Housekeeping Team Member - Part-Time

Building Services · Leicester, Leicestershire
Department Building Services
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation £9.27 per hour

Housekeeping Team Member (Part-Time)


The award-winning National Space Centre is a unique visitor attraction and education facility.  We are looking to recruit talented individuals to join our team in providing the best customer service in the industry.

Experienced cleaners are required to join our busy Housekeeping Team to help maintain the high standards of cleanliness and hygiene that we require. 


Applicants should have excellent customer service and communication skills, to work face-to-face with members of the public.  You should have a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work.  The ability to work within a team is essential, as is a smart appearance and friendly personality.


Part- Time – Saturday and/or Sunday (8am to 5pm - some flexibility of the working hours will be required from you) plus additional week days according to rota and evenings as required.


Please note that this role is permanent (subject to successful completion of probationary period) and not suitable for temporary or holiday only working.


Working with Children – A Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.


Rate of pay is £9.27 per hour.


Please refer to the Job Description.


To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR.


 (No agencies).


Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon Friday 13th August 2021.


Please note - We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.


Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on 25th & 26th August 2021 at the National Space Centre. 


Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website

Job Description


Reports to:

Building Services Manager


Main Purpose:

To maintain the highest possible standards in health, hygiene and cleanliness and customer service at the National Space Centre.



Main Tasks

To be an integral part of the team that maintains the cleanliness and hygiene of the Space Centre and offices, by adhering to the housekeeping schedule of tasks.


To maintain high standards of housekeeping when the centre is open.


To complete all housekeeping duties in line with health and safety regulations, including COSHH. 


To maintain the highest standards of customer care and customer service and be approachable and courteous at all times.


To work as an integral member of the Space Crew team and undertake tasks as and when requested to ensure a high standard of service delivery to visitors to the Space Centre.


To supervise the operations of Boosters café dining area and the John Eggleston Suite lunch area.


To assist with corporate and special event set-up.


To undertake any other tasks consummarate with the post, as directed by the Housekeeping Manager or member of the management team.


Undertake in-house and external training as necessary.


These tasks are indicative of the role and are not exhaustive.  Further reviews of this Job Description will take place as the National Space Centre develops and reviews operating procedures.


Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience in a high quality cleaning role
  • Experience of working face-to-face with members of the public
  • Experience of working with cleaning equipment
  • Competent in completing housekeeping related tasks



  • Confident communication skills
  • Numerate and literate
  • Ability to prioritise busy and varied workload


Personal Attributes

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and to remain flexible in all situations, maintaining a positive and friendly attitude.
  • Excellent team player willingness to help where necessary.
  • Trustworthy
  • Dependable
  • Ability to portray a professional image at all times
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude towards all tasks
  • Well presented with smart appearance.


Qualifications & Education

  • Food Hygiene Certificate – desirable


Working with Children

  • The successful individual will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Baring Service Disclosure.

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  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Department
    Building Services
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    £9.27 per hour