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Cleaners - Turriff Area

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Ref ABS007743
Service Infrastructure Services
Based at Turriff Area
Salary 7.65 to 7.65 per hour
Hours As and when required per week
Duration Casual Casual


Cleaners required for offices, schools, sheltered housing and public conveniences throughout Aberdeenshire.

You should have cleaning experience and have the ability to work on your own initiative. Experience in the use of mechanical cleaning equipment and an awareness of health & safety issues are desirable, however full training will be given if required.

Without our hard-working cleaning staff Aberdeenshire Council would be a far less pleasant place to live and work.

Please state on your application form which area/s you would prefer to work in and the type of hours you are looking for. Aberdeenshire Council currently applies a Living Wage Supplement to all Council employees earning less than 7.50 per hour.

These posts may be regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate may be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate may also be required to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Check from other countries as deemed necessary. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.  

This position is advertised as a 'fixed' post as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/ Our pay and grading scheme along with many of the allowances payable for working outside normal hours are agreed locally between the Council and the recognised Trade Unions.  In April 2014, a new set of pay and conditions will be introduced that will help ensure we are able to offer competitive salaries and conditions of service that are modern, cost effective and simple to administer.  A summary of the current and new pay and conditions can be accessed via this link Summary  At a national level, there are three negotiating bodies responsible for agreeing annual pay awards and setting those national conditions which are applicable to the staff groups they cover, namely Local Government Employees, Craft Operatives and Chief Officials.  These national conditions include the recognition of continuous service with other public authority bodies and sickness absence provisions, the details of which can be accessed via this link Summary2   Informal Enquiries: Louise Meekham - 01261 813379.

Job Profile

Carrying out cleaning duties in schools and buildings, making Aberdeenshire a better place to live and work

Main Tasks

  • Routinely clean premises daily/weekly
  • Carry out periodic cleaning as directed

Experience / Qualifications / Personal Qualities

Essential Criteria

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Cleaning experience

Desirable Criteria

  • Experienced in the use of mechanical cleaning equipment
  • Awareness of Health & Safety issues

Informal Enquiries

For further information about this post please contact  Louise Meekham - 01261 813379.

Closing Date

There is no closing date for this post. Please apply now.

How to Apply

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