Public Toilet Cleansing Operatives (Seasonal)

Posted on 5 February 2024
  • Directorate BHCC: Economy Environment & Culture
  • Salary £24,294 - £24,702 per annum pro rata (£12.59 - £12.80 per hour)
  • Contract Fixed Term
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Brighton and Hove

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date

    This vacancy has closed

  • Job category
    Caretaking & Cleaning
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

The job involves:

  • Cleaning sinks and surrounding areas including walls and mirrors
  • Cleaning toilet pans and seats
  • Removing graffiti
  • Sweeping and washing the floors
  • Emptying bins
  • Removing drug paraphernalia in a safe manner by using the safe equipment we provide
  • Replenishing toilet paper and soap
  • Reporting damaged cleaning equipment
  • Reporting maintenance issues such as broken locks and dispensers
  • Walk between the sites to open, clean and close

About the role

You will need to be:

  • able to be on your feet all day
  • self-motivated and able to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • hard-working, reliable and responsible
  • able to interact with members of the public


We will provide you with:

  • a full induction and training
  • all the equipment you need
  • specialist uniform to keep you safe
  • You don’t need any special cleaning qualifications for this work but we will require a driving license for all roles.

Fixed term for: expected 1 April 2024 - 31 September 2024

Shortlisting and interviews happen on a frequent basis, please submit applications as soon as possible. This advert may be withdrawn if the vacancies are filled and headcount complete.

For an informal discussion, please contact Judyta Pawlowska 07759 135854

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

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Company information

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