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Relief Cleaner

Closing date: 12/07/2020

Reference: REQ102301

Casual

17,364 - 17,711 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a relief cleaner to undertake the various cleaning responsibilities within the Council’s premises across Ceredigion to ensure they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition.

The cleaning service provides an essential service throughout the County of Ceredigion. The purpose of the role is to undertake cleaning tasks, providing a high standard of service ensuring a safe and hygienic environment.

We have vacancies countywide and covering the communities of; Aberystwyth, Aberaeron, Cardigan, Lampeter and Tregaron not excluding other villages within these areas. Various hours available, working hours and days to be confirmed.

Whilst experience and knowledge of Health and Safety would be advantageous, full training will be provided.

We are looking for an individual who is motivated and enthusiastic about the nature of the work. The individual must have a good communication skills and must be able to carry out various duties with a variable work schedule.

All roles will require flexibility in terms of location and hours worked which could include early mornings, evenings. 

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this post.

The basic tasks for this role will include: 

Cleaning, washing, sweeping, vacuum cleaning, emptying litterbins, 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.

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.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Job Description and Person Specification

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

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their 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 before appointing to this post.

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.