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Cleaning Operative

Job Ref: BS1232 |
icon_wallet£17,189 per annum, pro rata, Support Scale Point 15
icon_calendar Permanent Full year Cleaning Operative Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock10 (6.30 am – 8.30 am, Monday – Friday)
icon_holiday28* Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
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Job Description

Lancaster & Morecambe College are looking for an experienced cleaner to join a friendly team of staff undertaking daily cleaning of the College to required specification and standards.  

Benefits include defined benefits pension scheme, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Salary Range £17,189 per annum, pro rata
Faculty / Section Estates
Hours per Week 10 (6.30 am – 8.30 am, Monday – Friday)
Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Cleaning Operative Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement  28* Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
Responsible to Cleaning Services Officer via Cleaning Supervisor

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:

  • To undertake daily cleaning to required specification and standards

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  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.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

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:
    Community – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity – accessible, aspirational and transformative

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

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Skills & Experience Required


Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Experience of working in a commercial cleaning environment
  • Experienced in the use of rotary cleaning equipment
  • Experienced 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 detaill


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


Essential - Measured by application form 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

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

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
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form from the link above and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.