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Casual Cleaners - Ref: RT10923

Walsall Council
£10.59 per hour
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Casual Cleaners required- Ref: RT10923

Salary G2 £10.59 per hour

We require hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic and motivated cleaners to join our casual cleaners’ pool. Previous experience in a cleaning role is not essential but you’ll need to be able to work independently and use initiative, while being part of a team.

In your role as a Casual Cleaner you will ensure equipment is kept clean, well maintained and in safe working order following Health & Safety requirements. We are committed to the training and development of all staff employed, so whether you are a cleaner with a little experience or would you like to be trained to be an exceptional Cleaner, we can help.

Casual Cleaners are required to cover premises across the Walsall Borough to ensure the required standards of cleanliness and presentation are maintained within our schools and outlying buildings. In return, we offer excellent pay, uniforms and access to training.

You do not have to be available 5 days per week as a Casual Cleaner but it is helpful to specify the days you are available.

We have cleaning roles available in TWO work areas;

If you are available to work early morning between the hours of 6.00 a.m. - 8.00 a.m. or afternoons from 3.00 p.m. onwards, Casual cleaning work is always available in Schools, Libraries, Council Offices and Community Centres.

You will be required to undertake cleaning duties including mopping, polishing and vacuuming and previous experience in this type of work is desired. The successful candidate must also have an understanding of or be willing to train in the safe use of cleaning chemicals and machinery.

If you are available to work to a flexible pattern between the hours of 10.00am and 2.00pm, Monday to Friday term time, we are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable team members to undertake general kitchen cleaning duties.

You will be required to keep the kitchen as hygienic and as clean as possible at all times to meet current legislation; to include food preparation areas, freezers, refrigerators, storerooms, ovens, exposed pipe-work, shelving, cupboards etc. Ensuring all equipment is stored in appropriate places ready for re-use. Duties will include washing crockery, cutlery and utensils, cleaning and maintaining kitchen machines (subject to suitable training being given). Ensuring the floor area is clean, dry and safe for all staff. Using such cleaning materials as are determined for the task in hand (in accordance with current COSHH directions) • Being aware of good practice, in keeping with current Food Safety and Hygiene legislation, including the practice of sensible risk assessment to promote safe working procedures

Work is available in the following areas:


Bloxwich / Brownhills

Caldmore / Chuckery

Darlaston / Delves

Pleck / Palfrey / Pelsall


Walsall Town Centre / Walsall Wood / Willenhall

Please note: The casual cleaner position is of a non-contractual basis and work will be allocated on an “as and when” needed basis to cover annual leave, sick leave and holiday deep cleaning. Therefore, hours are not guaranteed. Should a permanent position arise, successful applicants for this post will be considered.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th November 2023​​​​​​​

View: Job Description and Employee Specification

Walsall Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Completion of a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check may be a requirement of this post.


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