Working as an institutional cleaner

Institutional cleaner’s (välinehuoltaja) work involves basic and maintenance cleaning as well as other service duties.

In residential care homes, the cleaning area encompasses the residents’ rooms, shared spaces, on-call facilities, offices, break room and dining room. An institutional cleaner’s job may include both cleaning and food service tasks.

An institutional cleaner’s work mostly consists of gigs, lasting from one day to a few days. Shifts take place on weekday mornings and evenings, but weekend shifts are also available.

Gigs are available regularly throughout the year. We require institutional cleaners to have similar previous work experience or training in the field.

Institutional cleaner’s salary

Our job advertisements indicate the exact salary or wages with possible bonuses. In gig work (on-demand work), wages are paid twice a month. For gig work, holiday bonus is also paid with the wages. Read more about the wages in Seure.

Suitable background, required permits and certificates

  • Work experience in institutional cleaning or training as an institutional cleaner, such as the Vocational Qualification in Cleaning and Property Services
  • Qualification and employment certificates
  • Hygiene Passport