Temporary Housekeeping Supervisor - Cambridge College

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£18,158.03 per annum pro rata
22 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, committed team, working in a busy and vibrant environment.  The role involves looking after designated areas of the college, both within the main college site and external properties located nearby, supervising and maintaining the performance of the Housekeeping staff within the department.

Location: Cambridge
Full time, 37.5 hours per week (
Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours per day with an unpaid half-hour lunch break)
Nine-month fixed-term contract
Salary is £18,158.03 per annum pro rata

The Accommodation & Housekeeping Department normally consists of the Accommodation & Housekeeping Manager, Deputy Accommodation & Housekeeping Manager, 2 Supervisors, Linenkeeper/Teamleader, 24 Housekeepers and 4 House Porters. Due to the extended absence of the Accommodation & Housekeeping Manager, our client is seeking an additional Supervisor to support the Deputy Accommodation & Housekeeping Manager, currently Acting Manager, and her supervisory team to manage the workload and ensure that college standards in all aspects of the department’s work are met.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic and have previous supervisory experience in a housekeeping environment.  Experience of working in a hotel, residential educational or conference environment or similar is highly desirable.

A flexible approach to normal working hours is essential and some weekend working will be required, particularly during conference periods.  The temporary Housekeeping Supervisor will be appointed on a fixed-term contract for nine months in the first instance.

In addition, they offer an excellent working environment, 33 days’ annual leave (including bank/public holidays) pro rata, enrolment into a contributory Group Personal Pension scheme, free staff lunch when on duty and car parking on site when available.

About the College:

This college is a dynamic, international community committed to developing the talents of all its students, the support of young academics and the training and professional development of its staff. It is one of the 31 colleges of the University and is a large community with around 475 undergraduates and 350 full- and part-time graduate students, over 60 Fellows and more than 100 staff.

The college is first and foremost an educational establishment. It recruits and teaches undergraduate and post-graduate students from all over the world, holds open days for schools and prospective applicants and arranges subject conferences for teachers. It also keeps in touch with an alumni base of over 8000, arranging events and reunions, and runs a thriving conference and catering business, hosting over 150 conferences a year, many of which are residential. 

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 7 December 2016


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Our client values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities in the recruitment of its Fellows, students and staff.

No agencies please.