Cleansing Operative

Job Title: Cleansing Operative
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £9.07 per hour, Benefits: holiday pay, pension
Start Date: 2019-07-14 00:00:00
Reference: 082104729
Contact Name: Joe Gooch
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 29, 2019 12:33

Job Description

Pertemps are currently recruiting for a number of Street Cleansers to support during the Edinburgh Festival, starting 14th July until mid September (around 10 weeks.)

Successful Street Cleansers will work a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern, between the hours of 06:00 - 17:02 and therefore weekend working will be required.

Due to the short term nature of this role it will not be possible to take holidays during this time and you should only apply if you can commit to the full term and days of the assignment.

Duties for the role will include but are not limited to:

Cleaning and servicing the Edinburgh City Streets in all weathers
Emptying public rubbish/waste bins around the city
Deal with various bodily fluids to ensure the environment remains sanitary
On occasion, deal directly with the public in various situations with excellent customer service
Heavy lifting of refuse collection and repetitive tasks
Lots of walking in and around Edinburgh for long periods of time

Successful candidates will:

Be committed to the role and the hours as above
Be honest, trustworthy and punctual
Take direction but also use their own initiative to complete tasks
Will be given required training
Have the ability to work with others
Be health and safety conscious
Be able to provide proof of right to work in the UK (Full UK Birth Certificate or Passport with appropriate Visa.)
Be able to provide at least 2 successful references before starting

In return we can offer an excellent rate of pay (£9.07 per hour,) holiday pay and pension.

If interested and want to discuss then please send your CV to or call 0131 225 7531 for more information.