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School Crossing Patroller

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

  • Are you looking for a rewarding job helping the community?
  • Can you help make it safer for children to cross the road?

About the role:

We are recruiting for a School Crossing Patroller, sometimes called "lollipop" men or women, to help children cross the road on their way to and from school during term time.

The position will be based in Moyser Road Junction with Pretoria Road, SW16. The hours of work are 08:30 - 09:15 and 15:00 – 1600. A total of 8 hours and 45 minutes per week.

The post is term time only, until 31st March 2022, with the possibility of an extension. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Full training, uniform and equipment will be provided.

For further details on this position, please review the Job Profile at the end of this page.

For an informal discussion and for further information, please contact Gemma Davidson, Senior Road Safety Officer on (020) 8871 6688.

If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.

We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 8th August 2021

Shortlisting Date: To be confirmed

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams, including ethnicities.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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