University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Part Time Domestic Assistant

United Kingdom

Closing in 5 days

Part Time Domestic Assistant Campus Services & Facilities

Location: Boldrewood Campus Salary: £22,214 Pro rata per annum Part Time Permanent (14.75 hours) Closing Date: Wednesday 13 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2524323TD

The following shift pattern is available:

14.75 hours per week

05:30 – 08:30 Monday to Thursday, 05:30 – 08:15 Friday

What we're looking for

Domestic Services is one of the largest Professional Services departments in the University, comprising a diverse range of colleagues who share the same passion for delivering a high standard cleaning service to the University's community and estate.

We are looking to recruit a number of Domestic Assistants, with good experience of cleaning in professional environments, to join our team, across several of our campuses. You will work closely with the Domestic Supervisor, Assistant Domestic Services Manager, Domestic Services Manager, as well as colleagues across the Estates & Facilities Directorate and the wider University, to ensure effective and professional support for all aspects of the team's activities.

What we can offer you

We support a flexible approach to work, as well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance, access to a university pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities, and a range of discounts. Furthermore, the University is a fantastic place to work – regardless of what life stage you are at, you will be a valued member of our team.

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.

This vacancy is available on a part-time, permanent basis.

For an informal discussion please contact Sue Wareham, Assistant Domestic Services Manager on +44 (023)8059 7164

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Further details:
  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


    Job details


    Part Time Domestic Assistant


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    November 16, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 13, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Social Science

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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