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Dental Practice Cleaner Job Description

Updated on April 16, 2014

Here is a job description for a dental practice cleaner, although it could be for a general cleaning job also, and it was created as part of my Practice Managers course. Feel free to use it as an example, or get an idea of what is needed and expected of you as a dental practice cleaner.

Job Description - Cleaner

Job Title: Cleaner

Purpose of the Job: To keep the dental practice clean and tidy, to a high standard.

To Whom Responsible: The Principle and Practice Manager

For Whom Responsible: None

Employment Duties:

  • To perform high quality cleaning procedures, whilst working in a safe and effective manner, in accordance with the ‘Code of Ethics’ of the British Association of Dentists and the GDC requirements and recommendations to dentists and their staff. The performance of these duties is under the reasonable direction of the Principle or Practice Manager.
  • To ensure that all areas of the practice are regularly cleaned, paying attention to the practice policy in respect of cross infection and Health and Safety.
  • Use a range of cleaning items and products, following C.O.S.H.H. guidelines at all times.

Key Tasks:

  • To clean all areas of the practice, including all patient areas, such as bathroom, waiting room and reception, all staff areas, such as bathroom and staff room/kitchen, all surgeries, as well as the stairs and walkways to a high standard
  • Clean down sides and work surfaces in reception, waiting room and staff room/kitchen
  • Hoover walkways, stairs, waiting room, reception, staff room/kitchen and surgeries
  • Mop bathrooms and staff room/kitchen
  • Pay attention to dusting skirting boards and tops of picture frames
  • Empty all bins
  • Obey all confidentiality and Data Protection guidelines
  • Inform Practice Manager of cleaning stock that needs to be ordered
  • Notify the Principle or Practice Manager of any repairs or defects on the premises that require attention.

Beneficial Experience:

  • Experience of cleaning a practice is desirable, but not essential as full training is given
  • To be familiar with Confidentiality and Data Protection Acts

  • To be familiar with C.O.S.H.H.

Personal Attributes:

  • The ability to work alone, efficiently and effectively
  • Good organization skills
  • Honest, trust-worthy and reliable
  • The ability to motivate yourself

Required Qualifications: None

Terms of Employment:

Hours of work will be 4 hours in total, 2 hours on a Wednesday evening after 5.30pm, and 2 hours on a Sunday. The successful candidate will require a CRB check, which will be reimbursed by the employer.


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