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School Crossing Patrol Officer - Bardfield Academy, Basildon
£8.21ph - Permanent
7 Hours 30 mins per week re you looking to represent your community? Essex County Council are currently recruiting for a School Crossing Patrol Officer 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.
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 Council's 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.
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.
Information about the School
Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK, serving a population of 2 million residents, and has a very successful track record of delivering transformational change. ECC anticipated change was needed in the public sector and has worked to deliver better quality at lower cost. We have an ambitious transformation agenda – one with the scope to reach every part of the council. We are changing the way we think, the way we work, and the ways in which we deliver our services. We are committed to becoming a place where individuals, partners and communities feel proud to play their role and genuinely want to belong. We’re immensely proud of our flexible working options.