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Recycling Operative

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , per year - 1831 

Salary:£21,704 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Various RHWS, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 

Reference:ET0965 

Closing date:31 July 2022 at midnight 


Salary Range £21,704 - £21,871  based on 40 hours per week plus £0.80 per hour Market Premia payment and a retention payment subject to certain conditions. Please see the document attached at the bottom of the page on pay appended for further information.
  
Annualised Hours - 40 hours per week.
  
Usual working Patterns:
October to March - up to 32.5 hours per week
April to September - up to 47.5 hours per week
   
Please note all positions are working full time (5 days per week which will include every weekend, including both Saturday and Sunday. Bank Holidays that fall within working patterns are mandatory but paid as double time.)
  
Do you enjoy working with people, being outdoors and looking after the environment?
  
Leicestershire County Council is looking to recruit a Recycling Operative(s) based at its Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS). Candidates must be self-motivated, hard-working, willing to learn and have good customer care skills.
 
Successful candidates will be responsible for identifying, assessing and charging residents for their chargeable waste, assisting members of the public in the safe disposal of their waste and delivering a high-quality service under challenging times.
 
We have around 8 roles available, each role covers one of the site groups below:

Primary RHWS

Secondary RHWS (must be 2 out of)

Anticipated number of positions

Bottesford

Melton, Somerby, Mountsorrel, Shepshed, Loughborough

1-2

Coalville

Barwell, Lount, Shepshed, Loughborough, Mountsorrel

2

Lount

Barwell, Coalville, Loughborough, Shepshed

1-2

Melton

Bottesford, Kibworth, Mountsorrel, Somerby

1

Shepshed

Barwell, Coalville, Loughborough, Lount, Mountsorrel

1

Whetstone

Barwell, Kibworth, Coalville Lutterworth, Oadby

1

Please indicate in your application your preferred Primary RHWS (column 1) and your choice of two Secondary RWHSs from those provided linked to your preferred Primary RHWS (in column 2).
  
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • An understanding of Health & Safety.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to handle all customers in a polite and professional manner.
  • The ability to converse with ease with customers and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
  • Must have the ability to travel to work base/locations (within site grouping – Primary RHWS plus 2 others)
  • To either hold a valid, or have a willingness and ability to complete, relevant first aid course
 
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
  
For informal enquires please contact Jonathan Murray, Tel: 0751 829 9863 between the hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday or Email: Jonathan.Murray@leics.gov.uk
 
Equality and diversity is everyone’s business. Here at the council, we’ve been building on strong foundations since achieving ‘excellent’ status in 2011 under the Equality Framework for Local Government. We have a corporate Equalities Board, supported by departmental equality groups and also our staff groups for Black and Minority Ethnic, Disabled, LGBT+ and Carers. We believe that a strong, diverse workforce will bring together different perspectives and ideas. To find out more please click here.
  
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
 
We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Jonathan (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role.
   
Please apply using our online system uploading your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.
 
Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/working-for-the-council/working-in-environment-and-transport

“Equality and diversity is everyone’s business. Here at the council, we’ve been building on strong foundations since achieving ‘excellent’ status in 2011 under the Equality Framework for Local Government. We have a corporate Equalities Board, supported by departmental equality groups and also our staff groups for Black, Asian and Multi Minority Ethnic Staff, Disabled Workers, LGBT+ and Carers. We believe that a strong, diverse workforce will bring together different perspectives and ideas. To find out more please click here.”

  
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

  
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