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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 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’s dedicated cleaning division work across all sectors in the commercial cleaning industry. We are recruiting for Cleaning Operatives to join our Cleaning and Facilities Department.

This will involve a mixture of working at offices and Communal areas on behalf of the UK’s leading property management companies and working at offices and customer service facilities across The Midlands Canal Network.

Duties include:

  • Undertake all aspects of general daily cleaning duties including vacuuming, dusting, mopping and toilet/washroom facilities.
  • Operate cleaning equipment and use cleaning materials as required in accordance with Health and Safety requirements.
  • Providing the highest level of service in line with the clients’ specifications.
  • Ensuring regular checks are carried out to the equipment/machines and equipment is left clean and in good working order at the end of your shift, reporting any defects to your Line Manager.
  • Making yourself familiar with and follow all company procedures and regulations.
  • Participating in the Health and Safety Policy of the company and report any dangers, near misses or hazards you encounter to your Line Manager.

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 across The Midlands throughout the day.
  • Working in a team of cleaners, split into teams of 2.
  • Hours are Monday – Friday: 7am – 2:30pm with half an hour break totalling to 35 hours per week.
  • £9.50 per hour.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From £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.