School Crossing Patroller (Casual)

Recruiter
North Ayrshire Council
Location
Scotland
Posted
07 Jun 2016
Closes
31 Mar 2017
Ref
NAY01559
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Role Profile


Living Wage Allowance

North Ayrshire Council supports the Scottish Government’s ‘Living Wage’ initiative, which provides that all employees should earn at least £8.33 per hour. Therefore, successful applicants will be paid the ‘Living Wage’ - (the Hourly Rate for the post + a Living Wage Pay Supplement, in order to bring their earnings to £8.33 per hour).



ROLE DEFINITION

To ensure the safety of children crossing the road at a designated point who are going to or coming from an educational establishment.



KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Corporate Responsibilities

  • To undertake individual role in line with the Council’s business objectives and in compliance with the Council’s corporate policies and procedures.
  • To undertake any other reasonably required duties as instructed by Management or someone acting on their behalf, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below.

Role Specific Tasks & Responsibilities

  • To escort people across the road in a safe manner.
  • To wear the full uniform provided whilst on duty.
  • To use equipment provided.
  • To be fully aware of vehicle stopping distances.
  • Operate within the current Health and Safety legislation ensuring safe working practice by adhering to the Council's Health and Safety Policy.

ESSENTIAL / DESIRABLE CRITERIA

 

Essential

Desirable

Evidence

Education and Qualifications

 

 

  • Application Form
  • Interview

Experience

 

  • Experience of working with children
  • Application Form
  • References
  • Interview

Specialist Knowledge

 

  • Highway Code knowledge
  • Application Form
  • Interview
  • Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)

Skills and Abilities

  •  Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to meet the 6/9 vision standard
  • Ability to meet the whisper test standard
  • Ability to work in all weathers 
 
  • Application Form
  • References
  • Interview

Other

  • Able to be contacted by telephone
  • Willing to work in other locations 
  • Willing to undertake training as required
  • Required to join the PVG Scheme for this type of regulated work
  • Able to work additional hours
  • Application Form
  • Interview
  • Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)

Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.

 

Value

Behaviours

Focus.

We put our customers first

We understand the bigger picture

 

  • Provide excellent customer services
  • Meet and where possible exceed the expectations of internal and external customers.
  • Understand the performance levels and standards required within our own role and strive to achieve and where possible exceed these.
  • Know how the work we do fits into the overall performance of the Council.

Passion.

We take pride in the jobs we do

We are ambitious for our community

  • Take ownership of our own actions and performance.
  • Reflect on the work we do and consider how it could be improved.
  • Have a positive impact on the lives of our customers and their communities.
  • Push the boundaries to help our customers and communities realise their potential.

Inspiration.

We all look for better ways to deliver our services

We achieve the best results together

  • Find new ways to deliver improvements, efficiencies and value for money.
  • Embrace change with enthusiasm and creative ideas.
  • Work together and creatively produce the best outcomes for our customers and communities.
  • Plan all activities with the end goal in mind.


Additional Information

PVG

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offense to apply if you are barred from working with children.


Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council.  Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment.  For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

References

For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process