Newcastle Upon Tyne

Mobile Cleaner

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



Full time

£20,812 - £21,189 per annum

*We are proud to be an accredited Real Living Wage Council, paying all of our employees a minimum of £10.90 per hour; leading and setting standards for good work within the city.

Contracted 37 hrs per week - split shift

Facility Services and Civic Management work across the city and Gateshead providing building cleaning, caretaking, school meals and welfare catering services.

We have a large team of cleaners, cleaner supervisors, facility supervisors (caretakers), catering assistants, assistant chef’s and chef’s working various hours and shifts in schools and public buildings.

Our service is committed to delivering a high standard of service to our customers and in doing so investing in our staff and staff development.

What we offer:

• Competitive hourly rates of pay

• Up to 28 days annual leave per annum (pro rata for part time staff) increasing to 29 days from April 2023.

• Paid DBS as well as paid induction and training

• Full uniform and equipment provided at no cost to you

• Full training and opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career

• Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme

• Cycle2work scheme

• Access to a salary sacrifice car lease and home electronics scheme.

• Weekend, bank holiday and unsociable hours pay enhancement

• Full employee support package including access to a free confidential Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme

• Staff offers and discounts including discounts on travel passes and leisure.

What we are looking for

We are currently looking for reliable and friendly people with a positive attitude to join our team as a permanent Mobile Cleaner. No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

Times of work are variable, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 6.00 am and 7.30pm. You must be flexible with your approach to working times, some weekend work may be required. You must be prepared to travel to various locations within the City of Newcastle daily. Travel expenses within your working times will be paid monthly in addition to your salary.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is a team player but able to use your own initiative

• Can have good relationships with others

• Is self-motivated and able to work to fixed deadlines

• Has a flexible approach to work, hours and locations

• Is customer focused

• Can deliver to required standards

• Is suitable to work with children and young people

• Is capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting and carrying.

• Is able to undertake written and spoken instructions and speak English.

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.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.


For an application pack download the application form and supporting documents from, apply online, alternatively you can collect an application form If you would like to discuss this post please call Mark Riley on 0191 2783285.


Closing date:

26 January 2023

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