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Cleaner, Campus Facilities Services (Part Time) (LUM19)

Luminate Education Group

Location: Leeds
Salary: From £18.33 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021

WHAT WE DO 

The Directorate of Estates and Capital Projects comprises Health, Safety and Environment team, the Campus Facilities team, Property and Maintenance team and Capital Projects team. Between them they service the estate across the whole of the Luminate Group; As well as undergoing a significant restructure to enable future growth and address much needed change, the directorate is embarking in a growth programme to create a number of new campuses over the next five years which will address a significant growth in student numbers.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Undertake effective daily cleaning and tidying of the college premises to the agreed cleaning specification of the college, following relevant Health & Safety, Security and Environmental arrangements as instructed.
  • Monitor and report any areas of concern, assisting in house-keeping and maintenance of the building fabric.
  • Ensure that any faulty equipment is reported immediately and that any equipment is operated safely, with due attention to Health & Safety legislation.
  • Co-operate in any staff development activities required to effectively carry out the duties of the post and to participate in the college Appraisal Scheme.
  • Work flexibly and extend the cleaning service to cater for special events such as Open Days
  • Be responsible for assisting in the security of the College’s buildings.
  • As part of working in a safe environment, being aware of yourself and those around you and to follow good health and safety methods of work.
  • Be responsible for complying with Health & Safety Policies, such as COSHH, and procedures as instructed.
  • Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the level of the post, which may be required from time to time.

YOUR PROFILE 

  • Essential: Previous commercial cleaning experience, a good work related knowledge of Health and Safety;
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative to report areas of concern
  • Positive attitude towards tidiness and house keeping Good interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience of using cleaning machines ( or willingness to undertake training)
  • Desirable: NVQ Level 1, 2 Certification in Cleaning skills.

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LUMINATE EDUCATION GROUP

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) This is an exciting time to join this rapidly growing education group, with an Ofsted grade of 'good' with 'outstanding' features, you will be working at one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country.

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Luminate Education Group, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to this vacancy.  

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process 

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.  

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021. 

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens. 

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Simon Duarri

simon.duarri@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread. 

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