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Careers with Kent Gurkha

We are a growing company, and that means finding more exceptional people for the Kent Gurkha family.

Can you deliver an outstanding cleaning service for our customers? Are looking to work for a big company with a small, friendly feel? If so, send us your CV today!

Our hardworking staff benefit from:

  • Direct employment
  • Training & development to teach you new skills
  • Membership of the company pension scheme
  • A multi-cultural working environment
  • Supportive management

Before applying for any job with Kent Gurkha, please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK and are able to provide proof of identity and current address for our checks. Working on one of our many school sites will need an enhanced DBS check.

If you are interested in working for Kent Gurkha (including the jobs listed below), please get in touch using this form:


    We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

    School Cleaning Supervisor (35 hrs/week) - Sevenoaks

    January 2021

    We are currently recruiting a Cleaning Supervisor to join our team at a secondary school in Sevenoaks.

    Details:

    Hours:              7 hours, 16:00 to 23:00
    Days:               Monday to Friday (term time only)
    Contract:           Permanent
    Salary:              £10.50 per hour

    Supervisor duties will include…

    • Providing excellent customer service to client site representative
    • Managing stock levels and reordering when required
    • Organising cover arrangements for staff absences
    • Managing the cleaning team, ensuring all activities are completed to a high standard
    • Completing staff timesheets and submitting to the management team
    • Being a responsible key holder and locking premises at the end of each shift

    Cleaning duties will include…

    • Cleaning and sanitising toilet and shower facilities
    • Wiping desks and furniture in classrooms, offices, and meeting rooms
    • Dusting windowsills, door frames, and skirting
    • Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floor areas
    • Polishing internal door glass
    • Emptying and cleaning waste bins and removing all waste to designated area
    • Using the electric floor scrubber to clean hard flooring
    • Assisting with deep cleans during holiday periods as and when required
    • Any other cleaning activities required from the school

    What we are looking for?

    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, having confidence to liaise with management and the customer
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage a team
    • Effective time management, prioritising work
    • Reliable, trustworthy and punctual with a flexible approach to work
    • Excellent attention to detail, and take pride in their work
    • Reasonable level of fitness to ensure all manual cleaning activities can be completed
    • Compliance to health and safety standards
    • Previous experience in a supervisor role would be desirable

    An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role, this can be applied for through Kent Gurkha Ltd upon appointment.

    If you would like to apply for this role, please complete the form above (noting the 35 hr/week description) or email our office with a CV to info@kentgurkha.co.uk

    School Cleaner - Tunbridge Wells

    January 2021

    We are currently recruiting part time evening cleaners to join our established team working in a secondary scool in Tunbridge Wells.

    Details:

    Hours:  2 hours per day (term time only)
    Days:   Monday to Thursday 16:00 to 18:00, Friday 15:30 to 17:30
    Contract:  Permanent
    Salary:  £8.72 per hour (reviewed in April)

    Duties will include the following…

    • Cleaning and sanitising toilet areas and replenishing consumables
    • Cleaning changing room and shower facilities
    • Wiping school desks and furniture
    • Dusting windowsills, door frames, ledges, and skirting
    • Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floor areas
    • Polishing internal glass, and mirrors
    • Emptying and cleaning waste bins and removing all waste to designated area
    • Assisting with deep cleans during holiday periods as and when required
    • Any other cleaning activities required from the school

    What we are looking for?

    • Reliable, trustworthy and punctual individuals with a flexible approach to work
    • Able to work independently and manage time effectively, while being part of a team
    • Excellent attention to detail, and take pride in their work
    • Reasonable level of fitness to ensure all manual cleaning activities can be completed
    • Compliance to health and safety standards
    • Cleaning experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided

    Enhanced DBS check is required for this role, this can be applied for through Kent Gurkha Ltd upon appointment.

    If you would like to apply for this role, please email our office with a CV to info@kentgurkha.co.uk.

    School Cleaning Supervisor (17.5 hrs/week) - Sevenoaks

    January 2021

    We are currently recruiting an evening cleaning supervisor to join our team, your main duties will be to Supervise a small team of cleaners and carry out a range of cleaning activities for a school in Sevenoaks.

    Details:

    Hours:              3.5 hours per day 17:00 to 20:30, shift times can be discussed at interview
    Days:               Monday to Friday (Term time only)
    Contract:           Permanent
    Salary:              £11 per hour

    Supervisor duties will include…

    • Providing excellent customer service to customer site representative
    • Managing stock levels and reordering when required
    • Organising cover arrangements for staff absences
    • Managing the cleaning team, ensuring all activities are completed to a high standard
    • Completing staff timesheets and submitting to the management team
    • Being a responsible key holder and lock premises at the end of each shift

    Plus Cleaning Duties

    • Cleaning and sanitising toilet areas, changing rooms, and showers facilities
    • Wiping school desks and furniture
    • Dusting windowsills, door frames, and skirting
    • Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floor areas
    • Polishing internal glass
    • Emptying waste bins and removing waste to designated area
    • Assisting with deep cleans during holiday periods as and when required
    • Any other cleaning activities requested from the school

    What we are looking for

    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, having confidence to liaise with management and the customer
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage a team
    • Effective time management, prioritising work
    • Reliable, trustworthy, and punctual with a flexible approach to work
    • Excellent attention to detail, and take pride in their work
    • Reasonable level of fitness to ensure all manual cleaning activities can be complete
    • Compliance to health and safety standards

    Previous experience in a supervisor role would be desirable

    An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role, and this can be applied for through Kent Gurkha Ltd upon appointment.

    If you would like to apply for this role, please complete the form (confirming your interest in the 17.5 hr/week role) or email our office with a CV to info@kentgurkha.co.uk

    Part-time Evening Cleaning - Sevenoaks

    January 2021

    Your main duty will be to carry out a range of cleaning activities for a school in Sevenoaks.

    Details:

    Hours:              3 hours per day 17:00 to 20:30, shift times can be discussed at interview
    Days:               Monday to Friday (Term time only)
    Contract:           Permanent
    Salary:              £10.25 per hour

    Duties will include the following:

    • Cleaning and sanitising toilet areas, changing rooms, and showers facilities
    • Wiping school desks and furniture
    • Dusting windowsills, door frames, and skirting
    • Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floor areas
    • Polishing internal glass
    • Emptying waste bins and removing waste to designated area
    • Assisting with deep cleans during holiday periods as and when required
    • Any other cleaning activities requested from the school

    What we are looking for?

    • Reliable, trustworthy and punctual with a flexible approach to work
    • Able to work independently and manage time effectively, while being part of a team
    • Excellent attention to detail, ensuring high cleaning standards are achieved for the client
    • Reasonable level of fitness to ensure all manual cleaning activities can be completed safely
    • Compliance to health and safety standards

    An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role, and this can be applied for through Kent Gurkha Ltd upon appointment.

    If you would like to apply for this role, please complete the form (confirming your interest in the 17.5 hr/week role) or email our office with a CV to info@kentgurkha.co.uk