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The Housekeeping Service

Are you looking for work this summer? Would you like to get work experience in one of the 39 Oxford Colleges? If so, we are looking for hardworking Casual Scouts (Cleaners) to help our Housekeeping Team during its busy Conference Season.  Successful candidates will be offered up to 35 hours work a week from 1 June to 30 September, including weekends, to provide a high quality, efficient housekeeping service, cleaning bedrooms, corridors, bathrooms, office areas and meeting rooms. 

The work involves making beds, deep cleaning rooms and some moving of furniture.

Staff are provided with a meal for each day worked, when the kitchens are open.

You can view the full job description via the link below.

The posts are to be filled as soon as possible. We will be accepting applications until the positions have been filled.

Terms and Conditions

Hours of work are up to 35 per week, working 5 days out of 7, mainly in the morning.

The hourly rate is £11.35 per hour plus rolled up holiday pay of £1.37 per hour. 

Other benefits include a complimentary meal for each day work, when the kitchens are open.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete an application form and send it to

Application Form Word Document

The posts are to be filled as soon as possible. We will be accepting applications until the position has been filled.

A principal aim of this College’s Equal Opportunities Policy is to ensure that in the recruitment, selection, training, appraisal, development and promotion of employees, the only consideration must be that the individual best meets, or is likely to meet, the requirements of the programme or course or post.

Equal Opportunities Form PDF | Equal Opportunities Form Word Document

Lady Margaret Hall is committed to provide a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its members are respected, and which is free from prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment, including bullying. We seek to ensure that no-one suffers, either directly or indirectly, as a result of discrimination.

This post is subject to recruitment monitoring to ensure that the selection process is consistent with the law and the College’s Equal Opportunity Policy and Code of Practice. To this end, applicants are asked to complete a Recruitment Monitoring Form, which is also available on the College website. The information supplied on the form will play NO part in the selection process, and will NOT be seen by any member of the selection panel.

Lady Margaret Hall has a range of family friendly policies.