Hunters Hill Technology College,Spirehouse Lane,Blackwell,Bromsgrove,Worcestershire,B60 1QD, United Kingdom.
0121 445 1320 Fax : 0121 445 2496 : email@example.com Registered Charity Number : 1091007
One half of the team works in the main school dining room, getting tables set with cutlery for lunch and then serving the midday meal. This is followed by yet again more washing up, and cleaning in the main school kitchen and dining room.
Whilst one half of the team is busy with lunch the remaining team continue cleaning the residential home in which they are based, this gives us the opportunity to cleaning windows,, paintwork carpets etc. All the little jobs that can not be covered within the daily basic clean Quiet a task. Every member of the team take great personal satisfaction and pride in ensuring each home is clean fresh.
Carmen works in Scott House and also looks after the family rooms. Carmen says "The staff are really friendly and I feel included and valued as part of the team. The children are also polite to me and very friendly and appreciate the work I do; it is a very pleasant place to work".
Hayle works in Frobisher House. asked "where have the last year gone?"that's how long she has been at the school. "I like working in Scott House, and I like to talk to all the children in the home".
Jenny works in Cropwood House also and has been with the school just under a year. "Cropwood House is very large and takes a lot of work to keep clean but I know the children appreciate our efforts. I enjoy working with Jackie and all the staff here."
Becky works in all the homes and helps out in the kitchen when needed she also works along side the caretaking team during the evening helping to clean the school Becky says "Working in the homes and the school made me realise just how much larger the site is than I first realised.The children have great facilities available to them. I really enjoy working here everyone is polite and easy to get on with. It's a great atmosphere.
Jackie works in Cropwood "Cropwood is a lovely old house, but very large, it takes lots of work to keep it clean and sparkling.I like to see the floors shining and the brass door handles gleaning the results are well worth the effort and are appreciated by everyone.
Emma is located in Raleigh House and said" It is great to get to know the children and the staff in Raleigh, although it can be extremely noisy at times it can be very worthwhile, I get on well with the children who always say hello
Tracy works with Carmen in Scott House 2 days a week and also with Jackie and Jenny in Cropwood house 3 days a week. At the moment she is in her final year of night school studying to become a qualified classroom assistant.
A Typical Day
Domestic Staff at Hunters Hill begins with wash up after breakfast, cleaning and the kitchen area and appliances .(A comprehensive cleaning of the residential kitchens starts the week off on Monday morning, with cookers fridges hot cupboards, pantries & cupboards).
Once the kitchen and dining room area are completed, the ladies then change their overalls before moving on throughout the home cleaning bathrooms, toilets, and office, bedrooms, lounge and play rooms. (Hygiene is a priority. It is extremely important that we do not inadvertently to carry any pathogenic bacteria in to the kitchens after working in toilets that is why we change our overalls) Every bedroom is checked, cleaned and vacuumed daily if necessary during the week. We toughly clean bedrooms (furniture moved paint work washed) at least once over a ten day period, if necessary daily so the rooms are fresh and clean