Avenue Services employs people in a range of different jobs. We also offer training opportunities for people looking to enter the world of work or looking to set up their own businesses.

We also partner with other organisations looking to promote their job vacancies to people in Blacon.

We currently only have one vacancy but please keep checking this page or regularly keep an eye on our Twitter account, where we post all job adverts.

Street Cleaner

Parade Enterprise Centre, Blacon

£18,972 per annum (rising to £19,971 per annum after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

40 Hours per week

We are currently looking to recruit a Street Cleaner to cover the Blacon Ward situated in Chester. Your daily tasks include waste removal from the local street bins, litter picking the local streets and the removal of fly tipping. This role will be lone working at times: however you will form part of a 2 person team. A van and tools will be provided with the role alongside training as and when required.

The role of Street Cleaner will include:

Providing an effective cleansing of public spaces ensuring this meets customer and organisational needs
Ensuring accurate daily work records are completed, logging faults and potential maintenance issues using relevant systems
Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in good condition reporting faults to ensure a safe living and working environment
Ensuring all supplies and stocks are ordered, maintained and stored appropriately
Maintaining relationships with internal and external customers, providing accurate and timely information on progress and responding positively to complaints

Skills and experiences:

Experience in a similar role or completing similar tasks
Some experience of working to deadlines and prioritising workloads
Working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
Good communication and customer care skills
Previous experience of email and internet communications
This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence

About us

Avenue Services provide a variety of services to Sanctuary Housing and Cheshire West and Chester Council. As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values – working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

Our Benefits

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

24 days annual leave plus public holidays
A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
Life Assurance
Employee Advice Service including counselling
Cycle to Work scheme
Voluntary health plans
Employee discounts
Wellbeing support and tools
Employee recognition scheme

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To view the job profile, please click here

Closing Date: 10 August 2021

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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