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Domestic Support Assistant

Estates & Facilities - Facilities Support

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £19,100 to £21,908 per annum pro rata
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  27.5
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 October 2022
Reference:  0472-22
Further details:    Job Description    

We are looking for enthusiastic people to join the Facilities Support Team to provide a high quality cleaning service across the University Estate which includes the Campus Teaching Buildings, Halls of Residence and the National Glass Centre. We adapt our service to meet the needs of the University Business operating from 6am to 6pm 7 days a week.

The successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to follow instructions, work to safe working practices, have a keen eye for detail and be flexible in their approach to work as we operate a 5 over 7 policy with staff moving across all areas of the campus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Following a work schedule to ensure a high standard of cleaning is delivered
  • Following instructions from Team Leaders and Facilities Support Managers
  • Cleaning of fixtures and fittings within all buildings on campus.
  • Using electrical cleaning machines

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A reasonable level of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good Communication skills

We have a number of vacancies available:
1 x 25hr per week permanent
1 x 25hr per week temporary

Please note that successful candidates will require a DBS check prior to starting the role. Previous applicants need not apply.

For further information about the role please contact Vicki Allman on 07929 183168

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