Neighbourhood Operative x4

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Neighbourhood Operative x4
Contract / Temporary

MCC 0007 DA38 / 1

Posted: 13th September 2023 17:02
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £17.59 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12 months


    M12 6LA

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Neighbourhood Operative x4   

Reference no: MCC 0007 DA38 / 1 

Pay Rate: up to £17.59 per hour PAYE depending on experience   

35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 12 months  


Hybrid working 

The role holder will act as a member of a team and contribute to the delivery of neighbourhoods of choice through the provision of a comprehensive range of flexible, responsive, and planned and statutory front-line services for residents, businesses and visitors to the City of Manchester. The role holder will provide high quality, customer focused, flexible, and timely operational support to improve the quality of the local environment, generating awareness of local services, engaging and empowering community members to access services and encouraging involvement in activities that promote positive action.  

The role holder will work collaboratively with other neighbourhood focused services to ensure that Council services and partner agencies are working to the highest standards to provide a quality environment for all Manchester residents. The role holder will contribute to the delivery of a high-quality service through the provision of detailed technical knowledge relation to the enforcement of standards and regulation of community activity 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Oversee the planning and programming of the work within the team, contributing to the development of programmes of work and activities which represent the needs of the local community, visitors, and businesses in Manchester.  
  • Deliver service level agreements, communicating effectively in relation to requests for service within designated timescales and maintaining accurate records.  
  • Apply a range of knowledge, technical expertise, and skills, to safeguard residents, visitors and businesses and achieve neighbourhoods of choice. People. Pride. Place.  
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to develop effective partnerships and greater coordinated working with other agencies ensuring effective community and member engagement. Officers will undertake their role with an understanding and appreciation of how they and the work they do impacts upon the city council's corporate aims, objectives, and desire to improve Manchester as a City.  
  • Be proactive in identifying and supporting the implementation of change, modernisation, and improvements in support of organisational and Neighbourhood Services strategies. Support the delivery of Manchester City Council statutory enforcement obligations.  
  • Liaising effectively with other City Council departments and relevant bodies.  
  • Deal effectively with requests within designated timescales maintain accurate records of all relevant investigations, inspections, and meetings.  
  • Provide technical advice relating to the interpretation and enforcement of relevant guidelines to all relevant stakeholders, assisting in the review and translation of statutory guidelines.  
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to develop and maintain effective partnerships, linkages and greater coordinated working ensuring effective community and member engagement and clear channels of communication. 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 


  • Must hold a current UK driving licence, B+E as a minimum 
  • NPTC Units: 201: Chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting (CS30) 
  • NPTC Unit 202: Tree felling and processing (CS31) 
  • NPTC Units: 203: Tree climbing and Aerial Rescue Operations (CS38) 
  • CS39 – Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness 



  • Demonstrates an understanding of the views of others and communicates in a realistic and practical manner using appropriate language and medium, listens attentively to views and issues of others and responds to issues arising 


Skills & Abilities: 

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills to undertake calculations and produce letters and other documentation. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively taking account of individual need including accessibility issues 



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Neighbourhood Operative x4
Client Category: Local Authority

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