Cleaning Supervisor – External Areas

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Job Ref.: 
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
a full time job position
Exact Salary: 
£12.00 per hr
Salary and Benefits: 


Weekly Hours:

  • 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday – 08:00 to 15:00 (April to October).    
  • 42 hours per week – Monday to Saturday – 08:00 to 15:00 (November to March) – shifts are flexible and flexibility is expected from the prospective Supervisor.

Hourly Rate: £12.00 per hour

Number of vacancies: 
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To manage the work of the Cleaning Staff this will include training, instructing and supervising.
  • Drive and maintain a van and pressure wash external areas/clean graffiti.
  • Prepare weekly reports and submit them to the contract management team.
  • To undertake, as part of the team, the cleaning and set up of designated areas to ensure that they are kept in a clean, hygienic and safe condition.
  • To establish or put in place cleaning schedules, and also assign cleaners/workers under his/her supervision to different duties and/or roles.
  • Make sure that whatever assignment or duty to be carried out, has enough personnel to see it through, and that they (the workers/personnel) have enough supply of the required equipment and material with which to complete the assigned tasks.
  • Ability to discuss general cleaning procedures and/or methods with the staff/workers that are assigned to different areas/tasks; recommend and carry out changes in procedures (cleaning methods) if the need arises.
  • Establishment of cleaning standards and procedures for workers and ensure adherence to these standards and procedures
  • Coaching and developing employees (cleaners)
  • Scheduling and assigning specific duties/roles to cleaners and also ensuring that they are carried out expertly
  • Inspection of cleaning equipment on a regular basis so as to know when they are worn-out and also request for replacement
  • Controlling and monitoring the usage of cleaning materials so as to avoid or minimize waste and/or misuse
  • Providing any form of required assistance to cleaners while they carry out their duties.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills in speaking, writing, and even in listening. The supervisor will be required to lease and assist managers and SBEG members  
  • Must have good interpersonal attributes. That is to say, the supervisor must be someone that gets along easily with people (easily approachable)
  • Must be outstanding when it comes to organization and coordination of both humans and their activities
  • Must display a high level of integrity due to the fact that he/she may be in a position to take care of the client assets
  • Excellent decision-making ability is a must-have
  • Must be proactive in the line of duty
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work as part of a team, and most importantly, lead a small team


  • Should have a clear understanding of customer service guidelines/principles
  • Must have relevant experience in cleaning and supervision of cleaning procedures
  • Must have a UK/EU driving license
  • Excellent and clear communication skill


  • To ensure that all health and safety instructions are followed and that all reasonable care is taken not to do anything that might endanger the post holder or others; to report to the line manager, or person in authority any dangerous situations in the workplace or any perceived shortcomings in health and safety arrangements.


  • This job description sets out the main duties of the post at the date when it was drawn up.  Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.

How to apply:

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