40 hours per week
£25,292 per annum plus benefits
Applications are invited to join our busy Housekeeping team on a permanent basis to start as soon as possible subject to pre-employment checks.
This is a full time, permanent post working: 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, 5 from 7 days including regular weekend working on rotation.
Previous experience of cleaning and supervising in a residential school, commercial or school environment is highly desirable. You will be responsible, under the direction of the Deputy Housekeeping Manager, for all cleaning and housekeeping operations across the campus. You will provide leadership for the Housekeeping Team, deputising for the Senior Housekeeping Supervisor when required. Whist mainly supervisory, you will on occasions be required to engage in physical cleaning duties, this will require working while standing, covering large distances and flights of stairs on foot. Work tasks require reasonable physical effort in bending, twisting, and in pulling and pushing cleaning equipment. All posts are subject to a probationary period of six months.
Benefits include 6.2 weeks holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) per annum (some to be taken at Christmas closedown), a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, free lunch when pupils are on site, uniform and discounted membership of the on-site Sports Centre. Although there is a local train station own transport would be beneficial.
Please note among other pre-employment checks, successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check. This is a check for cautions, warnings, reprimands and convictions (including spent convictions) and a search of the DBS Children’s Barred List which ensures that a candidate is not barred from working with vulnerable groups. If you have lived outside the UK you will also need to obtain a criminal record check for every country you have spent 3 months or more in during the last 10 years.
For further information, including the Job Description/ Person Specification, and to apply please complete an application form. We are not able to accept CVs alone and may not respond to such applications.
Applications should be sent to email@example.com by: Midday on Monday 16th January 2023
Interviews will take place in the following week or earlier.
Early application is advised as we may close the vacancy once sufficient suitable applications are received.
Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/dbs.
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