Job Title: Housekeeper - JCG 

Post requires a license: No 

Post requires 5 years residency: Yes  

Hourly rate: £15.72 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Full time/Part Time: Part Time 

Term Time only post: Yes 

Advert Closing Date:17/07/2024 



Whatever you want from your career, you have the scope to find it here. We foster a work approach based on mutual support and collaboration, where everyone feels empowered to empower others. You’ll find countless opportunities to learn, develop and grow a rewarding career where we recognises the importance of your personal and professional well-being. By considering moving internally across the Public Service, you'll be proud of what you can achieve – both for yourself and the people of Jersey.





             Job Title:                     Housekeeper

Reports To:                 Site Manager 

Grade:                        MW 2

Hours:                         A range of part time and full time positions available, Term Time Only

Job Overview

Would you like to join our thriving Housekeeping Team, undertaking various cleaning duties throughout our campus, to ensure all areas are always clean and reflect the high standards of the College.

If you are someone with excellent attention to detail, high standards and a desire to work as part of a collaborative, effective and highly regarded staff team who all work to the best of their ability every day, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

A uniform will be provided.

Jersey College is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information or to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Julie Forsyth, College Bursar via email at or call 01534 516205.

Job Purpose

This is a whole College post.

To ensure the cleanliness of a designated area, being part of the whole school / College. Ensure that school facilities and associated areas are cleaned and maintained to the required standards, including that the facilities are operational in accordance with all requirements relating to cleanliness and health and safety.

Job Specific Outcomes

Main Duties

Daily and weekly work schedules as directed, to include as necessary sweeping, vacuuming, wet and dry mopping, washing, scrubbing, dusting, and polishing of floors, walls, windows, moveable furniture and fixtures and to carry out light laundry duties.

Cleaning and disinfecting, sinks, wash basins, toilets, showers where applicable, soap and sanitising containers.

Replenishing toilet and paper towel holders, soap and sanitising containers, as required.

Emptying wastepaper and recycling bins/baskets.

The postholder must report any breakages, faults of premises, equipment and/or suspected defects relating to the facilities or cleaning equipment to the  Site Manager / Bursar.

"Spring clean" designated areas, or as part of a team, the whole school, during the school holidays, or as/when required.

Ensure that cleaning equipment and materials are returned to the storage area and notify the Housekeeper of any materials required.

Undertaking safe and efficient cleaning activities using a range of hand and machine tools, as required, paying attention to detail to ensure the facilities and associated equipment are clean, disinfected and tidy, to ensure a hygienic and safe environment for all.

Apply the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations to all activities, ensuring that correct PPE is worn, where required, particularly in respect of dealing with chemicals. Keep all cleaning store cupboards tidy and that chemicals are stored correctly in accordance with COSHH.

Provide excellent customer service by ensuring safety measures are adhered to at all times, including standard operating procedures and emergency action plans, where required.


Knowledge and Experience Required

The post holder will ideally have proven experience in cleaning. A basic knowledge of hygiene, health and safety would be an advantage


Across the Jersey public service, the scope of our work means our people enjoy a wider range of opportunities – to work with recognised experts across teams, learn new skills and develop their careers. We actively look to recruit people from different backgrounds, with diverse perspectives. This creates a richer, more varied environment, where you’re exposed to new ideas, new ways of thinking and new opportunities, so you can develop an exciting and rewarding career.


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