Domestic Services / Laundry Assistant

Gordonstoun has been leading the way in character education for more than 80 years. Our uniquely broad curriculum provides a challenge in the classroom, on the sea and on the mountain, on the stage and on the sports field, and enables students to discover the truth in our motto – Plus Est En Vous – there is more in you.

DOMESTIC SERVICES/ LAUNDRY - various roles available

Two Domestic /Laundry Assistants and Bank Domestic/Laundry Assistants: We are seeking to appoint two Domestic Services / Laundry Assistants to Comply with Gordonstoun’s policies and procedures on Child Protection and Health and Safety. Contribute in a positive way to the ethos of the school in line with Gordonstoun’s values. Carry out any other reasonable task as required in order to support the school in line with the remit of your role. Cleaning the following areas in line with the rota, cleaning schedules and key performance indicators:

Situated on the beautiful Moray Coast in the North of Scotland, Gordonstoun is widely recognised as the world leader in character education. We have a co-educational community of over 500 students aged from 6-18, who are predominantly full boarding and are drawn from over 40 countries.

The Domestic Services department is fundamental to the smooth running of Gordonstoun School. With more than 50 buildings, a dozen of which provide sleeping accommodation, the estate is huge. The team comprises of more than 20 staff who provide efficient cleaning and laundry to over 600 students and staff.

Working at Gordonstoun comes with many benefits, including a sense of corporate citizenship, where you become part of the family.

We offer a range of free accredited training courses to support staff and help them in their chosen profession or diversify into other roles.

There is a generous pension scheme and other staff support benefits.

We have our own fleet of Minibuses which allows us to offer subsidised transport from Hopeman, Burghead and Lossiemouth.

The award-winning chefs at our Refectory offer a diverse range of foods cooked on site and you will be entitled to free staff meals while on shift. You will receive free PVG status and have access to a staff discount scheme and cycle to work scheme.

Seven weeks holiday a year is standard for full time staff, and this role offers an extra two weeks holiday at Christmas. For the permanent roles, working hours are on average 35.58 hours per week for 43 weeks per year, which makes this a part-time role, 0.91 full time equivalent.

We have a generous pay range salary which is performance led, with the potential to work your way up the pay scales or look at interdepartmental working, where you can apply to work across a range of roles within the Facilities Team. Starting hourly pay for these roles is £6.56-£8.91 per hour, increasing to £9.50 per hour following a successful appraisal and with an opportunity to move up to £9.70 per hour if you take on extra responsibilities.

Gordonstoun is striving to build a team that is truly inclusive. We welcome applications from marginalised and under-represented groups. Please find the job description here......

If you’re excited to learn more, please contact broadhurstj@gordonstoun.org.uk or submit an application form to recruitment@gordonstoun.org.uk.

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Closing date: 19 April 2021