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Operations – Scotland


Job description


Homes for Students is one of the UK’s leading providers of student accommodation. We take pride in the fact that many of our student residents chose to return to us year after year and recommend us to their friends. Our people are an essential part of the service we deliver. All our team members are expected to deliver exceptional customer service to our residents, regardless of your role. Our values are integral to our culture and underpin everything that we do from line management, to supporting our colleagues, to providing an incredible service to all who come through our doors.

We are looking for a Housekeeper to join our team at our Beaverbank property based in Edinburgh working 15 hours per week (Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am –11am).

The role involves ensuring the common areas of the Property are cleaned to a high standard in order to provide a great first impression to our visitors and provide an excellent service to the students in residence.

You will be required to carry out planned and reactive cleaning duties in student buildings located throughout the Property, student kitchen areas, offices, communal and toilet areas including replenishing consumables to a high standard of hygiene. You will play a key role in our summer turnaround time when we say goodbye to one intake of students and prepare for the next.

Person Specification:

• Previous experience of a similar role in a customer-focused environment

• Ability to contribute to targets and deliver excellent results

• Excellent communication and ability to provide an outstanding customer service

• Effective team member with a flexible approach to work and colleagues

• Ability to undertake manual work to a high standard

• Commitment to undergo further training through operational requirements and personal staff development

What’s on offer:

• 23 days holiday + Bank holiday.

• Many Retail discounts.

• Day off for your Birthday

• 2 Charity days per year

• Cycle to work Scheme

If this sounds like the role for you and you have the skills, knowledge and experience required, we would love to hear from you!

Homes for Students is an equal opportunity employer and a member of Inclusive Employers. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees, so we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.


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