Domestic Assistant, Oversands School, Cumbria

Domestic Assistant

Team: Education and Teaching

Location: Grange Over Sands, Cumbria

Salary: £17,842 – £18,562 (NJC37 1 – NJC37 3) + Outstanding Benefits Package

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full Time

Interview Date: Friday, 04 February 2022

Closing date:  Sunday, 30 January 2022, 23:59

As a Domestic Assistant at Oversands School, you’ll be responsible for the satisfactory cleaning of all areas of the school buildings to a high standard and contribute to the ethos of the school by developing and maintaining a positive relationship with staff, pupils and visitors. You will assist with additional duties as directed by the Site Services Manager, and be aware of all COSHH and Health and Safety implications of the role performed and adhere to any requirements of the Group/School and Safety Policy.

We’re ideally looking for you to have general cleaning experience. However, to be part of our team, the key ingredient is having the right attitude. If you’re hard working, friendly and dependable, you could be the perfect fit.

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.

Oversands School is an independent, specialist residential and day school in rural Cumbria, providing high quality education for girls and boys aged 8 to 19.  The school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils with challenging behaviours, alongside a range of other associated conditions which can hinder academic progress.


We know you’re going to do great things. We offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector.  You’ll receive a competitive salary, Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary, full school holidays, contributory pension (matched up to 5%) and comprehensive induction and ongoing training, as well as extensive Group staff benefits such as Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Park – Office Manager on 015395 52397

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

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