Cleaner – Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre *Internal Applicants only


Closing date: Thursday, 25th Feb 2021

Salary £8.72 per hour /£6,801.60 per annum
Hours per Week 15 (Working pattern to be agreed)
Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 days bank holiday (pro-rata part-time)
Contract Permanent
Location Henshaws Arts & Craft Centre Knaresborough
DBS Check Enhanced check

The Arts and Crafts Service in Knaresborough provides training for people with disabilities.  We support people to reach their true potential by giving them real work experience through our social enterprise.

We are recruiting a Cleaner to ensure that a high level of cleanliness and order is maintained throughout the Arts and Crafts Centre.

Job Summary

To provide a cleaning service, ensuring that a high level of cleanliness and order is maintained throughout the Arts and Crafts Centre. To cover for holidays and absence and provide cleaning support during our busy period of events.

Key responsibilities

Cleaning of designated areas to agreed standards

Prioritisation of work areas and tasks

Work productively and at pace, whilst still maintaining a high level of attention to detail

Adhere to COSHH regulations, ensuring correct usage and storage of all cleaning materials and equipment.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Knowledge and understanding of hygiene and cleanliness, both best practise and regulation

Good communication skills, both verbal and written, whilst remaining professional, courteous, friendly and calm in all situations.

Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative

Closing date Thursday 25th February 2021 – 12 Noon

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

Internal applicants can complete an ‘Expression of interest’  detailing their skills and experience that fit this role, email to

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

Sorry, applications for this position are now closed