Assistant Housekeeper

Loretto School

Assistant Housekeeper

Salary Not Specified

Loretto School, Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 7 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 6aeb955fbfb249ea804b040291fe768e

Full Job Description

Your role is to assist the Housekeeper in supporting the overall care and wellbeing of the pupils whilst in house. Your main responsibility will be to maintain a high level of cleanliness through the completion of daily cleaning schedules, supporting with laundry duties and generally assisting the Housekeeper with the smooth running of the boarding house.
You will also provide cover for the Housekeeper one day a week which involves taking overall responsibility for the domestic duties of the boarding house on that day.
You will need to have experience in a domestic services environment as well as having experience working as part of a team. You must be able to demonstrate high standards and show that you can communicate with a wide range of people including pupils, staff and parents.
All boarding house staff with responsibility for pupil care and wellbeing in Scotland are required to have professional registration. For this appointment, the successful applicant will be required to have, or be capable of, registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and undertake the necessary training and professional development to maintain their registration. This will include undertaking an SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF level 7 which is funded by the school.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 12.30pm to 6.30pm each day and the role is required for 34 weeks plus 12 additional days per year.

The rate of pay is the National Living Wage according to age.

Loretto School is one of Britain's leading independent boarding and day schools located on the outskirts of Edinburgh. We have a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Assistant Housekeeper.

You will enjoy the fantastic benefits of working with Loretto which include:

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Enhanced holiday allowance

  • Family friendly policies

  • Annual review and opportunities for training and continued professional development

  • Bike to work scheme

  • School Fees Remission (non-contractual benefit)

  • Opportunities for involvement in the wider school community, Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2024 2024 at 4pm (BST)

  • The School is committed to equal opportunities for all its pupils and staff.
    Loretto is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Loretto meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all applicants who are offered employment will be subject to Disclosure Scotland Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme checks before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The cost of this application will be met by the School. Annually, every member of staff at the School is required to undergo, complete, and sign to confirm that they have received child protection training and will uphold it.

    At Loretto, we're always on the lookout for new talent to enrich our strong team. We welcome diversity and encourage anyone who has the necessary skills and experience to get in touch.
    Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK. Loretto School is an equal opportunities employer.
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