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  • Ref no: SIC04167
  • Published: 22/5/2020
  • Closes: 28/6/2020
  • Location: Various Locations in Shetland, ZE1 000
  • Rate: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Casual/Relief
  • Position Type: Casual/Relief

This position has expired.

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Members of the relief bank will be contacted on an ‘as and when required’ basis to provide cover, for example due to staff absence. All applicants must be resident in Shetland before being cleared to work on the relief list as although we will aim to give as much notice as possible, you may be asked to work at short notice.

Undertake normally as part of a team, the cleaning of designated areas within school premises to ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. Duties will include: cleaning, washing, sweeping, vacuum cleaning, emptying of litter bins, polishing and dusting of the designated areas (which may include toilets and shower areas) and fixtures and fittings, using where appropriate powered equipment.

Relief Cleaners are required for the following schools in Shetland -

  • Aith
  • Bells Brae
  • Brae Primary and High Schools
  • Cunningsburgh
  • Dunrossness
  • Mid Yell
  • North Roe
  • Ollaberry
  • Sandwick
  • Scalloway
  • Sound
  • Tingwall
  • Urafirth
  • Whiteness

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is A - £9.00 per hour
  • Rate of pay shown is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1576 per hour
  • Employees on grade A will be paid a Scottish Living Wage supplement of £1.74 per hour.  The hourly rate will therefore be £10.74 per hour.
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

Please specify on your application form which locations you're applying for.

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Victor Nicoara, Cleaning Supervisor, Tel - 01595 744132, Email -

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.


To apply, please download an application form and return completed applications to:

email -

or post to Human Resources, Corporate Services, Shetland Islands Council, 8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, ZE1 0LZ




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