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


The contract available is part time 20 or 25 hours per week with flexible working hours between 9am and 3pm.  The posts will be worked 5 days in 7, with weekend work required.  These are permanent, part-time posts at £11.03 per hour .  To note this will increase to £11.25 per hour from 1 August 2023.


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.


These 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.


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 noon Monday 19 June 2023.  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 welcomes diversity amongst its students, staff, Fellows and visitors, recognising the particular contributions to the achievements of the College’s mission that can be made by individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and experience.