Cleaning Supervisor

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KA8 0SX, Ayr
Grade 2: £21,134 to £22,197 per annum, pro rata
16 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

Campus Services

Cleaning Supervisor - REQ002024

Part Time, 16 Hours per week, Permanent

University of the West of Scotland is pleased to present an exciting opportunity for a Cleaning Supervisor to join the Department of Campus Services.  In this busy and rewarding role, the successful candidate will be enthusiastic; have excellent communication skills; pride themselves on attention to detail; and work well as part of our successful Cleaning Services function.

The post will be based at the University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus and will provide support the Cleaning Team Leader in delivery of a high quality, customer focused and efficient cleaning service ensuring a safe, clean, hygienic and welcoming environment for all customers (facilities users).

A good standard of education, preferably with Mathematics and English, is required and previous experience working in a customer focused role delivering a cleaning service, along with experience of allocating and monitoring work in a cleaning environment are essential.   The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current Health and Safety regulations, legislation and practice.

  • Hours of duty are: Monday – Thursday (16:45 -20:00) and Friday (17:00-20:00)

If you would like to join the team on this exciting journey, apply today!


UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses.

With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. 

Our professional services teams are the backbone of UWS, providing robust and innovative solutions to support the vast range of work across learning and teaching, and research and innovation. You will join a supportive and dedicated team, playing a key role in a range of work that will help drive forward our ambition to deliver world-leading research, and graduates who will design, shape and build a new future.

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 24 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • 19.3% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses Free Gym membership
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Closing date:             Sunday 26th March 2023

Interview Date:          Week Commencing 10th April 2023

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.