Vacancy Details

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Position: Cleaning
Salary: Not Specified
Date Posted: 09 August 2017
Job Type: Permanent
Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities / Deliverables:
Job Purpose: 
To service all main site accommodation. 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Take responsibility for developing and maintaining the procedures, systems and resources necessary for delivering cleaning on site
  • Manage the teams to ensure the contracted services are delivered to the agreed contract specification and standards
  • Ensure a timely response to any service shortfalls identified
  • Ensure a timely response to requests for additional or special cleans, agreeing customer requirements and costs if appropriate
  • Support Operations Manager and Building Administrator  with service contractors and suppliers
  • Ensure all statutory, health and safety and environmental licences, certificates and documentation relevant to areas of responsibility are available on site for audit and review
  • Comply with all statutory Regulations and EFS instructions
  • Being able to manage HR issues with assistance from the Operations Manager, Building Administrator  and Personnel Co-ordinator
  • Manage resources to ensure compliance with HR policies and procedures including but not limited to recruitment, staff performance, training, development and appraisals

Duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – Individual duties

Section 7        It shall be the duty of every employee while at work-

  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected their acts or omissions at work; and
  • As regards any duty or requirement imposed on their employer or any other person by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-operate with them so far as is necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with

Section 8       

No person shall intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety or welfare in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions

Section 36

1)    Where the commission by any person of an offence under any of the relevant statutory provisions is due to the act or default of some other person, that other person shall be guilty of the offence, and a person may be charged with and convicted of the offence by virtue of this subsection whether or not proceedings are taken against the first – mentioned person

2)    Where there would be or have been the commission of an offence under section 33 by the Crown but for the circumstance that that section does not bind the Crown, that person shall be guilty of the offence which, but for that circumstance, the Crown would be committing or would have committed, and may be charged with and convicted of that offence accordingly.



Person Specification:
Previous supervisory experience is required.
Sound knowledge of COSHH, H&S and Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
BICS certification is desirable.
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