Cleaning Team Leader JRN 20998

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Area Command / Department
Business Support
Contract Type
Secondment/Fixed Term
Full Time
Salary Range
£26,244 - £28,725
Closing Date


The role:

An opportunity has arisen within the Business Support Department for a 12 month secondment for Team Leader position in cleaning services, and will be based at Gateshead. The role will provide the support of cleaning services across the Force area.

What will I be doing?

The Team Leader role is varied and demanding requiring excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure a high quality of service to our buildings and customers.  Applicants should ideally have experience of staff supervision and demonstrate an understanding of Health & Safety, Staff Performance Management and Problem Solving.

The successful candidate will possess:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience of deployment of resources utilising RMS to meet business requirements.

Experience of management and delegation of staff workload to ensure service level agreements are achieved

Hold a valid UK driving license for over 12 months

For more information please see the role profile: Cleaning Team Leader.docx


Applicants will also be required to be flexible and adaptable to change within the role and or location within the Force Area, working times in conjunction with cleaning teams being early start times.

Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV) 

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at


All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact: 

For further details of this opportunity, please contact Tracy Mcconnell (5693), Cleaning Manager, via e-mail in the first instance.

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone