Domestic Assistant / Cleaner (Part Time)

University of Bath

We have a vacancy for a part-time Domestic Assistant / Cleaner! (27.5 hours a week)

This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter and Refer a Friend bonuses. Please see below.

About the role:

You’ll have a key role in helping students transition from living at home to fully independent living and ensuring all our accommodation users have the best possible experience when staying with us.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning accommodation areas
  • Reporting maintenance requirements
  • Ensuring health and safety guidance is followed
  • Acting as the face of the department, engaging with students and visitors

This role involves working on a 5 over 7 rota. Cleaning is required in some areas at weekends, therefore there is an expectation to work weekends on a rota basis. Weekend rota work requirements apply mainly during the summer peak period. 

The hours for this role are 9am to 3pm or 10am to 4pm, but we are very flexible. Please outline any specific requests to your application form. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact [email protected] however please ensure that you submit your application through the University website by uploading your CV. Full details of this role can be found in the job description.

About you:

Our ideal candidate:

  • Enjoys striving for high standards of customer service
  • Loves working as a team
  • Personable with a friendly approach

It will be beneficial to have previous cleaning experience and knowledge of working within a hotel or student accommodation, but neither are essential.

About us:

The University of Bath’s Student Living department houses over 5000 students throughout the academic year and during the summer month’s, external companies use our accommodation services for conferences, summer camps and away days.

The Campus Services department was created in August 2022 by combining all the facilities teams across the University into one department to support our University strategy, where strong campus services are essential to underpin excellence in education, research and experience for students, staff, visitors and commercial customers alike.   

With over 400 staff Campus Services consists of a diverse range of teams including student living, hospitality, retail, cleaning and portering, security, postal services and landscaping.

Since last August we have continued to develop the services we provide in response to the changing needs of the University.  

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter bonus*. Apply today and if you are appointed, receive an additional £500 one month after starting and £500 on successfully passing your probation period (six months). Please note this bonus is pro rata for part time roles. 

This role is eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus*. If a University staff member has ‘referred’ you to apply for this vacancy, please ensure when applying you select ‘Employer Referral’ and enter the name of the relevant person when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?’

*Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions

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Visa information

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa  before embarking on a job application to ensure you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / Indefinite Leave to Remain − please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages  for further details.

Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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