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Casual Cleaner

Job Type:
Finance & Infrastructure

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients.  Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership of around 27,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

We are looking to add a Casual Cleaner to our existing Housekeeping team.  These position is based at our College campus at Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW.

You will have responsibility for the day-to day-cleanliness of areas of the College campus that are used by staff and visitors.  These areas include offices, meeting rooms, public areas, conference/event facilities and Surgeons' Hall Museums.  You will adhere to Health and Safety procedures and practises.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

You will have the ability to work independently and as a team player.  General cleaning experience is required.  Experience of working in a similar role and environment is desirable.  You should have good communication skills and a pro-active approach.

You will frequently be working on your feet.  Additional demands for physical effort will be required to carry out cleaning tasks and to operate industrial cleaning equipment. You must therefore be sufficiently fit to perform these duties.

Recruitment agencies need not apply.


How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV, including the names, addresses and telephone numbers and/or email addresses of two referees (one of these must be from your current or most recent employer), preferably electronically, or by post:


  1. E-mail: recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk  

(Documents must be attached to an email.  Documents uploaded to a file-hosting service will not be accessed i.e. Google Drive, SkyDrive etc.)


  1. HR Department

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW


Your CV plays an important part in the selection process, both as a tool for helping us to shortlist candidates for interview and as a basis for the interview itself.  Any decision to shortlist you for interview will be based solely upon the information you supply in your CV.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

Contact Information

E-mail: recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

Interview Details

The date of interview will be confirmed in due course.


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