Cleaner Cleaner

You are responsible for keeping areas, facilities and equipment tidy and clean whilst adhering to health and safety standards

Job Summary

  • Maintain the standards of cleanliness which ensure the comfort of those using the facilities
  • Follow policies and procedures i.e. lost property, cleaning and servicing tasks, complaints
  • Complete your tasks within tight time constraints
  • Safe working methods when using cleaning materials, equipment, and when lifting or moving
  • Report items which need repairing, maintaining or replacing, and other risks to people's safety and security

Skills required

  • Keen eye for detail
  • Time management
  • Health and safety for the workplace
  • High standards of hygiene and cleanliness
  • A knowledge of hazardous cleaning products

Qualifications and Training

You don’t need any particular qualifications or training to begin your career as an Cleaner. However, if you tend to progress further you may want to consider various hospitality and hygiene certificate and qualifications.

Salary Expectations

A Cleaner can expect to earn between £12,000 and £14,000 a year.

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

  • Seasonal and part-time work is readily available
  • Most companies will supply you with your own uniform.
  • With on-the-job qualifications and experience you have the opportunities to work yourself up the career ladder to Management

* Figures from the National Careers Service December 2015