Cleaners (Part-time, various hours)

University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen is looking to appoint looking to recruit enthusiastic, motivated and dependable cleaners to join our friendly team of dedicated cleaning staff who take great pride in providing high standards of service across the University estate. 


Estates & Facilities


Facilities Services

Duration of Post



Per annum pro rata

Consisting of approximately 100 staff, the Cleaning Services team works within the Facilities Services section of the Directorate of Estates and Facilities, and provides a comprehensive cleaning service across the University campuses.  The team ensure that a clean, hygienic and safe environment is maintained for students, staff and visitors to the institution.   Activities extends right across the academic and administrative buildings on the Estate, and also incorporate services to the University libraries and sports facilities, and providing support for institutional events and other on campus activities.

Post holders may be based at any premises the University occupies and may be required to work at any University location.

Excellent timekeeping and communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team and independently, and being both flexible and reliable are all essential requirements.

The successful candidates will ideally have experience in the cleaning industry and be conversant with relevant Health and Safety procedures and protocols, including COSHH and manual handling.

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 5.30-8.30 / 6.00-9.00 am (part-time, dayshift) 15 hours or Sunday – Thursday 10.00pm-2.00am (part-time, nightshift) 20 hours.

Salary will be paid on the Grade 1 scale, £21,068 per annum, pro rata based on the number of hours worked.

Informal email enquiries can be sent to Jackie Wyness, Cleaning Manager e-mail:[email protected] .

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa.  We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Job Reference Number: EST340M.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 02 April 2023.

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