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Job Reference: G4S/US/4216
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Facilities Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £35,000 - £39,000
Location: Croydon
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom


G4S Business Unit:UK - Integrated Services
Closing Date: October 19, 2017
Package Description: 25 days annual leave, contributory pension, life assurance

Job Introduction:

We are currently recruiting a Cleaning Manager, based in Croydon.

G4S Facilities Management improves the lives of thousands of people across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands, by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments. At G4S we are used to working in critical and secure environments. Our expertise in sectors such as defence, prisons, courts and hospitals is second to none. This expertise also reassures our clients in education, banking and utilities, where they welcome our extra vigilance when maintaining and operating their buildings.

G4S have been established for over 100 years, operate in 120 countries, globally and employ 640K people. The opportunities for development and growth within such a vast company are extraordinary.

Role Responsibility:

The Cleaning Manager will provide and manage the cleaning services, ensuring that standards meet contract specifications.  Overall responsibility for maintaining service provision, in accordance with company, Trust and national policies and procedures.

Reporting to the Account Manager, the main responsibilities of this role include:

  • The effective management of the cleaning service, ensuring that at all times the service is delivered in accordance with G4S/Trust Policies.
  • Ensuring that the department complies with current legislation at all times i.e. infection control, COSHH etc. 
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring the cleaning Service provided, identifying changes in service provision with the Account Manager, and to assist in negotiations re variations to contract.
  • Implementing and managing operational policies and proposing changes to practices and procedures within the Cleaning Services Department.
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation, i.e. arranging risk assessments for staff and making sure staff comply with G4S accident reporting procedures.
  • Purchasing of all cleaning products required to supply a high standard Cleaning service.
  • Involvement in the budget setting process for the Domestic Department.
  • Exercise effective budgetary control, ensuring that costs are within pre-determined targets.
  • Maintaining data records necessary for the provision of accurate statistical returns/reports, eg: sickness annual leave, vacancies and labour hours.
  • Updating work schedules and master rosters.
  • Ensuring that EDR’s are completed for all staff within the Domestic Service.
  • Responsible for dealing with disciplinary and grievance matters in accordance with the G4S policy with the support of HR.
  • Recruit, organise, control, train, develop and motivate staff to ensure a high-quality service is provided.
  • Accompany Monitoring Officer on formal visits to understand areas of failure and build corrective action into work plans.
  • Follow up any complaints received, taking steps to rectify them.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Higher Diploma/City & Guilds/Degree or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in managing a cleaning service within a busy acute hospital setting.
  • Previous experience of managing a large group of staff.
  • Possess proven management skills in human resources, financial control, business development, monitoring and customer awareness.
  • Knowledge and experience of the NHS standards of cleanliness, relevant legislation and good practice guides.
  • Knowledge of infection control, Health and Safety, COSHH regulation.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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