Domestic Assistant

University of Southampton
June 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,526
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Domestic Assistant Residential Facilities

Location: Other Salary: £22,526 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2750424FB

Residential Services at the University of Southampton offer accommodation to over 6000 students. In order to enhance and maintain the service offered to our diverse customers, we are recruiting for a domestic assistant position in Southampton.

The role will involve working individually or as a member of a team to deliver the cleaning of designated areas to ensure that they are kept in a safe, clean and hygienic condition. Some of the duties will include kitchen cleaning, sweeping, vacuuming and dusting. You should also be willing to undertake some manual handling, bending and reaching as part of your normal duties.

The successful candidate will have a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work and enjoy working as part of a diverse and dynamic team. Communication skills and attention to detail is essential as this is a customer focused environment where we strive to provide the best service to our residents.

The post available is for 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, on a salary of £22,526 pro-rata per annum. Some weekend working will be required in the summer for open days, student arrivals and departure periods. The University currently provides a non-contractual supplement to roles at this level to bring them in line with the Living Wage rate. University employees also benefit from 20 days annual leave (plus 6 University closure days), contributory Pension Scheme, supplied uniforms and a structured training scheme.

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  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

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    Apply by 11.59 pm GMT on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


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