Domestic Team Leader – Uppingham Careers

Domestic Team Leader

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Job details

Contract hours: Part time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £28,704 full time equivalent, pro-rata for part time working
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 25 August 2023, 12:00 pm


Uppingham School in Rutland is currently seeking a skilled Domestic Team Leader to join our dynamic team at one of our bustling boarding houses. As a Team Leader, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness and housekeeping standards within the facility.

Key responsibilities for this role include effectively leading and communicating with your team to ensure smooth and organised cleaning procedures. Your positive “can-do” attitude will serve as a motivating force in your day-to-day tasks.

Your primary duties will revolve around upholding high standards in cleaning and laundry services while ensuring the team’s efficiency. Additionally, you will be responsible for training staff in the safe and proper use of equipment and chemicals and ensuring an adequate stock of cleaning products.

Uppingham School is committed to offering a range of attractive benefits to its employees, fostering a rewarding work environment. Join us in this exciting opportunity and become a part of our dedicated team. Benefits include:

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

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.

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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.