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Cleaner / Caretaker (Shiplake School) OCC4643

Job Details:


Salary Range: £9.18 per hour

Work Location: Shiplake Primary School, Henley-on-Thames

Hours per week: 10

Contract type: Permanent - Term Time Only

Closing date: 30.06.2019


We are looking for a part time Cleaner/Caretaker based at Shiplake Primary School. Previous cleaning experience desired but not essential as full training will be provided. Uniform will be supplied. 


If you are interested, we would love to hear from you!

Job Purpose:


  • To carry out cleaning duties in all areas of your designated location to ensure high standards of cleanliness and the provision of a safe environment for all.
  • This post holder is responsible for ensuring that all relevant County policies and procedures are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies 
  • Work in accordance with the County council values and behaviours

Role Responsibilities:


  • Carry out cleaning to the standards required by Oxfordshire County Council, as laid out in the specification for the building:

- Suction cleaning of carpeted areas

- Mop sweeping of hard floors

- Damp moping of hard floors as required

- Clean toilet areas (wc, urinals, washbasins etc) wet mop floors daily

- General dusting to include desks, furniture, chairs and ledges

- Machine buff (if trained) hard floors as necessary

- High level dusting (appropriate equipment will be supplied)

  • Ensure that equipment is used and stored in the appropriate manner
  • Ensure that cleaning materials are used correctly to the manufactures recommendations and stored appropriately
  • Report any incidents of damage or vandalism to the Site manager, Caretaker or Supervisor
  • Undergo ‘on the job’ training to develop a high level of cleaning skills
  • Carry out all duties with due regard to Health & Safety in all matters 
  • To lock, unlock and secure the building as required (and set alarm if required)
  • Any other task that is appropriate in the cleaning of the establishment
  • Ensure that you sign in and out of each location signing in book on a daily basis
  • Wear your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided


OCC cleaning service reserves the right to transfer an employee to any establishment in the locality in which he/she lives or works.

Vetting Requirements:


This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check

Please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested prior to interview.

Contact details for an informal discussion:


Kevin Pyatt, Soft Services Manager on 07586 478988



Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to part time working and job share arrangements.

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