How you'll make a difference

You will provide a safe road crossing service for children and adults ensuring the safety and orderliness of children and pedestrians approaching or waiting at the crossing point and crossing the road.
This post is term time only, therefore your approximate annual salary will be £2,168. 
The hourly rate for this role is £10.60.
What will you be doing?  

Day to day you’ll provide safe road crossing services for children and adults at fixed sites within the authority and related to schools by:
  • Ensuring the safety and orderliness of children and pedestrians approaching or waiting at the crossing point and crossing the road.
  • Following instructions in line with the Code of Practice and ensure children and pedestrians cross only on the appropriate phase of Pelican or other light-controlled crossings.
  • Building and maintaining good relations with pupils, parents and staff of the schools served by the patrol site and other road users.
  • You will be required to report any problems or hazards or incidents to the Road Safety Officer.
  • You will work with a range of basic equipment in order to complete tasks you will be checking stock to ensure that materials which are necessary to do the job are available and reporting any defects. 
Things we need you to know:
There are multiple posts available for this role across various locations of South Gloucestershire.
Current locations with vacancies:

Bromley Heath, Downend
Christchurch Downend – pm duty Only
Elm Park, Winterbourne
Frampton Cotterell
Hanham Abbots
Longwell Green
Manorbrook – Thornbury
St Pauls - Yate

This role is 5 hours a week; 30 minutes in the morning and 30 minutes in the afternoon Monday to Friday.

What we need from you

  • You will have some practical skills in order to facilitate safe road crossing and be willing to undertake basic training.
  • You will be able to demonstrate the ability to learn to use tools and equipment (e.g. use of a prescribed road safety sign). 
  • You will be willing and able to follow road safety procedures ensuring the job is carried out safely. 
Please note that due to the nature of this role it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

We invest in the careers of our people and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps our people make the greatest long-term difference in their work. 
As part of our benefits package you will receive generous annual leave (pro rata), employee wellbeing support and you will have access to a range of staff discounts, including eye tests, travel, shopping and leisure activities 
We recognise that our diverse team of skilled and dedicated people make us a great place to work. We welcome applications from everyone and ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and developed on the basis of their merits and abilities.  
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Ensuring all our staff are given right skills, knowledge and support to recognise and respond effectively to potential abuse or neglect.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.  
  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of.
  • We're planning for the future; building and improving the roads, railways, schools, green spaces, and houses. 
  • We’re providing essential services across our communities to ensure they are safe and well maintained. 

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference. 
We’re making a difference, be part of it! 
If having read the advert and job description you wish to have an informal conversation regarding this role please contact Martina Byrne-Obee, Lead Road Safety Officer on 01454 863611.

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