Housekeeper / Porter

  • Location
    Uxbridge, Greater London
  • Salary
    £10.55/Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-195715

We have an opportunity to work with our client based in Uxbridge as a Porter / Housekeeper paying £10.55 per hour. This role will be starting ASAP on an ongoing basis Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


To carry out the housekeeping, portering and legionella duties associated with the residential accommodation in order to ensure standards and customer expectations are met and maintained, working in accordance with University and Departmental policies and procedures.



Duties and Responsibilities



  • Undertake flushing and record legionella checks throughout Residential buildings.

  • Undertake any portering tasks, e.g. moving of furniture, boxes, belongings, delivery of chemicals and supplies.

  • Ability to drive an electric golf buggy subject to training and assessment of ability.

  • Carrying out the cleaning of designated areas in residences to the standards and time specified in order to meet the needs of customer (students, conference delegates, visitors)

  • To carry out all duties using the equipment (including powered equipment) and materials supplied by the University, as instructed to do so.

  • To comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) to ensure a safe working environment.

  • To visually check fire equipment and report any defects/damage to the Domestic Supervisor for further action.

  • To report any accidents/incidents to the Domestic Supervisor immediately.

  • To wear the uniform and protective clothing provided at all times while at work.

  • To report any defects in the fabric of the building or in furniture and equipment, to the Domestic Supervisor for further action.

  • To report any breaches of Residences Regulations to the Domestic Supervisor for further action.

  • To report any suspected or unexpected departures to the Domestic Supervisor immediately.

  • To observe and follow key responsibility and security procedures, wearing keys on key chains at all times.

  • To ensure all appropriate doors are locked once cleaning has taken place.

  • To participate in both on and off the job training, as and when required.

  • To work additional hours, including weekend work, as and when required.

  • To cover for other staff and transfer to other areas within residences, as and when required.


Additional Responsibilities Application to the Post Holder



  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required commensurate with the grade of the position.

  • Adhere and comply to the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act and in accordance to the University's policy on Health and Safety.

  • Undertake all duties and responsibilities in compliance with the Rules and Regulations encompassing equal opportunities.

  • Adhere, comply and work in accordance with University and Departmental Policies, Procedures and Codes of Conduct.


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