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Job Details

Job Title




Hourly rate: £7.88 per hour


Date Posted


Closing Date

10.00am on Friday 5th February 2016

Job Type

Job Description

A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education College


Post 1 - 25 hours per week, working Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 12.30pm
Post 2 – 15 hours per week, working Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 7.30am – 12.30pm We are also seeking to appoint Cleaners on a variable hours basis to cover as and when required (please note that peak working days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday).

Hourly rate: £7.88 per hour

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for people to join the College who can contribute to our continued success. Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies. Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.

We are seeking to appoint Cleaners with relevant experience to join our busy premises team who provide and maintain a clean environment for College students, staff and visitors. Duties will include cleaning, washing, changing and making beds, dusting and polishing of designated areas (all of which will include toilet and associated facilities) and fixtures and fittings, using where appropriate the necessary powered equipment.

You should have experience of cleaning within a residential business environment as well as knowledge of COSHH regulations. You will have the highest standards of customer care and experience of interacting with members of the public. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, be tactful in your approach and have the ability to work on your own initiative.

In return we offer an excellent pension scheme, generous holidays, family friendly policies, free on-site car parking and opportunities for training and development.

To find more information on the College itself, view the job description and person specification and to apply online please go to www.northern.ac.uk and click on Careers at Northern. To receive a postal application form please contact the Human Resources department on 01226 776000.

Application forms must be submitted by 10.00am on Friday 5th February 2016.

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 17th February 2016

The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff.

Registered Charity Number 507245

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