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Domestic Services Assistant


Location:  Halls
Salary:   £18,212 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 10 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1595621FB

Residential Services at the University of Southampton offer accommodation to over 6000 students. In order to enhance and maintain the service offered to our diverse customers, we are recruiting to a number of domestic assistant positions in Southampton.

The role will involve working individually or as a member of a team to deliver the cleaning of designated areas to ensure that they are kept in a safe, clean and hygienic condition. Some of the duties will include kitchen cleaning, sweeping, vacuuming and dusting. You should also be willing to undertake some manual handling, bending and reaching as part of your normal duties.

The successful candidate will have a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work and enjoy working as part of a diverse and dynamic team. Communication skills and attention to detail is essential as this is a customer focused environment where we strive to provide the best service to our residents.

The posts available are for 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, on a salary of £18,212 per annum. Some weekend working will be required in the summer for open days, student arrivals and departure periods.

The University currently provides a non-contractual supplement to roles at this level to bring them in line with the Living Wage rate. University employees also benefit from 20 days annual leave (plus 6 University closure days), contributory Pension Scheme, supplied uniforms and a structured training scheme. 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1595621FB on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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