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Office Cleaner

  • Employer: Gravesham Council
  • Reference: GREC046LS
  • Published: Wed 27/05/2020, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 21/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week
  • Salary: £7039.46 - £7323.65 + £158.11 local allowance per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brookvale Depot, Northfleet, Kent

Our Organisation

Centrally located in the Thames Gateway, Gravesham Borough Council provides a range of services to over 105,000 people and 3,000 businesses. 

The Borough of Gravesham, situated in the north west corner of Kent, covers 25,000 acres of the most varied countryside in south east England. 

Bordered by the River Thames to the north, it is at the heart of Thames Gateway and has a significant role to play in the regeneration of a major government growth area. 

Gravesham Borough Council is committed to delivering to the community and working with us means you are part of delivering the level of growth and improvement our community needs and deserves.

 

The role

To carry out general cleaning of Brookvale Depot including the cleaning of: Kitchens, Toilets, Meeting Rooms, MOT Centre, Staircases and Office Areas. To ensure the cleaning of the interior and exterior of the building is to a high standard of cleanliness. Cleaning tasks to include however are not limited to cleaning toilets, mopping floors, cleaning and dusting desks, window sills, high and low level dusting, cleaning and polishing of fixtures and fittings, hoovering, changing bins, unblocking toilets and sinks, replacing toilet rolls, hand towels, hand soap and hand sanitiser as required. The Post holder will be responsible for ensuring the toilet facilities and kitchens are fit for use and that any floods or blockages are cleared in a timely manner. The post holder will be required to routinely complete deep cleans which will include using cleaning machinery. The post holder will liaise with the Facilities Officer to report any repairs and maintenance issues including any Health and Safety concerns. The Post holder must be flexible and may be required to undertake work not listed above, such duties will however fall within the scope of the role. The post holder may be required to undertake First Aid training.

 

Essential qualifications/experience

Previous cleaning experience, good knowledge and understanding of COSHH, Health and Safety in the workplace, experience of working individually and as part of a wider team, Good understanding of manual handling and safe systems of work. Ability to work unsupervised and alone using own initiative.

 

Desirable qualifications/experience

General handyperson skills, First Aid qualification, Full clean UK driving License.       

 

In return we offer you 

Childcare vouchers and discounts

Government-approved, tax-efficient way of paying for childcare. You can use vouchers to pay for a wide variety of childcare for children up to the age of 16. Discounts at selected retailers in the town centre and reduced membership at local GCLL Leisure Centres. 

Holiday entitlement

A generous holiday entitlement, plus paid bank holidays. 

Training

In-house and external training including non-qualification, Continued Personal Development (CPD), NVQ and other qualification training. 

Employee Assistance Programme by Care First

Care First is a free and confidential support service, offering you unlimited access to advice and information as well as coaching and counselling where appropriate. 

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the service is there to help you manage all of life's events and support you through the challenges. Their expert advisers are there to help,

whenever you need them. Support on the telephone, online and face to face.  

Pensions

A very secure pension scheme which both you and we pay into. More information can be found on the Local Government Pension Scheme website. 

Occupational health

An on-site Occupational Health Advisor. We have an occupational health service provided by East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust. The service is delivered by a team of health professionals who specialise in occupational medicine and deal with the relationship between your work and your health. Occupational Health also works with us to resolve any issues in the workplace and also to ensure that well-being at work is maintained.

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager email ria.chilton@gravesham.gov.uk or call 01474 33 7804

Important Information

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile.

Please note that in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines, in regards to social distancing, all interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.    

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

 

Gravesham Borough council is working towards equal oppotunites and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date. 

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How to Apply

Please be advised that we only accept online applications submitted through JobsGoPublic ATS If you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878. Disability confident employer

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  • Employer: Gravesham Council
  • Reference: GREC046LS
  • Published: Wed 27/05/2020, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 21/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week
  • Salary: £7039.46 - £7323.65 + £158.11 local allowance per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brookvale Depot, Northfleet, Kent

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