Cleaning and Housekeeping Managers and Supervisors

Cleaning and housekeeping managers and supervisors manage and supervise cleaning and other housekeeping tasks within private households, hotels, schools, hostels and other non-private households, and in offices and other premises.


New workers

New workers start around £6,189. Normal pay is £18,769 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £32,924.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 100,154 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

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

What they do most days?

  • Manages budget for cleaning and housekeeping supplies and keeps record of expenditure.

  • Arranges for replacement of broken, defective tools and handles arrangements for repairs to fixtures and fittings.

  • Oversees the provision of cleaning and housekeeping supplies.

  • Supervises the activities of cleaners and other housekeeping staff and inspects work undertaken.

  • Assigns duties and responsibilities to staff and oversees working rotas.

  • Recruits or participates in the selection process for cleaning and housekeeping staff and takes charge of staff training.

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

  • Auditing

  • Maid Services

  • Mopping

  • Working With Children

  • Machinery

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Risk Analysis

  • Facility Management

  • Infection Control

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.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Cleanliness

  • Customer Service

  • Leadership

  • Detail Oriented

  • Planning

  • Operations

  • Supervision

  • Organizational Skills

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.