Lancaster City Council is seeking to recruit a reliable Lead Cleaner to perform and undertake cleaning duties at our offices and buildings.
Also to supervise and assign work to building cleaning staff within the City Council’s Municipal
Buildings and Commercial Properties, including Lancaster Town Hall. Ability to communicate clearly and to understand written instructions is essential.
Ensure the workload and schedules are adhered to and that they comply with the specification associated with the particular tasks involved.
To monitor and ensure quality of workmanship on a daily basis taking the appropriate remedial action where standards are not being met.
To be responsible for stocks of materials – keeping records, issuing and reordering in an efficient and accountable manner.
To fill out weekly timesheets and complete/keep records/paperwork necessary for the post. To be in possession of building keys, locking and secure premises including operation of alarm systems where appropriate.
It would be an advantage to have experience of similar work, although full training will be provided. You will sweep and mop floors, clean toilets, dust, polish, clean surfaces and empty bins.
This position is based at Lancaster Town Hall, Lancaster. The hours of work are 15 hours per week, working hours 5pm – 8pm Monday to Fridays, but the hours may be needed at other Council buildings. You will be expected to work in any Council location as requested, with reasonable notice.
You may also be required to work as Lead Cleaner at weekends in the event of functions at Lancaster Town Hall.
Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing carbon emissions.
At Lancaster City Council we aim to have a diverse workforce that is representative of the district that we serve, and provide a working environment where each employee feels able to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from all sections of our community and provide several supportive and inclusive workplace networks and safe spaces for employees to feel connected. Our workplace wellbeing strategy drives our commitment to staff wellbeing initiatives and ensuring that our organisation is a great place to work for all.
We are a disability confident committed and forces friendly employer. Please see the ‘help with applying’ section of our recruitment pages for more detail on our guaranteed interview schemes.
Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.
Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to update all applicants individually. If you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then your application will have unfortunately been unsuccessful in progressing to interview.
Interview date: TBC