Clare College Cambridge


We have vacancies for Bedmakers reporting to the Accommodation Manager.

The hours are between 25–30 per week.  Weekend working is required in the conference season.  

The Role

As a bedmaker you will be responsible for providing a high quality housekeeping service in designated and common areas within the College.

You will be physically fit as you will be required to carry hoovers and cleaning equipment up stairs. 

The College

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for the second oldest of the 31 Colleges in the University of Cambridge. Regarded as one of the most progressive and informal, it is renowned as a College that achieves academically at the highest levels, whilst also being welcoming, forward-thinking, and inclusive.

Located in the heart of Cambridge city centre, the College is extraordinarily beautiful and famed for its gardens on “the Backs” (the famous backs of the colleges that overlook the River Cam). Clare’s Old Court, a Grade I listed building, is the centre of the College and is unique among the ancient Cambridge colleges in having maintained its architectural integrity.

Salary and Benefits

The hourly rate for this post is £9.90.   In addition, you will receive paid overtime and bonus.  Included in the benefits package is membership of a defined contribution pension scheme, membership of a medical cashback scheme, parking and non-contractual bonus paid in November each year.

The Application Process

The full job description and person specification is below.

All applicants must complete the application and equal opportunities form and email these to Sally Hewings (  The contents of the Equal Opportunities form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels.


The closing date for applications is June 17 2022 but we reserve the right to close the vacancies early if we find suitable applicants.


Job Description


Application Form

Equal Ops Form