Cleaners are expected to fulfil certain duties and responsibilities. These duties include but are not limited to:
• Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming and mopping surfaces in their work area including living/working areas, bathrooms, kitchens and supply closets
• Refilling and restocking cleaning supplies and toiletries (hand wash, toilet paper, paper towels)
• Washing kitchen napkins, floor rags and dusters
• Maintaining cleaning products and ordering new supplies when necessary
• Taking out the garbage
• Carrying out minor maintenance tasks such as replacing displaced toilet seats, unclogging sinks
• Conducting monthly disinfection and deep cleaning
• Maintaining Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and compliance with universal precautions.
To land a job as ¬¬¬¬¬a Cleaner you do not need any specific qualifications or experience but some of the general skills that a good Cleaner should possess are:
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Physical abilities Good numeracy and literacy
• High level of attention-to-detail
• Good organisational abilities
• Enthusiasm to develop your skills and knowledge
• Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
• Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work
• Positive and approachable manner
• Team player qualities
If you are enthusiastic about self-development and embrace opportunities to improve your skills and knowledge whenever possible, you could build a great career as a Cleaner, especially in a specialized setting such as a hospital or a school where diligence, attention to detail and the ability to work under strict guidelines are extremely important. The knowledge you will develop in the areas of contamination prevention and the safeguarding of vulnerable people will be invaluable for future employment opportunities.
Finding the right balance between your work and your lifestyle is important, with a cleaning job you will often find that your shifts include days, evenings and weekends. Shift patterns can work extremely well for those who have home and family commitments providing a career that enables you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Being a Cleaner can bring different challenges and learning opportunities depending on the location in which you work.
Throughout your career as a Cleaner you will gain a vast cross-section of transferable skills such as organisation, communication, problem-solving, multitasking, diligence and attention-to-detail that can be utilised in many roles and industries.
Shifts 10:00 – 14:00 & 14:00 – 18:00
£9.50 per hour
Part Time (Tuesday – Thursday)