Domestic Assistant (Hourly Paid)

Scale 1 - £21,255 per annum pro rata - £10.90/hour

Hours:  Please see the Job Description

Closing date for this post is: Monday 3rd April 2023

Interviews to take place: Week commencing Monday 10th April 2023

Benefits:  include free parking, free lunch, free hot drinks, generous annual leave, generous pension scheme, health cash plan, NUS discount cards, a unique working environment, and 6 acres of beautiful grounds.

We are looking to appoint a Domestic Assistant to join our small team.   As one of our Domestic Assistants you’ll undertake a wide range of domestic duties across the College.  This will include the preparation of bedrooms for our students staying with us and the cleaning of communal areas and facilities to a high standard and also helping with laundry.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of delivering cleaning services within a commercial setting and have successfully completed basic health and safety training including COSHH.  You’ll also have good communication skills and be experienced at working both independently and as part of a team. 

The right person will be someone who enjoys working at a fast pace with a variety of different tasks, who is self-managed with a strong work ethic, who has a positive outlook and a ‘can do’ attitude and who is a completer/finisher. 

Fircroft is a residential college occupying a former Cadbury family home, set in six acres of beautiful grounds in Selly Oak, Birmingham. We were originally founded to provide educational opportunities for some of the most disadvantaged and excluded members of society. More than one hundred years on from the birth of Fircroft College, its mission of ‘social justice’ is more relevant than ever.

Fircroft is a thriving and ambitious College, our values are embedded throughout the organisation, and we are consistently nominated for the sector and professional awards as an employer.   We were assessed at the “Gold” Level once again in 2021 by Investors In People.   As an organisation we are truly passionate about climate change and sustainability and were the first College to declare a climate change emergency - in joining our team, you will have a unique opportunity to make a real difference in this area.

If you meet the criteria above and would like to apply for this role, please download and complete the application form and Equality and Diversity form and send them to [email protected]  

This College is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In 2021, we were very proud to affiliate with the Black FE Leadership Group.  We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Domestic Assistant Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form

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