Cleaning Operative

Cleaning Operative

HMP Doncaster

Full time, 40 Hours A Week,

Monday to Friday, Routine: 05:00 - 13:30 (subject to change)

Salary: £21,851.34


Key Purpose:


  • The post holder will be responsible for taking care of our facilities following our cleaning schedule. 
  • Act as a supporting function in the challenging environment of a secure establishment.



Key Accountabilities:


  • Clean all areas that are assigned within the Cleaning Schedule.
  • Maintain cleaning stock within designated areas.
  • Comply with Health & Safety Cleaning Procedures.
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies.
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by your Line Manager.



Essential qualifications & Additional/special features of the role:


  • British Institute of Cleaning Services (BICS) desirable, training provided.
  • Basic Health & Safety qualification.
  • Self-motivated with ability to use own initiative working to deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Operate equipment i.e. vacuums, buffers & wet vac machines. 
  • Carry out all duties assigned in a safe manner, observing all statutory and local regulations.
  • Ability to handle and dispose of confidential information with sensitivity, integrity, and good judgment.
  • Previous experience essential



Additional/special features of the role:


  • Biohazard cleaning could be required with training provided.
  • Recognise areas of improvements of working practices.
  • Maintain records of tools. 


Equal Employment Opportunities


  • All employees are required to be aware of and demonstrate a commitment to Equal Employment Opportunities and cultural sensitivities in the workplace.





  • At all times maintain professional boundaries and adhere to the Serco Code of Conduct and local policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate alignment to Serco Governing Principles acting as a role model to colleagues, managers, visitors and stakeholders




Why Serco:


Meaningful and vital work - The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's 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 people - You'll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team. who believe passionately in the value of our work.



What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure and Hospitality discounts
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion 
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities



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 Disability Confident Leader employers 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.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

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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29/05/2024 01:12:00
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