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Relief Cleaning Operative

Manual /Industrial Vacancies South East London - Relief Cleaning Operative

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  • Location:
    South East London
  • Industry:
    Manual /Industrial
  • Skills:
    Cleaning, Competent, Customer Service, Enthusiastic, Equal Opportunities, Flexible, Good English, Health and Safety, Honest, Implementation, Initiative, Management, Motivated, Organised, Prioritise, Problem solving, Punctual, Reliable, Responsible, Staff Training, Supervision, Support Services, Team Work, Work Under Pressure
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Vacancy Description:

DEPARTMENT: Building Cleaning

REPORTS TO:Area Cleaning Supervisor

HOURLY PAY RATE: £9.85+ Mileage if using car

WORK PATTERN: 27.5 hours per week – 43 weeks per year (Monday – Friday)

Purpose of Job

To supervise and assist Area Cleaning Supervisorin the delivery of the cleaning service, ensuring work is undertaken in accordance with specified procedures and completed to a standard that is reflective of contractual requirements.

Supervise up to 35 cleaning staffin more than one location.


1. To be responsible for maintaining appropriate records including roster and time sheets.
2. To assist Area Cleaning Supervisor in managing employee attendance and timekeeping at the agreed sites, including in carrying return to work and informal sickness absence meetings.
3. To be responsible for monitoring standards and quality of work carried out at the agreed sitesand reporting back to the Area Cleaning Supervisor.
4. To meet with Clients to ensure requirements are being met.
5. To be responsible for directing staff and facilitate cover arrangements with the assistance of the Area Cleaning Supervisor.
6. With the assistance of Area Cleaning Supervisor to efficiently organise and control storage of materials and equipment.
7. To ensure colour coding takes place and that cupboards are kept tidy.
8. To carry out any other duties commensurate to the role.

Cleaning duties willalso fall within the job remit and are as follows:

1. To clean and generally upkeep all hard and soft floors.
2. To damp clean furniture and fixtures.
3. To empty and wash waste bins and ashtrays.
4. To replace waste sacks (ensuring correct colour coded sack is used).
5. To thoroughly clean all sanitary fixtures and fittings, (i.e. WC’s urinals, showers).
6. To de-scale as necessary all sanitary fixtures and fittings.
7. To clean internal glass, ledges, doors, walls etc. up to 6 feet.
8. To clean and prepare new and upgraded areas for occupation.
9. To prepare lists of stores/supplies required.
10.To open and close buildings, check security, set alarms etc. as required

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