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Matron, House Keeping

Aliases: Matron, Warden, Matriarch, Doyenne

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Matron, House Keeping is expected to perform include:

  • Controlling and supervising work of staff in hostels, boarding houses, orphanages and other residential institutions
  • Looking after welfare of residents and cleanliness of premises
  • Allotting duties to domestic staff engaged in cleaning rooms
  • Seeing that Bai’s, Ayah’s, Waiters, etc., attend to comfort of residents and maintain cleanliness of the place
  • Meeting women residents, enquiring about their comfort and arranging for their requirements
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • The candidate will supervise a team of Workers
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • The individual usually works for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. Institutions remains open and functional for 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
  • Shift system is available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, Diploma in Hotel Management

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to organise, allot work and supervise staff
  • Ability to maintain good hygiene practices in kitchen
  • Competent to effectively manage workloads, meet deadlines, assess priorities and manage multiple tasks
  • Well-versed with laundry and cleaning
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

  • Sanskriti University
    www.sanskriti.edu.in

     
  • Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions
    http://dbgidoon.com/

     
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition  
    http://www.ihmctan.edu/index.html
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.srmuniv.ac.in/downloads/ihm-diploma-syllabus.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

House Keeping Staff  Matron, House Keeping  House Keeping Superintendent/Manager

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4

For candidates with experience – Rs 18,000 to Rs 20,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3, 4

Generally, 2-4 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3, 4
  • Households
  • Guest houses
  • Hostels
  • Boarding schools
KEYWORDS 
  • Matron
  • Warden
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 5151.0400 Matron, House Keeping
ISCO 2008 5151 Cleaning and Housekeeping Supervisors in Offices, Hotels and Other Establishements
NIC 2008 55901; 55902 Accommodation provided by student residences, school dormitories; Worker hostels and boarding houses
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available

 

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