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RGU Garthdee, AB10 7GJ
£19,092 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Summary

The University's facilities have undergone major transformation within the last ten years, bringing a new level of service to the local community, staff and students. Estates and Property Services is the largest support service within RGU, with approximately 200 staff involved in the day to day management and development of the University.

The post is based at our Garthdee Campus but staff may be deployed as and when required to different sites within university portfolio. As a cleaner you will expected to work effectively within an experienced team ensuring the highest levels of cleaning specifications and required Covid 19 guidelines are met across our facilities. A uniform is worn while on duty, the uniform and relevant PPE is supplied by the University.

The hours for this post are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Experience in a similar role desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

You will benefit from a generous pension scheme, 46 days (pro rata) annual leave (including statutory days) an onsite nursery and sports centre, as well as a range of voluntary health and travel benefits.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role.


Job description

RESPONSIBLE TO: Cleaning Services Manager

PURPOSE OF POST: Undertaking a full range of cleaning activities at the Garthdee Campus and, if required, across all RGU Properties, to ensure that designated areas are kept in a clean and hygienic condition.


Undertake cleaning duties within teaching buildings.

Undertake all cleaning requirements within the University’s Covid 19 guidelines.

Undertake general cleaning of all fixtures and fittings within buildings.

Vacuum and use powered equipment where necessary.

Remove and dispose of all waste streams.

Ensures compliance with all relevant Health and Safety Rules and procedures.

Ensures security of areas being cleaned.

Undertake required training in relation to the role.

Any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification



Experience in the use of basic cleaning machinery.

Cleaning experience.




Behaviour 1: Service Delivery - Experience of giving customers a positive and satisfactory service, by providing accurate and up to date knowledge of services available in own and related areas of work

Behaviour 2: Decision Making - Experience of using own judgement to make decisions, making collaborative decisions with others to reach conclusions and providing advice or information that will influence the decisions of others

Behaviour 3: Team Development - Experience of providing advice or guidance to new starts

Behaviour 4: Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey straightforward information in a clear and accurate manner

Behaviour 5: Team Work and Motivation - Experience of participating in a team, cooperating and contributing when required