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  • Ref no: NAY06317
  • Published: 30/3/2020
  • Closes: 31/5/2020
  • Location: Various Locations In North Ayrshire, KA12 8EE
  • Rate: £4.55 - £6.45 per hour
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Job Summary

TEMPORARY FOR 1 YEAR

During Covid-19, we are taking the opportunity to work in different ways and this includes how we continue to undertake our interviews. We are using Microsoft Teams to progress with interviews virtually and all you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

This post is based in the various team within our Streetscene Service. Reporting to the Streetscene Supervisor, you will be involved in both the Streetscene Operations and Bereavement Services. You will assist with the maintenance of hard and soft landscaping, grass-cutting, planting, pruning, seeding, excavating & preparing graves, assisting with interments, back-filling repair of sunken graves, installation of memorial foundations and safety inspections of memorials.  For more details see the attached Role Profile below.

As part of North Ayrshire Council’s Modern Apprentice Recruitment Process if, following interview, you are chosen as a Preferred Candidate, you must complete a 2 week pre-employment Course with one of our Employability Partners, before being issued with a Conditional Offer of Employment.  

For further information on what the course will entail and the training allowance click here.  Details of when this will take place will be emailed to you by the Employability & Skills Team after interview.

Staff Values & Behaviours

Our values of Focus, Passion and Inspiration are core in everything we do and how we do it. They are the foundation that our work is built on, and they are used to measure how well we do each day. On their own, they are just words; to become meaningful they need to be backed up by actions. That's why we aim for them to be at the heart of everything we do. When they are, we can - and will - deliver the best services for the communities of North Ayrshire.

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

When shortleeting job applicants seeking a Modern Apprenticeship with the Council, subject to meeting the essential criteria, priority in the 1st instance will be given to those who are currently unemployed followed by applicants who are already in work & who are seeking to develop their career. 

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.

If you have any issues or questions when completing the application form, please email MAEnquiriesEG@north-ayrshire.gov.uk.  Alternatively phone 01294 324940 / 01294 324943 and leave a message confirming your contact details and question and someone will call you back.

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