Janitorial Assistant CraigsFarm Community Development Project

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

CraigsFarm Community Development Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC020712

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Aims & objectives

Not supplied
Job number
Time of attendance
Hub is open from 07.30 to 21.30 Monday to Friday with weekend opening being developed
No of references
Hours (per week)
To work with 2 other Janitorial staff to cover the Hub needs
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £8.21 per hour depending on age

Job description

Ensure that health and safety issues are adhered to.

To carry out general cleaning tasks to include:

• Checking the building for cleanliness during working times

• Ensure all bins are regularly emptied and new bin liners fitted

• Carrying out daily cleaning duties including: Sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning surfaces such as tables, windowsills, checking and cleaning toilets throughout the shift.

• Dealing with urgent cleanliness issues as they arise

• Reporting any items/fixtures in state of disrepair and making good any defects where appropriate.

• Painting and decorating.

• Preparation and dismantling of functions to involve moving chairs and tables, and partitions in community space and requires manual handling.

• Preparation of community spaces which may include setting up spaces for exercise classes including moving and laying mats, small trampolines etc.

• Ability to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the business

Person specification

• An understanding of current health and safety requirements

• Ability to work as part of a team

• Good practical knowledge of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

• Good communication skills

• Flexible attitude to tasks

• Ability to prioritize workload

• Positivity, energy and enthusiasm

• Highly motivated

• Team player

• High standard of personal presentation and cleanliness

• Flexible approach to work activities and routines

Additional information

Craigsfarm is a much loved community facility based Craigshill in East Livingston at the heart of community life for over 50 years. In 2018, Craigsfarm reopened as a new community hub and is now developing as a social enterprise.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - Cannot start until successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership is received