Contract type: Permanent
Hours of work: 3.5 Hours per week – 8:30am-12pm, 52 weeks per year.
Salary: £13.56 per hour
Anticipated start date: ASAP
Closing date: 7th December 2023
Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
The ideal candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic and energetic, have the skills required to provide high standard of cleaning, with an excellent eye for detail. Full training and induction will be given so you feel supported as you move into your role.
Purpose of the job
To provide an efficient and thorough cleaning service to standards set by the Housekeeping Team Leader/Supervisor and undertake other non-cleaning duties in keeping with the role. The Department provides services to the School 7 days per week.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
To ensure that cleaning standards are met as agreed with the Housekeeping Team Leader and/or Supervisor
To ensure the cleaning in allocated areas of responsibility are to an acceptable standard and undertake deep cleaning tasks periodically as required, for example carpet shampooing, scrubbing floors, descaling appliances.
To ensure cleaning materials are handled correctly in line with COSHH.
To conform to all health and safety legislation and COSHH regulations and to be aware of health and safety infringements, reporting incidents to the team leader.
To ensure adherence to statutory Health and Safety and Data Protection Legislation at all times.
To undertake non-cleaning duties in keeping with a housekeeper’s role, for example tidying, waste collection, laundry, bed making, replenish supplies.
To follow the School’s child protection guidelines.
Report any building defects to the Housekeeping Team Leader, e.g. broken lights, dripping taps etc
This job description reflects the present requirements of the post and as duties and responsibilities change/develop, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder.
The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:
Specialist Skills & Experience
Physically fit, able to carry out the tasks associated with cleaning, including bending, lifting and carrying equipment, such as vacuum cleaners
Basic knowledge of cleaning chemicals, including their safe use. COSHH
Ability to manage time well
Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Willingness to work with cleaning products and chemicals and wear appropriate protective clothing
Committed to customer service
Good interpersonal skills to maintain good working relationships
Awareness of the responsibilities of working in an environment with young people
Able to follow instructions as required
Customer service experience
Basic Health & Safety / Fire awarenes
To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.