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 ensure the safety of children, parents and others waiting to cross or whilst crossing the road.
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.
Values and Behaviours:
Passionate about achieving results.
Constantly strives to do an excellent job for the Council.
Learns from mistakes.
Is professional and positive.
Takes responsibility for monitoring and achieving own targets.
Responsive to customer’s needs.
Listens and responds to every customer in ways that show courtesy, respect and understanding of their individual needs.
Maintains clear communication with customers concerning expectations and progress.
Takes responsibility for resolving customer queries and responding to requests, within service standards/timeframes.
Inspirational and bold in thinking and solutions.
Is receptive to change, being open to new ways of working.
Acts promptly and decisively to overcome obstacles and provide solutions.
Takes opportunities to progress the work and avoid problems in the short term.
Applies good practice to meet service or Council needs.
Supportive of others’ input and perspectives – working as one.
Treats colleagues with respect and values them as individuals.
Maintains positive relationships with colleagues.
Supports colleagues and is flexible towards others’ needs.
Practices open and honest two-way communication, listening to others and actively sharing information.
Contributes to team dialogue/meetings in order to develop own and team’s performance.
Motivating other and trusting them to deliver.
Encourages others, acknowledges their efforts.
Shares skills and knowledge in areas of own expertise, to support others.
Makes sure those that are working will have all the necessary information to do the job.
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|Company Name||Essex County Council|
|Advert Reference||REQ ID: 3044|
|Job Type||Part Time|
|Number of Positions Available||1|
|Hourly Rate From||11.39|
|Website Link / Email address to Apply||https://www.workingforessex.com/apply/school-crossing-patrol-officer-and-mobile-relief-officer-3044/|
|Sector(s)||Teacher Training and Education|