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  • Ref no: HGH07378
  • Published: 22/10/19
  • Closes: 4/11/19
  • Location: Ruthven House, Drummond Road, Inverness, IV2 4NZ
  • Salary: £5,986.00
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 15 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Post Title:  Mobile Cleaning Operative 1
Location:   Base: Ruthven House, Drummond Road, Inverness
Hours:       15 hours per week
Duration:   Permanent
Salary:       £5986 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

This post is under represented in males. Applications from males are encouraged.

Contact Person: Carol Lobban   Tel: 01463 644126

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support HR Hub C&L, Tel: 01349 868640 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.
Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


The duties of this post are very variable, depending on the location being covered. They may include travelling to various locations to assist in the following;

 The cleaning of all surfaces, including walls and fixtures and fittings, within the designated area.
 The cleaning of all sanitary areas, toilets, showers and bathrooms (as appropriate) and daily replenishment of toilet disposables such as soap, paper towels and toilet rolls.
 The maintenance and deep cleaning of all hard and soft floors.
 The care and cleanliness of all equipment used in carrying out the above duties.
 To report any faulty equipment/machinery and potential hazards to Cleaning Supervisor immediately.
 Responsible for closure of all windows, doors and switching off of lights within your designated areas.
 The successful applicant is liable to be involved in strenuous activity e.g. operation of powered equipment, lifting & handing, climbing of stairs, etc
 To co-operate in the implementation of the Council’s health and safety policy by:-
 Acting in the course of their employment with due care for their own safety and that of others, who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work. Co-operating, so far as is necessary, to enable the Council to perform any duty or to comply with any requirements, as a result of any health and safety legislation which may be in force.
 The duties of this job do not include any supervisory responsibility but does require to assist and give guidance to new staff.
 Attend training as required for operational cleaning needs or compliance with legislation or Highland Council corporate requirements.
 Responsible for ensuring that all jobs and tasks undertaken comply with
service operational procedures, work instructions, and in accordance with
Council policies and procedures.
 You will be expected to travel effectively and efficiently between various
work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of
the service.

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