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Part-Time Cleaners x 2

Location: One YMCA, Charter House, Charter Place, Watford WD17 2RT

Cleaner 1 (C1)- Housing Department: Part – Time, 15 Hours per Week

(Monday to Friday, 9 am until 12 pm)

Cleaner 2 (C2) – Gym Department Part – Time, 14 Hours per Week

(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 2 pm until 4 pm + Saturday & Sunday 7 am until 11 am)

Rate of Pay: £8.45 per hour (Living Wage)

Benefits: Defined contribution pension scheme, Health Cash Plan, discounted nursery costs at YMCA nurseries, free gym membership at our health clubs


One YMCA is currently seeking two experienced cleaners in commercial properties, to join our busy housekeeping/cleaner team based in Watford.

This job is responsible for providing support to either the Gym Centre Manager (C2) or the Housekeeping Supervisor within our housing team (C1), in the effective provision of cleaning services within Charter House (Watford). The main area of Housekeeping for cleaner 2 will be the Gym and its facilities, and the main area of Housekeeping for cleaner 1 will include our high quality housing hostel, staff offices, and areas used by the general public. Our residents and services users have a variety of support needs, including fitness requirements, mental health issues, offenders, and family breakdown, alcohol and drug dependency issues; so confidentiality and professionalism is a must.

The primary focus of the role is to provide high quality cleaning services within allocated areas of the site, whilst also providing support to residents and service users as part of the wider housing team/gym team. Flexibility regarding hours worked is essential, as our cleaners sometimes work on a rota basis and provide additional cover/support in cases of absence and holidays.

The key elements of the post are to:

  • Maintain a clean environment for staff, residents and the general public at assigned YMCA sites.
  • Work towards and achieve the agreed Key Performance Indicators and performance objectives and ensure a high level of service is provided at all times.
  • Provide a confidential service and respect people’s privacy
  • Report suspicious activity/behaviour and health and safety concerns to the relevant people

Essential Knowledge, skills & Experience

  • Previous commercial cleaning experience
  • Good knowledge of cleaning materials
  • Awareness of Health & Safety requirements, including COSHH and other regulations relevant to domestic services, or willing to acquire
  • Literacy to level required to complete individual room logs and follow manufacturer’s instructions with regard to cleaning equipment and materials
  • Numeracy to level required to prepare cleaning solutions

For a full Job Description & to apply by application form (if you don't have a CV) click on the links provided.

Alternatively, you are required to apply by CV to:

Email: recruitment@oneymca.org or

Address: Recruitment Team, One YMCA, Charter House, Charter Place, Watford, Herts WD17 2RT

This role is subject to a Standard DBS check.

Closing Date: Midnight 6th July 2017

Interview Date: TBC