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Cleansing Team Leader

  • Location

    Radstock, Somerset

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  • Salary:

    £9.74 - £10.23 per hour

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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Our client is seeking a Cleansing Team Leader on an initial 2 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 37 Hours.

Pay Rate: £9.74

Job Purpose:

  • The primary purpose of this post is to assist in the provision of collection and cleansing services within Bath & North East Somerset.
  • To be responsible for supervising allocated staff and carrying out operations within refuse and cleansing within Bath and North East Somerset which will involve driving a non LGV vehicle and overseeing the use of vehicles, plant and machinery.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With the Collections & Cleansing Managers participate in the formulation of detailed Team objectives.
  • With the Collections & Cleansing Managers ensure the effective and efficient implementation and delivery of Council services and the achievement of the Council's objectives.
  • To contribute to co-operative working across service areas.
  • To assist in ensuring the Team's services are responsive to community needs and that equal opportunity and health and safety issues are identified and addressed effectively.
  • To assist in ensuring effective external and internal working relationships are established and maintained with organisations and agencies relevant to the work of the Collection & Cleansing Services teams.
  • To ensure effective and accessible communication with staff, service users, the general public and others as appropriate.
  • Employees at this level would be expected to work with minimal supervision and to accept responsibility for the direction of the work of trainees, agency staff and/or other employees assigned to them.

  • To liaise with management on operational matters including advising on potential abuse of services (e.g. Fly tipping, Trade Waste)
  • All staff to have a reasonable level of communication skills to enable them to liaise with customers,clients & management
  • In addition having charge of and being responsible for resources of a significant nature (refuse collection vehicles of a non LGV type, mechanical sweepers, etc) together with a considerable supervisory role (for example allocation of duties, work rotas, collection of missed bins, completion of rotas and work rounds, etc)
  • Regularly check standard of work and maintain and return records in compliance with service quality systems. Implement remedial action as necessary and liaise with the Collections & Cleansing Managers in respect of unresolved problems.
  • Responsible for completing all paperwork attributable to the vehicle or plant and work patterns. (eg defect reporting, drivers hours records, log books, round tick sheets, etc).
  • In addition to the usual range of tools and equipment the use of powered hand tools and light plant could be required.

Skills And Experience:

  • Driver must have a clean category C3 licence (Old 7.5 tonne GVW permission - LGV)
  • Trained to at least NVQ Level 2
  • Banks man Training Required
  • Manual Handling Training Required
  • These posts require continuous physical effort throughout the working day as well as strength and endurance.
  • These posts are subject to continuous environmental pressure throughout the year in terms of heat, noise, smell, (cold, wet and heat)
  • 37 / 48 hours per week (dependant on specific post). To include weekend and Bank Holiday working.
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are specified and are commensurate with the level of the post.
  • This job description only contains the main duties and responsibilities of the post and does not describe in detail the duties required to carry them out

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