The College has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you attend for interview or are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to the College verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.
1. If you are invited to interview:
If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to bring original documents and a copy will be taken, or if you hold a 'digital immigration status', your Share Code will be required to access this status online.
2. If you already have a ‘digital status’
If you already have a ‘digital status’, then you will need to raise a share code via this page: https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-work. You will need to send Helen Walker (Helen.Walker@pet.cam.ac.uk) or Belinda Steel (Belinda.Steel@pet.cam.ac.uk) the code and your date of birth, and we can then view your status online, prior to interview
3. If you cannot or have not provided evidence at interview stage:
If you cannot provide evidence of right to work in the UK at interview stage, this must be provided before you can take up employment with us. It is your legal responsibility to do so.
£12.25 per hour
(30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am start time)
Peterhouse, the oldest of the Cambridge Colleges, has an exciting role of Domestic Supervisor, which we are seeking to fill.
To assist the Housekeeping Department to provide a top quality housekeeping service. The Domestic Supervisor will be a working supervisor and expected to use initiative to ensure the completion of work in accordance with the instructions of the Accommodation and Housekeeping Manager and Assistant Housekeeper. The supervisor will be responsible for cleaning certain houses and carrying out the day-to-day supervision of Domestic Assistants.
The holiday entitlement is pro rata to 25 days per annum. The College provides car parking whilst on duty, which is subject to availability. The College offers an auto-enrolled pension scheme to eligible employees, after 3 months’ completed service. The scheme is the Cambridge Colleges Group Personal Pension Scheme (CCGPPS) with Aviva. The College offers Medicash a medical cashback scheme. Lunch is provided free of charge when on duty over lunchtime i.e. your working hours cover the official lunch period and when the College kitchens are open. If you choose to take a lunch, a 20-minute unpaid break will be added to your working day
The closing date for completed applications: 30th March 2023 8.00am
Application Form 2022 May_11.docx
37.5 hours per week
The salary is in the range of £35,082 - £39,510 depending on experience.
Peterhouse is the oldest College in Cambridge (founded in 1284) and is among the smallest (currently 291 undergraduates; 176 postgraduates; 43 Fellows).
The Head Housekeeper, reporting to the Domestic Services Manager (and Senior Bursar), will have day-to-day management responsibility for Peterhouse’s housekeeping function. The post-holder will be expected to implement College policy in relation to all housekeeping matters, and operate relevant College systems and processes.
The post-holder will line manage the Assistant Housekeeper, the Domestic Supervisors, Senior Janitor and act as the ultimate departmental line manager for the Domestic Assistants and Janitors. The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that the College’s accommodation stock is presented to a high standard of cleanliness and decorative order. The post-holder will be hands-on and pro-active in their approach by visiting key work areas around the College on a daily basis, and, where appropriate, will be prepared to provide practical support to individual Domestic Supervisors or Domestic Assistants, especially in situations where there is absence and/or a requirement to cover a role. The post-holder will also support staff training to ensure knowledge, expertise, and high standards are maintained. The post-holder will have a commitment to supporting student welfare.
You will have extensive management/ supervisory experience in a front-line customer-service environment, and possess well-developed and effective management skills to support, develop and lead the team to deliver high standards. You will have excellent interpersonal relations and experience of recruiting, appraising and carrying out day-to-day line management of staff, together with a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database and email applications. You will have a “hands-on” style, be able to build and motivate a team, with a willingness to lead by example and assist the team with day-to-day practical tasks where appropriate. You will possess good communication skills, both orally and via email, and an ability to deal confidently with a diverse range of people.
You will enjoy:
- The holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 8 bank and public holidays (pro-rata for the period of the fixed term contract).
- A car parking space may be available, subject to capacity.
- The College offers an auto-enrolled pension scheme to eligible employees, after 3 months’ completed service. The scheme is the Cambridge Colleges Group Personal Pension Scheme (CCGPPS) with Aviva.
- Lunch is provided free of charge when on duty over lunchtime and when the College kitchens are open.
- The College offers a medical cashback scheme to staff.
The closing date for applications is 8.00am 24th April 2023.
Application Form 2022 May_12.docx
Head Housekeeper - March 2023 v4_0.docx