Location: Essex Outdoors Mersea
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Contact type: See Working for Essex website for details
Date Added: Thursday 05 Dec 2019
Closing Date: Friday 15 Mar 2019

Essex Outdoors are looking for Cleaners to join the facilities team at Mersea during the peak season of May – August 2019

To undertake cleaning and other duties concerned with the operation of Essex Outdoors establishment

• Responsible for cleaning of designated areas to a hygienic condition
• To ensure that facilities are as clean as reasonably practicable and adequately stocked
• To maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory regulations.
• To use of cleaning and other equipment in accordance with the relevant safety requirements
• General house cleaning duties to a standard which promotes the Service positively
• To consider the comfort and well-being of clients at all times
• To notify the Facilities Co-ordinator or Centre Manager of any damage to buildings or other facilities of anything that may be of danger to clients or staff.
• To participate in the performance and development review process, to take personal responsibility for the identification of learning and development opportunities and reflect on training needs for discussion with the Line Manager.
• To attend training activities and/or meetings as required.
• Occasionally, to assist with special functions at the centre which may be outside of normal working hours?
• To report any customer comments or complaints and take necessary remedial action if appropriate.
• To report immediately any accidents, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate.
• Carrying out any other duties as may be required by the Centre Manager, from time to time, commensurate with grade and responsibilities
• To ensure that all duties and service provided are in accordance with the county Council Equal Opportunities Policy and Practice and Health and Safety Regulations.
• The duties of the post may be varied to meet changing circumstances at the discretion of the Service Manager

Knowledge, skills and experience

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please visit:

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees, including:

• A local government pension scheme (LGPS), a career average scheme with employee and employer contributions
• Annual leave entitlement of a minimum of 25 days (depending upon grade and length of service)
• Purchase of additional annual leave (up to agreed limits)
• Flexible working arrangements (for most roles but depending upon service requirements)
• Discounted shopping through a dedicated Reward Portal (including discounts at major supermarkets)
• Training and development and payment of professional fees (approved professions only)
• Employee assistance programme provided in-house (wellbeing and counselling provision)
• Childcare vouchers, through salary sacrifice
Please note ECC regularly reviews its reward and benefits)

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you are interested in applying or would like further information:

Contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0330 058 3330

Visit the Working for Essex website from Friday 7th December
CALL US : 0345 200 4220
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