Canal Cleaning Operative - Dovetail Group

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Dovetail Group makes the constant development of the team a priority. Joining Dovetail would fully equip you with the relevant qualifications and skills you would need to advance your career.

Job Description

At Dovetail Group (uk) we recognise that for your property or facility to serve its intended purpose, the first step is making sure that it is clean and safe to work, live, or learn in. That’s why our cleaners work to a rigorous, bespoke specification for cleaning across all sectors, and we regularly add to our cleaning supply with the latest products on the market, to save our clients time and money.

Dovetail Group (uk) are recruiting for a Canal Cleaning Operative.

This will involve working at canal offices, workshops and customer service facilities in the London South East region for a national company, The Canal and River Trust.

Basic cleaning skills needed – but full training will be provided.

– Full clean driving licence is required.

– Own transport is required to get to our yard (B92 0AS) then use our Dovetail, fully equipped cleaning vans, to commute throughout the day.

-Lone worker position, supported with a tablet and lone working device.

– Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7am – 4pm with an hour break totalling to 24 hours per week.

-£9.50 per hour.

-All equipment provided.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50 per hour


A cover letter is not essential with your application however it will certainly give you an edge as it helps display your motivation and personality.

You will be required to have skills and experience relevant to the job you’re applying and these skills will be displayed on the job advert, we also desire some core generic skills from our applicants too.

Yes, we will reach out to any references you have listed when we’re ready to offer you the job, however we will consult with you before we do.

We expect you to have done some homework on us as a company, at least chcked out our website. Prepare to answer any questions on the types of work we do and the role you would undergo at the company.

Yes. There is a probation period which varies depending on the seniority of the position you’re applying for.