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Our dedicated Cleaning team operate across all three of our beautiful campuses, at Frenchay, Glenside and Bower Ashton.  When you come to work with us as a Cleaner, you’ll never have two days the same!  From the day you join us, you’ll be made to feel part of the team and the wider UWE Bristol community which is what we think makes this such a fantastic opportunity. 

We have cleaning vacancies at our Frenchay and Glenside campuses working 15 hours per week.  Our Cleaners are integral to the success of our University, as they enable the vital importance of a clean and well cared for University.  You’ll be responsible for the day to day cleaning across a wide variety of areas across the University including offices, classrooms, lecture theatres and rest room areas.

You will have experience of cleaning, be proud of the contribution you make to a positive University environment and have good customer care skills.

We have permanent, part-time posts working 15 hours per week. Shifts available as follows:

Frenchay Campus

06.00-09.00, Monday-Friday

Glenside Campus

16.00-19.00, Monday-Friday

Please confirm which role you wish to be considered for in your application.

Where is this role based?

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have excellent transport links ; we are within walking distance of two train stations , our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities.

We also have a vacancy at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services link the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 25 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • career average pension schemes available for all staff groups
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • 1st month free to our Centre for Sport facilities for all new starters
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • access to a wide variety of in-house training courses and development programmes

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Clive Davis or Carol Baker on [email protected] or [email protected] .

Our cleaning roles are a part-time, permanent post working 15 hours per week.

This post is not available on a job share basis.

As a Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from those who identify as having a disability.

UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is important for our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based for all of your time.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.

Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to provide your right to work documents at your interview. Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable.

Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.

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