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HOUSEKEEPER – Millport Holiday Apartments Ltd.

Hours of work: All year – variable hours contract

Salary: Dependent on experience

Reporting to: Jan Wilkie (Business Manager)


A position has become available to join our small, friendly team, here at CCDC. Collaborating with us on the Isle of Cumbrae. An ideal opportunity to widen your skills and develop your career.

The successful applicant must have a flexible approach to working hours as there may be a need to work additional hours, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the business.

The holder of the post will be based at 8 Quayhead in Millport.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills. Maintaining a positive and friendly company image by acting as the first line of contact for guests on their arrival also, to direct potential customers to Garrison House for bookings either in person, via the telephone or e-mail

  • Initiative-taking with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to multitask and maintain a schedule while responding to incidents

  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and the ability to manage cleaning chemicals safely

Adheres to a high standard of cleanliness in relation to all sites worked in

 Responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning tasks as required (as per checklist provided), to ensure all apartments are clean, tidy, and ready for occupation on the dates/times booked. This includes ensuring keys are available timeously for guests’ arrival.

  • Coordinating duties with other cleaners where applicable

  • Ordering new cleaning supplies through the office, as and when required and refilling supplies within the apartments e.g., kitchen and toilet rolls etc. Keeping a check on stock lists, to ensure supplies are ordered well in advance

  • Adhering to Covid-19 guidelines regards cleaning & sanitizing protocols both within the apartments and the closes/stairwells they are off

  • Ensure accurate records are maintained, relevant to the apartments, for the office

  • Handle queries and guest’s complaints and maintenance requests according to company procedures

  • Collaborate with external contractors to ensure that all apartments are maintained and repaired to meet company standards

  • Be available for emergency call outs when necessary



For further information call: 01475 531381 or to apply for the post of Housekeeper, please send a copy of your CV and a short cover letter to:

Jan Wilkie, Business Manager, Garrison House, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae. KA28 0AZ

or via e-mail to: jan.wilkie@garrisonhousecumbrae.org.uk



Closing date: 7th March 2022

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