Apprentice Housekeeper Danesfield House Hotel & Spa

Danesfield house Hotel and Spa is located between Marlow and Henley on Thames in Buck’s we are surrounded by 65 acres of landscape gardens. We are looking for good attention to detail staff to look after our bedrooms we will provide of COSHH training as well as the importance of the high standard at Danesfield House Hotel.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shift work will be 8.30am to 17.00pm including weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Starting your career in room attendance and house keeping, your key responsibilities will be cleaning and making up rooms.

You will learn to:

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience, exceeding their expectations 
  • Prioritise a list of daily tasks in order to meet exceptional standards
  • Clean rooms to meet the high standards set by the hotel
  • Collect linen and laundry, ensuring efficiency
  • Clean and service public areas

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent at ensuring each guest room meets established level of sanitation
  • Able to handle individual requests in a way that ensures guest contentment
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance and behaviour at all times
  • Able to ensure guest rooms are correctly secured before occupancy and upon entering and leaving an occupied room
  • Proven ability to communicate information in a perfect and customer-friendly way

Personal qualities

  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Attention to detail and able to organise
  • Team work
  • Good knowledge of English Language

Qualifications required

No qualifications required.

Future prospects

Not specified.

About the employer

Danesfield House is a luxury hotel and spa located between Henley on Thames and Marlow.They pride themselves on the highest possible quality and service and work with some of the country's top Michelin starred chefs.

Danesfield House is an experience, not just a venue, set in beautiful surroundings at the heartland of the Thames Valley.


Danesfield House Hotel & Spa


Henley Road




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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Housekeeping 
  • Level 2 Certificate in hospitality and catering principles (Housekeeping)
  • Functional skills Maths and English at Level 1 (depending on prior grades)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Henley College


Melanie Falconer 01491634219

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017