Cleaning Operative in reading

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices.

Job description

  • Harmire Rd, Barnard Castle DL12, UK
  • Contract

Company Description

At Mitie, you will be working for the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company. Looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. You will be part of a workforce with over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there is no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Job Description

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Shift Pattern: Will change seasonally
Salary: £9.50 per hour 

In your new role as a External site cleaning Operative you will:

  • To support audit readiness requirements from both Mitie management team and GSK clients
  • Carry out any/all cleaning duties as requested by Mitie Management team.
  • To ensure that all tasks are carried out in a professional manner, following all safe systems of work and risk assessments.
  • Wear the correct and appropriate PPE at all times. To comply with all statutory GSK & Mitie Health and Safety rules and regulations.
  • To comply with all GSK & Mitie regulations for cleaning materials, equipment and buildings.
  • To provide high personal standards of work/performance, personal hygiene and appearance.
  • To assist with any special duties requested, some of which may occur outside normal working hours.
  • To perform/report any complaints/incidents of accidents, fire theft or loss, damage or any other irregularities and act if applicable.
  • Undertake all required training in relationship to all aspects of the cleaning service delivered, as requested this will include Mitie Mandatory Learning and GSK MyLearning.
  • Ensure that all requirements in relation to COSHH are adhered to, as specified by the Mitie Management team.
  • The method of conducting all cleaning tasks is as directed via Mitie training.
  • To report all faults in relation to cleaning machinery/equipment to the Mitie Management team.
  • To report all building / ground defects to Mitie Management team.
  • Daily Litter pick across full site
  • Weekly litter pick across all carparks and walkways around exterior of site.
  • Daily checks and clean as required all bins across site – including carparks and walk ways
  • Clean as required Salt bins across site – including carparks and walk ways
  • Ensure all external building doorways/entrances are all free of cob-webs/dirt dust. Cleaning to a set rota to ensure all are cleaned over a period of a week
  • External cleaning windowsills/low level glass
  • Hard floor/concrete sweeping
  • Support the pruning of intrusive weeds/moss clearing following requests from management team
  • Pressure washing (with training)
  • Provide support to other departments as requested and reasonable
  • Carry out, assist with or advise on any request to move items in, around and between business premises
  • on behalf of the client
  • Operate company vehicles as required following site procedures
  • Operate GSK company forklifts where necessary following site procedures - as trained
  • Build relationships with key staff and consistently demonstrate a good customer service interface
  • To assist in any other reasonable duties as required by the Management team


What you'll get in return:

In return we will offer you holiday entitlement, pension contributions, discount through MiDeals to over 850 high street retailers, cycle to work, options to buy extra holiday, save as you earn scheme, share incentive plan, recognition and wellbeing incentives such as Mitie Stars and many other benefits


In order to be successful in this role you will need have a basic level of English, (reading, writing, verbal), previous cleaning experience is desirable but not essential and have a flexible approach to the role. 

Must be able to clear a DBS check

Additional Information


This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder’s role and/or the needs of the business.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Published at
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

Reading | Casual / Part Time Jobs

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