11 / 07 / 2024

Cleaning Operative

Location: Chorley
Position: Cleaning Operative
Employment: Monday - Friday, between the hours of 17:00 - 19:00.
Salary: £11.50 an hour
Post Date: 11 / 07 / 2024

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 client:

Our client is a well-established medical practice located in a vibrant city in Chorley, England. With a commitment to providing high-quality healthcare services to the local community, this medical practice has become a trusted institution in the region. The practice serves a diverse patient population, offering a range of medical services that encompass general consultations, specialised treatments, preventive care, and more.


Hours of work:

Monday – Friday, between the hours of 17:00 – 19:00.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Collaborate with cleaning and medical staff for a clean environment.



  • 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
  • Great company culture
  • Supportive environment
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • 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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