Housekeeping Manager

We are looking to recruit a committed, organised and compassionate person as a housekeeping manager to start as soon as possible for preferably six months to one year.

The person in this role will be responsible for:

  • Cleaning / deep cleaning of the following areas with additional support as required

  • Clean and prepare retreat accommodation, including doing any laundry

  • General cleaning of communal areas, including the kitchen and toilets

  • Organising waste collections/recycling

  • Maintaining adequate supplies of cleaning products, toiletries and general household goods

  • Carrying out required Health & Safety procedures, noting repairs and passing them on to the appropriate person

  • Working closely with our cook, including assisting and deputising during retreats when required

Qualities/skills required:

  • Able to work effectively in a small team

  • Comfortable living in a communal setting in a rural location

  • Good hospitality skills

  • Able to manage quite demanding physical work

  • A sense of humour

  • Able to legally work in the UK

  • Respect for the FPMT organisation and willingness to live by the five precepts whilst at Land of Joy


  • Two days off per week for working 6-8 hours per day for five days a week

  • Food and single room accommodation is provided

  • A chance to attend sessions during retreats and courses if time allows

To apply:

Please familiarise yourself with our application process then complete our application form including providing two referees for us to contact on your behalf.