Cleaning Operative

  • Job Reference: 00023670-1
  • Date Posted: 17 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Newport, Isle of Wight
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property, Facilities Management, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Cleaning Operative
Location: Vacancies in both HMP Parkhurst and HMP Albany, Newport PO30 5NX
Salary: £18K per annum
Contract: Full time, Permanent
We are Gov Facility Service Ltd, a non-profit company owned entirely by the Ministry of Justice, supplying facilities management services to 50 prisons over the South and East of the UK with an employee count of 1400.
GFSL is a Ministry of Justice owned non -profit making company who supply facilities management services to c50 prisons over the South of the UK.
Most of the works we undertake are within controlled areas and support the safe operation of the prisons.
Having formed in February 2018, GFSL has prospered in supplying quality services to all of its establishments. With a staff count of c1400 we strive to be the FM employer of choice.
We are seeking a Cleaning Operative to assume responsibility for:
* All cleaning activities to the required standard in the designated areas.
* Using the appropriate method and cleaning equipment such as floor polishers, vacuums etc
* Undertake rubbish removal to outside bins/recycling areas
* Maintain clean areas outside establishment.
You must be able to demonstrate the following Qualifications and Experience:
* At least 2 years’ experience in a similar cleaning role.
* Knowledge of COSHH.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Excellent organisational skills / Time management / Ability to prioritise and organise own workload / able to work to deadlines.
* Good attention to detail.
* A great team player.
Why join us?
* In addition to the below we have been identified as key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to the critical work that we undertake to maintain the prison estate, and so the stability and security that we offer to employees is even more relevant than ever *
You will be joining a core part of the public sector, and as a government employee can be assured of the job security and stability that the volatile private sector simply can’t provide.
You will have a consistent place of work, a supportive team around you, and be valued for your skill and experience, rather than forced to focus on profit margins for shareholders.
If you are successful, you will be offered a competitive salary along with 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and entry into our pension scheme from day one.
If this sounds like the perfect role for you and you’d like to find out more then please apply today and we’ll be in touch.
National Security vetting requirements, for working within the Prison Estate – Successful applicants will need to confirm their employment history for at least 5 years prior to the date of application so that pre-employment checks can be undertaken. If you have spent significant time abroad (a total of 6 months in the past 5 years) you would be required to give a reasonable account.
No agencies please