We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
Making A Difference as A Cleaner in School Traded Services.
The Caretaking & Cleaning Service have a vacancy for a Cleaner based at Holy Cross Primary School.
The hours of work are 10 hours per week. These hours are normally worked Monday to Friday from 3.30pm to 5.30pm (variable to meet the needs of the service).
Our cleaners provide an essential service to schools and other council buildings throughout the borough, ensuring working areas are a safe environment for themselves, staff, pupils, and the public.
Our cleaners work individually or part of a team to complete the following daily cleaning routines, Sweeping, Vacuuming, emptying of litter bins, polishing, dusting, buffing, washing, mopping.
Other duties may include, ordering cleaning equipment and periodic tasks such as Polishing Hard floors, Washing Tables & Chairs and Carpet Cleaning.
Our teams work in accordance with health & safety policy and procedure to ensure safe working practices are always upheld in their roles.
You must be comfortable and confident in being able to communicate with managers, colleagues, and members of the public as necessary in accordance with council policy. Full training and understanding of council policy will be administered to all those who start in this role.
Experience is not required for this role as full training is provided.
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by contacting the Cleaning, Caretaking, SCP & Catering Office on 01744 671757 or 01744 671755 or emailing us at Recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk.
Thank you for your interest in working for us.
If you are experiencing issues with applying online, you can contact a member of the team at Recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk and a form will be sent to you to complete.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.