University of Hull

University of Hull

Cleaner (EST-062-LW)

Cleaner Reference: EST-062-LW

Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Infrastructure Services School/Department: Facilities and Accommodation Subject Group/Team: Cleaning Services Salary: £21,254 to £21,543 per annum pro rata Post Type: Part Time Closing Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and cover letter

The University of Hull is operating in an increasingly complex, challenging and competitive environment.

We have therefore developed a renewed, ambitious and distinctive vision for the University - to shape a fairer, brighter, carbon-neutral future for all - vision gives us a shared sense of purpose and direction, and something we can all be proud to be part of.

As part of this, we have committed to becoming the first University in the country to become carbon-neutral, in time for our centenary year in 2027.

Our values - inclusive, empowering and progressive reflect who we are and how we work to create a culture for success, as we continue to evolve and we adapt at pace to meet the needs of our students, collaborators and partners.

The post of Cleaner is a critical role in the Infrastructure Services Department, providing a frontline customer-facing service in an estate which is 250,000m2 of 107 buildings with an annual operational turnover of £23m.

This post is for 8 hours per week to be worked 4 hours on a Saturday and 4 Hours on a Sunday

It is an exciting time for the team as we drive improvements in compliance, customer service and performance as well as creating the opportunity to gain competitive advantages through our activity-underpinned by a significant investment in the Estate in conjunction with a full modernisation programme across the teams systems and processes.

Reporting to the Senior Facilities Supervisor, Cleaners will be part of a team delivering basic service provision. The postholder will be familiar with and understand effective procedures across a range of cleaning activities with relevant training provided as required.

Specifically, the postholder will:

Carry out daily, weekly and deep cleaning operations in Teaching rooms, Communal spaces, Toilet Facilities, and Meeting and Function rooms thus prompting good customer care.

Support the cleaning provision in our on-campus residencies.

Help to ensure efficiency of service.

Ensure adherence to health and safety guidelines.

Provide cleaning and waste management services and work as part of a team.

Exemplary teamwork is critical to this role as is the ability to communicate with a wide range of staff, students and stakeholders. Working hours are variable depending on the service provided and current conditions but will typically be worked on a five out of seven-day basis with a flexible approach required to the actual working hours. The likely hours to be worked are 4 hours on a Saturday and 4 hours on a Sunday.

For an informal conversation about the post please contact Gill Shores: [email protected]

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At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all.

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Job details


Cleaner (EST-062-LW)


University of Hull


United Kingdom


September 13, 2023

Application deadline

September 19, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics,Engineering

About the employer

The University of Hull is a top-50 ranked public university for research. The institution was established in 1927 as University College Hull. The Royal Charter of 1954 granted the institution an authority to award its own degrees to students. As a result, it became the third university in Yorkshire and 14th university in England. Today, it is amongst the world's best institutes for research and learning.

Situated in England's port city Kingston upon Hull, the campus of the university is based in a residential area. The University has three central accommodations namely Westfield Court, The Courtyard, and Taylor Court that provide on-campus accommodation to the students. The campus also boasts of a number of cafeterias, bars, a nightclub, a book shop, career service, an advice center, and sporting facilities with the new sports hall and gym opening in 2019.

The academic structure of the university consists of four faculties that offer undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level programs. The Faculty of Arts, Culture, and Education offers courses in various disciplines of education, social sciences, and arts. Faculty of Health Sciences includes degree programs in medical, life sciences, and social work. The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers programs in applied and environmental sciences, technology, and mathematics. Faculty of Business, Law, and Politics allows students to pursue courses in business management, finance, accounting, marketing, international relations, and law. The university has around 15,000 students including international students from 100 countries. With nearly 1,000 staff members.

The university has many distinguished alumni who are leading in the fields of academia, politics, science, sports, theatre, and journalism. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Ahmet Muhtar Kent (former CEO of the Coca Cola Company), Professor Sarah Gilbert (Professor of Vaccinology, Oxford), Anthony Minghella (British film director), Jeremy Darroch (Group Chief Executive, Sky Plc), Ana Brnabi? (Prime Minister of Serbia), Tom Watson MP (Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party).

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