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Our purpose is to make a distinctive contribution of service and excellence, in the Catholic tradition, to higher education in Northern Ireland. St Mary's is an academic community committed to the search for meaning and value in the intellectual life, to academic excellence and to individual attention for students.


Responsible to: Cleaning Supervisor


Job purpose:To clean and maintain all allocated areas of the College to a high standard as shown. Cleaners will be required to work in areas of the College often alone but in close co-operation with other members of the cleaning team.


Contract Type: 3 x permanent posts


Hourly wage: Grade 2, SCP 5-7 currently £10.62 - £10.91 gross per hour


Hours: The post holder will be required to work 16 hours per week. Hours of work are: -


  • Monday 16.00 hrs to 20.00 hrs (4 hrs)
  • Tuesday 16.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs (3 hrs)
  • Wednesday 16.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs (3 hrs)
  • Thursday 16.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs (3 hrs)
  • Friday 16.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs (3 hrs)


Guidance for Applicants DA-22-1


Application Form DA-22-1 (PDF)


Application Form DA-22-1 (Word)


Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form DA-22-1 (PDF)


Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form DA-22-1 (Word)



Closing date for receipt of completed applications is no later than 12:00 noon on Friday 09 December 2022


To apply for any vacancy please download an application pack, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form below and submit both your application form and monitoring form by email to recruitment@smucb.ac.uk by the closing date. Alternatively, we can accept forms by post. Please state the appropriate reference number in all correspondence.



The College will accept returned application forms by email to recruitment@smucb.ac.uk by 12 noon on closing date specified. Alternatively, we can accept forms by post.



St Mary’s University College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly those with a disability. Members of the Protestant community are currently under-represented among the staff. Therefore, applications from this section of the community are particularly welcome.


St Mary's University College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably experienced and/or qualified candidates, irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, gender, disability, race, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.

The College is located on the Falls Road, opposite the Royal Victoria Hospital, accessible by public transport (bus).

The terms and conditions of employment are considered competitive and compare favourably with other employers. We can offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • 35 hours per week as a full time member of the support staff
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Access to an on-site gym
  • Access to the College Library
  • Defined benefit pension scheme (NILGOSC or Teachers' Superannuation Pension if eligible)
  • Occupational maternity & paternity benefits
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • An Employee Assistance Programme

You can apply for a vacancy by downloading an application form and further details from our website.  To view these documents, you must use Adobe Reader Version 4.0 (or above) which is available for free download at the Adobe website.


Alternatively, you can request that a Word version of the application form be sent by email by emailing recruitment or by telephone on 028 90268207. Please state the reference number in all correspondence.    


In the interests of fairness please use the space provided on your application form and do not alter the form.

Policy on the Recruitment of ex-offenders

NI Direct - Department of Justice - AccessNI Code of Practice