Recycling Project Support Assistant, Open to flexible working

Hackney, London (Greater)
£33,759 - £34,986 per annum
07 Feb 2019
23 Feb 2019

Recycling Project Support Assistant

SO2, Salary £33,759 - £34,986 per annum (effective from 1st April 2019)

1 Year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity until March 2020

Hackney Council is looking for an experienced administrator to support our work to make Hackney’s housing estates greener. You will be working as part of the Housing Recycling Team on exciting projects unique to Hackney.

As Recycling Project Support Assistant, your role will play an important part in the success of this trend-setting work. Day to day you will spend most of your time out visiting sites on estates across Hackney. You will monitor works to help ensure they are completed according to our plans.

You should be a confident communicator, able to liaise with other Council departments like waste, planning and parking, as well as with tenants and contractors. You must be able to use a variety of IT packages and be methodical and accurate in your work.

You will need a flexible approach as you may need to work out of hours from time to time. A driving licence would be useful. This is a one year fixed term / secondment opportunity that would suit someone from a recycling, waste or estate management background looking for career progression.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work.  We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best.  We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please click 'Apply'.

If you have any questions regarding the role please contact Christos Tympanaris on 0208 356 4096.

Please note that when applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification. You are not required to submit a supporting statement or CV.

Closing date: 23rd February 2019, (22:59pm)

Interview dates: 6th & 7th March 2019


We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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