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Housekeeping Team Leader


The College is seeking to appoint two housekeeping Team Leaders to assist in monitoring cleaning standards throughout Domestic Assistants areas of work, both for routine and cover-supply, creating records for the Housekeeping management team which will inform and contribute to the overall performance ratings in staff appraisals. The role also supports the issue and distribution of linen, chemical and consumables to Domestic Assistants, the reporting and consultation undertaken via the ticketing, and room-booking systems, and assist in the checking of rooms prior to occupant arrival.

These roles are full time, responsible to the College Housekeeper.  The salary for the position is £19,578 per annum. The hours are 37.5 per week, worked on a rota basis, and vary between the hours of 07.30 – 14:00, weekdays. However, some flexibility may be required, on occasion, to undertake weekend work.

The College offers excellent benefits including automatic enrolment into a defined benefit pension scheme, 33 days annual holiday (full time equivalent) or pro-rata (including Public Holidays), meals on duty and a medical cashback scheme which gets you money back on prescriptions, optical and dental treatments, and discounts through shops, cinemas and utility providers, amongst others.

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The College

Gonville and Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. Our Fellows have globally renowned research expertise ranging from Ancient History to Cosmology and are all recognised as leaders in their fields. The students who graduate from the college form an alumni group of approximately 11,000 individuals.

Equality of Opportunity

Entry into a position with the College will be determined only be personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of the post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy and monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels and all applicant data is managed in accordance with our data protection policy.


The Applications Process

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Please note: this is an online application process that will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon BST on 12th May 2021, and interviews will be held shortly thereafter.