Vacancy for Deputy Area Manager

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Location Manchester
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 37.5
Remuneration £24,562 per annum plus benefits
Job Reference GR/10833

We have an opportunity for a Deputy Area Manager who will oversee and monitor all cleaning and associated duties carried out by your area team

Responsibilities will include:

To ensure that all cleaning tasks are carried out in accordance with NHS cleaning standards or equivalent.

To effectively manage and monitor the assigned units within budgetary restraints whilst conforming to the client’s and OCS specifications.

To always ensure the provision of adequate personnel cover in line with the contract specification.

To apply quality control procedures to ensure that the standards of cleanliness comply with the contract requirements.

Daily liaison with departmental leads, on all service-related issues to ensure the best possible service delivery to the trust.

To carry out inductions, training/refresher training and job chats.

Ensure that all your team are working safely and in line with all health & safety procedures.  You must ensure that all adverse events and near misses are reported, in accordance with the company procedure.

To carry out all first line investigation procedures in line with OCS and client policy.

To carry out all return-to-work interviews and first line absence meetings, in line with the OCS policy.

To oversee use and to take responsibility for all, consumables, equipment & machinery used.  Report any defects with equipment & machinery to line manager.


Qualifications and Experience required:

Supervisory experience within a healthcare environment would be desirable

Excellent communication skills

Ability to manage your own time and prioritise your own workload.

What will you get in return?

  • An enhanced pension scheme (above auto enrolment rates) - to save for the future
  • Life Assurance – to protect your family should the worst happen
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays on top
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Private Medical Insurance – to protect you
  • Access to 100s of high street discounts
  • Financial Wellbeing support - Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Health & Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer