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Domestic services staff in the NHS keep hospitals, health centres, offices and other areas clean and hygienic.

Domestic Services

Domestic services staff work in clinical and non-clinical areas. They have a very important role in making sure that all areas are clean and safe places where staff can care for patients.

Some of your daily tasks could include:

  • dusting
  • using spray cleaners
  • cleaning hard floors with mops or electric floor cleaners
  • using vacuum cleaners or carpet cleaners
  • cleaning toilet and bathroom areas

You'll do routine cleaning which needs to be done on a daily or weekly basis as well as emergencies such as spills. You may also carry out regular, planned deep cleaning on a monthly or annual basis.

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