Sidney Sussex College, is seeking to appoint a Housekeeping Supervisor to work within the Housekeeping Department.  The posts 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.

This post is full-time at 37.5 hpw.  The hourly rate is £11.48 which equates to £22,386 per annum.  This role work 5 days in 7, including working one weekend in three.

Benefits include an annual leave entitlement of 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays;  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 post would suit a pro-active, professional individuals with supervisory experience and 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 midday 5 December 2022.  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.