Sidney Sussex College, is seeking to appoint a number of Housekeeping Assistants to work within the Accommodation Department.  These posts will report to the Head of Accommodation, and will help to ensure the highest possible standard of cleaning is maintained throughout the College buildings and outlaying hostels.

There are a range of full-time and part-time, permanent posts available.  These are likely to be:

  • 37.5 hours per week 07:30 – 15:30
  • 30 hours per week 07:30 – 13:30
  • 30 hours per week 09:00 – 15:00
  • 25 hours per week 09:30 – 14:30

(additional flexibility on start time is available to staff working 25 or 30 hours)

All posts will be worked 5 days in 7, including working one weekend in three.

Benefits include an annual leave entitlement of 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part-time);  an excellent contributory pension scheme provided by the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), free College meals when on duty, College uniform and subsidised membership of the College’s gym facilities.

This posts would suit a pro-active, professional individual with a strong work ethic.  Experience of professional cleaning work in an educational or hotel establishment would be useful to the role but training will be provided.  The ability to work unsupervised, and capacity to travel daily to outlaying hostels would be welcomed.

In order to apply, please complete and submit an application form with a covering letter outlining your suitability to by the closing date below.  Alternatively applications can by posted to HR Department at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge CB2 3HU.

The closing date of application is Sunday 3 October 2021 with interviews expected to take place week commencing 11 October 2021.  Any offer of appointment is subject to: the receipt of two satisfactory references; verification of identity and qualifications; and, eligibility to work in the UK.

Sidney Sussex College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality of opportunity and supports and encourages under-represented groups and values diversity for Women, Black and Minority Ethnic, Disabled and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender applicants.