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Mobile Cleaner

Domestic Services

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £20,761 to £21,197 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 07 June 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  NHE126723X2

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China, and Malaysia. Our award-winning Nottingham campus is only 15 minutes by bus or tram to our vibrant city centre. 

Your role as a Mobile Cleaner:

This role will entail working within a mobile team of cleaners providing both planned and reactive cleaning service across all academic, administrative, and residential buildings across all campuses and supporting during events, graduations, open days, exams and also supporting the wider local cleaning teams. 

Cleaning duties includes carrying out deep cleaning and other specialised cleaning practices across several University Campuses and also both high and low level cleaning of internal and external areas such as light fittings, carpets, upholstery and also bus shelters, bin stores, bike sheds, hub white goods etc.

Candidates should be customer focused, have a vast knowledge of cleaning techniques and equipment gained within a similar role, be a team player and have the ability to deal with emergency situations and attending emergencies (burst water pipes, spillages, and body fluids etc).

Important aspect of the role is providing excellent customer service at all times and ensuring wherever possible all campus facilities are maintained at the highest appropriate level of service and the student experience is prioritised throughout the service delivery.

This role entails frequent travelling between campuses at short notice and may also include transporting cleaning items or equipment's, to provide both planned and reactive cleaning service and supporting the wider local cleaning teams, therefore full driving licence is essential for this role.

Further details regarding the duties for the role can be found on the attached job role profile.

Hours of Work

  • Hours of work are 36.25 per week, worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged between 8:00am and 5.30pm. Flexibility will be required. This position is offered on a permanent basis. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

What’s in it for you?  

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression.
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • Permanent post for 52 weeks of the year plus the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided.

The successful candidate for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which will run each day, Monday to Friday mornings. Further details will be given at interview.

Interviews for these posts are informal and will take no longer than 20 minutes.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Skilled Worker, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Loizos Kalopsidiotis, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote NHE/126723X2

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