Housekeeper or related occupation

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Housekeepers and related workers perform domestic cleaning and other housekeeping tasks within private households, hotels, schools, hostels and other non-private households.

Current Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or an equivalent qualification. NVQs/SVQs and other vocational qualifications in hospitality and catering at levels 2 and 3 are available.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Controls the purchase and storing of food, cleaning materials, linen and other household supplies.
  • Maintains household records.
  • Performs a variety of domestic tasks including food preparation and service, cleaning and laundry.
  • Assists employer in washing, dressing, packing and other personal activities.

Desired Skills

Active Listening
Reading Comprehension
Learning Strategies
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An -0.3% fall in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.
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