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Cleaner - Weekends

Location : Ilford

Job Title: Cleaner - Mental Health Unit Weekends

Job Type: Temporary to Permanent

Working Hours: 9.5 hours per day, with a one-hour break

Start Time: 7:30 am

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a dedicated and reliable Cleaner to join our Mental Health Unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness and hygiene standards within the unit, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for patients, staff, and visitors.

Key Responsibilities:

- Perform general cleaning duties, including sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, and sanitising surfaces in patient rooms, common areas, offices, and other designated areas within the Mental Health Unit

- Empty and dispose of waste and recycling materials in accordance with established procedures

- Clean and disinfect bathrooms and replenish supplies as needed

- Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment, ensuring they are well-stocked and readily available

- Adhere to infection control protocols and guidelines to prevent the spread of diseases and infections

- Report any maintenance or repair issues to the appropriate personnel

- Follow safety guidelines and procedures to ensure a safe working environment

- Collaborate with the rest of the cleaning team to ensure efficient and effective completion of tasks

- Maintain confidentiality and adhere to privacy regulations in a mental health setting


- Previous experience in a similar cleaning role is preferred

- Enhanced DBS clearance is mandatory due to the nature of the mental health unit

- Ability to work independently and follow instructions accurately

- Strong attention to detail and a high level of cleanliness

- Excellent time management skills to complete tasks within designated time frames

- Understanding and empathy towards individuals with mental health conditions

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team

- Flexibility to work weekends and adapt to changing schedules

- Physical stamina to perform cleaning tasks, including lifting and moving heavy objects when necessary

This is a temporary to permanent position, offering the opportunity for long-term employment for the right candidate. If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual with a strong work ethic, we encourage you to apply for this position.

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