Housekeeping Apprentice The Wheatsheaf Hotel

Greene King are looking for an apprentice room attendant. A great opportunity to get into the hospitality industry!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week, shift work including evening and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


• To report promptly for duty, collect your worksheet and key and undertake duties requested by your team leader
• To ensure grooming standards are followed at all times
• To record all dirty/reject linen off your section accurately
• Ensure all keys taken are signed in and out on a daily basis to ensure security of all keys.
• To report and safeguard all lost property ensuring it is all handed in and logged daily.
• To collect cleaning materials and use as instructed
• Clean Bedrooms:
a) Open windows, remove rubbish
b) Strip beds and re-make
c) Wash glasses and crockery and re-plenish tea-trays
d) Dust and polish all fixtures and fittings
e) Vacuum
f) Replenish stationery
• Clean Bathrooms:
a) Remove dirty towels and rubbish
b) Brush and clean toilet
c) Wash bath and tiles
d) Wash sink and surround
e) Clean and polish all mirrors and chrome
f) Re-plenish all towels, toiletries and paper products
g) Wash the floor
• Pack the trolley you used at the end of the day
• Ensure the vacuum cleaner are emptied and cleaned regularly and any problems reported to your team leader or maintenance
• Clean your service area
• Clean and hoover your section of the corridor
• To respect all DND rooms. Any signs still up at 12noon report to your team leader

• To ensure all room service trays are removed from bedrooms and corridors and taken to designated areas
• To ensure all tasks allocated to you are completed and your list is signed at the end of the day by your team leader
• To report any maintenance to your team leader
• To report any smoking / sick rooms to your team leader
• To report any departure rooms with luggage still in to your supervisor
• To be pleasant and willing to help the customer and other members of staff at all times
• To ensure all daily duties are completed
• To deliver a high level of guest care at all times
• To attend all housekeeping meetings
• To work flexible hours and days in accordance with the hotel business and staff shortages.


• To carry out other duties that may be necessary from time to time
• To be aware of and comply with statutory requirements regarding the work place such as health and safety, hygiene, fire prevention and employment law.
• Ensure that correct security measures are taken at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time keeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised multitasker
  • Pride in delivering excellent service
  • Team player who is reliable, honest and able to use initiative

Personal qualities

• Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
• A willingness and desire to learn
• High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
• Flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications required

No Qualifications Required

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

• Earn while your learn in a job you can be passionate about • Gain a nationally recognised qualification • Receive support throughout your apprenticeship • Gain additional skills through enhanced learning opportunities • Enjoy fantastic career opportunities • Be part of a fun and exciting brand!

About the employer

One of England’s literary pubs, the 18th Century Wheatsheaf Hotel is a former posting-house and coaching stop visited by author Jane Austen as a child. Today, the Wheatsheaf Hotel pub restaurant is a delightful dining venue serving traditional pub food, fine wines and real ales. The Wheatsheaf Hotel is located in North Waltham, an affluent, historic village with many attractive thatched cottages. A former posting-house and coaching stop, regularly visited by the young Jane Austen, the Wheatsheaf Hotel is a Grade II Listed Building with many of its 18th Century original features intact. The pub restaurant has a delightful atmosphere and an equally delightful menu, comprising traditional pub food and hearty Sunday roasts.


The Wheatsheaf Hotel


Wheatsheaf Hotel


RG25 2BB

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Training provider

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Housekeeping L2
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  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017