Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Street Cleanser

We are looking for a Streetscence officer based in Huddersfield.

You need to be good dealing with the public and enjoy working outside in all weathers.

You will need to hold a FULL DRIVING LICENCE for this one.

The majority of the role will involve light maintenance work including removal of graffiti cutting back overgrown vegetation, clearing litter and fly tipping.

Hours of work are 07:00-16:00 Monday - Friday.

If this sounds interesting then read on for a comprehensive job description.

The purpose of this role is to work with members of the public, partners and communities to understand and address community safety issues at the earliest opportunity, ideally by preventing them in the first place.

You will provide a visible presence to deter, observe, report and act on community safety issues and to identify and provide information in support of environmental improvement work.

You will engage with communities to address community safety issues through reporting concerns but ideally supporting pride and ownership over their local area.
You will work as part of a team tackling personal, nuisance and environmental anti-social behaviour to improve the quality of life for all across Kirklees.

You will provide a high profile on-street presence to support national and local agendas to reduce anti-social behaviours.

You will engage with individuals, groups and communities and undertake environmental improvement work.

Liaise with other Council services e.g.

schools, outreach groups, community groups and other agencies throughout Kirklees e.g.

the Police, Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing to help tackle anti-social behaviour, reducing the fear of crime, report and act upon environmental issues and promote community cohesion and local area improvements.

Undertake local environmental improvement work to reduce anti-social behaviour and to support strategies to sustain or improve the quality of environments.
Gather evidence to support the Service to tackle environmental anti-social behaviour.

As an officer providing a visible on-street presence you will wear a Kirklees uniform and be issued with appropriate protective clothing.
Light maintenance work is undertaken including removal of graffiti, dealing with overhanging vegetation and removal of unlawful signage or littering and small scale on-street maintenance.

Accurate records are maintained and letters, reports and witness statements are produced as necessary to support the implementation of Council policy.

Attend Court acting as a witness as appropriate.

Support promotional and publicity campaigns; this may include being a representative of the Service at relevant events and meetings.

Develop and maintain local links with colleagues from other Council Services, the voluntary sector and external agencies to achieve the aims of the Service.
Provide regular feedback in order to ensure the effective performance of the Service.

Working with a variety of people, engage and develop relationships quickly and challenge behaviour appropriately.

This one is going to go pretty quickly and applications will close as soon as a relevant number of applications have been received so please apply with your CV to or call Stewart on 01772 208967 for an informal chat.