Mobile Cleaner

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Salary
£13853 - £15312 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
00074149
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Mobile Cleaner - Bedford
Part time (30 hrs per week)
£14,000 pro rata + benefits

This company is a major housing association operating between Oxford & Cambridge, based in Bedford. They are a leading provider & developer of affordable homes - for rent, sheltered, residential care & shared ownership. They own around 18,000 homes & employ 350 people.

They are passionate about providing excellent customer service; if you are too then this could be the opportunity for you. They are looking for an experienced Mobile Cleaner to work as part of their busy Retirement Living Team.

Reporting to the Retirement Living Team Leader, the Mobile Cleaner will play a key role in providing an effective cleaning service between various schemes.

Key responsibilities

Undertake basic cleaning tasks effectively in all communal areas & guest rooms, including safe use of cleaning products, awareness of COSHH, keeping accurate stock records & ordering materials

Be able to travel between schemes, a full UK driving licence is therefore essential as you will be required to drive a company van

Be aware of the individual needs of tenants, and the ability to deal with a range of people in a polite & courteous manner

Liaise with partners & stakeholders, responding to everyday calls for help from tenants, coordinating the appropriate services to help

Carryout fire safety and health & safety checks at the scheme and ensure communal areas are clean, tidy and free from hazards

About You:

Have an understanding of the needs of older people and an awareness of issues relating to professional boundaries

Have the ability to use your own initiative and be self motivated, particularly when working alone

Be an approachable person who is responsive to requests for help, with a flexible & willing attitude

Can remain calm under pressure & address conflicting priorities

As Cleaner and lone worker you will need to be able to:

- walk around the building and travel between floors using the stairs
- assist a frail older person, which may include pushing a wheelchair, kneeling on the floor to give assistance or help someone to sit up
- move furniture to facilitate cleaning & bed making

Preferably you will have a basic working knowledge of MS Word, Excel & Outlook

Benefits:

- Generous annual leave starting at 28 days, rising to 33 days after five years, plus an allowance for public holidays, pro rata for part time
- Free private medical insurance
- Contributory salary sacrifice pension scheme, up to a maximum of 10% of your salary
- Discretionary annual bonus scheme
- Free life assurance cover
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Access to a confidential employee assistance programme
- Discounted gym membership

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 15 October 2017

Please note that only applicants who complete the online application process on the employer's website will be considered for the position. Once you have uploaded your CV, you will receive an email containing the link to the employer's website to complete your online application.

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