Are you passionate about keeping a clean and hygienic environment? Do you want to create a safe and healthy campus for our staff, students, and visitors? Do you have excellent customer service skills?
The University's commercial and campus support services are looking for Cleaners to join their busy, quality-focused Cleaning team. You will help provide a clean, safe and well-presented environment, to the highest of standards, ensuring a positive and enjoyable campus experience for all of our students, staff and visitors.
You will be highly motivated with a flexible and positive ‘can-do’ attitude towards your work. You will have excellent attention to detail with high standards of cleanliness and presentation. You will support colleagues and undertake all cleaning duties as required, such as emptying bins and removing waste to the designated bin site, vacuuming, mopping, spray cleaning, damp dusting fixtures and fittings and cleaning sanitary areas.
The role is part-time, 14 hours per week, Monday to Friday, covering Monday to Wednesday 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm, Thursday 5.00 pm - 7.45 pm, and Friday 5 pm - 7.15 pm. Due to the nature of the role you may also be required to work weekends, bank holidays and University closed days. This job is definitely for somebody who is postgraduate or is undergraduate with a light timetable. Hours stated must be committed to.
As a Cleaner, your main duties will include:
General cleaning duties, including emptying of litter bins, removing waste to designated bin sites, vacuuming, mopping, spray cleaning, damp dusting of fixtures/fittings and cleaning sanitary areas;
Taking responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and others by adhering to agreed working practices at all times;
Demonstrating good customer care practices and being helpful towards staff, students and members of the public;
Reporting any faults or problems with cleaning equipment/materials to the Cleaning Supervisor;
Reporting any issues or emergencies, for example, floods, intruders, accidents and building maintenance matters immediately to the Cleaning Supervisor or Senior Cleaning Supervisor;
Ensuring that the security of buildings/rooms cleaned is maintained at all times in line with agreed procedures, for example, switching lights off and locking doors;
The safe collection, use and return of keys;
The flexibility to transfer between working areas as requested by the Cleaning Supervisor, and to cover work for absent colleagues on a temporary basis;
Attending training courses, as appropriate;
Undertaking special cleans for functions, for example, degree ceremonies and conferences.
As a Cleaner you will have:
Experience of carrying out cleaning duties;
Good customer care skills, with the ability to be willing, helpful and polite at all times, and maintain a professional appearance; ? The ability to prioritise tasks effectively;
The ability to work co-operatively within a team, or on own initiative, with minimum supervision;
Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal professionally with students, staff and members of the public;
A flexible, supportive and professional approach to work, with the flexibility to work weekends, bank holidays and University closed days as required;
Rate of Pay: Grade 2 (£6,166 to £6,537 p.a. pro-rata of £15,417 to £16,341 p.a.)