An advert asking for ‘Cleaners with a difference’ has sparked outrage amongst jobseekers and MPs as it appeared on a Government job website.
The Fantasy Cleans opening, posted on Government site Universal Jobmatch, was spotted by a female jobseeker who was “embarrassed” by the post.
The jobseeker from Yorkshire told the Mirror that the posting made her feel “distressed” adding “I thought that sort of attitude of the objectification of women was in the past.”
Universal Jobmatch enables Jobcentre Plus staff to monitor claimants’ search for work. If there is a lack of job-search activity, benefits can be suspended.
The jobseeker alerted local MP’s about the job, who were ‘appalled’ and said it could lead to exploitation of people in a desperate position.
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