Saturday Housekeeper

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: 3.5 Hours per week – 8:30am-12pm, 52 weeks per year.

Salary: £13.56 per hour

Anticipated start date: ASAP

Closing date: 22nd April 2024

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Job Overview 

The ideal candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic and energetic, have the skills required to provide high standard of cleaning, with an excellent eye for detail.  Full training and induction will be given so you feel supported as you move into your role.  

Purpose of the job

To provide an efficient and thorough cleaning service to standards set by the Housekeeping Team Leader/Supervisor and undertake other non-cleaning duties in keeping with the role. The Department provides services to the School 7 days per week. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • To ensure that cleaning standards are met as agreed with the Housekeeping Team Leader and/or Supervisor  

Key Tasks

  • To ensure the cleaning in allocated areas of responsibility are to an acceptable standard and undertake deep cleaning tasks periodically as required, for example carpet shampooing, scrubbing floors, descaling appliances.

  • To ensure cleaning materials are handled correctly in line with COSHH. 

  • To conform to all health and safety legislation and COSHH regulations and to be aware of health and safety infringements, reporting incidents to the team leader. 

  • To ensure adherence to statutory Health and Safety and Data Protection Legislation at all times. 

  • To undertake non-cleaning duties in keeping with a housekeeper’s role, for example tidying, waste collection, laundry, bed making, replenish supplies. 

  • To follow the School’s child protection guidelines.  

  • Report any building defects to the Housekeeping Team Leader, e.g. broken lights, dripping taps etc 

This job description reflects the present requirements of the post and as duties and responsibilities change/develop, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder. 

Person Specification  

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:  





 Not applicable 

Not Applicable 

Specialist Skills & Experience 

  • Physically fit, able to carry out the tasks associated with cleaning, including bending, lifting and carrying equipment, such as vacuum cleaners 

  • Basic knowledge of cleaning chemicals, including their safe use. COSHH 

  • Previous cleaning experience 

Personal Skills 

  • Practical  

  • Ability to manage time well 

  • Conscientious  

  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team 

  • Willingness to work with cleaning products and chemicals and wear appropriate protective clothing  

  • Committed to customer service 

  • Good interpersonal skills to maintain good working relationships 

  • Awareness of the responsibilities of working in an environment with young people 

  • Able to follow instructions as required

  • Customer service experience 

  • Basic Health & Safety / Fire awarenes

To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.