Severn Waste Services and Mercia Waste Management

Vacancy Details

HRC Assistant-Newlands

Job Description: Severn Waste Services is currently recruiting for a Recycling Assistant on the Household Recycling Centre at Newlands

The working days will be Monday 8am-6pm with a total of 10 hours per week.

Please see the attached job description for a full description of this role.

The employee benefits linked to this role will be discussed with candidates during the selection process.

Applicants wishing to apply for this role should inform their Line Manager and send the completed application form & CV to:

Jane Hartill – Area Manager Worcestershire or Jo Birkett – HR Manager – or send for Jane’s attention to the Hill & Moor Address – Piddle Brook Lane, Wyre Piddle, Pershore, WR102LW

Applications must be received no later than 24th February 2021

Job Description

Job Title HRC Recycling Assistant

Location Newlands

Responsible to Worcestershire Supervisors

Job Purpose To ensure that site objectives are achieved,
including encouraging recycling, providing
information and advice in order to maximise
performance and achieve recycling targets.

Reports None

Responsibilities Include:

•To interact with users of the site to encourage recycling, providing
information and advice in order to maximise the recycling
performance and achieve recycling targets.

•Understand and maintain requirements of the waste management licence
regarding waste acceptance and control procedures, operational
controls, maintenance, record keeping and emergency plans.

•To keep and maintain all relevant records as required.

•To wear the Company uniform and protective clothing issued and
ensure that it is kept clean and tidy. This is a condition under
the Health & Safety at Work Act Section 7.

•To adopt safe working practices as specified under the terms of the
Company's Health & Safety Policy and adhere to other guidance and
instructions which you may receive from time to time in respect of
Health & Safety.

•To maintain a polite and courteous manner towards members of the
public at all times. To provide assistance to members of the public,
maximising segregation of wastes to increase recycling.

•To control traffic flow and ask members of the public upon entering
site the types of wastes they have and direct them to the
appropriate containers, to increase segregation of wastes for

•To control the use of the site in accordance with the waste
management licence ensuring that no unauthorised materials are
deposited which will include examining loads.

•To ensure that the site is at all times maintained in a tidy and
clean condition so that it presents no hazard to yourself and other
persons on site.

•To maintain the procedure for monitoring suspected traders.

•To drive loading shovels and vehicles as may be required subject to
holding appropriate licences or certificates of competence.

•To ensure the users of the site do not act in such a manner that
they endanger themselves or others.

•To attend at weekends and bank holidays in accordance with rotas and
the operational requirements of the site.

•To ensure that the sorting over, removing or disturbing of deposited
waste or recyclables to recover items of potential value for
personal gain does not take place.

•To assist in the clearing of snow and ice during inclement weather
to ensure that the site remains useable.

•To take responsibility for the locking, unlocking and security of
the site when all users of the site have left, as required

Contact Email:

Severn Waste Services
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757

Mercia Waste Management
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757

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