Domestic Assistants

St Edmund’s College is seeking to appoint part-time Domestic Assistants.

(Required ASAP)

St Edmund’s requires part-time Domestic Assistants to work as follows;

  • 1 x Domestic Assistant required within the College (term-time and during College holidays) – Monday to Friday, 5.30am to 9.30am or 6.00am to 10.00am.
  • 1 x Domestic Assistant required as a cover role (possibility of term-time only) – Monday to Friday, 5.30am to 9.30am or 6.00am to 10.00am.
  • 1 x Domestic Assistant required within the College (term-time and during College holidays) – Monday to Friday, 5.30am to 10.00am.

Occasional weekend work will be required, along with additional hours and/or overtime from time to time.

A certain amount of flexibility is required, given the nature of St Edmund’s College. You will provide a service to the students and staff as well as organisations that use the premises. Therefore, each individual, is expected to be part of a team.

Whilst we are proud to be England’s oldest Catholic school, we welcome applications from all colleagues who wish to be part of our special ethos.

Whilst not in a teaching role, as a Domestic Assistant you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. As with all College staff members, you will therefore be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.

Additional benefits to include:

  • free parking
  • pension scheme – Employee contribution 4% College contribution 8.5%
  • discretionary closure of the College between Christmas and New Year (in addition to annual leave)
  • an increase to 25 days’ (FTE) annual leave following 5 years’ service plus public holidays

St Edmund’s College is a historic campus offering modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire.

Whilst we are proud to be England’s oldest Catholic school, we welcome applications from all colleagues who wish to be part of our ethos.

If you would like to apply for the position please download an application pack and return your completed application pack to the HR department by the closing date.

Telephone:  01920 824335 Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

Applications to be received as soon as possible for interviews to take place as soon as possible.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

 

 

Working Hours

1 x Domestic Assistant required within the College (term time and during College holidays) – Monday to Friday, 5.30am to 9.30am or 6.00am to 10.00am.

1 x Domestic Assistant required as a cover role (possibility of term time only) – Monday to Friday, 5.30am to 9.30am or 6.00am to 10.00am.

1 x Domestic Assistant required within the College (term time and during College holidays) – Monday to Friday, 5.30am to 10.00am.

Occasional weekend work and overtime will be required.

Downloads

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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