Job Details


Job Title:               Domestic - cleaner

Location:               New Barn School

Salary:                   £8580

Hours:                    15 hours per week - 3 hours per day Monday - Friday 3.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m

Contract:               Permanent

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Domestic Assistant

We are looking for responsible, caring staff to join our fantastic team at New Barn School, Newbury. As part of the team you will ensure our facilities are well prepared to keep the children comfortable and healthy.

Our domestic staff carry out an essential role to maintain the standards of cleanliness required by the children and young people in our care. You will take pride in ensuring domestic duties including vacuuming, mopping, rubbish removal, dusting and cleaning are carried out to the highest standards.

Previous experience in a similar role would be great but isn’t essential as full training will be given, and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important.

You will be quality focused, efficient, able to work at pace, and motivated to help us provide a safe, clean environment for the children.

About us:

New Barn School offers an education which exposes pupils’ to a broad, balanced, differentiated and relevant curriculum, presents them with challenges in which creativity is fostered and which is based on the essential elements of the National Curriculum. The school  provides  a structured and supportive environment which is planned to meet the personal, academic and pastoral needs of the pupils at each stage of their schooling.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.