The United Kingdom has vibrant cities, commercial establishments, and public spaces which necessitates the services of Cleaners to maintain hygiene and cleanliness. From offices and hotels to hospitals and public transport, Cleaners play a crucial role in ensuring safe and sanitized environments for residents, workers, and visitors alike.
Who is a Cleaner?
A Cleaner is a professional responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and hygiene of indoor and outdoor spaces. Cleaners perform a wide range of tasks such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and disinfecting surfaces. They work in various settings such as offices, schools, hospitals, hotels, public transport, and residential buildings, ensuring that spaces are free from dirt, dust, and contaminants.
What is the Average Salary and Benefits Enjoyed by Cleaners?
On average, Cleaners can expect to earn between £8.50 to £12.50 per hour depending on the type of establishment, location, employer, experience and the job role. Other benefits enjoyed include;
- Potential tips
- Overtime pay
- Flexible work schedule
- Health insurance plans
- Paid leave
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Performing routine cleaning tasks such sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and dusting surfaces
- Disinfecting surfaces, handles, and common areas to prevent the spread of germs and viruses
- Collecting and disposing of trash and recyclables in appropriate bins
- Ensuring restrooms are clean, stocked with supplies, and odor-free
- Cleaning and polishing floors, carpets, tiles, and hardwood surfaces
- Undertaking specific cleaning tasks as required
Job Skills and Required Qualifications
- High school diploma
- Exceptional organization skills
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Good physical fitness
- Pay strong attention to details
- Able to multi-task effectively
- Goal-oriented and passionate
- Reliable and trustworthy
- Efficient time management skills