Hospital Housekeeping Supervisor Job in Kenya

A well-established Hospital in Kenya is looking for a Housekeeping Supervisor to be responsible for a sterile environment throughout the hospital ensuring it is clean and disinfected in order to prevent the spread of infectious diseases as well as maintain a clean and healthy environment for patients, visiting relatives, all staff and visiting consultants.

The role also ensures that upholstery are clean and replenished as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor, guide and supervise housekeepers work
  • Set work plans for housekeepers
  • Review cleanliness of hospital with frequent spot checks daily
  • Act upon results of hygiene audits to improve cleanliness of hospitals
  • Set rota for housekeepers and allocate areas for housekeepers to work in
  • Provide regular training to housekeepers on hygiene standards and cleaning requirements in a hospital setting
  • Provide intensive inductions for new staff
  • Regularly review performance of housekeepers and provide training to address performance gaps
  • Raise and sustain cleanliness and quality standards within the hospital and its environs
  • Supervise cleaning, mopping and sterilizing all the areas in the hospital including the public waiting areas
  • Disinfect patient rooms upon patient discharge or patient room swap using specialized cleaning agents to prevent the spread of germs.
  • Promote patient comfort within the patient rooms in collaboration with the laundry manager
  • In collaboration with ward in charge, tidy patient rooms to maintain order and neatness.
  • Sterilize sinks and toilets, and mop all floors daily
  • Ensure cleaning of hospital exterior
  • Study the ISO Document on the waste management and review the following areas:
  • Biological waste generated by the hospital.
  • Non biological waste including but not limited to kitchen waste, office waste, paper, plastics and glass
  • Separation of the waste named above and identifying different methods of disposal including recycling
  • Ensure all relevant polices, and standards are met and upheld


  • A Diploma in either Hotel and Catering Management or Hotel and Hospitality management or its equivalent
  • Proven experience of not less than 2 years in a health institution.
  • Computer literate
  • Hardworking and committed.
  • Self driven and result oriented, able to meet targets
  • Pleasant attitude and friendliness
  • Self-driven and result oriented, able to meet targets.

Salary: Ksh. 35,000 – 40,000 gross


Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary and their daytime contact to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.

Deadline: 20th March 2018

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: March 13, 2018 — 4:03 pm