Cleaning Supervisor

Location: E1 0QF, Greater London |
Salary: £9.21 |
Posted: 11 Sep 2020 |
Closes: 9 Oct 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Part-time |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9071

Role Responsibility:

We have an opportunity for a Cleaning Supervisor to join our team as part of our Tower Hamlets Schools portfolio. The portfolio is made up of 25 schools all located within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

This is a part-time role based at Marion Richardson Primary School,  working 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 06:30 – 08:30 and from 15:30 – 17:30.

As Cleaning Supervisor, you will effectively supervise, organise, train and develop a team of cleaning staff in a range of activities including primary cleaning, hygiene and waste handling in order to ensure contractual needs are met to the satisfaction of the Client and G4S.


Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that all cleaning schedules are completed and checked on a daily basis.
  • Monitor cleaning performance and conduct competency checks on facilities assistants and arrange re training if required.
  • Ensure jobs are responded to within contract timescales.
  • Liaise with external suppliers when required to ensure supply delivery and monitor supply usage.
  • Work and liaise effectively with G4S managers on and off site and relevant client management to ensure that excellent communication is maintained.
  • Promote and ensure the use of safe working practices in order to maintain a safe environment for children, staff and visitors whilst on the premises.  
  • Ensure that all duties and responsibilities of this post are carried out in compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, Statutory Regulations and Trust Policies and Procedures, supported by the provision of training and specialist advice where required. 
  • Ensure adequate operational cover and physical resource is provided to enable all required services to be delivered in line with contractual requirements.
  • Ensure all necessary training requirements for the staff are captured, delivered and evidenced.
  • To plan and monitor the tasks and activities of the FM staff and resolve service issues relating to unplanned absences due to vacancies and ill health.
  • To ensure that all new members of staff are appropriately inducted and able to carry out the job role effectively.
  • Ensure that staff are checking equipment for faults and notifying the relevant person.

The Ideal Candidate:


Essential Criteria:

To be successful for this role, you will have previous experience of the cleaning industry and people management. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be a confident decision maker and be reliable with good time management skills. You should also be Computer literate and have good English. both verbal and written skills. A Full driving licence would also be desired.

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