CASTLE POINT BOROUGH COUNCIL Environment JOB PROFILE POST NO: DESIGNATION: Mobile Cleaner GRADE: Local Scale Point 10 RESPONSIBLE TO: Building Cleansing Supervisor/ Building Cleansing Site Coordinator RESPONSIBLE FOR: N/A LIAISON WITH: Staff/residents/general public who work/live or use the premises being cleaned. PURPOSE OF JOB To achieve and maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness at Council managed premises and/or facilities. MAIN ACTIVITIES 1. To contribute to achieving the Council’s corporate objectives and priorities. 2. To contribute to achieving the Council’s agenda for achieving continuous improvement in service delivery. 3. To adhere to safe systems of work and comply with health and safety requirements. 4. To carry out general cleaning duties at a variety of Council managed premises and facilities located throughout the borough as per the instructions of the Building Cleansing Supervisor. In particular you will be required: To ensure the facilities are effectively cleaned and cleaning schedules are adhered to; To operate relevant cleaning equipment including, but not limited to, vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, etc; To undertake periodic deep cleans of premises and equipment; To ensure that all cleaning equipment and materials are appropriately stored after use; To monitor stocks of cleaning supplies and other consumables and to request replenishments on a timely basis; To ensure that all waste that accumulates in or around the premises is regularly removed; and To replenish materials in toilets, etc to maintain the necessary standard of hygiene. 5. To report defects/hazards observed whilst undertaking cleaning activities in a timely manner to your line manager. 6. To carry out regular equipment checks in accordance with departmental procedures. 7. To receive and respond effectively to on site customer requests regarding the facility and to keep the Building Cleansing Supervisor promptly and fully aware of all requests received which require follow up. 8. To drive a Council vehicle and to carry out vehicle safety checks prior to leaving the yard. 9. To be responsible for the locking and unlocking of Council facilities (where appropriate). 10. To perform any other duties commensurate with the grade of this post that may be required from time to time. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 1. This Council is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and all employees, and those who work on behalf of the Council, are expected to share this commitment. COMPETENCIES COMPETENCY - Self Awareness and Control Measures 1. You know your own strengths and weaknesses and you can adapt your behaviour to suit the situation you find yourself in. 2. You manage your time and your workload effectively and you are able to prioritise your workload. You produce a good day’s work, accurate and to a high standard. 3. You re-organise and prioritise your work to cope with the pressure of the day. You can deal with criticism in a positive and constructive way 4. You can adjust and cope when the going gets tough, meeting targets and completing tasks on time. 5. You maintain high standards in the workplace both personally and professionally. You are punctual, honest, reliable and trustworthy. COMPETENCY - Personal Effectiveness and Self Development Measures 1. You have enthusiasm for work and always try to do your best. You produce a good day’s work to a high standard. 2. You are flexible and adaptable. Receptive to new ideas and willing and able to adjust to new demands and changing situations 3. You have a creative talent, coming up with new ideas yourself and with others and you are willing and able to adjust to new demands and changing situations 4. You can be assertive when you need to be in a positive way and you are able to think and act independently within the scope of your job. 5. You can see opportunities when they arise and take the initiative in using them to move the job along in a positive way. 6. You can influence the attitude and opinions of other people, gaining their agreement through discussion and by persuasion of good ideas. 7. You can make firm and well considered decisions about ideas and courses of action and set realistic timescales to get things done. 8. You have the right attitude to learning in all the work you do. You use your experiences of your own performance in order to improve. 9. You are able to think about your own performance and make an effort to improve yourself. 10. You take responsibility for your own development and look for learning, training and career development opportunities. 11. You can demonstrate a knowledge and awareness of your personal responsibilities in the areas of risk management, health and safety and welfare. You look after yourself and others by identifying risks.
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