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Cleaning Assistant

Estate Services

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £9,672 to £10,669 per annum pro rata (0.56 FTE)
Permanent
Post Type:  Part Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 17 May 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 31 May 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 10 June 2019
Reference:  029119
You will be responsible for providing a quality cleaning service to our residential and academic buildings, ensuring all facilities are maintained to a high standard on behalf of students, staff and visitors.
 
This role covers a range of defined daily cleaning tasks and/or preparation of rooms within procedures. You will be using cleaning materials and fluids in line with set guidelines and safety standards for which training will be given.
 
You will come into contact with a range of customers such as students, staff and visitors so a polite and courteous manner is required. Awareness of health and safety is essential and the ability to follow the training and H&S guidelines. Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage, but is not essential as support and training will be given.
 
Candidates need to be physically fit to carry out manual duties, carry cleaning materials and move some small items of furniture and equipment. You will be responsible for the safe keeping of the University properties and buildings to which you are assigned, so attention to detail and security is important. All candidates must be able to understand and act on both written and verbal instructions in English.
 
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip our students for personal and professional success. Set in the bustling town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England, the University is easily accessible by road and rail with great connections to London. Just a 10-minute stroll from campus, Guildford town centre is alive with bars, restaurants and cafes.

At Surrey, we prepare students for the world of work and the vast majority of our students take up Professional Training placements as a part of their degree. We’re known for our outstanding graduate employability figures, with the Higher Education Statistics Agency revealing that 93 per cent of Surrey’s 2017 graduates were in work or further education six months after they graduated. In the QS World Employability Rankings 2019, Surrey has been ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world for work placements and research partnerships with employers.

Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to our passion for inspiring our students and preparing them for a bright future.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days (pro rated for part time employees) and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.
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