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Job Reference: 62323

Recycling Assistant

  • LondonGreater London
  • £19.81 - £19.81 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Recycling Assistant to work within the London Borough of Hillingdon. 

Initial 3 month contract as you’re covering a vacancy.

£ 19.81 per hour 

Temp – perm opportunities are possible but not 100% guaranteed. You would need to re-apply however if you’re already in the service then you have a better chance of being successful.


Assist with the promotion and increase in the level of residential and business / commercial waste recycling throughout the Borough, through engaging with, and educating, residents and businesses to ensure increased and correct use of all available recycling options.

1. People Management


    No direct supervisory responsibility.

2. Resident & Community Contribution


    Demonstrate an understanding of the Council’s Customer Care Standards and ensure that these standards are met in order to deliver the Council vision of ‘putting our residents first’.


    Engage with all aspects of our residents and users of the borough to ensure the maximum recycling material is captured and diverted from the waste stream.

3. Operational Service Delivery


    Assist with the day to day activities of the recycling and waste service.


    Liaise with various stakeholders, partners and potential customers to promote the Council’s recycling services.


    Help deliver a variety of recycling initiatives surrounding recycling topics across the borough.


    Work with schools to help promote recycling messages and policies.


    Work with residents, including those living in flatted accommodation, to help towards improved quality and volume of recycling materials and diverting recycling waste from residual waste.


    Promote recycling initiatives by through roadshows and attending local events.


    Assist with door to door campaigns to promote the recycling service.


    Work with our commercial businesses to promote recycling waste.


    Keep up to date with new recycling initiatives and actively work to improve your understanding of recycling issues.


4. Service Planning & Development


    Maintain knowledge of the current Team Plan and understanding of your own contribution in order to ensure delivery of this plan.

5. Financial & Resource Management


    Demonstrate cost-consciousness and identify any cost effective changes to your own way of working.

6. Continuous Improvement


    To identify and suggest any improvements to current ways of working in order to deliver a more efficient and effective service for customers.


    To help improve the overall recycling behaviour of our residents and users of the borough.

 7. Contacts


    Primary contacts will be with other officers of the Council, service users/potential service users and contractors and schools.

8. Additional Responsibilities


    Complete other reasonable tasks in order to fulfil role purpose or as required by management.



      Successful delivery against KPIs

Achieve increases in recycling rates

Improve the overall quality of recycling materials collected

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