Cleaning Assistant

West College Scotland

Cleaning Assistant

£22851 - £23317 per annum pro rata

West College Scotland, Paisley, Renfrewshire

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 days ago, 10 Jul | Get your application in today.

Closing date: 24-07-2024 (In 10 days)

job Ref: WCS0001132

Full Job Description

Cleaning Assistant (Ref: WCS0001132)


Estates Department:


Salary £22,851 (£12.56 p/hr) to £23,317 (£12.81 p/hr) per annum, pro rata

(plus generous staff benefits package)

(Initial salary placement will normally be on the first point of the scale and will increase by annual incremental progression)


A)   Hours: 16 hours x 40 weeks Term Time

Monday to Friday, 6am to 9am on 4 days and 6am to 10am on 1 day


B)   Hours: 16 hours x 52 weeks

Monday to Friday, 6am to 9am on 4 days and 6am to 10am on 1 day


Location: Paisley


West College Scotland is modern, inclusive, ambitious and innovative. Winners of multiple awards, including The Herald’s Top Employer Award for our pioneering use of Digital Technologies, we are one of the largest Regional Colleges in Scotland with campuses in Clydebank, Greenock and Paisley. We deliver exceptional learning and vocational training opportunities to the West of Scotland region. 


The Cleaning Assistant will work with the Cleaning Supervisor in the delivery of a common, efficient, and cost-effective cleaning service.


You must have a basic understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act and have experience of providing cleaning services within a non-domestic environment. You should also have experience of using a variety of cleaning/equipment and products and be able to work unsupervised. You should also have the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, students, and members of the public.


We are an inclusive place to work

At West College Scotland we are ambitious about Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you've got the right skills and qualifications for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability - visible and non-visible including neurodiversity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. Click here to find out more.


Benefits of working with us

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Scotland’s sector leading colleges.  The College offers an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Generous holiday entitlement - 45 days holiday (pro-rata) (including bank & public holidays)
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave pay (subject to eligibility)
  • Opportunities for hybrid / home working, where appropriate
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Access to a dedicated wellbeing team and a 24/7 confidential employee assistance programme
  • Support to enhance your skills through a variety of methods including online learning, coaching and self-directed study


Full details of the skills and qualifications required can be found on the employee specification. To view our Privacy Notice, please click here.


Any offer of employment will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Scheme Record through the Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG). All candidates must be able to prove their Right to Work in the UK. Please note West College Scotland does not provide Visa sponsorship.


To view our vacancies and to apply for posts, please visit the website. If you require any assistance, please contact the HR team. Occasionally correspondence relating to your application may go into your spam/junk email folder.


Previous applicants need not apply.


Closing date for all completed applications is Wednesday 24th July 2024.                  


The Board of Management of West College Scotland is a Scottish Charity. Charity Number SCO21185.