Housekeeper (Cleaner) Job in Nigeria

 Eye Foundation Hospital (Operated by Summit Healthcare Hospital Ltd) is the leading eye care hospital in Nigeria with a vision to eliminate avoidable blindness in Nigeria and Africa. For over three decades, we have been at the forefront of delivering excellent and quality eye care through a network of primary, secondary, and tertiary eye care centres across Nigeria.

We are a one-stop-shop for eye care with a wide range of comprehensive services of international standards offered by well-trained professionals with state-of-the-art equipment and environment. Renowned for our unwavering dedication and commitment to quality, we take pride in our esteemed reputation as a trusted and reputable healthcare institution.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Housekeeper (Cleaner)

Locations: Ikeja - Lagos; Ijebu Imushin & Ijebu Ode - Ogun

Job Description

  • The hospital housekeeper performs various functions in ensuring that a hospital or other of our healthcare facility is free from germs.

Some of the duties, tasks, and responsibilities will include:

  • Respond to emergencies in relation to cleaning hospital environment
  • Clean and wipe windows, floors, etc.
  • Dispose of wastes in wastebaskets as well as clean the wastebaskets
  • Appropriately dispose of medical waste products like syringes, hand gloves, face mask, sachets of tablets, etc.
  • Dust furniture as well as equipment
  • Collect dirty clothes for appropriate washing
  • Iron the water-washed cloth and appropriately distribute water-washed cloth to patients
  • Wipeout blood or other body fluids and then disinfect the area of contact
  • Use various types of cleaning equipment, like vacuum cleaners, washing machines, etc.
  • Document the procedure involved in the disposal of hospital waste products, and ensure that the right procedure in line with the standard practice of the hospital, is followed.


  • Good organizational skills as well as strong hygienic practice
  • Mathematical skills needed to mix cleaning agents appropriately in accordance with the prescription of the manufacturer
  • The ability to take the initiative
  • Knowledge of the process of sterilizing equipment
  • Proven ability and/or inclination to follow instructions
  • Ability to maintain a positive disposition at all times
  • The ability to work under exposure to dust
  • An understanding of the English language
  • A certificate proving completion of high school is necessary
  • The ability to maintain an open mind to the acquisition of new skills and knowledge while on the job, especially the use of chemicals and understanding of basic safety procedures
  • The ability to take the initiative where and when necessary that is leadership skill
  • Effective interpersonal skill
  • The ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Problem-solving skill
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to be punctual always.

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.