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Morning Cleaner

Listed by UPSU


Application deadline: Mon 04 Sep 2023 09:00


from £10.78


16 hours per week


Mon 18 Sep 2023


University of Plymouth Students' Union is a charity and is a very friendly work place.

We have an opportunity for an Morning Cleaner to clean and maintain our multifunctional venue. You will work as part of a small team of early morning cleaners.  An eye for detail is important in the role and if this is you, then we would like to hear from you.

Purpose of Post:
To provide a clean environment in the Students’ Union, working to short time limits.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide a high standard of cleaning to areas of the Students’ Union as designated on a rota basis by the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager.
  • To clean areas within the designated time.
  • To maintain all cleaning materials issued in a clean, hygienic state.
  • To inform the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager of any breakages of furniture or fittings.
  • To ensure that at the end of each shift the furniture and fittings are set out according to the agreed plan.
  • To monitor and report on any recurrent problems with the evening and weekend cleaning routines.
  • To inform the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager of any shortages in cleaning materials or of any equipment faults.
  • To undertake any other duties required by the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager within the cleaning department, for which further training will be given.
  • To keep up to date with work emails and update electronic logbook accurately.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification below for further details.



We believe UPSU should be a social and inclusive organisation and we are committed to doing an amazing job and work hard to facilitate opportunities and experiences for students.  If you see yourself working as part of our friendly and passionate team, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager, Richard Hicks, by email:



Role Information:

  • Permanent: 741 hours per year (16 hours per week)
  • Pay Scale: Grade 1, £10.78 per hour

Time Scale:

  • Closing date: 9am, Monday 4th September 2023
  • Shortlisting: Wednesday 13th September 2023
  • Interview: Monday 18th September 2023
  • Start date: w/c Monday 2nd October 2023



To apply, please download and complete the Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equality Monitoring form and return by email to: 


Job Description

Application Form

Personal Details Form

Equality Monitoring Form