We are looking for one highly talented, driven and self-motivated person to take responsibility for the day-to-day running of our Street Cleansing Team.
We are also looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise their workload and be able to communicate effectively with our various stakeholders across the city.
For more information, please contact Max Murray Max.Murray@brighton-hove.gov.uk
About the role
The Street Cleansing Senior Supervisor will help with the day-to-day running of the Street Cleaning service. The role will involve supervising the workforce to make sure their daily tasks are completed while also ensuring the work is accomplished safely and efficiently. The role will also include daily supervision of street cleaners, attending meetings with various stakeholders and liaising with the management when required.
You will also play a lead role in planning, organising and coordinating daily tasks for the streets team. You will also manage and train staff, identify and implement safe working practices in line with the relevant health and safety legislation and ensure performance targets and service standards are met.
This role will be a key role within the Street Cleansing Team. Current responsibilities include:
- Monitoring workforce performance against targets to ensure all daily/weekly/monthly KPI's are met.
- Ensuring that all company policies, procedures and legal obligations are understood and adhered to by all members of staff.
- Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with various stakeholders.
- Helping management carry out Health and Safety training regularly for all staff.
- Ensuring that safety checks are carried out regularly.
5:00 am to 13:00 pm * Extra pavements made for early starts (unsocial hours 5 am-6 am) and weekend cover (average cover is one weekend of seven.)
The applicant for the role must hold a clean driving licence category B.
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
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Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.