Neighbourhood Services Operative

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/12/2023 23:59
£21,968 - £22,369
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Park Road
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
3 Dec
Further Information
Neighbourhood Services Operative – Graffiti Removal

NJC SCP 6-7 - (£21,968 to £22,369)

A vacancy has arisen within the Technical & Bereavement Team who deliver the day-to-day service of removing graffiti and fly posting throughout the Borough

About the role….

We are looking for an individual who is hard working and work well as part of a wider team. The successful candidate will have a passion about improving the local environment for both residents and visitors to Gateshead.

The main function of the role is removing both offensive and non-offensive graffiti within the Borough of Gateshead. This will include the use of a high-powered jet wash and some tasks can prove physically demanding.

You will be expected to work Borough wide and respond to requests that are received via the Council’s online reporting system. The ability to be able to operate mobile devices is essential in order to receive and process service requests.

You must be able to follow Supervisor & Managers instructions and work well as part of a team. A knowledge of Health & Safety and how to follow risk assessments is also required.

The successful candidates will be based at Park Road depot. You will work a standard 37 hour week, Monday to Friday.

The council is committed to the development and training of its employees to ensure they develop and unlock potential for the future. Successful applicants will receive training around health and safety and ongoing skills development.

A bit about Gateshead Council…

We’re truly committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service and we need like-minded people who can help us deliver a sector leading service.   We need people who want to make a difference, who are talented, possess the right knowledge and skills and who want the chance to demonstrate how good they are.

What’s in it for you?  Well, there’s so much on offer and here’s just a few of the highlights!

You’ll be paid a competitive salary plus additional allowances where relevant.
We’ll help you save for your future with an outstanding employer contribution to your pension of approximately 18.9% per year.
You’ll get a generous annual leave package of 26 days annual leave, plus 2 extra statutory days for new employees. Rising to 30 days annual leave plus 2 extra statutory days after 5 years continuous local government service.
You have the chance to buy up to 10 additional holidays per year.
You’ll have access to great health and wellbeing support, including discounted membership to GO Gateshead Leisure Services and ability to use our cycle to work scheme.
We’ll give you the chance to take advantage of various offers and discounts on shopping and household spend, including O2, Virgin Media and Dell

You must have…

A full UK driving licence.
A knowledge of safe working practice in line with Health & Safety
Knowledge of Environmental Services.
Good Customer Service
Be able to work to deadlines
Experience of working as part of a team.
Be able to use mobile technology

It’s time to apply!

For an informal discussion or if you need any assistance, please contact Gavin Milne on 0191 433 7448.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.