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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Domestic Supervisor

Cambridge, CB1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £23887/annum

Interaction recruitment are proud to be recruiting a Domestic Supervisor on behalf of our client, a College in Cambridge.

Job Title: Domestic Supervisor (full-time)
Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week, 7am start time
Responsible to: Accommodation and Housekeeping Manager via the Assistant Housekeeper
Hourly rate: is £12.25 per hour + 25 days holiday + bank holidays
On site parking and Lunch included
Nature of the post

To assist the Housekeeping Department to provide a top-quality housekeeping service.  The Domestic Supervisor will be a working supervisor and expected to use his/her initiative to ensure the completion of work in accordance with the instructions of the Accommodation and Housekeeping Manager and Assistant Housekeeper.  The supervisor will be responsible for cleaning certain houses and carrying out the day-to-day supervision of Domestic Assistants.

Duties and Responsibilities

To carry out routine housekeeping of communal areas within the designated properties, ensuring the highest standards of housekeeping, cleanliness, and hygiene are maintained
To supervise the work of Domestic Assistants, ensuring the highest standards of housekeeping, cleanliness, and hygiene are maintained
To organise and carry out, with appropriate support, the regular deep cleaning of houses, including student bedrooms and all communal areas, which will include cleaning of carpets, fridges, freezers, cookers.  This will include liaison with students in residence and with the College's Maintenance Department to manage this effectively
To monitor the arrivals and departures of students on the accommodation database, ensuring that rooms are checked on departure and any damage reported to the Assistant Housekeeper
To carry out minor maintenance tasks, such as cleaning shower heads and traps, and replacing light bulbs
To report larger tasks to the Maintenance Department via the fixit system
To report any damage
To act in students' best interests and report any concerns about welfare to the Assistant Housekeeper or Accommodation and Housekeeping Manager
To carry out Health and Safety checks and to be rigorous in reporting possible hazards and equipment faults
To observe COSHH regulations at all times
To organise cover for staff absences within the designated area
To check the condition of mattresses, carpets, curtains and cleaning equipment and to recommend the cleaning or replacement of these items when necessary
To report any unsafe conditions, faulty appliances, installations or equipment that do not comply with current regulations discovered during the course of work
To attend regular Supervisor Meetings and relevant training
Person Specification


Domestic work, requirements and routines
Basic IT knowledge sufficient to consult a database and manage email correspondence
COSHH regulations as they apply to domestic work
Health and Safety requirements as applied to domestic work


Domestic work including housekeeping, deep cleaning, and presentation of rooms
Supervising a team or the ability to learn

For mor information please call Megan Parkins on (phone number removed) or (url removed)
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