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Cleaning Operative

Job Ref: BS 1180 |
icon_wallet£16,822 per annum, pro rata (£8.72 per hour) - Support Scale Fixed Point 13
icon_calendar Permanent Full year Cleaning Operative Contract
icon_mappinLancaster Morecambe College
icon_clock10 hours per week (agreed daytime hours Mon - Fri)
icon_piechartEstates, Safety and Wellbeing
icon_holiday26 Days pro rata + Bank Holidays and College Closure Days
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Job Description

Salary Range £16,822 per annum, pro rata (£8.72 per hour)
Faculty / Section Estates, Safety and Wellbeing
Hours per Week 10 hours per week (agreed daytime hours Mon – Fri) 
Full Year / Term-time Only Permanent Full year Cleaning Operative Contract. 
Annual Leave Entitlement 26 Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
Responsible to Cleaning Services Officer via Cleaning Supervisor

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

To undertake daily cleaning to required specification and standards.

  1. Take responsibility for maintaining the highest standard of cleanliness within a designated cleaning area in accordance with college specifications.

  2. Ensure that regular checks of equipment and machinery are carried out during your hours of duty and any defects are reported to the Cleaning Supervisor.

  3. Take responsibility for maintaining machinery and other equipment in a clean and tidy condition.

  4. Report to the Cleaning Supervisor any dangers or hazards that you may encounter.

  5. Ensure that you wear safe and adequate footwear and other protective clothing at all times.

  6. Assist with other tasks within your capabilities in order to maintain and improve the cleaning services within the premises as and when necessary.

  7. Act responsibly and with integrity regarding room security when in possession of College keys.

  8.  Attend training sessions and team meetings relevant to post.

  9. Liaise with your supervisor and colleagues to create a harmonious working environment.

  10. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value diversity and promote equal opportunities;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Faculty meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Adhere to the College Values:
    High Expectations;
    Driving Success;
    Positive Impact;
    Welcoming Community;
    Productive Collaboration

Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate: This post is subject to a standard DBS Disclosure.

Skills & Experience Required


Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Experience of working in a commercial cleaning environment
  • Experience in the use of rotary cleaning equipment
  • Experience in the use of commercial carpet shampoo equipment 


Desirable - Measured by application form

  • NVQ Level 2 in cleaning or equivalent qualification 

Skills / Abilities


  • Enthusiastic, with good organisational skills and attention to detail


  • A working knowledge of COSHH Regulations and Health & Safety at Work Act


Essential - Measured by presentation and interview

  • Capable of working on own initiative and under pressure
  • Working to deadlines
  • A willingness to adapt to changing circumstances
  • A willingness to attend any training courses appropriate to the post

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • Bring your dog to work to be walked, fed and cared for at Doggy Daycare
  • FREE parking

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