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Domestic Assistant

Housekeeping - EI, Ru, Dar Wlf TC

Location:  Canterbury
Salary:  £16,736 per annum pro rata
Grade:  Grade 1
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours per Week:  15
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date:  Thursday 09 January 2020
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 23 January 2020  (unless otherwise stated)
Reference:  CS-060-19-R

Would you like to join our professional Housekeeping team? They are responsible for ensuring our award winning accommodation, lecture theatres and conference rooms, hospitality outlets, flats and public areas all used by staff, students during term time and then conference guests and holiday makers in vacation periods are maintained to our high standards.

Your main duties will involve cleaning and servicing University communal and public areas including lecture rooms, bedrooms, offices, flats, toilets and houses to a high standard, whilst maintaining excellent customer service.

You will be responsible for reporting defects, damage or shortfalls in service standards to the Housekeeping Supervisor. Cleaning experience is essential and you must be a team worker with good communication skills. You must have a flexible approach to hours and areas of work when the business dictates.

Hours required are 6.00am to 09.00 am

As a Cleaner you will:

Clean and service University bedrooms, offices, flats and houses to a high standard.

Clean and move furniture and equipment as required.

Remove refuse to external refuse compounds and ensure cleanliness of surrounding areas.

Operate appropriate cleaning machinery/use approved cleaning materials.

Kent Hospitality provides housekeeping, catering, bar, reception, conference and events services. Together we are dedicated to delivering high-quality facilities and outstanding customer service with passion, pride and professionalism. 

The department manages student accommodation on the Canterbury and Medway campuses for over 6,500 students. Our accommodation has many accolades, including winning ‘Best University Accommodation for Groups’ for eleven consecutive years at the Group Travel Awards and were awarded Commercial University of the Year 2018 at CUBO’s (College and University Business Officers) annual Summer conference. 

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Interviews are expected to be held: tbc

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system, we do not require a CV. 

No agencies, thank you.

Please refer to the job description for a full list of duties. Your application should clearly address the essential and desirable requirements of the Person Specification, this is how your application is scored. You should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion.

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Please note - Applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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