£14,040 Average salary at age 20
£22,880 Average Salary
32 Average hours per week


Workers in this unit group manage and supervise cleaning and other housekeeping tasks within private households, hotels, schools, hostels and other non-private households, and in offices and other premises.

Main Tasks

  • Recruits or participates in the selection process for cleaning and housekeeping staff and takes charge of staff training;
  • Assigns duties and responsibilities to staff and oversees working rotas;
  • Supervises the activities of cleaners and other housekeeping staff and inspects work undertaken;
  • Oversees the provision of cleaning and housekeeping supplies;
  • Arranges for replacement of broken, defective tools and handles arrangements for repairs to fixtures and fittings;
  • Manages budget for cleaning and housekeeping supplies and keeps record of expenditure.


There are no formal academic requirements, but GCSEs/S grades and/or relevant work experience may be needed in some instances. BTEC certificates and diplomas, NVQs/SVQs and degree level courses are available in relevant areas.

UK Prospects

76400 Workforce Size
0.50% Predicted decline 2024 - 2027
8889 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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