Temporary Cleaner P/T- Manual Labour

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Temporary Cleaner P/T- Manual Labour
Contract / Temporary

Durham 5138713786827

Posted: 13th September 2022 09:34
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.79 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    Monday – Friday, 3.30pm -6.30pm

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months.

  • Durham,

    DH1 5UL

What's involved with this role:


Temporary Cleaner P/T- Manual Labour

Reference no: Durham 5138713786827

Pay rate: £9.79 per hour PAYE

The post holder will provide a comprehensive cleaning service for the Council’s office sites.


Key responsibilities:

  • Clean designated areas to agreed work schedule and ensure that a high standard of cleanliness is maintained throughout.
  • Maintain supplies of consumables in toilets, kitchens and other appropriate areas.
  • Complete and submit cleaning activities sheet on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain specialist equipment in good working order; report any defects to the Senior Caretaker and ensure equipment is stored securely at all times.
  • Report any observed health and safety hazards to the Senior Caretaker.
  • Ensure the safe storage of dangerous substances in compliance with COSHH regulations.
  • Ensure office is safe and secure if last to leave the area.


“Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Demonstrable experience of cleaning office business premises, including lifting and manoeuvring heavy cleaning equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand Health and Safety and COSHH information
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills.


Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to complete documentation such as timesheets and stock order forms.
  • Understanding of working in a team environment but able to prioritise tasks and work alone
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally & in writing
  • Ability to work as part of a team or under own direction
  • Flexibility regarding shifts and working hours.
  • Willingness to complete mandatory training outside normal working hours (overtime will be paid).
  • Ability to be flexible and self-motivated.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Durham 5138713786827
Temporary Cleaner P/T- Manual Labour
Client Category: Local Authority

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Temporary Cleaner P/T- Manual Labour
Client Category: Local Authority

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