The Role

We is looking to recruit casual cleaners for the summer to support out Housekeeping Department. Role holders will be offered a flexible contract and will be required until September 2023. Working hours will vary from week to week and will include weekend working.  You need to be physically fit as the role involves cleaning rooms, changing bed linen, and cleaning bathrooms.

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, Clare 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 over the course of its history. 

Salary and Benefits

The hourly rate payable is £10.90 per hour. In addition, role holders will receive holiday pay.

The Application Process

All applicants must complete the Casual Starter form below and email it to the HR Manager at, or post it to:

Sally Hewings, Clare College, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL. 


Casual Starter Form