Cleaning Team Leader

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Salary Description
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Birmingham ,

Our client has been trading for over 5 decades, they are a widely recognised and established Supermarket/Cash and Carry retailer to the trade and public. You will be working within the refurbished store in Nechells.  Our client are renowned for its exceptional standards and currently seeking a dedicated Cleaning Team Leader to join the business. 

As our Cleaning Team Leader, you will be responsible for leading a team of cleaning staff whilst working closely with the team managers to ensure high standards of cleaning are delivered and maintained.

This is a vital role in ensuring a clean environment for our customers, which will support and help maintain and improve the levels of customer service throughout the store.

The role will entail a small allocation of cleaning duties and supervisory aspects of the cleaning team, providing cover if and or when required through absence.

Paying: £12.99 per hour

Working Hours: 40 hours per week. Between the hours of 07:00am-18:15pm - 30 hours a week plus overtime. Working 5 days out of 7.  Sunday hours will be between 9.00am – 17.00pm

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Perform cleaning duties within the business while also leading and supporting the team.
  • Ensure all team members receive comprehensive training to perform their duties efficiently and safely.
  • Supervise daily and periodic tasks to maintain the highest standards, overseeing staff to ensure timely completion and providing assistance as needed.
  • Manage inventory of cleaning supplies, ensuring the team has necessary equipment and consumables, and accounting for stock levels. Provide coverage or assistance in cleaning to elevate standards as necessary.
  • Review daily paperwork for accuracy and completion.
  • Coach and mentor team members to meet required standards and company expectations.
  • Coordinate with management to discuss and uphold cleaning standards.
  • Conduct return-to-work meetings with team members following absences.
  • Address performance issues within the team promptly and effectively.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for all team members.
  • Conduct weekly audits of the team's work to identify areas for improvement.
  • Assist in recruitment and induction processes as needed.
  • Monitor staff punctuality, ensuring timely arrival and departure, as well as proper sign-in and sign-out procedures.
  • Conduct refresher training sessions with cleaning operatives in accordance with toolbox talks guidelines.
  • Keep site policies and notices up to date on notice boards and promptly notify the Line Manager of any necessary updates.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge Needed:

  • Experience working as a Team Leader is essential
  • Excellent Time Management skills.
  • IT skills- Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • To lead and motivate the team in accordance with company core values.
  • Experience in cleaning is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks.
  • Excellent time management skills to ensure efficient completion of assigned duties.

You will need to be:

  • Self-driven.
  • Happy to support other departments.
  • A good communicator and problem solver
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service.
  • Happy to be flexible in your working shifts and patterns as required by the business, including working weekends.


  • Birthday Day off
  • 30 Days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Free Parking on site
  • Free Uniform provided (after a period of time)
  • Every 3 months staff are taken out to a restaurant of their choice
  • Every 3-4 months meal from restaurant on site provides a meal
  • 10% discount on all products. Special occasions throughout the year, 20% discount
  • Pension Scheme
  • Canteen area providing free refreshments

You will be required to attend an Assessment Day on Tuesday 7th May

  • Digital for speed and efficiency
  • Day 1 Assessment day
  • Day 2 1 to 1 Interview
  • If you are successful you will start your permanent position immediately

To explore this captivating and dynamic opportunity working with a renowned brand retailer, please forward your CV via email to

Upon receipt of your CV, I will schedule a call to discuss deeper into the details.

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