Cleaning Facilities Team Leader

FTE £21000 **4% minimum rise in April 2023**
Role type:
All Year Post, Full Time
37 hours per week / 52 weeks
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our brilliant cleaning team as they provide a reliable, responsive and effective service to ensure a safe and pleasant environment for students, residents, staff and visitors.

We’re looking for a people person who has pride in their job and can motivate our committed cleaning team to ensure their allocated areas are clean and presentable, whilst following health and safety and infection control procedures.

A genuine team player, you’ll understand the importance of cleaning and housekeeping to our charity and use your management and organisational skills to lead your team. We’d expect you to have experience of housekeeping/cleaning and leading a team and excellent knowledge of health and safety and COSH regulations. You will care what your internal customers think of your team’s work and will strive to deliver a first-class service.

This is a flexible, Monday to Friday role, to cover 37 hours a week between the hours of 8am and 10pm. Shifts can vary week to week, depending upon demand. 



How we will reward you


Our Golden Hello


It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation. 


Staff benefits


Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts and Zumba (subject to COVID restrictions)

Health Shield medical cashback scheme, with potential to save you and your family hundreds of pounds on dental, optical and other healthcare treatments

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a student TOTUM (NUS Extra) discount card, offering money off many high street retailers including ASOS, Urban Outfitters, Boots, Waterstones and more.



How to apply

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.


Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.


We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money.  Alternatively please send your cv to or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 for further information or an application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system please let us know.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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