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We’re looking for a:

  • Assistant Housekeeper

to join our fun, vibrant team!

See the foot of this page for role descriptions and application details.

If there is nothing suitable then why not have a look at our Current Volunteer Vacancies. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers if you have a few hours to spare.

Getting to Ardgowan Hospice

Commuting to Ardgowan Hospice couldn’t be easier if you live in or outside of Inverclyde. We’re around 25 miles from Glasgow City Centre and with nearby public transport links and quick access to the A8 & M8, your journey will be a breeze.

By Train

We’re a five minute walk from Greenock West Station where Scotrail runs a fast and frequent service to Glasgow Central Station.

By Bus

We’re less than five minutes from the Kilblain Street bus station where the following McGill’s services run frequently to and from Glasgow, dropping you nearly on our doorstep:  901, 904, 906 and 907.

By Car

Simply follow the M8/A8 towards Greenock from Glasgow, we are less than half a mile from the main road.

While you’re here

Inverclyde boasts many local amenities such as popular eateries, leisure facilities (including gyms, theatres and Scotland’s oldest outdoor heated pool), shopping opportunities (including a mall, retail park and Gourock main street – number one in the list for unique independent traders in Scotland), parks, sports clubs, stunning views over the Clyde and more.

You can enjoy lunch along the Esplanade watching Cruise liners in the Summer or see the Christmas decorations and carollers in the town centre and snow on the hills during Winter.

Get in touch for your job application pack today!

Assistant Housekeeper- Closing Date: 10th July

Assistant Housekeeper


Hours: Part-time, 25 hours per week

Shift Pattern:  Variable  (Mon – Sun), Flexibility necessary

25 hours per week worked over 7 days, Monday – Sunday,   Usual hours will be from 2pm – 7pm (weekdays) and 8am – 1pm (weekend).



The hospice is currently looking to recruit a part-time Assistant Housekeeper on a permanent contract to work within our busy housekeeping team.


You will provide a high standard of cleanliness in both Hospice buildings to comply with Statutory Standards and recognised Safe Practice.


The successful applicant will have knowledge of the relevant work procedures and practices in relation to Infection Control, Health & Safety & have housekeeping experience. You will also have good communication skills.


For an application pack, please contact Laura Queen, HR Assistant  by email on or by Tel: 01475-726830.



Closing date for applications: 10th July 2020, interviews 20th July 2020.