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Cardiff Council

Caretaking Services Trainee x5
Job Category: Catering/Cleaning/Caretaking, Apprentice/Trainee
Contract type: Temporary
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Grade: Grade 1
Salary: £17,364
Closing date: 24/07/2019

Please note these posts are only available to applicants who are not presently in permanent employment.

We currently have vacancies available for 5 full time, temporary (18 month) Caretaking Trainees within the Caretaking Service.

The successful candidates will be responsible for helping and training to provide a high quality cleaning/Clearance services to communal areas within council blocks of flats, hostels or Housing Land.

A relevant professional qualification in cleaning/clearance is not required as training in this area will be given. But any experience of working within a domestic or commercial cleaning environment and using industrial cleaning or garden clearance equipment would be an advantage.

Driving ability is not essential but candidates must be able to get to areas of work within Cardiff if required.

Working hours are 7:30am - 3:30pm (Mon - Thurs) and 7:30am - 3:00pm (Fri).

For an informal discussion, after reading the job description, please contact Caretaking Services on (029) 20537160.

These vacancies are suitable for post share.

These posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.  Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from individuals:

•    aged under 25
•    not in employment, education or training
•    from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community
•    able to communicate fluently in Welsh

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

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