Cleaning Operative.

  • York, North Yorkshire
  • £10.42 - £19.07 per hour

Cleaning Operative

  • York, North Yorkshire
  • £10.42 - £19.07 per hour
  • Posted October 19, 2023

The Recruitment Co is currently recruiting for several Cleaning Operatives to work within a busy hospital in York to start ASAP.

This is a temporary role for 11 weeks – it could go on for longer due to the winter pressures.

You must pass a Standard DBS Check.

5 days out of 7
Shift Patterns available are – 8am-4pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am

Pay Rate:
Between £10.42ph to £19.07ph depending on which shift you are on

General cleaning duties within main base, to include:

  • To ensure that the ward/area you are assigned to is cleaned in accordance with the work schedule for that area
  • To work with your supervisor and other staff groups when the work schedule for your assigned area is to be reviewed
  • Staff must prioritise their own workload whilst giving consideration to any variation in ward or departmental routine, where appropriate
  • Wash and dry patients’ water jugs and glasses in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Undertake specialist cleaning as required under the guidance of the Domestic Supervisor and/or Nurse in Charge and/or infection prevention department
  • To ensure all the cleaning materials and disposables are used economically and that only chemicals provided are used in accordance with your training.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that all the equipment and cleaning materials used are stored securely and safely in your work area.
  • To ensure that whilst carrying out your duties the correct colour coded equipment is used to prevent cross contamination.
  • Ensure all cleaning equipment and trolleys are cleaned properly at the end of each shift and are stored in line with the Cleaning Cupboard Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • To use machinery/equipment in accordance with your training to prevent endangering yourself and others. This will include:
  • Checking machinery before first use and reporting any defects or faults as required
  • Keeping equipment clean
  • Replenishing vacuum cleaner bags as required
  • Using the equipment for the purpose it was built for
  • Complying with health and safety regulations by ensuring safety signs are displayed whilst working and removed once the area of work is clean and dry
  • To ensure that all waste is disposed of in accordance to department protocol and waste policy
  • To ensure that you inform your supervisor if there are any problems which may have a detrimental effect on your ability to clean areas properly

To apply please submit your CV.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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