Domestic Assistants

Part time

Salary pro rata: 30 hours per week £17,758 rising to £18,145 from Aug 23

20 hours per week £11,838 rising to £12,097 from Aug 23

Newnham College wishes to recruit two permanent DOMESTIC ASSISTANTS, to work on a part-time basis for 30 or 20 hours per week. Hours are likely to be 9.00 am – 3.30pm or 9.30 am – 1.30 pm with an early shift from 6.30 am – 10.30 am. Joining an experienced team of staff, you will be part of the department responsible for keeping all the areas of the College clean and tidy. This is an active job requiring a good level of physical fitness. Some heavy lifting and working at height might also be involved (training given). A keen eye for detail and a positive can-do attitude are important to this role.

The salary is based on the spine point 23 of the University’s single salary spine and an hourly rate of £11.33 rising to £11.57 from August 2023. The salary pro rata for working 30 hours per week is £17,758 rising to £18,145 from August 2023 and for working 20 hours a week is £11,838, rising to £12,097 from August 2023.

Your working hours will be on 5 days out of 7, worked to a rota and will involve some weekend working, therefore some flexibility is expected. This opportunity attracts other benefits of being a College employee, including 33 days (pro rata) a year holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), free lunches when working more than 4 hours a day, parking where available, use of the College gym and access to USS the College’s attractive contributory pension scheme with a current employer contribution rate of 21.6%.

How to apply

A job description with person specification, an application form and equal opportunities form can be found below. Please demonstrate in the application form how you meet the essential requirements of the role found in the person specification.

Completed applications should be emailed to by the closing deadline of noon on Monday 12 June 2023 with interviews being held either later that week or during the following week.

· Job Description

· Application Form

· Equal Opportunities Form

Newnham College is an equal opportunities employer.