SYP - Cleaning Operatives - August 2022

£19,149-£19,689 (pro-rata)

Role: Cleaning Operatives

Department: Facilities Management

Location: Various (see below)

Salary: £19,149 - £19,689 (pro-rata)

Hours: Various (see below)

Contract Type: Permanent

Vacancies available:

We have positions available at various locations and hours as follows:

  • Attercliffe, Sheffield – 25 hours per week
  • Churchill Way, Sheffield – 24 hours per week
  • Snig Hill, Sheffield – 15 hours per week
  • Snig Hill, Sheffield – 10 hours per week
  • Shepcote Lane, Sheffield – 18.25 hours per week
  • Robert Dyson House, Wath upon Dearne – 17 hours per week

Please state on your application form which vacancy or vacancies you are interested in applying for.

Role Purpose:

The successful candidate will be required to clean areas as instructed by the Area Supervisor in accordance with specification for the Building Cleaning Services and in line with all safety and security measures in operation.

Skills and experience:

To be considered, you will have previous experience of cleaning within an office environment. Ideally, you will hold BICS and NVQ qualifications, or be willing to work towards these. You will need to be familiar with using a computer for training purposes and pay advice.


We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development
  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme
  • Paid Professional Subscriptions when relevant to role
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)
  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sports and Social Club


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity.  A minimum checkable history of 3 years or 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

The Force is currently reviewing the Appearance and Standards Policy, with particular focus to Tattoos. All visible tattoos will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, pending consultation of the Policy review. Until such time, please do not be discouraged from applying to the Force as any visible tattoos will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Any tattoo which could be deemed inappropriate, or cause offence will not be accepted.  If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.

South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values:

Please find attached information sheet on South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values. The force has a particular focus on three area, Fairness, Integrity and Trust. Under each of these three headings there are key behaviours we expect all employees to adhere to.

Contact point for applicants:

For further information about the role, please contact Alison Wild on 07768 035728.  Please do not contact this number for an application form.

Further Information:

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Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcome applications from under-represented communities.  For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on

Note to candidates:

Please note that, should you be successful at the interview stage, the relevant internal or external pre-employment checks are required.  These include vetting clearance or review, prior to being appointed to the new role and start date being agreed.

Closing Date:

Friday, 30 September 2022 at 23:55

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made with the Talent Acquisition Manager, Recruitment and the Line Manager for the role.

Apply for the role:

To apply for the role, please submit your completed application form to the email address:  

The application form is attached to the job advert.

This opportunity is closed to applications.