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We are committed to ensuring the safety of our communities and employees. In light of current circumstances, we have decided to suspend all shortlisting and interviewing activity. As a result of this decision, the application closing date for most of our jobs has been extended until 30 April 2020. There may be key jobs which are excluded from this arrangement to help support our ongoing response.

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Cleaner – Penllwyn Primary School

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102190

7.5 hours / Permanent

17,364 - 17,711 *

Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a cleaner to undertake the various cleaning responsibilities within the school premises to ensure they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition.

On a day to day basis the tasks will include:-

Cleaning, washing, sweeping, vacuum cleaning, emptying litter bins, damp wiping and dusting of designated areas (which may include toilet and shower areas) and fixtures and fittings, using where appropriate the necessary powered equipment.

We are looking for an individual who is motivated and enthusiastic about the nature of the work with a flexible attitude and able to carry out various duties with a variable work schedule. 

Please note that a successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the required standard within two years of appointment.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes ad beaches. Furthermore, you will have:

  • Up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centres
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card and much more.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Economy and Regeneration

We play a fundamental role in the delivery of the Council’s key Corporate Strategy objective that seeks to boost the economy of the County and the Mid Wales region. We are organised into three main sections: Economy, Planning and Property Services.  Our primary functions include:  

  • Growth and Enterprise: Supporting economic growth and regeneration locally and across the region; Growing Mid Wales; the Corporate Estate and Development Opportunities; Project Support; European and local funding; Food Centre Wales and supporting Agri-Food development; Tourism promotion and development; Tourist Information Centres; Coast and Countryside
  • Planning Services: Supporting growth through Planning and Building Control Services; Strategic and Local Land Use Planning Policy; Development Management; Building Control; and Land Searches.
  • Property Services: Supporting the Council’s programme through Project Management; Property and Building Maintenance; Facilities Management; Carbon Management; and the Efficient Use of Council Property.
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