York College

Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.


  • Scrubs, washes, sweeps and polishes floors, corridors and stairs
  • Dusts and polishes furniture and fittings
  • Cleans toilets and bathrooms
  • Washes down walls and ceilings
  • Empties ashtrays, waste bins and removes rubbish.

Entry Requirements

No academic qualifications are required. On-the-job training may be provided. NVQs/SVQs in Cleaning: Building Interiors are available at Levels 1 and 2.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £17,000 per annum and can progress up to £22,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 67,930 employed Cleaners & Domestics in the region.

Current Vacancies

Housekeeper / Domestic Assistant

Nuffield Health
13 Nov 2020


NCS Energy
20 Nov 2020

Domestic Cleaners

Maid2Clean North East
27 Oct 2020

Domestic cleaner/carer

1 Nov 2020
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