Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre

Perimeter Road, West Sussex, RH6 0PQ

Hours - Full time 38.5 hrs

Salary - £22,965.86.  + Company Benefits


Here at Serco we have an opportunity for a Cleaning Operative to join our close-knit team working in Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre.


By joining our Cleaning Services team, you'll work as part of a team ensuring that all area's assigned are cleaned to the highest standard using the equipment provided, keeping schedules updated, maintain records of tools and carry out any other duties as directed by the Facilities Manager/Senior Engineer.


You will have a flexible and proactive approach with the ability to self-motivate and use your own initiative to prioritise workload with added duties such as:


  • Maintaining cleaning stock within designated areas
  • Complying with Health & Safety Cleaning Procedures
  • Carrying out any other duties as directed by the Facilities Manager/Senior Engineer
  • Cleaning all areas that are assigned to the Cleaning Schedule


What you'll need to do the role


First and foremost, previous experience is essential, and you must have a Basic Health & Safety qualification. You must be able to operate equipment i.e. vacuums, buffers & wet vac machines and be able to communicate effectively at all levels.


      This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office.


      Please note these vacancies are subject to a 5-year checkable history + Vetting and referencing.


Why Serco?


Meaningful and vital work: Gatwick IRC is focused on decency and respect in all aspects of care for residents, which is delivered at a critical time in their lives.


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great peopleAs well as care for residents we also care for and support one another. We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed with ongoing training development


What we offer 

  • Serco Benefits package
  • Pension - 6%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A role with a purpose
  • Genuine opportunity for career development
  • A chance to really make a difference to people lives
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident level 3 employer and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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