Newham Council provides services to residents, business and visitors of this young and vibrant borough in East London. The council’s Community & Environment division provides most of the frontline services that all residents use, including waste collection, street cleansing, highways maintenance, housing and grounds maintenance. The Council’s transformation into a strategic commissioning body is well underway, with new models for service delivery and a more efficient and joined-up approach to contract procurement and management.
Quality Assurance Assistant (Arboricultural)
£24,462 - £25,809 pa
As a Quality Assurance Assistant you will play a key role in monitoring and inspecting the work of the Council's commissioned services in the public realm, including waste management, street cleansing, grounds maintenance and parking. You will work with Quality Assurance Officers, Contracts Officers and delivery/contractor personnel to ensure the highest possible quality of service is being delivered, through a mix of in-situ inspections, monitoring of systems and analysis of data.
You will be physically fit and happy to work in all weather. You will be driven, enthusiastic, flexible, and passionate about service delivery. You will ideally have some experience in the delivery or monitoring of public realm services.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.
Evening and weekend working may be required.