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£10.70 per hour plus bonus and other benefits, 

We are looking for a part-time Janitor to join our busy Housekeeping team here at Darwin College. The position is offered on a temporary contract of up to 12 months. 

The position is for 6 hours per day, worked between the hours of  8am and 3pm, with some weekend work occasionally required.

You must be able to work independently and have good attention to detail, previous cleaning experience is preferred but not necessary as full training will be given.

Janitors are responsible for keeping the College building to the highest cleaning standard in a safe and organised enviroment, with specialised cleaning and light maintenance to all areas of the College buildings. Key tasks include: 

  • Stripping, buffing and polishing floors as and when required
  • Cleaning of cooker hoods, ovens and hobs and replacement of filters
  • Ensuring the outside areas of College properties, including carparks, are kept tidy including the removal of rubbish and leaves
  • Use of ladder to clean balconies and verandas within the College buildings.
  • Cleaning of student room carpets

Darwin College offers an excellent working environment with many benefits including staff lunches when on duty and 33 days annual leave a year (pro-rata).

A full job description and job application can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 25th January 2021. 

Applications should be emailed to or posted to Darwin College, Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EU.
If you would like a paper copy of the application form or have any questions regarding this role, please call the Housekeeper, Tracey Hardwicke on 01223 335 686.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2021

Full time Front of House Assistant

Full time salary (40 hours pw)- £19,315.77 (£9.29 p/h)

Staff Meals provided, Uniform provided, no split shifts, 33 days Holiday (pro rata for part-time staff)

Darwin College is seeking a full-time Front of House Assistant to join our dynamic team. The College is a prestigious place to work and you will have a range of duties including Formal Halls and Corporate Events (weddings etc.)

Shifts are variable, with daytime, evening and weekend work available.

If you have great people skills and enjoy customer service, then please get in contact on the details below.

Applicants may discuss the post informally with the Catering Manager on 01223 335680. 

A full job descritopn and application form are available below, for a paper copy of the application form please email

 Closing date for applications:  22nd January 2021 at 5pm with interviews taking place from 25th January 2021. 

Submit by post (as shown on the Application Form), or by email to

Closing date: 22 Jan 2021
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