Domestic Assistant

Summary of the Role

  • You will have the responsibility to have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the child protection procedures detailed in the College’s policies and code of conduct.
  • Daily cleaning, including of priority areas, such as washrooms/shower rooms/toilets, urinals, wash hand basins and all surfaces in the vicinity;
  • Daily restocking, as needed, with, for example, soap and toilet tissue;
  • Daily removal of rubbish;
  • Daily cleaning of any kitchen area that falls within your designated area;
  • Daily cleaning of classrooms, which may include specialist classrooms, such as laboratories/HE/Art/Ceramics/DT;
  • Daily inspection for damage in your designated area and giving notification to Property Services at the earliest opportunity, if needed;
  • Routine cleaning of pupil and staff accommodation within your area, ensuring that all rooms are done at least twice a week, including staircases, corridors and common rooms;
  • Responding to periodic reasonable requests from the Housekeeper, Head Porter or Domestic Services Manager, such as covering for absentees;
  • Carrying out spring-cleaning tasks as required by the college during student holiday times;
  • Following specific written and verbal instructions with regard to use of cleaning materials in line with COSHH regulations;
  • Undertaking any reasonable requests, tasks or duties which are required, including working some evenings and weekends; other duties of an appropriate level and nature as and when requested.
  • To work safely and operate within health & safety regulations at all times whilst complying with manual handling guidance.

Working Hours and Salary

Working Hours: Part Time 6:00am to 10:30am

Salary: £7.85 per hour

Downloads

Downloads

Policies:  We rely on a suite of policies for our recruitment processes.  These can be found by clicking here and includes the below:

As part of your application, please download and read the Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.  In addition, please sign and return the above document ‘Confirmation of Receipt of the Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct’ confirming that you have received, read and understood these policies.

  • Code of Conduct
  • Dignity at Work Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy – Staff
  • Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy
  • Safer Recruitment Policy
  • Preventing Illegal Working Policy
  • Whistleblowing Policy

Please return your completed application pack to the HR department as soon as possible, as applicants will be invited when documents have been fully processed.

Please send applications to: hr@stedmundscollege.org
For more information regarding your application 01920 824335