Spotlight on Cleaning Jobs in Dorset, Somerset and Hamsphire

Spotlight on Cleaning Jobs in Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire is the latest in our spotlight on jobs series.

In this article we try to give an insight into the world of cleaning and the types of opportunities there are for cleaning jobs in Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset.

Beach Cleaning Jobs – the golden beaches of Dorset are cleaned on a daily basis throughout the spring and summer season. These great assets of the county are heavily invested in to ensure they remain a draw to the tourists to the area. Cleaning Jobs on the beach involve mainly litter picking but also some light maintenance and sand clearance.

Litter Picking Jobs – The main towns of Dorset, Hamsphire and Somerset require constant litter picking to keep them spick and span. Litter picking jobs suit people who like to be out and about in all weathers keeping the streets and parks of our great towns and cities litter free.

Refuse Loader Jobs – These jobs were once call binmen but over the years are now more commonly known as Refuse Loaders. Refuse Loaders work in teams on a vehicle. Shifts generally start early in the morning collecting domestic rubbish. Great jobs if you are a team player.

Domestic / Tenancy Cleaning Jobs – This type of work involves the cleaning of people homes at the end of or during occupancy. Candidates will be required to understand different products for the cleaning of kitchens, toilets etc. Specialist roles with this category include oven cleaning and carpet cleaning.

Student Property Cleaning Jobs – Student are notoriously untidy and at the end of each academic year all student halls of residence are deep cleaned at the students cost. This type of work very much suits candidates who like a challenge to return these units back to new.

Boat Cleaning Jobs – Southampton, Poole and Weymouth are well known commercial ports with numerous boats coming and going. All boats require ongoing maintenance with decks being scrubbed on a weekly basis and hulls on an annual basis. If you like the sea air then this job can be great. Please be aware that some boat cleaning jobs are performed whilst the boat is at sea so if you suffer from sea sickness a land based role is probably more for you!

Event Cleaning Jobs – Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset all host numerous festivals and shows over the summer period. Large teams of event cleaning staff are deployed before, during and after the event. If you are interested in being part of an event but can’t afford to attend an event, a cleaning job can be a great way to work but be part of the atmosphere.

Builders Clean Jobs – New or refurbished properties always need a professional clean once the builders have left. Builders Clean Jobs usually need you to have a CICS card. Great jobs if you like to see the inside of the latest Sandbanks Mansion or Penthouse.

Office Cleaning Jobs – Normally office cleaning jobs are available in the evenings or very early mornings. These types of jobs really suit people looking for regular short hours outside of normal office hours.

Caravan Cleaning Jobs – Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset have an abundance of Caravan Parks with static vans in place. Changeover days are normally Monday’s and Friday’s with entire parks needing to be turned around in a 6 hour period. If you are looking for part time work in a holiday atmosphere these are great jobs which can be available year round.

Holiday Property Cleaning Jobs – During the busy Summer season there are an abundance of properties throughout Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset which are let out on a weekly or sometimes shorter holiday let basis. Generally jobs are available on Fridays and Saturdays to turn round properties in time for new visitors.

Deep Cleaning Jobs – Annually most properties, caravans etc will have a deep clean to reduce the effects of wear and tear on the property and to clean the areas which can’t be kept on top of on a weekly basis. Deep Cleaning Jobs can be hard work but very rewarding.

Industrial Cleaning Jobs – The counties of Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset are festooned with manufacturing, engineering and production facilities. In addition to the physical cleaning of the operations rooms most facilities will have offices which will also be cleaned.

Housekeeping Jobs – Throughout Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset there are thousands of hotels resulting in massive demand for housekeepers and Chambermaids.

There are many other types of cleaning Jobs in Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset but the above synopsis shows the diverse range of cleaning jobs available.

City Centre Recruitment based in Southampton, Bournemouth, Weymouth and Yeovil supply cleaning jobs from all of its offices to a variety of different clients and have jobs available in all of the above categories. To apply to join our cleaning team please register your cv via our website


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