Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Cleaners

THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise

Ref:

OPS599(e)

Please see advert text

£9.24 per hour*

Hours vary between 10 and 30 hours per week

We have permanent opportunities for Cleaners within our schools or public building cleaning teams and in Newcastle City Centre locations who keep our premises maintained and presented to the highest standards.

If you are working in a school - you will be required to work term time therefore holidays are to be taken during school holidays.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals who want a job that’s both challenging and rewarding. Although not essential, previous experience in a similar type of role is highly desirable but important that you have a positive, can-do attitude towards work and enjoy working in a team. We’ll provide you with all the training you need and we’ll do our best to match you with a job at your most convenient location.

We are happy to receive applications from anyone, regardless of age, race, disability, religion, belief, gender identity, relationship status or sexual orientation. We’ll also make sure any qualifications, conditions or requirements we give for a job are actually needed to do the job.

Interested?

To find out more, download the attached job description, person specification and ‘About this role’ guidance. These will help you decide if this opportunity is right for you.

Want to apply?

1 You can apply online

2 You can download the pack from www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/cleaners/213414 and complete our application form and return it BY POST or email.

3 If you are unable to download an application, you can call into: Newcastle City Council, Condercum Road, Conhope Lane, Benwell, Newcastle NE4 8XN to collect an application form

We do NOT send application forms out by post.

Applications forms can be returned by hand, post or email to: Facility Services Recruitment Team, Newcastle City Council, Condercum Road, Conhope Lane, Benwell, Newcastle NE4 8XN. Email: fscmrec@newcastle.gov.uk

Appropriate background checks, including DBS checks, will be required.

If you have any questions about these opportunities, please email us at fscmrec@newcastle.gov.uk or call our recruitment line 0191 2772466.

As we regularly have vacancies, we advertise the on a regular basis. We run regular interview sessions throughout the year which means that we’ll assess your application within a month of the end of the advert; if you’re successful at this stage, we’ll arrange to meet you at the next interview session.

If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks of posting your application, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

*This post attracts the Newcastle Living Wage supplement. In addition to the hourly rate, this post will receive the Newcastle Living Wage supplement to bring the hourly rate up to a minimum of £9.50 an hour.

In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.

Permanent

Closing date:

30 September 2021

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