Cleaning Operative – Birmingham
The information below covers the role requirements, expected candidate experience, and accompanying qualifications.
Cleaner – Birmingham
37.5 hours – Monday to Friday 9.00-17.00
Salary £18,000+ Company Benefits
Here at Serco we have an opportunity for a Cleaning Operative to join our close-knit team working in our Asylum Accommodation and Support Services Contract. AASC offers a range of improvements, with particular focus on assisting individuals through the asylum system.
The primary function of this role is to provide cleaning services to a geographical area which may vary with business needs so a valid driver’s licence, a willingness and ability to travel within the region and occasionally within the UK is essential.
You will be responsible for cleaning all areas at a number of properties using a variety of cleaning equipment and materials and to report any cleaning appliance faults promptly. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all Health and Safety procedures and regulations – COSHH- are adhered to and be competent in the use of all chemicals and cleaning materials provided.
What you need to do the role
You will be self-motivated, have experience of cleaning households / large accommodation, experience in managing time effectively and a willingness to work overtime in line with business needs.
This is a role in which requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written due to the variety of countabilities which also include the following:
- Working to tight timescales
- Disposing of waste from properties
- Replenishing stock inventory
- Assisting other geographical areas when required
- Using the appropriate equipment to clean carpets
- Working individually/Lone working and also working as part of a team
Due to the nature of the role Security clearance at Counter Terrorism Check level and Criminal Record Bureau checks are required (all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office).
Meaningful and vital work: Serco is focused on decency and respect in all aspects of care for residents, which is delivered at a critical time in their lives.
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: As well as care for residents we also care for and support one another. We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed.
What else do I need to know?
The job holder may be required to work in other Serco sites within the radius of 100 miles of present location (company to cover travelling costs)
What we offer
- Pension – 6%
- Bike4Work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
- Serco Benefits package
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and [email protected] (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).