Salary:  up to £8.91 an hour, 25 hour per week

Six month contract
Working pattern: flexible

Reporting to: Chief Executive

Note: This role is for a UK Government funded Kickstart six month placement, and will be for 25 hours per week on national minimum wage. Kickstart placements are only for people currently claiming Universal Credit. More information here.


Job Description

As a Tidy Town Assistant you will be responsible for achieving improved outcomes across a number of existing projects and responding quickly and pro-actively to any environmental issues you encounter. You will work alongside a Tidy Town Worker to safely undertake a range of tasks. Current projects include:

  •  Weeding in Whitley: Providing an additional weed removal service throughout the Big Local Area.

  •  Planter Project: Maintaining WBBL’s planters, as well as caring for other green spaces in the town.

  •  Report and Repair: Walking around the Town Centre, you will provide a visible presence and report on the condition of the local environment, fixing some issues as they arise and logging and reporting others to the Council.

  • Other core regular activities will include litter picks, reporting vandalism and graffiti, painting, cleaning up and reporting local grot spots, and doing small-scale repairs.


How to apply:

To apply for this role you must be a job seeker aged 16-24 and be in receipt of a qualifying benefit. See more about the qualifying criteria here. If you would like to apply, please contact your jobs coach at job centre plus who can refer you to this role.

Whitley Bay Big Local - Tidy Town Assistant Vacancy