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Room Attendant

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A room attendant cleans the public areas and bedrooms in hotels and guest houses.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

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

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2023 the National Minimum Wage is £5.28 an hour for workers under 18, £7.49 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £10.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage for those aged 23 and over is £10.42 an hour. With experience this can rise up to £10.00 an hour.

If you are living-in, there may be a deduction for board and lodgings.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Tourism and catering are growth areas. There are hotels in every Scottish town and city as well as in rural areas. There are also jobs in guesthouses, holiday centres and student residences.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
63080
4.8 %
RISE
2028
66129
  United Kingdom
2023
626276
2.1 %
RISE
2028
639403

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

After gaining experience, you can apply for promotion to floor housekeeper and then housekeeping manager.

Video

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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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