Wardrobe Assistant

Closing date for application: 14/04/2023 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Part-Time


Based in Horsham, Christ’s Hospital is a unique co-educational boarding school and charitable foundation which provides first class education to around 900 children from all backgrounds, supported by over 400 members of staff. An opportunity has arisen for the right applicant to assist in our wardrobe department, supplying and fitting this uniform to our pupils.

The successful candidate will be responsible for fitting, altering, and repairing all items of the school uniform and the corporate clothing for staff. They will assist with stock control, storage, ordering and cleaning of all supplies.

The successful candidate will need to be a competent seamster /seamstress. Experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage.

Hours during term time are 7.30am – 2.30pm Monday – Friday (half hour lunch break). Hours during school holidays are generally 7.30am – 2.30pm Monday – Thursday but there is some flexibility. There will also be a need for some weekend work at the start of each term.

The Salary for the role is £17,940  for 1560 hours per annum. We offer 6.2 weeks paid holiday (including bank holidays), the opportunity to join a stakeholder pension scheme, free on-site parking, free lunch during term time and discounted membership of the on-site Sports Centre.

Christ’s Hospital welcomes applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.  We are members of the Schools Inclusion Alliance and hold the Rainbow Flag Award.

To apply please download and complete an application form and return to hr@christs-hospital.org.uk by the closing date.  We can only accept CVs in conjunction with a completed application form.

Applications close: 9am on Monday 17th April 2023.  

Interviews will be held on Thursday 20th April.

Early application is advised as we may close this vacancy early if 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/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.


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