Cleaning Assistants

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£9.73 per hour
28 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Date posted: 27/11/2019
Application closing date: 11/12/2019
Salary: £9.73 per hour
Package: plus excellent benefits

Job description

We are currently looking for a number of part time Cleaning Assistants with various shift times being offered across our campuses. This is a great opportunity to start a career with us on a permanent basis.

As part of the Property & Facilities cleaning team you will provide a flexible customer focused service across our campuses. You will ensure a clean and safe working environment for all students, staff and visitors to Edinburgh Napier University.

Shifts we are looking for are as follows by campus:


Monday - Friday 0600-0900,
Monday - Friday 0600-1200,
Monday - Friday 1700-2000,
Wednesday - Friday 0600-0900


Monday - Friday 1800-2200,
Monday - Friday 0600-0900

The role

Daily duties will involve cleaning offices, public spaces, all kitchen areas, labs, meeting rooms, stairways, toilets, showers etc. Throughout this position, you will adhere to relevant statutory regulations especially in relation to waste management.

This role is manual in its duties so a level of physical fitness is necessary, long periods of walking and pushing/pulling equipment, bending, mopping, etc

You will be flexible in your approach to working place; candidates must be aware that on occasion staff will be asked to work on a campus by their supervisor eg providing cover for colleagues due to sickness or holiday cover to ensure the University and departments needs are met.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for committed, flexible and reliable individuals to join our team. Ideally you will have previous experience in cleaning in a commercial setting but what we are especially interested in is your customer service delivery skills. Our cleaners are an integral part of our team and you will be expected to communicate with students, staff and visitors to the University so a friendly and approachable demeanour is essential.

This fantastic opportunity to join a collaborative and supportive team will not only allow you to provide excellent customer service to the University but will also allow you the chance to receive training, personal development and career advancement within the University.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrable customer service skills
  • Knowledge of COSHH regulations

Desirable attributes

  • Previous work experience in a cleaning environment 
  • Cleaning experience on large scale sites

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave pro rata'd for part time (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: GBP 9.73 per hour Grade 2

Additional Information

Please apply with a CV and cover letter to k.crabbe@napier.ac.uk quoting job reference 0000007219

Closing date: Wednesday 11th December (midnight GMT)
Interview date:  Wednesday 18th December

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditation's (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.