The Best Western Guide Post Hotel, Bradford believes hospitality isn’t just a job; it’s a journey of self-discovery, growth, community and cultures. Our Team Members are extraordinary professionals who work together to deliver exceptional experiences for all who walk through our doors.

Working for the Best Western Guide Post Hotel, Bradford can be an exciting and rewarding experience, browse our vacancies below and contact us if you feel you might be suitable to join our team. If no vacancies are listed, we may still be interested in hearing from exciting individuals.

Head House Keeper

Responsible to: General Manager & Duty Manager
Responsible for: Housekeepers
Relationships with: All Department Heads

– B.W. Inspector
– Maintenance

  • Organise the Daily Cleaning and Servicing of All Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Corridors, Public Areas and public toilets.
  • To make sure all Daily Room checks are checked by Head Housekeeper or Duty Head.
  • To organise daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules and make sure these are adhered to.
  • Supervise the collection of laundry and distribution of bed linen, to organise new suppliers, prices when needed, and keep records.
  • Requisition and control the following stock:
    • Cleaning Materials
    • Linen
    • BW Marketing Materials
    • BW Standards
  • Plan and implement training of department staff in all relevant areas, social skills, fire drill and induction.
  • Assist and advise the Maintenance manager in planning, repairs and maintenance work
  • Assist and advise the General Manager regarding replacement of furnishings, fittings and equipment.
  • Assist and advise in the selection of housekeeping staff
  • Produce housekeeping staff rota on a weekly basis
  • Keep to Wage Cost Budget & check weekly time sheet and make sure holidays, and sickness are recorded.
  • Check occupancy levels regularly, to make sure staffing levels are correct, and also to check forward for coach party’s etc.
  • Adhere to Personnel Policy to look after employees. Interview, select, induct & train as laid down in the employers’ handbook.
  • Hold regular Department Meeting to discuss Policy Change and Best Western Practices and standards.
  • To assist and help within The Guide Post Hotel as and when necessary with any reasonable request or task set by the Duty Manager.
  • To promote a hospitable and professional image to the guest and give full co-operation to any customer requiring assistance with a prompt caring and helpful attitude. To anticipate guests needs whenever possible.
  • To give full co-operation to any colleague requiring assistance in a prompt, caring and helpful manner
  • To maintain regular and effective communication within your team and at all levels around the hotel
  • To identify and report any maintenance requirements in maintenance book behind reception, hazards in the workplace and to follow up to ensure zero defects.
  • To comply with the statutory and legal requirements for Fire, Health and Safety, Licensing, COSHH regulations, Risk Assessment and Employment.
  • To ensure that all housekeeping staff are dressed appropriately (Black top, black trousers and appropriate footwear)

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The Guide Post Hotel

Common Road, Low Moor
Bradford, BD12 0ST

01274 607866