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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.


  • 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.

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.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £16,000 per annum and can progress up to £29,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 5,017 employed Housekeepers & Related Occupations in the region.

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