Cleaning Supervisor

University of Plymouth
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £27,979
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£25,138 - £27,979 per annum - Grade 4

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Permanent, Full-time

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Professional/Support Services
Cleaning Supervisor


We are currently recruiting a Cleaning Supervisor at to be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality environment across a diverse range of University facilities. You will Supervise a team of Cleaning Staff, reporting to the Cleaning Services Co-Ordinator and work closely with a Senior Cleaner.

Through your activities each individual staff member contributes to a positive student experience, supporting students throughout their journey, from enquiry to alumni, providing a culture that engages students as genuine partners with University of Plymouth.

You should have recent supervisory and customer service experience within a busy, ever changing, ‘people focused' environment where deadlines and logistical challenges must be met on a daily basis. A working knowledge of health and safety, manual handling and COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) are also required. You will hold an NVQ in Management/Team Leading and Cleaning or equivalent (or have the willingness to achieve). A reasonable degree of physical fitness and the ability to move, lift and carry equipment, supplies and waste bags will be required. You will have effective communication, administrative and computer skills.

You may be required to work and supervise staff anywhere within the University campus and will be expected to be flexible with your hours of work and some weekend working when required.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Hours of work are 5.30/5.45 (exact time to be agreed) -13.30/13.45, Monday – Friday 37 hours per week.

We regret that there is no opportunity to work from home in this position.

For an informal discussion about the post, please email [email protected].

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 22nd July 2024 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits/support mechanisms, including ongoing development opportunities, flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

A summary of our comprehensive benefits can be viewed here.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is an inclusive community where everyone is welcomed regardless of their background. To find out more about our inclusive community initiatives, such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter, please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages.

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented communities at the University of Plymouth, such as carers/parents, people with disabilities, ethnically diverse, LGBT+, and people from all socio-economic backgrounds.

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