Jill Roberts winning BICSc award

Lifetime achievement award for Head of Cleaning Services

Last updated on 22 September 2023

Jill Roberts, Head of Cleaning Services, has been given a lifetime achievement at the BICSc Awards ceremony on 21 September 2023.  

The University’s Head of Cleaning Services won the Eric Hill Award, signifying Jill’s hard work and dedication to the Cleaning Services, including steering her team during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The BICSc awards acknowledges the cleaning industry’s success by recognising some of the sector’s brightest stars – with the Eric Hill Award honouring “those with an exemplary contribution in the field of training and education alongside their unrelenting support for the Institute”.   

‘Calmness and authority’ 

Ann Allen, Director of Campus Innovation and Development, said:  

“I’m thrilled about this wonderful recognition for Jill, which is thoroughly deserved. During her time at the University, she has led Cleaning Services from strength-to-strength, recently introducing an industry-accredited training scheme to maintain and develop her team’s outstanding professionalism. She steered her team through the challenges of the pandemic with calmness and authority.   

“Cleaning Services are essential to the smooth running of the University, and I couldn’t be more pleased for Jill that she has received this award.”