Mobile Operative (Grounds and Cleaning) in United Kingdom

Applying for the Mobile Operative (Grounds and Cleaning) role

Job Title: Mobile Operative (Grounds and Cleaning)
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Retail
Sub Sector: Other Retail
Job Reference No: /JD/27-03/1128/11

Job Description

Job Reference: /JD/27-03/1128/11

Job Title: Mobile Operative (Grounds and Cleaning)

Location: West of Scotland

Pay Rate: GBP12.64

Hours per week: Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 17:00 - 40 hours per week

Business Overview

Atalian Servest and OCS have merged to create a new organisation, the OCS Group UK & Ireland. We are a leading facilities management company providing a range of both standalone and integrated services including cleaning, catering, security, technical services, energy management and compliance, front of house, landscaping, logistics, waste management and pest control services. The company has a turnover of GBP1.5bn and operates across the UK and Ireland with 50,000 colleagues delivering innovative award-winning services to the private and public sectors and supporting the local communities in which it operates.

Role Overview

We`re looking for a Mobile Operative (Grounds and Cleaning) to support our client`s site in the West of Scotland

The role of Mobile Operative will be responsible for attending high profile client sites within East Scotland region, assisting in grounds maintenance, small handyman duties, porterage and cleaning duties supporting on site teams when required. Liaising with our on-site teams, and clients, when on sites in a professional manner at all times is key to contract specification delivery.

Sites covered will be in the west but may be requested to assist in other regions if required.

Key Responsibilities:


- Undertaking routine ground maintenance
- Seasonal grass cutting & hedge trimming
- Power washing external areas


- Assisting in maintaining a high standard of cleaning
- Providing holiday / sickness cover
- Undertaking high level cleaning
- Undertaking deep cleaning of areas as required
- On call to deal with various cleaning events
- Operating cleaning machinery


- Undertaking small maintenance / handyman tasks
- Maintaining small appliances

Health & Safety

- Ensuring adherence to company health & safety policy at all times
- The following of risk assessments and method statements
- Reporting all incidents / accidents promptly and taking corrective action where required
- Helping always create a positive safety culture across the team

About You:

- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK
- Working knowledge of gardening practices
- Previous cleaning experience
- Full UK driving licence
- Must have original ID for baseline / PVG check
- Observant and thorough.
- Self-motivated with ability to work unsupervised
- Team player
- Effective communication skills, able to interact in a pleasant manner with staff at all levels, and to encourage and motivate a diverse cleaning team.
- Efficiency and discretion.
- Honesty and integrity.
- Motivation and flexibility.
- Respect and professionalism.
- Time management and multitasking.
- Strong communication skills.
- Enthusiastic for promotion of staff development.
- Comfortable in challenging others in a positive manner.


- Holiday Allowance
- Company Pension
- Earn up to GBP500 for Employee Referrals
- Wide range of retail discounts, and corporate perks
- Join our Cycle to Work scheme
- Fully funded qualifications via our Apprenticeship levy
- Win monthly Superstar Awards

How to apply

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