Relief Cleaner

Job Description Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of...

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Various locations across Aberdeen City (not based at Marischal College)
Duration: Casual/Relief - as and when basis

Roles that require PVG Membership

Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 11 and above (currently £30,727 per annum / £15.97 per hour)

The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.

Are you looking to take on extra work to supplement your income or looking for the flexibility to work hours to fit yourself.

We have opportunities on our relief pool for Cleaners at various locations across the city, with varying number of hours and flexibility on when hours can be worked.

The postholder will be responsible for carrying out a range of cleaning duties to a specified standard. Full training, uniform and PPE will be provided.

If you’d like to find out more information on current opportunities, please contact Andrea Taylor via email: AAlgie@aberdeencity.gov.uk

If you wish to apply, please specify which area of the city you would prefer.

About the role:

To carry out cleaning duties to the hours and standard defined by the Service including opening and closing of buildings where applicable and ensuring work areas are left in a safe and secure manner.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Either has or is able to achieve within 3 months of commencement a suitable standard of cleaning as determined by the Service, and be competent in the use of equipment and materials used.

PVG membership (Disclosure Scotland check)

Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Appropriate level of health and fitness to carry out the tasks of the job

Competency in the use of all equipment issued.

Competency in the use of all cleaning products used.

 

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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