Cleaning Supervisors are required to supervise a team of cleaning staff in order to ensure that consistent and high standards of cleaning are achieved and that the service provided meets the Service Level Agreements in place within the zone. You will have personal contact with colleagues in the Directorate of Estates & Campus Services, members of staff from the academic and support departments and Colleges, students and conference visitors, plus delivery personnel.
Whilst regular days and hours of work are specified, the role involves working on a 5/7 day period and can include working at weekends when required. In particular, during vacation periods and ‘clean-down’ periods, the workload can fluctuate. You will be expected to be flexible in the hours you work. You should be able to work additional hours from time to time. Shifts currently available include, but are not limited to, the following:
Full time (37 hours per week): 06:00—14:00 Monday to Thursday & 06:00 to 13:30 Friday
Part time (25 hours per week): 06:00—11:30 Monday to Friday
Part time (20 hours per week): 06:00—10:00 Monday to Friday
You must be able to undertake moderate physical, manual handling work activity, including moving furniture and carrying equipment. In addition, you must have: relevant cleaning experience in a similar environment; good organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability and confidence to decide on cleaning priorities within an agreed framework.
Good customer care skills, a high degree of tact and diplomacy and the ability to communicate effectively with, and motivate, teams of staff are also essential.
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