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Depaul: Cleaners (Full and Part Time) - Dublin Services

Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We strive to empower our service users to make choices and decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations. Depaul is an equal opportunities employer, we offer a standard 35 hour working week, generous leave entitlements and a pension scheme. We support all staff with regular supervision and core training. Depaul wishes to recruit to the following role: Cleaner Across Dublin Services Full and Part time roles available Salary €23,916.48 per annum (full time hours) Part time Salary - pro rata based on hours worked 1. Role This role offers a fantastic opportunity to provide support to our organisation’s central services in Dublin. Depaul is a values-led organisation working with a number of services throughout Dublin and Belfast. This role will report directly to the Line Management Team and will work as part of a team to ensure an excellent standard of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in the project (including the laundry services where relevant). This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse team of talented individuals. 2. Key Areas of Responsibility

  • In conjunction with residents and staff team, to ensure that the house and its’ external environs are kept to a good standard of tidiness and cleanliness including communal areas, offices, bathrooms and staff bedrooms.

  • To undertake household cleaning duties and laundry tasks.

  • To maintain general Health and safety and hygiene standards

  • To carry out administrative duties commensurate with the role.

  • To participate in communication structures with staff team and ensuring relevant information is added to appropriate records/daily logs.

  • To take an active role in promoting best practice in cleanliness and hygiene with the staff team

  • To at all times undertake your role in a professional manner maintaining a high quality standard of work, and to always work in accordance with the aims, values and ethos of Depaul

The above list is not exhaustive; additional areas of responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for other staff roles is required from time to time 3. Person Requirements

  • Minimum of one years’ experience, cleaning offices/ public residential settings. (essential)

  • Knowledge of cleaning materials and their correct usage as per Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

  • An understanding of why people become homeless and the needs they have.

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety in the work place.

  • Ability to managed own work load and to operate as part of a team taking direction where required and following procedures

Online Application Procedure: Please download and complete the application form available on the employment page of our website For more information, please contact Human Resources: Tel: 00 353 1 453 7111 or e-mail Closing date for all applications: Friday 29th September 2023 at 5:00pm Panels will be formed from which future vacancies may be filled WHY WORK FOR US? Depaul is a cross border charity supporting some of the most marginalised individuals, couples and families experiencing homelessness. Our mission is to end homelessness and change the lives of those affected by it. Would you like to help us to meet our mission? We are a values led organisation and aim, at all times, to live and breathe these values in our everyday work. Our values are based on four key principles:

  • We celebrate the potential of people

  • We put our words into action

  • We aim to take a wider role in civil society

  • We believe in rights and responsibilities

If you choose to work for Depaul we offer: Comprehensive induction – all new staff are provided with a robust induction and probationary period to equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to carry out your role. Exciting training initiatives – we have extensive training courses staff can avail of, here are just a few

  • Depaul’s Vision, Mission and Values course, this involves travel to meet the Depaul International family.

  • Emerging Leaders, supporting workers that would like to develop their leadership skills and to progress to a management role.

  • Online learning resources within Depaul’s award nominated online learning platform, Moodle.

  • Mandatory training including, MAPA, Health and Safety, Child Protection, Fire Safety, and First Aid

Support – We have a supervision model that means you will receive one to one time with your line manager on a 4-6 week basis. The purpose of supervision is to have a holistic approach; it is not just about supporting you to reach your goals and potential it is also about your wellbeing. It is encouraged to be a two way process, so you have opportunity to feedback to your manager about how supported you feel. Expolink - We understand it can be difficult for you to bring sensitive workplace issues to our attention. We also recognise that giving you the opportunity to report your concerns to an independent organisation, whilst protecting your identity, may make it easier for you to speak up. HSF Health – Each staff member gets access to a health cash plan so you can claim money back, up to set limits, on a number of treatments. this includes dental, optical, acupuncture and many more. Your children under 16 are also included on the plan. Employee Assistance Programme (Spectrum Life) – EAP is a confidential counselling service that provides support to company employees and their family. It is available 24/7, 365 days a year covering; Counselling, legal advice, financial information, career guidance, life coaching, mediation, health information, cancer support, autism support, infertility and pregnancy loss, elder care support, parent coaching and international employee support. Enhanced terms and conditions – 35-hour working week, 25 days annual leave plus 10 statutory holidays, occupational sick pay, occupational maternity pay, income protection insurance and contributory pension. Both annual leave and occupational sick pay increase with length of service.

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Date Entered/Updated: 18th Sep, 2023 Expiry Date: 29th Sep, 2023 Region: Dublin

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