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Cleaning Operative – St Michael’s Primary School, Winterbourne

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Term Time Only
Working Pattern:
Part Time (Term time plus specified days)
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/06/2019 23:59
£9.00 per hour, £4,1505 per annum
Hours per week:
9.75 hours per week, term time only plus 15 days holiday clean
Job Category:
Cleaning/Caretaking/Street Cleansing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Michael's Primary School, Winterbourne
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Cleaning Operative – St Michael’s Primary School, Winterbourne

• 9.75 hours per week, 15.30 to 17.30 Monday to Friday, Term Time Only plus 15 days holiday clean.

Summary of post

Under the day to day supervision of a Cleaning Supervisor, you will be responsible for carrying out cleaning at one or more locations, either individually or as part of a team, following Integra’s prepared schedules and to agreed quality standards.

This post is based at St Michael’s Primary School, Winterbourne.

This post has a starting hourly rate of £9.00 and will require you to work Term Time Only plus 15 days of holiday clean. The approximate salary before deductions is £4,150.00 per annum.

This role is available immediately, subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being completed. Based within Integra - Integra is the trading arm of South Gloucestershire Council

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Local government salary-related pension offered, together with other council benefits.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main duties

The key duties include:

• Carrying out all cleaning using materials and equipment in a safe and proper manner
• The ability to move cleaning equipment and materials. This post will require you to bend, crouch, kneel, stretch and lift regularly.
• To meet the cleaning specification to include; washing/ wiping of surfaces, cleaning toilets, vacuuming, mopping and the use of the floor polish machine.
• To organise resources in an effective and efficient manner to fulfil day to day operational requirements.

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


• To be able to carry out routine tasks to agreed standards
• To be able to follow processes on the condition and safe storage of cleaning chemicals, and dispense, dilute and use chemicals in the correct method
• Experience in using cleaning equipment and chemicals (training will be given)
• Able to carry out bending and lifting such as moving cleaning equipment and materials.
• To be able to follow instructions and work unsupervised or as part of a team


• To communicate with all customers and colleagues in a polite and friendly manner (both verbal and written)
• Cleaning experience is desirable but not essential
• To be aware of the environment in which you are working and the service users’ needs.
• To have an organised methodical approach
• To be able to problem solve/ work using your own initiative

Additional Information

This vacancy closes on Wednesday 26 June 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 4 or Friday 5 July 2019

DBS: Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has a confidential checking process for transgender applicants who do not wish to reveal details of their previous identity to the person who has asked them to complete an application form for a DBS check.. The contact details are:
Sensitive Applications Team, Customer services, PO Box 165, Liverpool, L69 3JD
Email sensitive@dbs.gsi.gov.uk

Our preferred method of application is online at www.southglos.gov.uk/jobs If you do not have internet access call us on 01454 866821 for an application pack.

Vacancy ref: EC528/875

Our Values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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