Casual Caretaker Cleaner (FIF08105)

Fife Council

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Job Description

Contract Type: Casual - as and when required

Interview Date: Monday 21 August 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.”

As a Casual Caretaker Cleaner, you will be directly responsible for the security and smooth operation of a Fife Council Community Centre or Hall and the surrounding grounds.

You will be expected to work with existing staff to ensure the building is clean, tidy and safe for a wide range of user groups. Our regular bookings include meetings, community groups, youth clubs, adult learning, exercise groups and children’s clubs. Some of our Community Centres/Halls offer weekend functions/parties and children’s parties.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Experience of cleaning in a workplace is essential. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety is desirable. Successful candidates will be required to attend an Induction and attend mandatory Health and Safety training sessions in Fire Safety, Asbestos Awareness, Legionella Awareness, COSHH and Manual Handling. 

You must demonstrate an ability to work well with people. Customer-facing experience would be an advantage.

You need to be physically capable of moving and handling equipment.


Duties include ensuring facilities are opened, closed, safe and secure. You will be required to carry out visual checks and record mandatory Health and Safety checks for the building.

A cleaning rota is provided and it will be your responsibility to make sure the building is cleaned and maintained to a high standard. You will be expected to deal with customer enquiries and respond to the needs of Community Centre/Hall users.

You will be required to deal with customer bookings which will include completing booking forms and passing on relevant information.

You will be required to carry out manual handling tasks including setting up and dismantling for functions and events.

The Individual

You will be included as part of a team of Caretaker Cleaners. You will be offered work to cover for staff absence. You will be responsible for opening, closing and securing the Community Centre or Hall you are working at.

The amount of shift on offer will depend on your location and how far you are willing to travel. We have 7 facilities in the Levenmouth Area, 8 in the Glenrothes Area and 7 in the North Easy Fife Area. Work is also on offer in the Kirkcaldy, Cowdenbeath, Dunfermline and South West Fife Area.

You are under no obligation to accept the shifts offered and the Council is under no obligation to make the shifts available.

The position is ideal for people looking to get into the industry and/or looking for extra work over and above an existing job. Work is often offered both during the day and/or during evenings and weekends.

In Fife Council, ‘How We Work Matters’. You will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership Focus on customers Work together Embrace technology & information Deliver results

For further information please contact: Damian Pedrick – Community Resources Co-ordinator, telephone: 03451 555 555 Ext:460279 Email:

Applications must be made online at

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