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Domestic Services Assistant

University of Essex - Estates and Campus Services

Location: Loughton
Salary: £18,824 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd September 2021
Closes: 14th November 2021
Job Ref: REQ04773

Domestic Services Assistant - Estates and Campus Services (in Loughton)

Estates and Campus Services require a motivated individual to join a team committed to delivering a quality; customer focused cleaning service at the University’s Loughton campus. 

Benefits include; Competitive salaries, training and development, childcare facilities, generous holiday scheme.

Duties of the role

As part of your position as Domestic Services Assistant, you will be responsible for cleaning and preparation of various areas in the academic and associated buildings, and provide cleaning cover across all University buildings including the residential buildings as and when required by management.

In response of the current Covid-19 pandemic, extra safety measures have been implemented to ensure we are protecting our staff, students and wider community. If successful, you will complete a mandatory health declaration and a risk assessment before starting work. You will also be required to adhere to wearing all necessary Personal Protective Equipment, as guided by your line manager.

Working Patterns Available

3 x vacancies, 12.5 hours per week, current working pattern Monday to Friday 5.30am – 8am

10 hours per week, current working pattern Monday to Friday 7am – 9am

12.5 hours per week, current working pattern Monday to Friday 5.30am – 8am

In the interests of working efficiency the University may from time to time review current working patterns. Hours may be required to be worked within the operational window of 4am to 6pm, 5 days out of 7 days. Changes to working patterns resulting from this will be subject to a minimum of 21 calendar days' notice.

Skills and qualifications

You must have the ability to undertake domestic cleaning to a high standard with good communication skills, a positive attitude to delivering good customer service and a flexible approach to work. You will have an understanding of any Health and Safety information and guidance, in order to carry out the safe use of chemical and equipment, however this is not essential as training will be provided.

Please confirm the working pattern(s) you would like to be considered for in your application.

Please note that this advert is part of a rolling recruitment campaign. At the time you make your application there may not be a current vacancy. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

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