School Crossing Patrol Officer Location:
Jotmans Hall Primary School , Benfleet Contract:
GBP 7.88ph Hours:
7.5 hours per week Are you reliable and willing to work outside in all weathers to ensure the safety of children? Do you care about your community and have a little time to spare? The role of a School Crossing Patrol officer is to ensure the safety of children and others waiting to cross the road or crossing at a designated point between prescribed times, without detriment to the health and safety of all other road users.
You must be able to work 5 days a week (mornings and afternoons) during school term times.
Full training will be provided.
Key Accountabilities To have regard for the needs of people with disabilities, especially mobility impaired people wishing to use the crossing point.
Maintain regular contact with the schools attended by children using the crossing.
When requested, assist children crossing the road when walking to and from special events.
To regularly assess the risks associated with operating at the crossing site in order to identify any problems.
Report problems and defects to supervisor.
To assist in the preparation of reports on accidents and failure to stop incidents and other incidents occurring at the crossing site.
To ensure that all uniform and equipment provided is maintained in good condition and replacements requested when needed.
To give clear signals to drivers when stopping traffic and ensuring that the traffic remains at rest until the road at the crossing point is clear of pedestrians.
When requested, to assist with road safety and pedestrian training.
To carry out the Councils policy with regard to the school crossing patrol service, as outlined in the service handbook and other policies and procedures, and Health and Safety requirements.
Knowledge, skills and experience As part of employment with Essex County Council should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service.
The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate.
This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained.
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Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of its employees, including:
A Local Government pension scheme Interest free bus and rail season ticket loans, from GBP 100: GBP 5, 000 as well as pool bikes and a car sharing scheme Childcare voucher scheme Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development through our specialist learning and development teams Extensive induction programmes 25 days annual leave entitlement Continued service benefits Staff discounts in gyms/travel agencies/car sales/restaurants and days out Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our aim is to be an equal opportunities employer.
We welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief.
All applications will be considered solely on merit.