03 / 11 / 2023

Cleaning and Facilities Operative

Location: Wrexham
Position: Cleaning and Facilities Operative
Employment: 4 on 4 off nights basis, working between the hours of 22:00 - 06:00
Salary: Monday - Friday: £10.60 per hour & Saturday - Sunday: £14.00 per hour
Post Date: 03 / 11 / 2023

About Vanguard:

We are one of the UK’s leading Medical and General Cleaning specialists. Our people are what make us stand out amongst our competitors and this is why we ensure that our people’s wellbeing is at the forefront of everything we do.

We consistently strive to offer a working environment that makes our employee’s feel valued and motivated. Whilst offering competitive rates of pay, we also consider other factors, such as work/life balance, training and career opportunities.

We succeed because we employ people who share our Company’s Virtues and put People First, displaying Passion in everything we do and showing Humility when it matters.


About the role:

Our client is a compassionate organisation dedicated to providing essential services for individuals and their families in Northeast Wales and border areas who are living with progressive and life-limiting illnesses. They strive to deliver care in the location of the individual’s choice, always within available resources, with the shared goal of enhancing the quality of life for those they serve.

They are looking for a dedicated Cleaning and Facilities operative to join the team on a 4 on 4 off nights basis, working between the hours of 22:00 – 06:00. Some experience is required as detailed below, however full training will be provided for the successful applicant.


Pay Rates:

  • Monday – Friday: £10.60 per hour
  • Saturday – Sunday: £14.00 per hour


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Singing for and managing deliveries
  • General maintenance jobs in-house.
  • Thoroughly disinfect and sanitise medical equipment, surfaces, and patient rooms.
  • Follow strict infection control protocols to prevent the spread of infections.
  • Properly handle and dispose of medical waste according to guidelines.
  • Clean and sanitise public areas like waiting rooms, restrooms, and corridors.
  • Perform specialised cleaning in critical areas like operating rooms.
  • Maintain cleanliness and stock supplies in patient and public areas.
  • Ensure cleaning equipment is well-maintained and functional.
  • Communicate maintenance issues promptly to supervisors.
  • Keep accurate records of cleaning activities for compliance.
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines, using PPE as needed.
  • Respond to emergency cleaning situations effectively.



  • Proven experience as a Cleaning Operative or similar role
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, proper storage, and disposal methods
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks
  • Good communication skills to report any issues or concerns to management


What we can offer in return:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • 6 monthly bonus scheme
  • Great company culture
  • Supportive environment
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Gift vouchers on Birthdays and Christmas
  • 28 days of annual leave


If you meet the criteria above and are passionate about making a difference in the cleaning industry, Vanguard Cleaning invites you to take the leap. As a specialist in medical and general commercial cleaning services, Vanguard Cleaning is a trusted name known for delivering exceptional results.

Join our team and become part of our unwavering commitment to excellence in the cleaning industry.


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