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Out of hours Nursery Housekeeper

Streatham, London

Past experience required and lives within 5 miles of Streatham Common

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is looking for a experienced, friendly and reliable housekeeper to work within our beautiful nurseries in Streatham. The successful candidate will enjoy working amongst a large team and enjoy cleaning and have a hard-working ethic. They will be required to provide the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the nursery. Working closely with our very friendly nursery team to keep the nursery presentable and looking it’s best for the children, parents and carers. This position is out of hours and the post holder will be required to lock up the nursery.


Some of the key duties will include:

  • Laundry (bed sheets, flannels and towels)

  • Cleaning the floors by mopping and sweeping

  • Vacuuming the stairs and play areas

  • Cleaning the toilets / bathroom areas

  • Wiping, dusting and polishing the mirrors, taps, disposal units and glass

  • Cleaning the staff room and emptying bins

  • Cleaning skirting boards and wiping walls

  • Deep cleaning by moving furniture and rugs

  • Using the steamer to clean, soft furnishings


Your Salary 

£ 11.50 per hour

Monday to Friday 4.00pm - 7:00pm and Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm


A few benefits, but don’t be afraid to ask for more

  • Enjoy our family friendly, fun playful work environment

  • 35% childcare discount, 45% for senior staff

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • 5 days annual sick leave

  • Paid Christmas and New Year break

  • Opportunity to gain further professional qualifications 

  • Employee of the month bonus scheme

  • Long service awards, extra holiday day for holiday the first 4 years then extra pay on years 5, 8, 10, and 15 years)

  • Monthly Well-being activities (paid lunches, social nights, staff room treats)

  • Local gym discount

  • Refer a friend bonus scheme 

  • Starting DBS paid for 

  • Fantastic Transport links 

  • Free parking


We are an equal opportunity employer and especially keen to help apprentices, trainees and men in childcare roles.

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and all successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. To see our safeguarding policy please click HERE


Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the U.K documentation, undertake a DBS and appropriate checks if a person has spent significant time abroad, have a google search completed and obtain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.


The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.


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