THE CLEAN SWEEP Vol. 1
WELCOME BACK TO “THE CLEAN SWEEP” After a period of absence from the Sharman Property Services collection, The Clean Sweep has finally made its return, only bigger and better than ever before. The Clean Sweep is the Newsletter for Sharman Property Services.
quarter, we will contact a staff member from each region and write a bio on them for inclusion in the newsletter as well.
Each quarter we will be announcing a team member of the quarter, and a site of the quarter. It aims to bring our Company Community closer Nominations will be taken by our Area Management together and is a great place to obtain information, Team and submitted to our judging panel for review. share in our successes, and hear about what is going on in our world and with our people. The lucky team member will receive an award for their hard work and dedication, and the site will be It is published quarterly and forwarded to you via the rewarded in a similar way – so watch this space for email address you provided us. A hard copy will be your name or site to be in print. If you would like to put up in most cleaners rooms and our clients will nominate anyone (or yourself), please forward these also receive a copy in the mail. If you do not receive details to your Area Manager. a copy, please do not hesitate to ask for one – Don’t Everyone at SPS is looking forward to the re-launch miss out! of The Clean Sweep and we hope you enjoy reading In the first edition back, we are introducing you it, whether it be over a coffee, on the bus or train on to all of our Head Office and Management staff. the way home from work, or when you have a spare Putting a face to a name always makes your dealings 10 minutes at home. more personal. Giving a little bit of information about We hope your enjoy your Newsletter and each staff member brings Happy Reading!!! our community a little bit closer together. Each Head Office: 17/1645 Ipswich Road, Rocklea Qld 4106 Postal: PO Box 74, Brisbane Market Qld 4106 +61 7 3426 9400 www.sps-cleaning.com
A sad farewell to one of our team members, Paulo Mello, who has been with us for almost 3.5 years. We wish you and your family all the best for the future. We hope to see you back with us one day. Thank you for your dedication and hard work. You will be sadly missed…
RECOGNITION OF LENGTH OF SERVICE – OVER 5 YEARS Big congratulations and thank you to the following team members for your ongoing support over the years. We recognize that with turnover of contracts, and the nature of the industry, reaching 5 plus years with the same employer is a definite milestone. We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for your service.
OH&S COMMITTIEE As you would all be aware, SPS has a very active Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Your committee members meet once a quarter to discuss any Safety issues that arise during that period. Please make the most of your local Committee member by raising any issues or concerns you have with both them and your Area Manager. Our philosophy is “-if we don’t know about it, we can’t fix it”. Your members names are on the wall in your cleaners rooms, so please keep an eye out for it. Remember our Goal of “Zero workplace Injuries”. If we work together, and work smart, we can achieve anything
• Kim Henneberry Gold Coast • Vivienne Granzien Gladstone • Susan Daniels Area Manager • Daphne Beale Roma • Jamie Olive Cairns • Leanne Sharman Maday • Mary Viani Gladstone • Georgina Jenkins Weipa • Gaylene Tribe Ipswich • Beverley Jenkins Weipa • Yvonne Hoad Heathwood • Amanda Gould
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HELPFUL HOME HINTS FOR SEPTEMBER Hard Water Stains rub over surface with a cut lemon Spiders hate peppermint put some peppermint oil in a squirt bottle with a little water and spray around door frames Ceiling Fan Blades slide a pillow case over each blade (one at a time) and slide and wipe. All the dust stays inside the pillow case. Then shake out the case and put it in the wash.
EMPLOYEE BIO’S Michelle Harrison
Site: Multicap EMP Length of Service: 2 years 4 months Interests: Being outdoors or “Going Bush”
Site: QR – RC1 and Abbotsford Rd Length of Service: 2 years 5 months Interests: Latin music, Sci-Fi and Beachgoing
Site: Riparian Length of Service: 2 years 4 months Interests: Gym, Heavy Metal and time with friends
Site: Youth Justice, SEQ Karalee Length of Service: 4 years Interests: Photography and colour purple
Site: QRN Rocky Length of Service: 2 years 6 months Interests: Garage Sales, Collecting clocks, antiques and cooking
Site: Aurizon – Pring and Bowen Length of Service: 3 years Interests: Photography and “chewing out her husband”
I am Mark Nipper, SPS’s Managing Director. I have two beautiful children named Alicia who is 10 & Jackson who is 6. I enjoy camping (preferably with a cold beer), travelling the world and a good movie. I’m also an AFL fanatic who wants to see the Adelaide Crows win another premiership flag next year.
I am the Area Manager for the south side of Brisbane. I have been with our wonderful company for a little over 7 years. I am happily married with three beautiful children. In my spare time I love entertaining family and friends.
My name is Leanne Cash - Area Manager. I have been in the cleaning industry for 20 years! Oh my, that long. I must be getting old. Make sure you make time for fun and laughter and enjoy what you do.
I have been in the cleaning industry 17yrs. I have been with SPS for over 2 years. I am the Area Manger for Toowoomba. My favourite past time is spending time with my family and friends as well as gardening, swimming.
I am the Area Manager for North Queensland. I am married with three children and three grandchildren. I enjoy relaxing and watching movies. The most important thing in my life is my family. Each year we all get together for a group holiday.
I have worked in the cleaning industry for over 25 years. I am the Business Development Manager. This position keeps me active in developing the sales portfolio and continued growth for the company. I enjoy the beach, rock & roll dancing and spending time with my family.
I have been in the cleaning industry for over 25 years now, the last 9 years with SPS. I am the Business Systems Manager which involves looking after all of our internal systems like Quality, OHS & Environmental. I really enjoy doing things with my family including camping.
I have been with SPS since 2005. Starting as a part time receptionist, I now work in payroll. In my spare time I enjoy going to concerts and all things from the 50’s and 60’s Rock n Roll and Rockabilly.
I have been with SPS since April this year as accounts receivable, it is a challenging role, but I do enjoy it. My spare time is mostly taken up by gardening.
I am the Business Services Manager. I have been in the cleaning industry for over 28 years. I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with many people including our clients. In my spare time I enjoy camping with my family and my dog Snoop. I am a big fan of the AFL and enjoy playing netball.
My name is Sue Pawson I have been with Sharman Property Services nearly 28 months.Yes I am a Pom, but not a Whinging Pom !!!!!!. I have been in the cleaning business for 30 odd years.
I have been employed by SPS for 3 years & 8 months. I started as a P/Time cleaner and was promoted to now be an Area Manager. I have been married for 26 years. I have 3 children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. I enjoy the outside life in the sun.
Hi, I’m Pam Stewart and I am the new Central Qld Area Manager. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family. I love going fishing as well.
I am the Service Consultant. I enjoy my collaboration with my work colleagues and our clients. My role is very diverse and enables me to relate with many people. My reward is in the cooperative relationships established. My time away from work is busy with family and friends.
Over 25 years financial and management accounting experience in various industries like manufacturing, retail, wholesale, service sector and labour hire. Worked for multi-national company and lived and worked in 3 different countries.
I’ve been with SPS for around 10 years now. I look after the Human Resource department which keeps me busy with close to 400 staff working for us. In my spare time I enjoy camping, spending time with my children, family and friends
I have worked with SPS for 14 years. You might recognise me from Cert III training. The last 3 years I have been looking after you from the front desk. In my spare time I enjoy reading and spending time with family and friends.
Head Office: 17/1645 Ipswich Rd, Rocklea Qld 4106 Postal: PO Box 74, Brisbane Market Qld 4106 Phone: +61 7 3426 9400
OUTSTANDING EFFORT “SITE OF THE QUARTER” - The work site that has won the Inaugural Perpetual “Site of the Quarter“ is one of our smaller sites. We only have 2 staff members at this site, however the staff work together as a team, helping each other if needed. They have gained the respect and trust of our client and are always willing to assist whenever they can. They are quite remote and living away from their families which can also be a challenge. Big Congratulations go to our site at COPPABELLA (Virginia Ward and Katrina Daley) “EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER” - The winner of this category is somebody who continually gets praise from our client. It is very unusual that clients put pen to paper, however they have for this person. Everything is completed perfectly, audits pass 100% every time, cleaners room is spotless, timesheets correct, ordering perfect and the list goes on. A very big Congratulations and thank you to CASSANDRA HICKS from Port of Brisbane - You are an outstanding member of our team.
EXTERNAL AWARDS Congratulations also to Bill Alvarez, Prince Emmanual Vaz and Luis Contreras for receiving an award for being a part of our clients’ Property Services Team . They were recognised for contributing to the Workplace Culture of their worksite. Congratulations to you all!
MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS Happy “ending in 0” Birthday to our team members below: • Tsega Mehary Gebre • Laura Thompson • Tremaine Tait • Juliana Martinez Perdomo • Alintia Williams
• Bree Givney • Jose Reyes Cardenas • Paulina Jobson • Donna Beale • Gloria Medina Panesso
• Tom Sullivan • Sandra Wurzbacher • Vicki Leo • Shirley Loader
Happy Birthday to those who have had a birthday in July, August, September. Hope you enjoyed your special day with family and friends. Pamela Robinson, Toni Jeavons, Donna Smith, Shelly Lau, Janice Thompson, Elizabeth Thompson, Lydia Griffin, William D’Arney, Penny Powell, Maruia Mareela, Clair Holley, Aline Marques De Santana, Peter McDonough, Georgina Jenkins, Yvonne Brown, Joanna Matzke, Sam Hardimon, Brett Moore, Harish Moganna Gowda, Susan Daniels, Alison Rice, Kenneth Hodge, Susi Togitasi Toe, Sri Henderson, Patricia Amosa, Dragana Stankovic, Marlene Bird, Janette Jones, Elizabeth Kyle, Peta Oakley, Robyn Shute, Joanne Ware, Letecia Jensen, Michael Spokes, Guillermo Escobar Acosta, Terry Pawson, Sanda Dittrich, Jasmyne Gould, Ellen Colledge, Joy Hutchinson, Colleen Day, Shahn Kay, Ken Atkin, Heather McAuley, Keith Sutherland, Farzad Eghbali, Ana Deusedino, Camila Gomez Jiminez, Valeria Lacerda Cardoso, Karen Valesquez, Donna McIlvaney, Lynette Woolsey, Deanne Pozzini, Yenny Mora, Garry Glover, Julie-Anne Core, Tanya Baldry, Kathleen Pershouse, Robyn Dallinger, Sudarika Perera, Toni Kinniburgh, Manjinder Kaur, Andressa De Jesus Steca, Amin Hashempour, Kasra Mohebbi, Mujo Uzunovic, Corrina Eather, Andrew Thompson, Cassandra Hicks, Belinda Hylard, Chris Newton, Marcos Da Silva Santana, Lara Walker, Sandra Arredondo, Eudes De Jesus Araujo, Flavia Navarro Bernardes.
SPONSORSHIPS: Once again, SPS were pleased to Sponsor the Big City BBQ, held on the 20th September in the Riparian Plaza area and surrounds. This is a great event to raise money for a number of different organisations and we are proud to be a part of the event. Some of the fun was caught on camera. Have a peek…
BRIDGE TO BRISBANE Congratulations go out to Brad Nicol and his son Marty who ran the 5km leg of the Bridge to Brisbane on 1st September. They were running to raise money for “The Brain Foundation” and successfully raised over $400.Well done Brad and Marty!