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  • Location

    Darlington, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Social and Healthcare

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £8.21 per hour

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Start date:


  • Expiry date:


Our client is seeking a Cleaner on an initial 3-month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

35 Hours Per Week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£8.21 P/H

Job Purpose:

To undertake the cleaning of an area of the establishment as designated by the Programme Manager to ensure that it is maintained in a clean, safe and hygienic condition.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using appropriate powered and other equipment, weekly clean the premises to a set programme, to include sweeping, damp mopping and wiping, dusting, vacuuming, polishing of all areas (including topping up of toilet requisites and cleaning of all sanitary ware). 
  • Daily empty litter bins and take to central collection point. 
  • Report any defused bulbs, damage to property or other faults to the General Assistant. 
  • Observe Health & Safety at Work procedures at all times. 
  • Assist with moving furniture and any other related tasks as required by the Home Manager / Management Team.  Secure internal doors and windows as instructed by the Home Manager / Management Team. 
  • To be aware of and adhere to applicable rules, regulations, legislation and procedures e.g. Council (Equal Opportunities Policy/Code of Conduct), national legislation (Health and Safety, Data Protection). 
  • To maintain the confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties for the department. 
  • To be responsible for your own continuing self-development, undertaking training as appropriate. 
  • To undertake other duties appropriate to the grading of the post as required.

Skills and Experience:

Previous experience of cleaning duties  Good literacy and numeracy  Working knowledge of Health & Safety at Work Act and COSHH regulations.

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