Carriage cleaner

Job reference: SYS-4651

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Location Soho Depot
Business Area / Department Cleaners ~ Train / Bus Presentation (Depot)
Salary & Benefits 18944
Closing Date 25/02/2019

Carriage cleaner

Job reference: SYS-4651

We are currently recruiting for a Carriage Cleaner at our Soho Depot to join us on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week. These roles are for nights which will include shift allowances.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a contracted day which takes the hours to 45 hours per week.

In this role you will be expected to work independently or in a group in order to carry out the cleaning of our trains. This is a vital role to ensure our train environment is to the correct standard required by our customers. Duties will include carrying out designated cleaning duties in accordance with cleaning procedures and ensuring compliance and procedures are upheld. 

Duties include:

Use of specialist cleaning chemicals and equipment
Delegated cleaning duties in accordance with agreed procedures
Cleaning both interior and exterior of trains to a high standard
Operating the mechanical wash plant as required
Ensuring the safe disposal of rubbish
Dealing with bio hazards as per local instructions
Complying with Rule Book and other instructions and standards
Ensuring cleaning materials and supplies are stored in accordance with COSHH regulations
Ensuring that all accidents and incidents are correctly reported

Our ideal candidate will possess:

Excellent customer service skills
Excellent attention to detail and pride in work
Customer focused
Able to work on own initiative
Good communication skills, written and oral
Attention to detail
Able to work to tight deadlines
High standards of work
Able to work shifts

All successful new entrants will be required to undergo a criminal records check, Right to Work verification, referencing and full medical assessment including a drug and alcohol screen.

In addition to a competitive salary West Midlands Trains offers a wealth of benefits including free travel on Abellio trains for you, your partner and dependent children, 75% discount on all other train travel over most of the UK rail network, development opportunities to help further your career with West Midlands Trains, and a contributory defined salary pension. 

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time due to high volumes of applications (please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment).

Applications will be considered from colleagues with 6 months experience after completion of their probationary period and a full check of absence and disciplinary records.