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Heavy Duty Cleaner


Type: Other

Salary: £ Competitive

Location: Hammersmith & Fulham


0 Hour Contract


Job Purpose:

To support the Receptionist with any reactive cleaning or trained basic maintenance duties, forming part of a 2-man team with the Receptionist.  To undergo Fire training and assist in any evacuation.  To primarily undertake the heavy lifting and removal of refuse (general, recycling and glass bottles).  The role requires high levels of manual handling.  The role will also include general cleaning duties within the Tower residence, to include duties associated with both occupation and leaving.  The role will also include first line reactive maintenance, training will be given this would be isolation of water, delivering critical spares to residences, resetting electrical trips, changing lightbulbs, full training will be given.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Receptionist and support the front of house function where necessary
  • Clean designated communal areas to maintain high levels of presentation.
  • Vacuum, spot clean and shampoo carpets, sweep and polish floors and clean stairs.
  • Wash doors, furniture, radiators, as appropriate.
  • Empty waste bins and remove rubbish
  • Clean internal windows, where applicable
  • Undertake training as required
  • Undertake an external litter pick to the premises
  • To act in accordance with all Health & Safety policies and practices
  • Other duties as commensurate with the post

Contact with Others:

  • Daily contact with the residents, Residence Managers and associated UPP staff
  • Possible contact with specialist sub-contractors and the Maintenance Team

Person Specification:


Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria



Previous experience in a cleaning role



Experience in hospitality/service industry





Good understanding of health and safety, with the ability to understand how to work in a safe manner










Relevant qualification e.g. NVQ


Personal Qualities


Good communication and customer care skills


Capable of working with minimum supervision


Work as a team player and pass on knowledge to others


Flexible and willing


Prepared to work at other residences, as necessary



Prepared to work out of hours as necessary




Closing date: 03-01-19
Start date: 04-01-19

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