Specialist Cleaning Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/08/2020 23:59
£18,795 to £19,945 pro rata p.a. Grade 4
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Meadowfield Depot and you will be required to travel within County Durham
Post Number:
Closing date:
27 Aug
Further Information

Regeneration, Economy and Growth

Temporary until 31st December 2020 at 20 h.p.w.

You will deliver cleaning services to a wide range of both Durham County Council and non-Durham County Council buildings to fulfil and respond to on a daily basis specialist and relief cleaning requirements.

Flexible working is a pre-requisite and weekend work may also be required. You may also be required to respond to pre planned out of hours cleaning requirements.

Your duties will include the following:

Carrying out cleaning duties both safely and hygienically for the benefit of service users.

Responsibilities for keys to properties, the security of the building whilst at work there, the setting of alarms on departure etc.

Transportation of plant and equipment including loading and unloading the vehicle and into the place of work.

The attached job description provides further details.

Essential Qualifications

• A good basic general education to GCSE level or equivalent including
• British Institute of Cleaning Science Level 2 or NVQ Level 2 in cleaning or
other relevant area

Relevant experience in cleaning and of using IT packages such as Word, Excel and databases etc. is essential.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sonia Parkin, Contract Support Officer on tel. no. 03000 269 358 or email sonia.parkin@durham.gov.uk

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 14th September 2020.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.