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Cleaner, Internal Operative

  • Location:
    Newcastle (NE13)
  • Salary:
    £16,286.40 + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Closing Date:
    23 January 2019
Reporting Group:
  • PfP Landscapes

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Reporting directly to the Contracts Manager as our new Internal Cleaning Operative you will report at our depot in Newcastle and provide a comprehensive cleaning service to all internal communal areas.

What your role will be

Working independently you will provide an efficient cleaning service throughout designated internal communal areas ensuring Health and Safety and group policy and procedures are adhered to. We may ask you to support the external areas team when required.

You will have a key role in overseeing the Health and Safety of those around you including testing of fire alarms and emergency lighting. Our primary aim is to ensure our communities and working environments are maintained to the highest standard therefore when it occurs we will ask you to remove graffiti and report problems.

We do our best to develop our employees and therefore we may need you to undertake training when requested.

Your background

To be considered for this role you should have a strong cleaning background with a good working knowledge of estate management issues. As you will work independently we need you to have strong organisation skills and the ability to workload plan.

To keep you and the rest of our employees, customers and other visitors safe we need you to have knowledge of COSHH regulations relating to the safe use of chemicals in the public domain.

PLEASE NOTE: You will be required to travel between sites so a full driving licence or means of mobility is required.

What we offer you

We recognise that people want to develop their own skills, at Places for People Landscapes, we are committed to ‘growing our own’ this means we develop current staff members, up-skilling and assisting with all the necessary steps to move up the Landscapes career ladder. As well as career development we can offer the security of being part of a large organisation with guaranteed work.

We also reward our employees with numerous benefits and perks relating to your health and wellbeing.

About us

Places for People Landscapes provides specialist grounds maintenance services, internal cleaning, health and safety auditing and tree maintenance service to clients across the UK. With over 30 years’ experience and a successful track record of partnership working, Places for People Landscapes has the experience and skill to deliver services to the highest standard. As part of the Places for People Group, one of the UK’s largest landlords, we understand the challenges of managing estates and neighbourhoods, ensuring the safety of customers and creating and maintaining usable green spaces.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Newcastle (NE13)
Brunswick Village, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, NE13 7BA
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