The College is seeking to appoint a full time Housekeeping Operative Team Leader to work 37 hours per week. You will work over a 7 day working week as per the rota set by your line manager. The shifts will usually be rostered for 5 days per week. Flexible working will be required to cover a variety of shifts that will typically be 8.5 hours long, between the hours of 5am and 8pm.

The College has a very busy Conference trade, therefore the flexibility to carry out some additional hours is essential.

The successful applicant must be passionate about cleaning, with a motivating attitude that inspires others. You must be able to work well as part of a team and be committed to delivering the highest level of housekeeping. You will need to be well-organised and have a ‘can-do’ approach to all areas of the role. Experience of supervising others is preferred and excellent communication skills are essential.

Your role will be an operational team leader working alongside staff to clean the College and lead a team of cleaning staff, in the absence of the supervisors and Manager/Deputy Manager, undertaking inspections of the site and ensuring staff are working productively and safely.

Benefits of the role include:

  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Uniform provided
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Completed applications should be posted to Amy Brown, College Administrator, Robinson College, Cambridge, CB3 9AN or by email to

Closing date for applications:  16th January 2018   

Interviews:  Week commencing 22nd January 2018