Head of housekeeping at Barchester Healthcare

People in this role may also be known as housekeepers or housekeeper.

5 workers in this role at Barchester Healthcare have taken the survey.

How much does Barchester Healthcare pay heads of housekeeping?

Head of housekeeping at Barchester Healthcare
£8.72–10.58
Typical range
£8.41–10.04

Head of housekeeping employees at Barchester Healthcare are typically paid £8.72–10.58 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for head of housekeeping employees at Barchester Healthcare?

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  • Managers are respectful

    Do heads of housekeeping at Barchester Healthcare feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    60% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Residents and colleagues! Great company to work for ,very supportive management!

    Worst thing

    Covid 19

    10.0

    Employee, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older

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What are the hours like for head of housekeeping employees at Barchester Healthcare?

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  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do heads of housekeeping get of their shift pattern at Barchester Healthcare?

    Most people get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 20% report getting three weeks notice
    • 60% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Excellent
  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Barchester Healthcare managers change heads of housekeeping shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    0% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do heads of housekeeping at Barchester Healthcare worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    0% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    hours

    Worst thing

    cleaning a very dirty floor and toilet

    8.0

    Employee, April 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 65 or older

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What is career progression like for heads of housekeeping at Barchester Healthcare?

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  • Enough training

    Do heads of housekeeping get enough training when they start at Barchester Healthcare?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from heads of housekeeping at Barchester Healthcare

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  • Best thing

    The training is the best I’ve come across and it makes me proud to work for Barchester.

    Worst thing

    Barchester seem to have a sink or swim attitude.

    5.8

    Employee, June 2021

    • £11.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    hours

    Worst thing

    cleaning a very dirty floor and toilet

    8.0

    Employee, April 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 65 or older
  • Best thing

    A good laugh with colleagues

    Worst thing

    Death

    6.4

    Housekeeper, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The hours of work

    Worst thing

    No communication and the carers treat cleaners like dirt no respect n we often are not cleaning up after residents it's the staff we clean up after no team work

    4.2

    Employee, February 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    We work incredibly hard, it’s a very rewarding place to work, the friends you make last a lifetime.

    Worst thing

    Usually not enough staff or hrs, leading to stress amongst staff.

    4.7

    Head of Housekeeping, December 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.33 per hour
    • 25 or older

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