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
£ 6,891
£ 18,487
£ 33,416

Available jobs

In the past year there were 96,196 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?

  • 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

  • Machinery

  • Mopping

  • Risk Analysis

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Infection Control

  • Working With Children

  • Facility Management

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

  • Organizational Skills

  • Supervision

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.