Hospital Environmental Services Supervisor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Hospital Environmental Services Supervisor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client is a start-up cleaning company.

  • They seek to hire an experienced Housekeeping Supervisors to manage and lead the Housekeeping teams.


  • To ensure efficient performance of the facility’s housekeeping services

  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene, tidiness and presentation for the facility

  • To utilise all cleaning substances/chemicals as instructed by the manufacturer’s label and in compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

  • Manage and lead the facility’s housekeeping team.

  • To provide a courteous and efficient service to patients, relatives, staff and visitors.

  • Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, staff and visitors.

  • Work with the Senior Nurse Managers of each clinical area to plan effective cleaning programmes for those areas.

  • Liaise with the Infection Control Link Nurses to ensure Housekeeping services contribute to infection control and prevention strategies/policies and procedures.

  • To sit on the infection Committee

  • To make sure all curtains, flooring and carpets are cleaned regularly and documented.

  • Ensure cleaning materials are ordered and kept within agreed stock levels and budgets.

  • Ensure maximum cost control through the efficient use of cleaning substances/chemical strengths as recommended by the manufacturer.

  • Maintain COSHH compliance for all cleaning substances and chemicals and understand COSHH Regulations; ensure staff understand and use COSHH data sheets and know their importance.

  • Update when necessary to the COSHH register.

  • Recruit, manage and use temporary staff effectively within the housekeeping service in liaison with the Environmental Services Manager
    Organise staff rotas ensuring that staffing levels are correct and adequate and that annual leave absences are covered.

  • Provide “hands-on” housekeeping support as necessary to cover absences and peak workload seven days a week.

  • Monitor and calculate all cleaning schedules

  • Inform Facilities Manager of any repairs or maintenance required to the building or

  • Monitoring all chemical waste, following all hazardous waste regulations, and keeping all relevant documents.

  • Train and develop new staff and volunteers

  • To adhere to Fire and Health and Safety regulations and always maintain a safe working environment

  • To take responsibility for being up to date with current policies and procedures and to adhere to these


  • Housekeeping Diploma or equivalent required from a recognised Institution of Higher learning

  • A minimum of 3 years of housekeeping services experience

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a supervisory position

  • Proven experience of cleaning to high standards

  • Knowledge of basic Health and Safety guidelines

  • Knowledge of COSHH and the safe use of chemicals

  • Ability to achieve and maintain high standards of cleanliness

  • Able to work as part of a team and motivate people

  • Basic computer skills

  • Good verbal and written skills

  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people

  • Flexibility to cover across seven days a week if required to meet the needs of the business including nights

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Hospital Environmental Services Supervisor) to before 27th May 2020.

  • Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

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