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Biggar High School, Market Road, Biggar, ML12 6AG
£11.81 - £12.11 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
42.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Location: Biggar High School

You will be responsible for the preparation of all documentation relating to the Janitorial and Cleaning function within the premises. 

Duties also include carrying out the cleaning function on floors, furniture, fixtures, fittings, sanitary areas, walls etc. 

You will also be required to monitor standards of cleaning in line with specification/COSHH regulations, reporting any difficult issues to management.


Please Apply online

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Fixed Term Vacancy

Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.


- To effectively communicate with the Facilities Manager; Head of Establishment/Lessee’s and Team Members to ensure the customer needs are met on a daily basis.

- To log, monitor and report all damage/faults in relation to the fabric and fixtures.

- To liaise with external contractors and lessee’s, ensuring all Health and Safety and security procedures are adhered to.

- To monitor the activities of lessee’s and contractors reporting any issues to line manager.

- Ensure unit grounds are kept in a safe and tidy order, free from dangerous articles ensuring Health and safety of staff and visitors.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, including consideration of a condensed working weeks e.g 4 day working week, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.

Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support