Job description    2021-02-23

Job Purpose To participate in the day-to-day programmes of cleaning work within the allocated cleaning zones of Wolfson Hall and KCC to ensure the facilities are maintained in a clean and hygienic condition. Main Duties and Responsibilities 1. Meeting, dealing with and influencing other people as an essential part of the job. Assisting with general enquiries from students, maintenance personnel and vacation residents and other commercial guests in the course of your working day Co operative working with colleagues from your own and other departments 2. Responsibility for Equipment and Valuables: Custody of keys whilst on duty Care of equipment supplied by the University to carry out given tasks The security and privacy of students and guests whilst you are working in and around their rooms 3. Cleaning duties Cleaning of a specific area of the Hall to the required standard using appropriate cleaning materials and equipment. Areas include Bedrooms, Meeting rooms, Conference Centre, Flats & Houses, Offices and Public areas. Specific cleaning duties will include Emptying bins Suction cleaning Dusting, damp wiping, washing and polish application Removing dirty laundry, cleaning this laundry and making beds on a rota basis Cleaning toilets, showers, baths and basins To operate safe working practices at all times in relation to COSHH Colour coding Safe dilution of cleaning chemicals Safe use of electrical equipment Personal protective equipment Daily cleaning could include staircases, toilets, showers, bedrooms and any communal areas Communicate with manager regarding specific periodic tasks and carry out as required. Rectify any complaints regarding standard of cleaning Help in any other areas in absence of staff when required Undertake any necessary training as arranged by Department Ensuring you have enough stocks of cleaning materials and other items required to carry out your daily task 4. Safety awareness All staff have a responsibility to report equipment faults and safety issues as they occur to ensure personal safety and that of others when undertaking duties and operating equipment 5. Objectives To provide a service to all residents and guests ensuring that excellent standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved in a manner appropriate to the ethos of the University Accommodation Office Knowledge, Skills and Experience Knowledge Essential A1 General Secondary Education with knowledge of COSHH Regulations & BICS cleaning standards. Skills Essential C1 Ability to use specialised equipment required to carry out basic duties. Experience Essential E1 Experience of working in a similar environment and dealing with customers. Job Features Planning and Organising To plan and organise duties effectively and efficiently to meet service requirements. Decision Making Ability to prioritise workload. Internal/External Relationships To communicate daily with Assistant Manager Housekeeping, and frequently with other Domestic staff and porter/janitor to ensure that working relationships are open and recurrent. To liaise with residents and other building users as appropriate in the interests of health and safety. Problem Solving To respond to environmental factors, for example wet floors, spillages and accidents Terms & Conditions Salary will be on the Operational Grade, level 1, £17,338 per annum, pro-rata These are permanent, part-time vacancies to work 16 hours per week. The worked hours are: Monday 09.00 ¿ 13.00 Tuesday - Friday 09.00 ¿ 12.00 New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.
The successful candidate will be eligible to join the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Pension Scheme. Vacancy reference: 050845; closing date: 8 March 2021 It is the University of Glasgow¿s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity. The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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