218/19/01 Part Time Cleaner
JOB PURPOSE: To organise working time in such a way as to maximise the efficiency of the office. All activities must be carried out with due regard to Turning Point Scotland’s procedures and code of conduct.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- To establish and maintain to the highest standard a cleaning programme throughout the premises.
- To maintain cleaning equipment and advise administration staff of any faults in equipment.
- To prioritise workload and work with minimum supervision.
- To liaise with administration staff to ensure cleaning materials are ordered when required.
- To respect and actively participate in regular supervision and other meetings as required.
- To be aware of Turning Point Scotland’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
- To respect and be aware of Turning Point Scotland’s policy on confidentiality.
- To carry out other duties requested by the Administration Officer that are consistent with the above job description.
HEALTH & SAFETY
- To be familiar with, and adhere to, current Health and Safety at Work legislation, the Environmental Health Act, etc.
- To ensure that all cleaning is done in a safe and hygienic manner and that appropriate procedures are followed.
- To collect, store and dispose of waste products and rubbish in accordance with the appropriate disposal procedures.
- To ensure that any faults in equipment are reported to the Service Administrator or Assistant Service Co-ordinator on duty and recorded appropriately and that procedures are followed.
- To be familiar with the fire procedure and evacuation exits and act accordingly in an emergency situation.
1. To assist in the maintenance of the economic viability of the Service by operating within agreed financial limits, policies and procedures.
2. Enable the Management Team to develop and achieve objectives by participating in meetings and other processes for corporate policy and practice development as agreed.
The 218 Service provides an alternative to custody for women in the criminal justice system. We provide programmes of intensive support and group work to empower the women to address the root causes of their offending. With a view to support them to break the cycle of offending which results in the ‘revolving door’ syndrome of maintaining their involvement in the criminal justice system and prison service
The service offers a 12 bed Residential Unit and a Community Engagement service for women who still reside in the community. As many of the women who access our service have a wide range of mental and physical issues we have an integrated health team and psychologies therapy team to address these.
Experience of performing various cleaning duties.
Experienc of working to a cleaning schedule and prioritising daily workload with minimum of supervision.
Skills and Knowledge
Knowledge of different cleaning materials and equipment.
Display flexible and helpful qualities towards work and colleages.
Have an understanding of equal opportunities.
Have an understanding of the importance of maintaining confidentiality.
Ability to work outside normal office hours if required.
We are a large, stable national provider and a charity. As we are not for profit there is ongoing investment into our staff training and development, a good GPP pension scheme, and annual leave and sick pay that significantly exceeds the statutory minimum.
We also have a brilliant employee assistance programme (independent advice, information and support online, by phone and in person), a group reward scheme to help your money go further and access to a contributory ‘hospital’ fund. We have a relationship with a credit union and promote saving directly from salary.
We aim to provide a working environment where opinions and ideas are valued and arrangements are in place to ensure that there is a high level of staff representation and that people are encouraged to make their views heard and to participate at service and organisational levels.
As a leading national social care provider our breakthrough and forward-thinking models of practice and service are well recognised. Examples of this recently have been: Housing First, Psychologically informed environments (PIE), Citizenship and both Scottish and International research and evaluation of a range of projects. We work across a wide range of types of services and the organisation provides pathways for development: a career development workshop; appraisal; learning and training options; internal forums and project groups; and opportunities for internal secondment, temporary acting up or sideways roles and career progression.
The salary scale for the post will be (reduced pro rata for part time posts, the full time equivalent is a 37 working hour week)
The annual leave entitlement will be (reduced pro rata for part time posts and will include a proportional entitlement to public holidays)
25 days per year, plus 8 public holidays and 2 local holidays.