Domestic Cleaner – Uppingham Careers

Domestic Cleaner

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Job details

Contract hours: Various
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £25,594.44 per annum
Location: Uppingham
Closing date:


Be a part of our dedicated team as a Domestic Cleaner at Uppingham School. We have various shift patterns available to suit your schedule, which will be discussed during the interview.

Uppingham School’s campus is a unique and beautiful environment, uniting historic buildings and modern facilities across 120 acres. As a Domestic Cleaner, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of our 45 buildings and assisting with domestic duties, including meal service and laundry.

No prior cleaning experience is required, but we are looking for hardworking, professional, friendly, and approachable candidates who take pride in their work. You’ll work under the guidance of a Team Leader or Assistant Cleaning Manager.

The working hours are typically from 9.15 am to 2.25 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 2 pm on weekends. Remember, we have various shift options to discuss during the interview to accommodate your availability.

At Uppingham, we value our people and offer a warm, compassionate, and mutually supportive community. Join us, and you’ll enjoy a range of benefits that reflect our appreciation for our team members.

These include:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for the 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

The full time 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

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

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.