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Healthcare Cleaning Manager

Job Title: Healthcare Cleaning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Macclesfield
Salary: £33k
Contact Name: Marlena Cummings
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Job Published: January 31, 2019 11:43

Job Description

A leading FM provider is looking for a Healthcare Cleaning Manager to manage the delivery of cleaning services across a key healthcare site in the Macclesfield area. The role is 5/7 working predominantly Monday-Friday, however all applicants must be flexible to work varying shifts and occasional weekends.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of circa 100 cleaning staff across a large healthcare site, ensuring all services are delivered in accordance with Trust guidelines and SLAs.
  • Completing all relevant documentation and maintaining accurate records for company systems including: sickness procedures, quality monitoring, food hygiene, training and staff performance monitoring.
  • Creating, maintaining and enhancing effective working relationships with all major stakeholders (colleagues, patients, visitors & Trust Staff) in line with best practice, in order to ensure satisfaction with our service & to demonstrate commitment to our long-term presence within the Trust.
  • Preparing financial plans, budgets and forecasts for the cleaning service, while managing and evaluating targets.
  • Monitoring and controlling costs associated with the department’s service provision in line with the approved budget and contract specification - operative costs, sickness costs, consumables costs etc.
  • Recruiting new staff into the team and ensuring inductions and training are completed in full.
  • Ensuring all staff are using equipment correctly and safely, in compliance with training and PPE requirements.
  • Producing service specific operational policies, health & safety information and risk assessments.
  • Dealing with any incidents or complaints speedily and effectively within Company and Trust procedures.



What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Management Degree or Higher Level Diploma and skill based qualifications
  • Experience managing a service contract, particularly cleaning, across a healthcare environment
  • Sound knowledge of equipment and Health and Safety
  • Previous experience in labour management
  • Previous experience in financial accounting
  • Experience of working with Trade Unions
  • Proven ability to manage, lead, and motivate a team of people
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interface with people at all levels
  • Ability to react quickly to difficult situations
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Able to use own initiative and capable of independent action