Casual Cleaning Operative

Cleaning Operative
2200034M Requisition #

| Salary £9.90 per Hour  | Casual hours per week | FM Specialist Cleaning |

Location –  Meadowfield Residential Care, Meadowfield, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9NX

Contracted Hours –   Various hours available Monday - Sunday

The Facilities Management Team at Lancashire County Council are looking to recruit a Casual Cleaning Operative who is required to carry out cleaning duties at Meadowfield Residential Care.

A flexible approach to work is required, as the successful candidate would be required to cover sickness, holidays or provide support to meet additional service demands.

Lancashire County Council provide vital Residential Care Services to the people of Lancashire.  These services provide a safe, secure environment that allows older people as much independence as possible while supporting a range of care needs.  The Facilities Management team carry out cleaning and laundry services at all residential Care Homes and Day Centres.  Keeping these buildings and personal possessions clean is critically important to everyone who uses these facilities.

High standards of cleanliness are expected, and prior experience is desirable; however full training and ongoing support will be provided.

Duties will consist of general cleaning, such as damp wiping, damp mopping, vacuuming, toilet cleaning, and washroom cleaning.  Loading and emptying washing and drying machines, rolling, and pressing of laundry items, storing of Laundry Items.

There are over 30 Care Homes and Day Centres across Lancashire. Successful candidates have the option to provide cover in several buildings in a catchment area.  

Anyone applying for this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS checks.  A formal offer employment cannot be issued until DBS checks are successfully complete.

In exchange for your hard work and professionalism, Lancashire County Council is proud to offer the Foundation Living Wage for this post.  Foundation Living Wage is independently calculated each year based on what employees and their families need to live.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here


We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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