Saphos Hotels – Trainee Housekeeper

Based in Sussex

Gravetye Manor is a world famous award winning country house hotel. Come and join a dynamic team of professionals.

Our Head Housekeeper Lucille Temple is looking to recruit a motivated and passionate trainee to introduce them to the world of housekeeping in one of the country’s most important country house hotels. We have a team of nine housekeepers who take an immense pride in looking after the fine lounges and bedrooms of this historic country house. Lucille will demonstrate the processes and techniques we use to manage the day to day cleanliness of the manor. This is of particular relevance due to Covid. 

Be ready to show your enthusiasm, learn from us all and become part of the Gravetye Family. 


The trainee Housekeepers duties will be to assist the housekeeping team with the day-to-day running of the department, at the same time learning the skills required. 

Hotel Fire Procedure in compliance with the Fire Precautions Act 1971 and to attend Fire Training will be given. 

To be fully aware of the required standards of Health and Safety in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and company procedures and to attend Health & Safety Training as requested. 


Paid holiday entitlement. 

Meals provided on duty 

Potential for more hours and a full time job at the end of the six months for the successful candidate. 

Required skills / Experience: 

  • A passion for cleaning, cleanliness and order 
  • A willingness to learn 
  • To be committed to being part of a driven team that is aiming to achieve quality and high standards throughout the hotel.