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The starting salary will be from £22,776 pro rata per annum on Grade B, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Cleaning and Portering



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Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services -

Facilities Operations

Rewarding opportunity to work as part of our Facilities Operations Cleaning Team.

This cleaning position is immediately available on a permanent basis. You will be working 30h per week, working from 14.00 – 20.30. Monday to Friday, however working 5 out of 7 will be required (based on business needs).

This position is focused on cleaning but there is an element of furniture moves and meeting room set up.

The team are responsible for over 50 Academic and Administrative buildings as well as 17 Residences across the Streatham and St Luke`s Campus's in Exeter and employ over 200 In House staff who cover the cleaning duties through day and night 24/7 all year round.

We are looking for the following qualities:

  • Customer focused.
  • Trustworthy
  • Flexible
  • Good team player.
  • If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

    Full BICSc training will be provided.

    In your supporting statement, you should also clearly demonstrate how you meet the Essential and Desirable criteria stated in the Person Specification. Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.


    We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year.
  • options for flexible working.
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers.
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme.
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy.
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England.
  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    Further information

    If you wish to discuss further, please contact Paul Brookes, Facilities Operations Manager on [email protected]

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    University of Exeter


    United Kingdom


    November 21, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 03, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

    The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

    Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

    The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

    The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

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