Estates and Facilities

Join Estates & Facilities

Estates & Facilities is the team that looks after the University's buildings, grounds and environments. There are six locations in the UK – University Park, Jubilee Campus, King's Meadow, Sutton Bonington, QMC Medical School, plus our University Hospital sites. For more information on these visit our website.  

What is Operations & Facilities?

Operations & Facilities is one of the job families within the Estates & Facilities team. You will see this referred to on our online vacancies page. We also have roles within the Administration, Professional and Managerial job family. 

Our vacancy areas


This team plays a vital role in delivering exceptional service to our diverse customers across our halls of residence, bars, cafes and restaurants. Roles include Catering Assistants, Catering Team Leaders, Chefs, Chef de Parties.

Are you enthusiastic, reliable, hardworking and friendly? Do you take pride in your work? If so, check out our catering vacancies.

View our catering vacancies


Cleaning & housekeeping

This team plays a crucial role in ensuring we deliver a clean, safe and comfortable environment at all times. Responsible for facilities including offices and lecture rooms, laboratories, accommodation, sporting facilities, libraries, shops, bars and restaurants.

Are you enthusiastic, reliable, hardworking with a keen eye for detail who takes pride in their work? If so, take a look at our cleaning vacancies.

View our cleaning vacancies



This team is responsible for looking after the grounds and landscape of our amazing campuses. Roles in this area include all practical aspects of landscape maintenance including planting a wide range of shrubs, perennials, upkeep of ornamental gardens and bedding displays including keeping all areas of work clean, tidy and promoting a welcoming place with a strong emphasis on the environment and health and safety.

If you love the outdoors, are enthusiastic, hardworking and take pride in your work, take a look at our grounds vacancies.  

View our grounds vacancies


Building Attendants and Porters

This team is responsible for the day to day running of University buildings which can inlcude Halls of Residence or teaching environments. They are the first point of contact for visitors, providing information and assistance where required. 

View our Building Attendant vacancies


Meet the Team



Cleaning (Domestic Services)




Why join the team?


Great benefits 


Earn £11.01-11.25 per hour with excellent holiday allowance.

  • A permanent post for either 36 or 52 weeks of the year. 
  • Hours Monday to Friday, either between 11am and 3pm or 5pm to 8pm or at weekends between 11am and 7pm.
  • 20% allowance for hours worked at the weekend and after 10pm on weekdays. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus an additional 14 days University closure days and bank holidays (pro-rota).
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.

Free training 


To keep you safe and develop your skills and career.

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and knowledge to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression.
  • Free access to our online courses and opportunities to gain industry recognised qualifications.
  • Staff networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities.


Wellbeing support


24/7 advice and support.

  • Our university is diverse, supportive, inclusive, and caring. We warmly welcome people of different cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, and different lifestyles. 
  • Be yourself, make friends, improve communication, and enjoy yourself.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service 24/7 support. 
  • All the tools you need to do a great job including your uniform.   

How to apply


Talk to our Recruitment Team on 0115 951 4652



Estates and Facilities

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD