Cleaner Ref. 718

Corporate Services and Facilities
06:00 – 14:00 Monday to Friday

Surely it’s just engineers and techy types?

Not. Even. Close.

You’ll join a team who helps make this organisation work.

With your positive, can do approach you’ll provide a clean working environment to all employees and visitors.
You’ll use your excellent time management skills to prioritise your tasks and complete the cleaning needed.

Don’t worry if you don’t know it all, you’ll be given all the support you need to have the career you want. You can also study towards gaining qualifications.

Whatever your role here, you will be enabling the UK Government to produce reliable and totally secure communications to protect national security. It doesn’t get much more important than that so apply here to find out how you can get involved.

More About You

You’ll already have:
• Some experience of dealing with the general public
• Some experience of cleaning duties, i.e. changing bins, mopping
• The ability to start working at 06:00 (required)

To strengthen your application, it would be beneficial if you have one or more of the following (but these are not essential):
• An awareness of Health & Safety and COSHH regulations (training will be given)
• Worked in a cleaning role

Your Personal Skills

You’ll be the type of person who:
• Treats security and health and safety as essential to the wellbeing of all
• Works cooperatively with others to achieve goals  
• Shows flexibility in adapting to situations or requirements
• Deals efficiently with customer requests, queries and problems; delivering the best possible service
• Uses the most appropriate style and approach for the situation
• Overcomes obstacles and sees tasks through to completion
• Thinks through issues logically and finds appropriate solutions
Putting your skills to use

Using your diverse range of skills within the Cleaning Team, you will:
• Undertake all aspects of cleaning in designated areas within the site, as per the cleaning schedule, to the required standard
• Empty litter and recycling bins and remove the waste to the designated areas
• Use powered equipment where necessary
• Clear up after flooding or any other emergency cleaning within the nature of the job
• Collect and distribute laundry, including white coats and tea towels
• Report any items that need maintenance or repair

What we Offer

Now that we’ve explained a bit about what you will we be doing, here’s what we can offer you:
• 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service
• 8 Bank Holiday days off in addition to your annual leave
• 2 ½ additional days leave (set dates through the year)
• Paid overtime or TOIL.  Your salary is for your contracted hours.  If you work more, and sometimes it’s needed, we believe you should be rewarded for that
• Training.  Lots and lots of training.  This can be anything from a ½ day internal course to a distant learning degree.  If it’s relevant to your career, we will aim to support you
• Pension.  Our Pension scheme is Alpha.  It’s competitive
• Sports & Social Society.  Whether its classis cars or baking, golf or crafting, we have a society for you
• On site nursery (subject to availability)
• 3 days paid leave a year to support a registered charity of your choice
• Free parking
• Free onsite gym, open 24 hours a day
• Affinity Groups – whether you are disabled, LGBTQ and/or from an Ethnic Minority.  We provide an inclusive environment and support for everyone.

HMGCC is proud to hold the status of Disability Confident Employer. In line with this, we offer the Disability Confident – Offer of Interview. To find out more and how you can apply under this scheme, please click here.


We’re HMGCC, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre. You may not have heard of us before. It’s OK, we’re used to it! That’s because our customers are other UK Government Departments. Using our collective expertise, we develop communication systems for our customers that are innovative, reliable and totally secure to protect national security at home and overseas.

We’re not looking for any one type of person. We’re looking for talent from all different backgrounds to join our organisation, where we genuinely respect and value each other’s differences, as well as our similarities. It makes us even better at what we do.

We invest in our people, not only with training but also support throughout your career with us; to allow you to reach your full potential at work, as well as enjoy the work/life balance many aspire to.

To find out more about us and if we’re the right fit for you, please click here.

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Our Recruitment Team will process your application once the role has closed and everyone will get a response.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.