Kent and East Sussex Railway

Cleaning a carriageVacancy – Cleaner

Start Date: Immediate

Remuneration: Meets National Living / Minimum Wage for age

The Kent & East Sussex Railway is one of the UK’s most loved heritage railways, located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are once again operating train services following the recent lockdowns and are seeking a small team of cleaners to look after our station sites and carriages. The successful applicants will undertake a variety of cleaning tasks including cleaning carriages both internally and externally, and general station cleaning duties including the toilets. This position will be based at Tenterden Town Station, but you may be required to work in locations not easily accessible by public transport and, with early starts required, access to private transport and a full driving licence are an advantage. In these unprecedented times our cleaning staff will have special responsibility for ensuring our trains and premises are Covid-secure for both staff and customers. You must be able to work quickly cleanly and with pride; ideally you will have experience of commercial cleaning, however lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to work hard is all that’s required as full training can be provided.

Key Skills:

  • Able to deliver excellent levels of cleanliness
  • Good communication skills and a positive disposition are essential
  • Able to work on own initiative or as directed
  • Must be able to work alone or as part of a small team
  • Must be willing to work outside in all weathers
  • Must be punctual and reliable at all times

As a seasonal business, candidates should be flexible and able to work shifts any day of the week. This position will require lone working.

A zero hours contract will be offered initially, hours of work will be up to 40 hours per week.

This is a seasonal position with immediate start to the end of October 2021. Rate of pay meets National Living/minimum Wage for age. Applicants for this position must have the right to work in the UK.

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Closing Date for applications Saturday 31st July 2021

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