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Housekeeping Manager

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A housekeeping manager, or head housekeeper, has overall responsibility for cleaning rooms, laundering bed linen and maintaining furnishings and other equipment in hotels, residential homes, hospitals and student accommodation.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

As a housekeeping supervisor you might earn between £15,500 and £20,000 a year. With experience, housekeeping managers or head housekeepers may earn up to £26,000 a year. In a large hotel with a high star rating the salary could be higher. If you are living in, there may be a deduction from your salary for board and lodgings.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can enter housekeeping management in several ways.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
7544
1 %
FALL
2024
7472
  United Kingdom
2019
81032
0.8 %
RISE
2024
81720

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)
Tel: 020 7258 9850
Website: http://www.cthawards.com/
Twitter: @cthawards1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConfederationOfTourismAndHospitalityCth

Institute of Hospitality
Tel: 020 8661 4900
Website: http://www.instituteofhospitality.org
Twitter: @IoH_Online
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IoHOnline/

People 1st - Hospitality Guild
Tel: 0203 074 1222
E-mail: eqa@people1st.co.uk
Website: http://www.hospitalityguild.co.uk
Website (2): http://www.people1st.co.uk/
Twitter: @p1stgroup

People 1st is the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industries. UKSP is now part of the Hospitality Guild, which provides information on careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The website has an online 'personality' test designed to help you identify suitable careers within the above industries.

Springboard
Tel: 020 7921 0420
E-mail: info@springboarduk.org.uk
Website: http://www.careerscope.uk.net
Website (2): http://springboard.uk.net/
Twitter: @Springboard_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpringboardUKCharity/

Springboard UK promotes career opportunities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries.

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