Location: Kaplan Living, UK

Reporting to: Deputy Manager

Hours of Work: Part time including weekends

Salary: £8.50 per hour


Introduction

Kaplan Living is a leading provider of Purpose Built Student Accommodation in the UK. We provide accommodation primarily for Kaplan International Pathways Colleges and Kaplan International English Schools along with a provision for University and Direct Let accommodation.


PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Clean designated areas within the accommodation building including, bedrooms, en-suite shower rooms, kitchens, white goods contained in the kitchens and communal areas

·       Wash walls, doors, furniture, radiators and shower cubicles, as appropriate.

·       Empty waste bins and remove rubbish from flats to bin store areas

·       Make beds, including stripping and changing sheeting, collection of laundered linen from store and bagging up laundry for collection, during the semester/short let season

·       Clean internal windows, where applicable

·       Be a principal point of contact for our students.

·       Communicate to our international students in clear and correct English to avoid miscommunications.

·       Take responsibility for the Housekeeping Induction for all our students, teaching them good hygiene and cooking safety practices.

·       Be aware of the Fire Safety Policy, take a leading role in Fire Evacuation Drills and Actual evacuations.

·       Be a leader in COSHH Knowledge in the building and be involved in new staff inductions in COSHH.

·       Carpet Cleaning & Floor Buffing

·       Undertake training as required

·       Be prepared to work as and when the need arises, especially during the various student arrival and departure weekends, open days etc.

·       To act in accordance with all Health & Safety policies and practices

·       Report any maintenance defects using the correct procedures

·       Deal with complaints that are received and escalate these to the relevant manager

·       Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with the company policy, COSHH and Risk Assessments

·       Adhere to the company dress code policy at all times

·       Be aware of material expenditure and avoid unnecessary waste or loss

·       Other duties as commensurate with the post


The successful applicant will:

·       Embrace the ‘more than just a room’ philosophy of Kaplan Living

·       Be a COSHH & Health & Safety Champion.

·       Have a passion for customer care and a sensitivity to students needs

·       Have experience in a customer facing environment

·       Ability to offer flexibility in working hours.

·       Maintain confidentiality.


Essential skills/ experience

·       Have experience in customer service, hospitality or student service provision, ideally in Hotels or Student accommodation.

·       Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

·       Good communication and customer care skills.

·       Capable of working with minimum supervision.

·       Work as a team player and pass on knowledge to others.


Please apply by uploading your CV & cover letter.

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