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Environment Services Operative – Work Experience

Purpose of Post:

  • To assist Area Care / Park staff in delivering Street Cleansing and Horticultural duties.
  • To assist Refuse Operatives in delivering essential front line council services

General duties:

  • Litter Picking, Street Cleansing, Grass Cutting, Shrub Bed maintenance, Sports Pitch marking, Painting Street Furniture
  • Refuse Collections, Alley Cleansing, junk Job collections.

Experience and Skills, you will gain:

  • Personal – Communication, Team working, Problem Solving, Personal development
  • Operational – Basic Gardening tasks, Safe use of Hand tools & Light Plant/Machinery

Days/times required:  Monday- Thursday: 07 30 – 15 30, Friday 07 30 – 15 00

Duration of the Placement: Max of 8 weeks

DBS requiredNo

Other responsibilities

  • Embrace the values of Middlesbrough Council
  • Where a candidate has a disability, Middlesbrough Council will make every reasonable effort to supply the necessary aids, equipment or adaptations to enable a volunteer to carry out their role.
  • All candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of equality of opportunity and fairness of treatment in relation to their volunteer role and adhere to the Council’s Work Experience Policy in carrying out their placement.
  • All candidates are expected to respect all confidentialities and principles and practice of the Data Protection Act.
  • All work experience candidates are required to comply with Health and Safety policies and legislation.