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Carmarthen SA31, UK
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Job Title: Cleaner

Location: Pendine, West Wales

Package: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package

Role Type: Full time / Permanent or Fixed Term Contract

Role ID: SF16540

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Cleaner at our Pendine site where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry’s most brilliant minds.

The role

Day-to-day, you’ll maintain high standards of cleanliness & hygiene across the site; delivering the cleaning schedule / specification & responding to specific customer needs, as required.

  • Cleaning of offices, accommodation rooms, conference rooms, laboratories / workshops, kitchens, toilets / showers & general areas across site
  • Cleaning of signage across site
  • Safe use & management of cleaning materials, equipment / tools, substances & areas; ensuring appropriate storage and signage are applied as necessary
  • Collection of waste items from across site and disposal in the correct receptacles; including kitchen & dry waste recycling bins
  • Rapid & efficient response to customer requests / tasks
  • Carrying out weekly shower checks & recording for audit purposes
  • Identify & report to FM Helpdesk any issues encountered whilst carrying out cleaning duties
  • Provision of general assistance / support to the FM team, as required

This role will be fully on-site at Pendine.

Essential experience of the Cleaner:

  • Proactive, drive and enthusiasm; ‘can do’ approach
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to organise / prioritise work
  • Ability to thrive as part of a team and work independently where appropriate
  • Flexibility
  • Proven ability to solve problems
  • Ability to safely deploy equipment/processes
  • Manual Handling awareness/risk appreciation
  • Previous experience in a similar role

Qualifications for the Cleaner:

  • Full driving licence (desirable)

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Our Benefits

  • Adaptive and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more.
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave.
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community.

Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those which help the defence community.

Application Guidance

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Why Join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an= diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

About QinetiQ

As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.


Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.

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