Housekeeping Assistant, Meldreth, Nr Royston, South Cambs - North Herts

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Aurora Meldreth Manor SchoolMeldreth, Nr Royston, South Cambs - North Herts

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £8 per hour, (£16224 per annum FTE) (rate effective 1st September)
Contract term: Permanent

Housekeeping Assistant - Meldreth & Orchard Manor, Meldreth

Location: Meldreth, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Salary: £7.83 per hour (£15, 879 per annum FTE)

Hours: Full-Time of 39 hours per week with Part-Time available, including flexible working.  Early, Late or weekend shifts available

Closing Date: 24th August 2018

A Rich History and an Exciting Future.

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities. We are currently looking for a Housekeeping Assistant to join our team.

Meldreth Manor School provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people age 6-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders. They may have complex health and sensory needs and associated difficulties that require specialist support to enable them to access a bespoke curriculum.

The school shares the site with its children’s home and a young adult transitional centre, Orchard Manor. It is currently undergoing significant redevelopment that will provide contemporary living and learning environments for young people with complex needs. The investment in both the infrastructure and our people will transform Meldreth into one of the leading education and care services in the UK.

The Role:

The role of the Housekeeping Assistant will be principally to ensure the site is cleaned to a consistently high standard, providing a welcoming, healthy and safe environment.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning of all areas in Meldreth Manor and Orchard Manor following a cleaning schedule and in compliance with policies and legislation
  • General cleaning duties – hoovering, mopping/sweeping etc.
  • Laundry – Washing and ironing
  • Other tasks within the remit of the job may be required from time to time


No formal qualifications needed but full training is provided


  • Experience and/or knowledge of disability and disability issues are an advantage
  • Experience of either housekeeping or kitchen work.
  • The role requires the use of chemicals, and electrical equipment, therefore the post holder is expected to have an understanding of health and safety legislation and/or have a willingness to learn.


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Pension plan
  • High street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Paid holiday
  • Training


For more information or to request a job description please call our HR Administrator on 01763 268000 or email

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care

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More about Aurora Meldreth Manor School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 19 years
Address: Fenny Lane, Meldreth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1763 268000
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About our School

Meldreth Manor supports children and young people age 6-19 years who have highly complex learning difficulties and is one of the few schools in the country that also supports young people with complex health needs and associated diff...