Domestic Cleaner – Uppingham Careers

Domestic Cleaner

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Job details

Contract hours: 35 hours per week / 35 weeks per year
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £25,594.44 per annum (FTE)
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 31 July 2023, 10:00 am


With a range of hours available, both on a year-round or term time only basis, and opportunities for progression, our Domestic Cleaner posts are an ideal opportunity for candidates who take pride in what they do.

The school campus is integral to the town of Uppingham, uniting historic buildings and modern facilities to create a unique and beautiful environment. Amongst the 45 buildings within an estate stretching over 120 acres, are 15 boarding houses providing a home away from home for 800 pupils. The cleanliness of our buildings and the running of domestic duties such as meal service and laundry are maintained and carried out by a dedicated team of cleaners.

Under the direction of a Team Leader or Assistant Cleaning Manager, you will carry out a range of cleaning tasks independently, including but not limited to washing, dusting, polishing, vacuum cleaning and sweeping, as well as carrying out domestic duties.

We are looking for hardworking, professional, friendly and approachable candidates to join our team. Previous cleaning experience is required as is the ability to work with others and with minimum supervision.

We have various shifts available and working hours are typically from 9.15am to 2.25pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 2pm on the weekends. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your availability and requirements at interview.

In return, Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate, and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer. These benefits include:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of staff (subject to change at any time)
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides a range of support including counselling and legal advice
  • Occupational Health Services to support staff who have health/medical issues
  • Free annual ‘flu jabs’
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer

FTE salary for this role is £25,594.44. The actual salary will depend on your working hours, for example:

  • 35 hours per week (5 days per week), 35 weeks per year = £11,215.92
  • 35 hours per week (6 days per week), 35 weeks per year = £13,344.12

Domestic Cleaner – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.