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Job title Weekend Cleaner

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Appointments at Grade 2 will receive an additional pensionable supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to £12.00 in line with Voluntary Living Wage.

Grade Grade 2

Contract Type Part Time, Open Ended

Placed on Monday 25 March 2024

Closing date Open until filled

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC11415R

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Weekend Cleaner

Join our highly supportive and appreciated team, with hours to suit you. If you’re hardworking, practical, and responsible with a keen eye for detail then this could be the position for you!

We currently have a vacancy for a Weekend Cleaner: 10 hours per week (Saturday & Sunday: 6.00am – 11.00am*)

* We are open to consider a variety of flexible work options, so if you are unable to work the hours above, but would like to explore alternative flexible options, then we would still love to hear from you. Please note your preferred work options in your application form.

Your duties and responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:

  • ensuring that areas are always cleaned to the highest standards including Changing Rooms, Toilets, Office Spaces, Corridors, Sports Hall, Stairs and General customer areas.
  • maintaining Health and Safety standards using COSHH in line with the recommended instructions. 
  • re-filling all Soaps/Antibacterial liquids/Cleaning agents, Paper Towels and Toilet Rolls.
  • good attention to detail

You may also be required to use machinery, but don’t worry, we will give you all the training you need in order to use it.

This is a permanent role, so you’ll also benefit from:

  • Up to 25 days leave per year, plus eight bank holidays and five extra organisation wide discretionary days off during the year (pro rata).
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • An employee recognition scheme
  • A Team Bath uniform
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Full training and personal and professional development

Further information

You must be committed to the role and be willing to work individually and as part of a team, carrying out a variety of different cleaning roles.

The Sports Training Village is used for a number of sporting events during the week and on weekends where we are looking for our staff to be flexible and be available on occasions to carry out additional work for events which they will be paid in accordance with terms and conditions of service.  

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Tina Powell ( or Matthew John (, however, we welcome you to drop us an email in advance to arrange a tour of the facilities. 

This role is eligible for the Refer a Friend bonus. If a University staff member has ‘referred’ you to apply for this vacancy, please ensure when applying you select ‘Employer Referral’ and enter the name of the relevant person when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?'

We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.