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Early Morning Cleaner / Cleaner

Up to £10.85 per hour

Job Title: Early Morning Cleaner

Location: Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey

Salary: £10.85 per hour

Hours: 5:30 am – 8.30 am

Job type: Permanent

KUSCO (Kingston University Service Company Ltd) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Kingston University, established in December 1997. It is a non-profit making organisation providing facility management services to Kingston University.

Job role:

This job involves a fair amount of contact with students and staff and other users of University facilities, and it is important that the Cleaners can handle this contact appropriately. They work with minimum supervision and are required to use their own judgement and discretion to provide acceptable standards of service.

They operate as part of the KUSCO Services Delivery Team and are expected to be flexible with respect to their sites and working areas. All areas of the University are cleaned to high standards and may include offices, classrooms, laboratories, lecture theatres, computer rooms and workshops.

They are expected to adopt a quality approach to all aspects of work, make sure things look right and make every attempt to work well in a team with their colleagues.

Key Requirements:

  • Clean and tidy allocated work areas (e.g. offices, classrooms, laboratories, lecture theatres, computer rooms, workshops, corridors, toilets) in a way which satisfies Client Service Level Agreements.
  • Report (to appropriate KUSCO personnel) routine supply requirements, defects in building fabric and equipment, safety exposures, out-of-line situations those which might affect third parties.
  • Take full responsibilities for keys issued and develop a detailed knowledge of their working areas.
  • When and where necessary, undertake floor polishing/Deep Cleaning Programme.
  • Dispose of daily rubbish and waste from allocated work areas.
  • Keep local storage areas clean and tidy.
  • Clean and store equipment securely.
  • Undertake training, to develop knowledge and skills needed for the job and be aware of safe and efficient operation of equipment, and regulations concerning security and Health and Safety.

From time to time it may be necessary to include other duties, tasks and responsibilities within the role. The Deputy Manager will discuss any changes or change of duties with the post holder in advance of them being implemented. Employees are required to adopt a flexible attitude to the work they undertake and to their place of work. Employees will not be expected to carry out tasks beyond their level of ability or competence.

The Candidate:

  • Physical fitness and ability to perform the allocated tasks
  • Smart appearance – protective clothing is worn while working
  • Flexibility – able to change routines, and adapt working practices
  • Initiative – able to work with little supervision and decide how best to deal with situations
  • Drive for quality

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Domestic Cleaner, Cleaner, Cleaning Assistant, Commercial Cleaning Operative, Waste Operative, General Cleaner, Cleaners, Cleaner, and Hygiene Operator may also be considered for this role.