If you are looking to apply for a cleaning role then usually you will have some previous experience as a cleaner maybe for private domestic customers or for businesses cleaning their offices and work premises.
You will need to be able to pay great attention to detail in the role of a cleaner and enjoy making places clean and tidy as per the customer’s instructions. You will need to be very private and confidential when cleaning in someone else’s premises be it a house or business as you could be subject to some sensitive information that you must never disclose.
You will also need to be very respectful and treat people’s property better than you would your own, paying attention to any expensive equipment such as computers in an office etc.
Related: Cleaner Cover Letter
If you are looking to update your CV please see the below CV example:
Cleaner CV Example
I have been cleaning now for 5 years and to date I have cleaned in both private houses and business establishments and after my employers relocating to another area I am now seeking a new role. I have excellent references as to my cleaning and previous work experience.
I have good communication skills and feel that I get along with people well. I am able to follow instructions as per the client’s requirements and also work on my own initiative. I pay great attention to detail and like to please my clients with my work.
I am very organized, work in a thorough manner and like to have a plan of how the cleaning should be done, especially in a person’s home. I have got good time management skills and work well to deadlines.
Date to Date or To Date – Cleaner – Where?
In my role as a Cleaner I am responsible for ensuring that the premises or property are cleaned to the customer’s requirements on time and efficiently. My responsibilities include:
Meeting new clients and discussing their requirements
Cleaning offices and homes for customers to their exacting standards
Performing other household chores such as ironing and errands plus cooking
Stocking up the cleaning items and store cupboard essentials as per the requirements of the customer
Working to time frames set by the customer and ensuring these are always adhered to.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Any special cleaning courses attended. Anything about new cleaning products that would be useful?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.