Cleaning Supervisor

University of Reading - Estates and Facilities

We are seeking an experienced Cleaning Supervisor to join our busy Campus Services cleaning team to assist the Cleaning Manager in the organisation and delivery of cleaning services in academic areas.

Knowledge of modern cleaning routines are essential; BICSc qualifications would be an advantage. The successful candidate will possess extensive people management experience.

You will have:

  • Appropriate experience of the cleaning industry and proven supervisory skills
  • Understanding of Health and Safety issues as applied to the cleaning industry. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of COSHH
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use MS Office programmes and IT literacy is a must
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Motivation and team-working skills

Informal contact details

Contact role: Cleaning Services Manager
Contact name: Mrs Theresa Ell
Contact phone: 01183788976
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Assistance Cleaning Services Manager
Contact name: Mrs Michelle Baker
Contact phone: 01183788415
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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