Cleaning Operative
2000021F Requisition #

| Salary £17,943 per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 20 hours per week | Older People Service Cleaning |


About the Role


The Facilities Management Team at Lancashire County Council are looking to recruit a Mobile Cleaning Operative who is required to carry out cleaning and laundry duties at variety of Care Homes and Day Centres in the Preston, Accrington & Garstang area.


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 and Day 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 at all of Residential Care Homes and Day Centres.  Keeping these buildings and personal possessions clean is critically important to everyone who use these facilities.


High standards of cleaning is expected and so 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.  You must have means of transport to access to a number of buildings in a catchment area.


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 position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. 


You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability. 


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