Cleaner-Caretaker Team Leader

Windmill Hill City Farm, in the heart of south Bristol, is a charity that aims to improve the health, wellbeing and confidence of people in the local community. We offer educational, recreational and therapeutic facilities and activities, including a range of farmyard animals, community gardens with picnic area, an award-winning café, an adventure playground, a community building with meeting rooms, craft rooms and event space, a five-a-side pitch and a nursery for children aged from nine months to five years old.

Cleaner-Caretaker Team Leader

Job reference: 201808CS03
full-time – 37.5 hours per week (must be available to work various shifts Mon-Sun on a 7-day, 4-week rota)
Contract length: permanent
Salary: £9.67 per hour

About the role

Your role will be to lead a team of Cleaner-Caretakers to clean the site and facilities to a high standard. You’ll prepare spaces for hire and secure the site at the end of the day. You will support the delivery of the room hire service, ensure that there are adequate supplies of cleaning materials and introduce visitors to housekeeping arrangements. You and your team will provide exceptional customer service and ensure that an excellent caretaking/cleaning service of all areas of the Farm is provided. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Farm and play a pivotal role in its success.

Experience / Qualifications

  • previous experience of managing a team of cleaners is essential
  • experience in cleaning to a high standard, preferably in a public environment
  • experience of providing a high level of customer service
  • an eye for detail and a sense of pride in cleaning well
  • ability to prioritise tasks and to work efficiently with time constraints
  • ability to handle a range of physical work including carrying furniture
  • a proven ability to work flexibly and as part of a team
  • positive attitude and drive to make spaces attractive for staff and customers

Please download the job description / person specification below for more information:

Cleaner-Caretaker Team Leader (pdf)

How to apply

Please state the job reference number with all applications or enquiries.

Download the application form below:

Application form (Word)

Send your completed application form to

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Monday 20th August 2018 at 9am
Interview dates: Wednesday 22nd / Thursday 23rd August 2018
Preferred start date: Monday 3rd September 2018

For further information about this position, please email

Safer Recruiting Statement

Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.