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Housekeeper & General Cleaner (Casual)

£ 11.44 per hour plus 12.07% Holiday Pay
Part Time

About Us

West Dean is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence for art, design, craft, and conservation education.  The work of staff and students, frequently rooted in traditional skills, is both innovative and world leading.

Our programmes are delivered across two sites in the UK:  West Dean, the idyllic Grade II listed rural campus in the stunning South Downs near Chichester (West Sussex), and our prestigious new Bloomsbury site in the heart of London.  These inspiring locations provide the ideal environment in which students can work across disciplines and forge exciting new collaborations. 

We are making bold and ambitious moves as an organisation with the expansion of our portfolio, the redevelopment of our estate and our strategic push on diversity and sustainability. 
About The Role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Casual Housekeeper & General Cleaner to join our Housekeeping team at West Dean, playing a pivotal role in the care and upkeep of our historic properties.

The successful candidate will work with our housekeeping team to ensure that the West Dean properties are kept in a clean and orderly condition, to meet and exceed our customer expectations.

What You Can Offer Us

Successful candidates will need excellent cleaning skills with great attention to detail, have the ability to work on their own initiative, as well as with a team, and be physically able to do prolonged standing, walking and undertake medium lifting (GOR).

There is some customer interaction, so excellent customer service and communication skills are essential.

What We Can Offer You

  • £11.44 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday pay)
  • Free use of West Dean College facilities including our Outdoor swimming pool, library, and tennis courts.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Free on-site parking (West Dean only).
  • Opportunity to work in other areas across the Estate.
  • This is a Casual role which can give you greater working time flexibility.

If you think you have the right skills for this role and are interested in working within a beautiful establishment, we'd love to hear from you!