- Location: Kilwinning
- £8.75 per hour, Grade 1
- Hours: Part Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: NAY04211
Responsible for supervision of staff and onsite resources ensuring that premises are cleaned in a systematic manner to achieve a hygienic standard.KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Corporate ResponsibilitiesTo undertake individual role in line with the Council’s Strategic Priorities and in compliance with the Council’s corporate policies and procedures. To undertake any other reasonably required duties as instructed by Management or someone acting on their behalf, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below.
Role Specific Tasks & ResponsibilitiesOnsite supervision and direction of cleaning operatives. Duties will include cleaning, sweeping, vacuuming, emptying of litter bins, polishing/damp wiping and spray-cleaning in designated areas (which include washroom facilities) ensuring they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. The day to day care of equipment and material. Setting of burglar alarms and key holding for access and egress, ensuring the building is secured at the end of the shift. Communicate with the service user on all aspects of the cleaning service. Supervise / direct cleaning staff and administer processes associated with the cleaning operation onsite, which may include recruitment, induction and training/re-training within the terms of the relevant procedures set out by the Service. Complete and maintain paperwork procedures and documentation, working with Service Quality Management System. Co-operate with the introduction and training of new procedures and/or new equipment/technology. Operate within the current Health and Safety legislation ensuring safe working practice by adhering to the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
ESSENTIAL / DESIRABLE CRITERIA
Education and Qualifications
BICS, or equivalent cleaning qualification
Application Form Interview
ExperienceExperience of cleaning tasks within a service industry
Supervisory experience Application Form References Interview
Specialist KnowledgePrevious use / knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials
Application Form Interview Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)
Skills and AbilitiesInterpersonal skills Communication skills People Management skills Application Form References Interview
OtherWilling to undertake training as required Flexible working to suit the needs of the service Able to work additional hours Application Form Interview Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)
Staff Values & Behaviours
North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.
Further information on how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.
We put our customers first
We understand the bigger picture
Provide excellent customer services Meet and where possible exceed the expectations of internal and external customers. Understand the performance levels and standards required within our own role and strive to achieve and where possible exceed these. Know how the work we do fits into the overall performance of the Council.
We take pride in the jobs we do
We are ambitious for our communityTake ownership of our own actions and performance. Reflect on the work we do and consider how it could be improved. Have a positive impact on the lives of our customers and their communities. Push the boundaries to help our customers and communities realise their potential.
We all look for better ways to deliver our services
We achieve the best results togetherFind new ways to deliver improvements, efficiencies and value for money. Embrace change with enthusiasm and creative ideas. Work together and creatively produce the best outcomes for our customers and communities. Plan all activities with the end goal in mind. Additional Information
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/. For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/jobs-and-training/pre-employment-checks.aspx.
For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk
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