Domestic Assistant Job

Domestic Assistant Job

I am recruiting for Domestic Assistants at a thriving day and boarding school which has remained the forefront of girls’ education for over 160 years, and they are excited to see how the successful applicant for this role will bring forward their ideas and energy to support the Domestic Department.

The Role:

The principal focus of the role is the “hands-on” cleaning of the School. A high quality, courteous and friendly service is expected by the School for both internal and external customers. The post holder will be expected to be flexible working both independently and as part of a team.

  • The cleaning of public areas and Residential accommodation to a specified standard, following set routines and procedures;

  • To be responsible for the storage and cleaning of tools and equipment and for the safe keeping and return of any keys that are issued as part of the housekeeping set;

  • To report any maintenance requirements. Report any furniture, fixtures and equipment you consider is dangerous or damaged in the area in which you are working to your supervisor or manager;

  • To take responsibility for yourself and others who may be affected by you with regard to health and safety. It may be necessary within your task to carry equipment up and down stairs;

  • To have regard for the fixtures and equipment used within the department so that repair and replacement costs are kept to a minimum;

  • To attend training courses as necessary;

  • To fulfil any reasonable request made to you.


  • A positive outlook on your work and flexibility within your job is essential;

  • Tact, patience and politeness are needed when dealing with pupils, teachers and visitors

  • Ability to use cleaning materials and cleaning equipment competently and safely;

  • An awareness of child safeguarding issues to ensure that you or children in your care are not put at risk;

  • The post-holder will possess good instincts for customer service.

Hours and Salary

We have a variety of weekend, part-time and full time roles available:

Domestic Assistant (weekend): 12 hours per week, 7am – 1pm, Saturday – Sunday: £12.50 per hour.

Domestic Assistant (part-time): 15 hours per week, 6am – 9am, Monday – Friday: £10.42 per hour.

Domestic Assistant (full-time): 32.5 hours per week, 6am – 1pm, Monday – Friday which includes a 30 minute unpaid breakfast break, however meals are provided: £10.42 per hour.

Additional benefits include:

  • Suitable work clothes are provided;

  • Meals are provided;

  • Free onsite parking;

  • Use of the School gym and heated swimming pool (at designated times);

  • Pension membership;

  • Free and confidential counselling helpline for staff.

Interviews: ASAP

Start: ASAP

Responsible Consultant: Kelly B (

Vacancy Number: 113354