Domestic Cleaner – Uppingham Careers

Domestic Cleaner

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £20,907.48 per annum
Location: Maidwell
Closing date: 11 July 2024, 9:00 am


Maidwell Hall is a distinguished co-educational boarding and day school that educates pupils from Reception to Year 8, we are currently looking for a Domestic Cleaner to join our dedicated team. Your role will involve maintaining high standards of cleanliness.

We are seeking an individual who is reliable, hardworking, and a proficient timekeeper. In this role, you will help create a homely environment for our pupils by ensuring the houses and central buildings are impeccably clean, serving meals, and managing laundry. Rest assured; full training will be provided to support your success in this role and you will be part of a great team.

We highly value our team members at Maidwell (which is part of the Uppingham Group of Schools), fostering a culture of warmth, compassion, and mutual support. When you join us, you become part of a community that appreciates and supports its members, you will enjoy a range of benefits that reflect our appreciation:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Previous cleaning experience (desirable as full training will be given)
  • A good understanding of COSHH
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time-keeping skills


8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday

8.30am – 5.00pm Friday

8.30am – 12.30pm Saturday (16 Saturdays per term)


Benefits included:

  • 50% Contribution towards premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Discount on School fees
  • Discount at a local nursery in Uppingham
  • 25% Discount on holiday club fees for children of Uppingham or Maidwell Hall staff
  • Westfield healthcare
  • Westfield Rewards which gives discounts at various retailers, gyms, cinemas, and restaurants
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • In house Occupational Health Service
  • Membership to dual-use Sports Centre (with a £25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches during term-time
  • Free annual Flu vaccinations
  • Complimentary staff ticket for select School performances
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Recognised as “Investors in Diversity”

If you are committed to maintaining high standards and wish to contribute to the nurturing environment at Maidwell Hall, we would love to hear from you.

This role closes at 09:00am on Thursday 11th July 2024

Interviews will be held on Thursday 18th July 2024

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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