid Services

  • Cooking

  • Mopping

  • Dementia

  • Window Cleaning

  • Cleaning Products

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Cleanliness

  • Detail Oriented

  • Customer Service

  • Management

  • Time Management

  • Ability To Meet Deadlines

  • Teamwork

  • Training And Development

  • Enthusiasm

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.