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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Housekeeping Assistant (Part-time – 20 hours per week)

Grade 1 - Salary £16, 654 - £17,326

We are seeking to appoint a Housekeeping Assistant to provide cleaning services within the on-site accommodation rooms provided at Madingley Hall for visitors and delegates. The Housekeeping team are responsible for the return of rooms to the required standard of cleanliness and arrangement.

These role will be expected to work 5 variable days per week, with specific days determined by a rota system to cover the peak operational hours Monday to Sunday. In return we offer generous annual leave entitlements, an extensive employee benefits scheme and a contributory pension scheme.

Madingley Hall is a beautiful venue set in expansive grounds, and just a few miles from Cambridge city centre. Parking is freely available to staff, and a bus service runs close by. There are currently around 150 staff working at the Institute, comprising a mix of academic, administrative, and hospitality-based jobs.

As well as running its academic programmes, the Hall actively promotes wedding receptions, catering events, individual bed and breakfast accommodation and social events. At any one time there will be up to 180 short-term customers/students on the site, up to 84 short-term residents (one to five nights) and likely to be functions and events taking place (anything from concerts for 100, garden parties for 500, to wedding receptions and lectures). The Housekeeping Assistants are required to uphold high standards of service delivery required by the business.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 29 July 2018. Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 06 August 2018.

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