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Cleaning Operative

Somerset - Bridgwater
£9.81 - £10.01 per Hour
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Cleansing Operative

£9.81 per hour

37 hrs a week

HR GO is pleased to work in partnership with Sedgemoor District Council to provide a team of Cleansing Operatives to maintain a clean and safe environment for the public.

We are looking to extend the existing team with additional Cleansing Operatives on a seasonal basis for the Bridgwater/Burnham-on-Sea/Brean area.

The roles are to start in early April until September/October 2021.

About the job:
In this cleansing role, you'll play a pivotal part in the day-to-day maintenance and cleanliness of public areas and conveniences (toilets). Responsible for the locking/unlocking of key sites as well as daily stock replenishment and cleaning as part of a rota, you'll also link with the local CCTV monitoring teams when required. You will mainly be working outdoors, currently undertaking lone-working practices.

Duties include:

  • To carry out manual sweeping, litter picking, litter bin emptying, leaf fall collection and other general cleansing duties throughout the area.

  • To dispose of all waste arising in an effective manner and accordance with appropriate legislation relating to waste disposal.

  • To check equipment and company vehicle if using one, on a regular basis and as directed, ensuring that defects are reported promptly.

  • To lock/unlock public conveniences (toilets) at Brean, clean and replenish stock

  • To ensure that all appropriate Health and Safety requirements are observed.

Hours of work:
37 hours per week.

Full-time hours will be worked as day shifts across the week.

Weekend working will be required with days off during the week.

Please note, the working day starts and ends at either the Clean Surroundings Depot at Colley Lane, Bridgwater or Burnham-on-Sea.
Although a company vehicle may be available for use within the role, you should have your own transport to get to these sites.

What skills and experience should you have?

With previous cleaning / outdoor working experience, you'll have:

  • Great time-management

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Initiative and a positive can-do attitude

  • Polite and friendly manner

  • Pride in your work

  • Driving licence


  • Company vehicle supplied when required

  • Full training provided

  • PPE and uniform supplied

  • 28 days annual leave pro rata rising to 31 days after 12 weeks if duration extended (inclusive of bank holidays)

  • Weekly pay

  • Potential of recurrent seasons

For an informal discussion please contact Matt at HR GO in Bridgwater on 01278 555444 or apply online today.
Early application is recommended for this role.


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