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Cleaning stations in buildings generally look like the picture above, although some might vary in terms of tables.

Campus Cleaning

Facilities Management (cleaning services)

The team of circa 180 cleaning staff provide a 24/7, 365 day a year cleaning service across both campus in support of academic building and student accommodation

The University of Exeter’s Cleaning Teams provide a range of cleaning services across both our Exeter campuses and University owned and managed accommodation in the city.

All staff are qualified and trained to BICSc (British Institute of Cleaning Science) standards and currently follow Public Health England guidance on cleaning during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the current COVID-19 pandemic our Cleaning Teams, alongside other colleagues in CIOSS are providing enhanced cleaning support across both Exeter campuses to a wide variety of activities and buildings.

The link below to the 2021 2002 Cleaning Support Matrix details the level of routine cleaning taking place in addition to our responses to suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Cleaning Support Matrix 2021-2022

In addition to the Cleaning Support Matrix please see two documents below for reference;

COVID Secure Building and Office Support – this spreadsheet details the location of cleaning stations within office buildings, location of staff rooms where additional cleaning supplies are held and shower locations where cleaning materials are supplied. These ‘stations’ are checked and re-supplied when needed on a daily basis

Face Covering Stations – The University states there is a  “strong expectation face coverings are worn in shared indoor spaces”. The spreadsheet below shows where disposable face coverings and some clear face coverings will be held if any staff and students require them.

COVID secure building and office support

Face Covering Station Locations

User responsibilities

  1. Please contact the relevant person on the Key Contact list for any spillage or clean up required
  2. Support the University's waste and recycling scheme and use the correct recycle bins

What we do and don't do

The duties of our team alongside our expectations from the building staff to ensure the areas are kept to the highest standards.

What we doWe do NOTWhat you do

Vacuum the floor monthly (large open offices will be monthly)

Clean work surfaces, ledges, skirting (if clear) monthly

Corridors - vacuum weekly

Internal windows will be cleaned monthly where necessary

Clean computer screens, keyboards, mouse

Move personal belongings

Clean boards in offices or corridors

Clear up spillages immediately

Ensure surfaces clear of belongings if cleaning required

Ensure waste disposed of in correct bins

Report faults or damage to the helpdesk

 

What we doWe do NOTWhat you do

Sweep/mop/vacuum the floor weekly

Wipe work surfaces (if clear of equipment) weekly.

Empty bins daily

Provide cleaning equipment or products

Put away crockery or cutlery

Empty the dishwasher

Provide your own cutlery and crockery

Clear and clean your own dirty crockery and cutlery

Clean microwave

Clear up spillages immediately

Provide your own cleaning materials and store correctly

Ensure surfaces are clear and clean after every use

Ensure food waste and packaging is disposed of in correct bins

Report faults or damage to Help Desk

 

What we doWe do NOTWhat you do

Vacuum/mop the floor daily

Clean work surfaces (if clear) daily

Empty recycle bins daily if necessary

Windows will be cleaned monthly (where necessary)

Clean ledges/skirting boards weekly

Clean computer screens, keyboards, mouse

Move personal belongings

Clean boards in offices or corridors

Clear up spillages immediately

Ensure surfaces clear of belongings if cleaning required

Ensure waste disposed of in correct bins

Report faults or damage to the helpdesk

 

JOB VACANCIES

If you are looking for a rewarding part-time job and would like to be part of our Facilities Operations Cleaning Team, please contact Facilitiesmanagement@exeter.ac.uk for more details.

We offer good job benefits and generous holiday entitlement.