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Lakethorne Group is a privately owned company set up in 1985. It provides contract cleaning, security guarding, and facilities management services. We are known for providing a high quality service.

What we provide and what we expect
  • Legal workers: All staff must be legally able to work here and must provide us with proof of their identity, right to work, a National Insurance number, an address and a recent bank statement. Staff working where children or vulnerable adults are present must also hold a current DBS certificate.
  • Higher quality service, attention to detail: Cleaning is a physically demanding job and we know it is hard to stay alert all the time. However, small mistakes irritate clients. We aim to avoid mistakes and ask clients to report errors immediately so we can help our staff avoid making them again.
  • Pay and benefits: All our staff are on PAYE contracts. We pay no less than the minimum wage; paying more depends on the client’s budget. Everyone receives training, holiday pay and is automatically enrolled in the state pension scheme. We provide uniforms and name badges.
  • Speak and understand English to a basic level: All staff must be able to speak English to a basic level, which we will test during your interview, so you can take instructions and ask questions.
  • Honesty and commitment: We expect all staff to turn up on time able to do their job. If you cannot work, you must inform your manager or supervisor in good time so we can arrange a replacement.
The job
  • To clean our client’s premises to the highest quality possible, using the detailed checklist that will be provided when you are allocated to the job.
  • To use equipment correctly and safely and to report defects to your manager or supervisor.
  • To follow cleaning procedures specific to the premises where you are working.
  • To use equipment correctly and safely and to report defects to your manager or supervisor.
  • To keep the client’s premises safe and secure by reporting immediately, to your manager or supervisor, any issues that need the client’s attention such as: equipment that has been left on, light bulbs that have failed in corridors or on stairs, slippery floors or stairs, locks that have failed.
  • To collect, keep safe and return keys if required by the job.
  • To understand and incorporate changes made permanently, occasionally or one-off by your area manager or supervisor. Tell your manager/supervisor if a client asks for changes.
  • To refer to your area manager or supervisor for guidance, advice and support and to ask questions if anything is unclear or difficult.
  • To attend training so you understand the importance of health and safety regulations and good practice, particularly when working with chemicals and specialist equipment, as well as how to deal with accidents and incidents including specific risks or procedures where you will be working.
  • To work on other client sites in the Greater London area, filling gaps due to absence, as required at the request of your manager or supervisor.
How to apply

Please contact us using the online enquiry form and we will be in touch.