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Housekeeping Assistants (Multiple posts, part time)

Domestic Services

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £22,162 to £22,522 per annum pro-rata £11.76-11.95 per hour
Posts will initially be offered at the minimum salary point with progression to the higher salary point achieved through an annual incremental pay rise. Salary progression beyond this is subject to performance.
Closing Date: 
Reference:  NHE110

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China, and Malaysia. 

Your role as a Housekeeping Assistant: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, and hardworking people, who have a keen eye for detail and excellent customer service skills to join our teams. 

Working within our Halls of Residence on University Park, main duties will include the cleaning of bedrooms, bathrooms and other public areas including all touch points to a high standard providing excellent customer service at all times. Tasks will involve the manipulation of furniture, making beds and the removal of rubbish in a working environment which can be demanding. 

Previous cleaning experience and ability to work independently and as part of a team is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. 

Permanent Posts Available: 

Post 1: 16 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 to be arranged to include regular weekends between 9.00am and 15.00pm.
Post 2: 20 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 to be arranged to include regular weekends between 9.00am and 15.00pm

Both positions are eligible to an additional 20% pay allowance for hours worked in weekend.

What’s in it for you?  

  • Excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional five university closure days and eight bank holidays.
  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications.
  • Personal and Career development support and opportunities for career progression.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks and staff wellbeing events/activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • Permanent 52 weeks of the year post, plus the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform and free training provided. 
  • Free on-site parking between 4.30pm and 9.00am.

The successful candidates for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which will run monthly, Monday to Friday mornings. Further details will be given at interview.

The interviews for these posts are informal and will take no longer than 20 minutes.

All of our vacancies are available to view at:

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Loizos Kalopsidiotis, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.



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