Waste Collections Driver
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: 485
  • Published: Thu 08/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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Waste Collections Driver

Class 2 HGV Driver
£27,978 pa  - £28,992 pa

About Us
Newham Council is currently recruiting for a Driver Operative. The service area is seeking a enthusiastic, highly motivated person to safely deliver a range of services across all of Newham’s refuse and recycling collection service areas.
To drive vehicles required to deliver materials or collect and remove waste or other materials to achieve and maintain a clean, safe and secure Public Space.

About the Job 

To safely drive a vehicle up to and including class 2 HGV; being aware of and observing relevant laws and codes of practice relating to road traffic; highways and pedestrians

To possess a full driving licence appropriate to the level required to operate up to and including class 2 HGV vehicles.
The post will be physically demanding on a day to day basis and you will be working in a demanding environment, using different equipment, you will also at times be required to load.

About You

The post will be physically demanding on a day to day basis and you will drive/operate a range of vehicles and equipment. A full LGV license, as a minimum, is essential to this key post as well as proven practical experience in LGV driving and waste collections. You will be required to hold a HGV 2 license. 

Duty hours will be 36 hours per week across  Monday to Thursday, 6am till 10.15pm Friday 06:00 till 10.00pm The position is for a class 2 HGV driver. Main duty will be the collecting Refuse/Recycling Waste working either a evening or day shift.

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closing date 25th April 2021

Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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