Cleaner (Around the World Nursery)

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £9.50 per hour (rising to £9.90 within 6 months, in line with the Living Wage Scotland rates)

Job Hours: 10h per week; 6am to 8am OR 6pm to 8pm from Monday to Friday.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 14 Dec 2021, 12pm (noon)

Interview: 16th & 17th Dec.

Around The World Nursery is a not for profit, social enterprise governed by Saheliya. Our aim is to provide a high quality, affordable, safe, caring and stimulating childcare service to the local community.

We are currently recruiting for a Cleaner who will support the Nursery team in keeping the nursery areas up to the highest standards of hygiene and safety for all children and staff members.

Key Role
Maintain a high level of cleanliness in the nursery.

Daily duties (Monday to Friday) include:
Dust/wash partition banisters
Clean toilet areas including sweep and mop floors, wash and disinfect all washing surfaces, sanitary ware and WC’s
Disinfect all door handles in the nursery and nursery corridor
Sweep and mop the kitchen floor
Clean the main nursery floors by mopping lino floors and hoovering all carpeted areas
Hoover/clean top and underneath rugs (e.g. story corner and baby corner)
Hoover the corridor outside the nursery
Empty hoover bag when full

Weekly/Monthly duties include:
Wipe down toilet walls and tiles including polishing mirrors – weekly
Clean/wipe all radiators and heaters – weekly
Clean under art racks, overall racks units – weekly
Clean under toy storage units – monthly
Clean climbing frame – monthly
Clean nursery corridor windows and window sills – monthly
Sweep the nursery garden – monthly

Please note that the Equality Act 2010 (part 1, Schedule 9) applies to this post. Applications are therefore restricted to female candidates only.

For a full job description and person specification and an application pack please contact us on 0131 556 9302 or email OR

CVs will NOT be accepted.