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  • £13.01 - £14.01/hour Dependent on location
The census only happens every 10 years and counts every person and household in England and Wales. To help us do this, we at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) need a big field team to work within communities helping people to take part. In the field team for Census 2021, you'll meet people from all walks of life and gain valuable experience. What's more, you'll be part of something that's vital to us all. The information you'll collect will help with decisions on planning and funding services in your community. The role As a communal establishments team leader you will be leading a team of 12 officers and supported by a communal establishments area manager. Communal establishments (CEs) are managed residential accommodations such as universities and care homes. The main purpose of your role is to lead and manage a team of up to 12 officers who will engage with the CEs and encourage completion. Your team will be working independently, out and about in your area, and will require your support, assistance and guidance. As your team will be working remotely, excellent communication skills are a must, and using these you will ensure that your officers feel supported, through regular contact, calls, and team meetings. You'll provide support, encouragement and motivation, identifying and cascading best practice and sharing the lessons learnt from any problems and issues. You'll deal with any incidents and escalate them as necessary. You'll be part of a wider group of team leaders reporting to an area manager, who you can call on for advice, throughout the operation. During your working hours you will also have the support of a census staff help line, as well as an online help facility. Main responsibilities First and foremost, your role is to effectively manage and support your team of officers, to promote the benefits of the census and to encourage a positive response. To do this you'll need to: oversee the management of your officers and be their main point of contact throughout the operation use team meetings, 1-2-1 and coaching to lead, motivate and support your teams, ensure that your teams understand and achieve their performance goals prepare for the start of your team by getting to know their roles, carry out inductions for your team and oversee their training manage your own working pattern, and that of your team, to ensure sufficient cover is available throughout the operation manage any issues, such as sickness, disciplinary, grievance and dismissal procedures, supported by HR. Ensure all procedures are followed correctly accompany your officers in the field, complete observational reports and provide coaching support your team during the field operation, resolving operational issues, escalating where appropriate and offering leadership throughout provide daily updates and accurate weekly progress reports to your area manager and liaise with HQ team where required, including participating in evaluation and debrief activities review and analyse the performance of your teams, suggesting and implementing improvements to aid response ensure your and your teams' time and expenses sheets are accurate before authorising them and submitting promptly be able to travel throughout your assigned areas, this may involve long distances in rural areas always ensure confidentiality and security of census information liaise with secure establishments within your area including all establishments that require special arrangements for access and possible collection (for example, prisons, military bases, approved secure premises and secure medical facilities) deliver questionnaires to secure establishments and follow up on non-respondents where applicable Essential skills and experience You'll need to: have previous experience of managing a team have good written and verbal skills in English (Welsh would also be an advantage if working in Wales) have excellent customer service skills, including speaking to members of the public have the confidence to deal with the public and local community be well organised and able to plan and work within specified timescales be confident working both independently and as part of a team, using your initiative be able to understand, follow and deliver detailed written and verbal instructions be confident using a smartphone, laptop and various applications be professional at all times, and remain calm in challenging situations take responsibility for making effective and fair decisions, in a timely mannerWe will ensure we follow all appropriate government guidelines to keep you safe whilst working for ONS. Appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided to all staff; for your safety, you will be required to use and wear that PPE, as instructed, when you are working. Social distancing will be maintained throughout the operation. You'll need to: be prepared to use your home as an office and for storage of boxes of field staff materials (you'll also need to let your insurance company know that you work from home) be able to receive supplies, assemble and distribute them accordinglyFor this role, you will need to hold a current full UK driving licence and have the use of a motor vehicle (insured for business use) for which you'll be paid a mileage allowance Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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  • £11.22 - £12.22/hour Dependent on location
Want to play your part in making Census 2021 happen? Our officers contribute to the overall success of the census. This involves visiting different properties in an assigned area, sometimes several times. The goal is to make people aware why the census is important and feedback information that keeps our address register up to date. The census only happens every 10 years and counts every person and household in England and Wales. To help us do this, we at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) need a big field team to work within communities helping people to take part. In the field team for Census 2021, you'll meet people from all walks of life and gain valuable experience. What's more, you'll be part of something that's vital to us all. The information you'll collect will help with decisions on planning and funding services in your community. So, join the team and make a lasting impact. With the flexibility to choose your own working hours, you can make this contract work for you, as long as you are available to work in the evenings and weekends, as this is when we are more likely to find people available. As well as an attractive pay rate, equipment will be provided and you'll be given full training and support to carry out this vital role. As a communal establishments officer, in an assigned working area, you'll be part of a team of up to 12 census officers, reporting to a communal establishments team leader. Communal establishments (CEs) are managed residential accommodations such as universities and care homes. The main purpose of your role is to make contact and visit addresses that have been assigned to you, either to deliver questionnaires or follow-up non-respondents. Most of your work will be done in person, although depending on the type of establishment, you will also need to make phone calls ahead of your visits. This enable you to build relationships with the managers and residents to encourage them to take part in Census 2021.You'll help them overcome any objections or barriers they may have to completing, either helping them yourself or referring them to available support. Your working hours will be flexible to enable you to maximise your ability to engage with the CE populations you are assigned each day. Your team leader will provide support, assistance and guidance as required, and will meet up with you when you are out working, to help settle you into your role. Main responsibilities First and foremost, your role is to promote the benefits of the census and to encourage a positive response. To do this you'll need to: visit the list of addresses given to you via an app on the phone provided and accurately record the visit outcome provide regular reports on progress to your team leader and attend team meetings meet with your line manager during the first week and receive your CE Officer kit (weighing approximately 10 kgs) make contact (by telephone or in person) with the CEs in your area build relationships with CE managers to encourage them to take part in Census 2021 deliver large quantities (several boxes) of letters and questionnaires to establishments encourage residents of CEs and SPGs to complete the census follow up people who are yet to fill in the questionnaire stay in regular contact with your team leader and the rest of your team ensure confidentiality and security of census information at all times follow ONS procedures, especially those regarding security and your safety complete e-learning as required to achieve the necessary competencies and skills for the role participate in evaluation and debrief activities be prepared to travel around your designated area to visit addresses (the distances will vary dependent on whether your area is urban or rural) Essential skills and experience You'll need to: have good written and verbal skills in English (Welsh would also be an advantage if working in Wales) have excellent customer service skills, including speaking to members of the public have the confidence to deal with the public and local community be well organised and able to plan and work within specified timescales be confident working both independently and as part of a team, using your initiative be able to understand and follow detailed written and verbal instructions be confident using a smartphone and various applications be professional at all times, and remain calm in challenging situations COVID-19 We will ensure we follow all appropriate government guidelines to keep you safe whilst working for ONS. Appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided to all staff; for your safety, you will be required to use and wear that PPE, as instructed, when you are working. Social distancing will be maintained throughout the operation. You'll need to hold a current, full UK driving licence and have the use of a motor vehicle, insured for business use. You'll be paid for travel expenses within your work area. Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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  • £19760 - £21760/annum
FIELD TECHNICIAN - WATER LEAKAGE SHORT TERM CONTRACT - MAY LEAD TO PERMANENT VARIETY OF LOCATIONS ACROSS THE WHOLE OF WALES. Due to our client, a global manufacturer within the Utilities industry, securing a new contract, they are looking to recruit 10+ self-motivated, driven and technically minded individuals with water leakage experience to join their company on a short term contract. This role will be for an initial 12 weeks and may be extended or lead to a permanent contract. Positions available across the whole of Wales. Company vehicle and all expenses are covered. The role purpose: Projects will require a variety of skills and equipment including leak detection and location. Responsibilities will include liaising with Water Company representatives, site surveys, equipment installation and retrieval, maintenance of survey equipment, compliance with company policies and procedures for safety and quality and ultimately to ensure complete client satisfaction. Key Duties and Accountabilities: * Carry out all survey, installation and retrieval work in accordance with the company's Policies and Procedures, Health and Safety legislation and Environmental Standards * Maintenance and stock control of company survey devices * Assisting with technical developments * Liaise Project Engineer and with client representatives * Ensure that all work undertaken is with the "Right First Time - Every Time" philosophy and ensure client satisfaction with the complete company service * Ensure all necessary paperwork is completed accurately and on time, including the use of android based applications used to collect information from site * Ensure all company workwear and PPE is worn and used, company vehicle is kept in a clean, tidy and well organised fashion and always promote a professional image on site * Work with subcontractors to ensure compliance with the company Standards, Policies and Procedures. * You must have the flexibility to work "out of region" as required. This may necessitate staying away from home occasionally for part of a working week. * Occasional "out of hours" working may be required to complete specific tasks. Operating Environment and Behaviours: * To operate in an open and even handed manner with all personnel across the business. Treat others with courtesy, and respect * To proactively contribute to teamwork and cross-functional working * Behaving with integrity and demonstrating professional image always * To take personal responsibility and accountability for actions * Maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and contribute to a working environment that is considerate and supportive to all. * Uphold company equal opportunities policies and practices ensuring its understanding and implementation by any staff that you may supervise. * This is an outdoor and sometimes physically demanding role. Required Qualifications and Experience: * Experience of similar work within the UK Water Industry * Technically minded * Strong communication Skills * IT Skills * Valid UK Clean Driving Licence Desirable Experience * STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) qualification * Manual Handling qualification * Emergency First Aid at Work * NRSWA Unit 2 Signing, Lighting and Guarding * EUSR Water Hygiene Training * Entry into NC2 Category Confined Space (Water Industry specific City and Guilds qualification) Normal working hours are Monday to Friday - 40 per week. Basic salary plus company vehicle, tools, PPE and expenses paid. To apply, please send your CV to (url removed) or for an informal chat, please call on (phone number removed). Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
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