FAQs: Short Term Labour Hire

23 November 2021

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Housekeeping Solutions​

The hospitality industry in Australia is gaining momentum with hotels starting to fill up with guests booking their well-deserved holiday breaks.

Our short term labour hire solutions are proactively supporting our hotel clients at a time where hotel occupancy rates are unpredictable. To provide more insight into the purpose of our short-term labour services we have responded to these frequently asked questions.

Q1: What is short term labour hire?

Short term labour hire is where businesses can hire labour supply to support their day-to-day operations that reflects business demand.

At ahs hospitality, housekeeping serviceshifts can be arranged from a minimum of four hour shifts, where you can expect our professional housekeeping service staff to provide top-level quality, meet compliance mandates, and offer reliable service to our hotel partners. The hotel’s dictate when the housekeepers’ shifts start and end.

Q2: How does short term labour hire help the hospitality industry?

There are many ways short term labour hire, particularly housekeeping services help the hotel hospitality industry including filling labour shortages as a result of:

  • Fluctuating reservations due to seasonality

  • Large group bookings

  • Unanticipated high occupancy rates

As part of our full model housekeeping service model, our housekeeping staff are also upskilled in pathogen COVID-19 cleaning which includes enhanced bed hygiene, deep cleans and pathogen disinfection.

Q3: When is outsourcing in the hospitality industry relevant?

Outsourcing short term labour hire gives hotels the flexibility that is needed to respond to unpredictable increases in occupancy demands, giving them peace of mind knowing that their hotel rooms are ready for future guest arrivals.

Even though short term labour hire solutions are pricier, the advantages for the hotels are limited commitment and flexible modelling when compared with fixed full-service models.

The hotels we work with can always contact their ahs representative for support when they require changes to their labour requests in line with the hotel’s demands and needs.

Q4: How do I access short term labour housekeeping solutions?

To access ahs hospitality’s short term labour housekeeping solutions, simply get in touchwith our Business Development team. From there, we can create a personalised solution that aligns with your hotel needs and specific service standards with a contract written up.

Once you have signed your contract our committed and trained team will visit the hotel to perform a safety review and site inspection so that our housekeeping service team are ready to assist under the hotel’s guidance.

Moving forward you can employ our housekeeping team for as little as four hours and utilise these services at any point throughout the length of your contract, providing your hotel with a security blanket for those sudden peaks in occupancy.

ahs hospitality are Australia and New Zealand’s leading provider of outsourced housekeeping with people at the heart of all we do. ​