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Cleaner (0799)

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  • Salary:
    £6,422 per annum
  • Poscity
  • Poscountry
  • Area:
    Support and Governance
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Full or Part Time?:
    Part Time

The Donkey Sanctuary is an international animal welfare organisation, offering care and protection to donkeys and mules worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

We have an excellent opportunity for a flexible and pro-active individual to join our Estates and Facilities department as Cleaner. Ideally possessing previous experience responsible for ensuring all public and staff areas of the main sanctuary sites are kept in a safe and clean condition and presented to the highest standard.

Your principal duties within this vital role will include:

  • Ensuring all cleaning duties are carried out effectively and promptly
  • Assisting with a safe, responsive and efficient cleaning service for all events and activities
  • Ensuring safe and proper use of correct cleaning materials for each specific job following COSHH instructions
  • Cleaning all public areas, offices and toilets around the main sanctuary sites this will include (but not to be limited to) dusting and polishing, emptying bins, hoovering and mopping floors, cleaning the toilet facilities and main restaurant areas
  • Dealing with incidents and accidents promptly and effectively;
  • Keeping cleaning equipment in a tidy and clean condition and ensuring the equipment is of a good standard.

The ability to implement and adhere to standards and procedures, together with good communication, organisational and time management skills, is essential, as is the ability to work under your own initiative, and a full, valid driving licence.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving programme of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – this is a part-time, permanent contract working 13 hours per week. The working pattern will be agreed by the line manager and the post holder, but flexibility will be required for some weekend working and early starts.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 25 October 2021.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

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Slade House Farm
Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon, UK, EX10 0NU
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