Recycling Advisor – Waste Management

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Recycling Advisor - Waste Management
Contract / Temporary

Leicestershire TCL 0006 4DEC / 1

Posted: 9th February 2024 10:57
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.60 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Friday - Monday & Thursday, 09:00 - 16:00

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Recycling Advisor - Waste Management

Reference no: Leicestershire TCL 0006 4DEC / 1

Pay Rate: £11.60 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 35 Friday - Monday & Thursday, 09:00 - 16:00

This opening assignment is for 3 months


Across all sites in Leicestershire.

Assist and advise customers to dispose of waste materials at RHWS, whilst maximising site recycling rates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist and advise with the recycling and disposal of waste materials at all RHWS, offering to show or help customers rather than tell them the correct place to deposit their waste
  • Ensure waste streams are not mixed, and are separated correctly
  • Maintain and ensure clean loads of recyclates before sending to disposal point and that loads that leave the site are not contaminated
  • Maintain RHWS services in accordance with Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems and follow health and safety procedures and safe systems of work
  • Maintain compliance with all legislative requirements including the site operating and environmental licences
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment
  • Check permits for vans and trailers, or for permitted waste
  • Ensure maintenance schedules are adhered to
  • Ensure data is correctly entered when completing requisitions and tonnage returns
  • Identify opportunities to improve customer service and recycling rates
  • Communicate with customers, responding to queries or complaints. Build effective relationships through customer contact and consistency of approach in all customer communications

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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:

**Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.


  • Applying Health and Safety directives to work tasks, by following Safe Systems of Work


  • Working in the waste industry or a similar manual working environment
  • Working with customers face to face
  • Team working
  • Working in an environment where Health and Safety is a key concern

Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to drive and have access to a vehicle.
  • Competent to operate fixed and mobile plant
  • Customer focussed


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Job Ref: Leicestershire TCL 0006 4DEC / 1
Recycling Advisor - Waste Management
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Leicestershire TCL 0006 4DEC / 1
Recycling Advisor - Waste Management
Client Category: Local Authority

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