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Senior Environmental Health OfficerApply Now
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary:£22.67 - £27.08
Reference:BBS/SENIOR ENVIRONME
Date: 23 May 2022

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Environmental Health Officer in a temporary to permanent position for our client in Bedfordshire.  The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

The Private Sector Housing Team provide core Housing Solutions functions inclucing statutory services provided under the Housing Acts 1996, 2004, and other statutes. The team specialise in effective assessment, investigation and complaint resolution in relation to private sector housing standards and functions, illegal evictions and harassment, liaising with homelessness and housing register functions. The team empowers residents of Central Bedfordshire to live independently and realise their aspirations.

Your customers

• Staff within the Council

• Elected Members

• External customers including those to whom we provide a statutory service

• Service supplier network

• Parish Councils and other representative community groups

• Stakeholders and partners, including voluntary agencies

• Private landlords and letting agents

Your Role a Senior Environmental Health Officer

• Use statutory powers to regulate and improve conditions of private sector homes in Central Bedfordshire.

• Support the delivery of the Council’s Housing Assistance policy and programmes, to achieve renewal objectives, environmental sustainability, maximisising public and private investment in the Housing stock.

• Progress the Housing Services’ delivery of the Housing Assistance programme, and associated schemes, including face to face interactions with a range of customers and providing expert advice.

• Assist the Head of Housing Solutions with expert knowledge, applying your experience to lead and manage staff in delivering and developing specialised services.

• Undertake complex case work and advise EH practitioners/Technical Officers on complex cases and HMO’s

• Be first point of contact for our customers relevant to the services provided.

Other Requirements

You most have existing Enhanced DBS & barred list check (Child & adult)

5 Years References

HGV/PSV Advanced Technician Apply Now
Location: Islington
Salary:£22.00 - £26.00
Reference:BBS/HGV/PSV ADVANCED
Date: 23 May 2022

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced HGV/PSV Advanced Technician in a temporary to permanent position for our client in Islington.  The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

Key responsibilities an HGV/PSV Advanced Technician

Inspection, service, maintenance, preparation for test, fault diagnosis and repair of all Council and other vehicle and plant assets in accordance with (as applicable by vehicle type) DVSAs Heavy Goods Vehicle Inspection Manual, Public Service Vehicle Inspection Manual, MOT Inspection Manual for class 3,4,5 & 7 vehicles, DVSA Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness, Manufacturer and Council maintenance requirements.

• Completion of all work tasks relating to primary job function as instructed by Workshop Manager or other covering supervisory staff.

• Maintenance of professional competence in relation to the primary job function, this will require satisfactory completion of training and assessment as required by the Council.

• Completion of road tests on designated routes as instructed by Workshop Manager or other covering supervisory staff

• Movement of vehicles for the purpose of repair, maintenance, preparation or testing.

• Completion of all documents (paperwork and/or electronic files) before the end of each working shift. Vehicle specific documents such as inspection sheets, jobcards and defect notes are to be completed as part of the task.

• To always work safely in accordance with all relevant Health and Safety legislation, Council policy and specific safety instructions.

• To complete all tasks making efficient use of resources, minimising wastage and complying with all Environmental legislation and good practice.

• Attend roadside breakdowns or other incidents during normal working hours.

• As instructed by Workshop Manager complete quality checks of hired vehicles, council owned vehicles maintained by external contractors and work completed by other council staff.

• To provide flexibility to cover alternate working hours to cover absence of other staff etc as instructed by the Workshop Managers.

• Completion of training and satisfactory assessment of knowledge as required by Corporate Fleet and Transport Manager. This may include manufacturer product courses, legislation relating to work areas and health & safety related training.

• Provide input into vehicle specification and fault resolution.

• To undertake other duties commensurate to the grade of the post.        

• To use and assist others in the use of information technology systems to carry out duties in the most efficient and effective manner.

• To achieve agreed service outcomes and outputs, and personal appraisal targets, as agreed by the line manager.

• To undertake training and constructively take part in meetings, supervision, seminars and other events designed to improve communication and assist with the effective development of the post and post holder.

 

• To carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the council’s commitment to customer service excellence and ensure compliance with the customer care standards.

• To be committed to the Council’s core values of public service, quality, equality and empowerment and to demonstrate this commitment in the way duties are carried out.

• To ensure that duties are undertaken with due regard and compliance with the Data Protection Act and other legislation.

• To carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Council’s Health and Safety Policy and relevant Health and Safety legislation.

• At all times to carry out responsibilities/duties within the framework of the Council's Dignity for all Policy. (Equal Opportunities Policy).

Other Requirements

2 Years References

 

Learning and Information (Sc4)Apply Now
Location: Islington
Salary:£20.00 - £25.00
Reference:BBS/LEARNING AND INF
Date: 23 May 2022

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Learning and Information (Sc4) in a temporary to permanent position for our client in Islington.  The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

They will be required to work shifts to cover library opening hours including 2 late nights to 8pm and alternate Saturdays:

Monday 9-8; Tuesday 9-5; Wednesday 9-8; Thursday OFF; Friday 9-5 or 9-1 and alternate Saturdays 9-5

Key responsibilities and Learning and Information (Sc4)

• To provide high quality, customer focused Library and Heritage Services.

• To carry out day to day duties connected with customer care and/or the maintenance and supply of stock as directed

• Public service routines including shelving, shelf tidying, using ICT to issue and discharge borrowed items, register new users, telephone answering, and using a till for calculating charges and giving change.

• To use and assist others in the use of information technology systems to carry out duties in the most efficient and effective manner

• Deal with enquiries by providing accurate information and by referring on to other sources or colleagues as appropriate.

• Always Adhering to good standards of customer care.

• Carry out routine aspects of library interloans procedures.

• To promote social inclusion in all aspects of service delivery.

• To assist in reader development and promotional activities including story reading and rhyme time activities with children of all ages.

MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION DUTIES

• Input to bibliographic databases as required.

• Unpacking, checking and servicing new materials and/or the repair and preparation of stock

• Assisting in purchasing routines as necessary.

• Take responsibility for day-to-day management of a service point as required.

• Assist in staff training and supervision as necessary.

• Produce routine statistics as required, and other clerical and administrative duties as necessary.

• To carry out duties and responsibilities in line with the Council’s health and safety policy and relevant health and safety legislation.

• At all times carry out responsibilities and duties with due regard to the Council’s Dignity for All Policy.

• Ensure that duties are undertaken with due regard and compliance with the Data Protection Act and other legislation.

• To take responsibility for own personal development and professional awareness.

• To achieve agreed service outcomes and outputs, and personal appraisal targets, as agreed by the line manager.

• To work in a corporate, co-operative and collaborative way with other Council officers.

• To work effectively within teams and take responsibility for constantly trying to improve the overall performance of the Library and Cultural Services

• To undertake training and constructively take part in meetings, supervision, seminars and other events designed to improve communication and assist with the effective development of the post and post holder.

• To use, and assist others to use, information technology systems to the benefit of the service and its customers.

• Ensure that all services within the area of responsibility are provided in accordance with the Council’s commitment to high quality service provision to customers.

• The post holder is expected to be committed to the Council’s core values of public service, quality, equality and empowerment and to demonstrate this commitment in the way they carry out their duties.

Other Requirements

2 Years References

They will be required to work shifts to cover library opening hours including 2 late nights to 8pm and alternate Saturdays:

Monday 9-8; Tuesday 9-5; Wednesday 9-8; Thursday OFF; Friday 9-5 or 9-1 and alternate Saturdays 9-5

Multi Trade Chargehand (SO2)-Apply Now
Location: Enfield
Salary:£21.00-£24.00
Reference:BBS/BUILDING SERVICE
Date: 23 May 2022

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Multi Trade Chargehand (SO2) in a temporary to permanent position for our client in Enfield.  The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

Key responsibilities for Multi Trade Chargehand (SO2)

To deputise for the repairs manager and assist in the operational management of the works under their control.

 To carry out pre and post inspections and ensure repairs are completed in accord with repairs policy and quality standards. 

 To provide support and technical guidance for a team of Multi trade operatives to maximise the productivity and resident satisfaction for the resident

You will have the opportunity to develop on your already existing knowledge of health and safety regulations in relation to building works.

We are looking for someone who has demonstrable experience of working with schedule of rates and to specifications including working from drawings.

We need someone who has experience of performing work requiring a range of related skills associated with UVPC installation and multi-trade work.

In addition, we need a polite and tactful person who can deal with a range of people including clients, tenants, managers and supervisors.

Our ideal candidate will need to be able to plan and prioritise workloads to meet specified outputs and deadlines, able to use their own initiative and be able to assess and address problems arising on site.

Other Requirements

3 Years References

Road Sweeper-Apply Now
Location: Hammersmith
Salary:£12.50-£13.00
Reference:BBS/ROAD SWEEPER
Date: 23 May 2022

BBS Recruitment is an independent recruitment agency for the transport and logistics sector, supplying to a variety of clients across the Hammersmith and Fulham Area.

Our client is looking for road sweepers to join their team, based in Hammersmith and Fulham on an ongoing basis. This job involves working outdoors, physical, hands on, active and fast paced job.

Candidates are required to attend an induction, which will involve full training before starting work.

Duties will include:

Litter picking

General Street Cleaning

Bin emptying

Loading/ unloading

Requirements:

Steel toe cap boots (essential) and High Viz (essential) Work Trousers (Essential)

The successful candidate must:

Be physically fit

Committed to work in all weather conditions

Be punctual

Have good communication skills

Start Time: 08:00 am from Mon – Fri

If you are interested in this position, please apply today with your CV or call 01707 663777

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £13.00 per hour