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Seafront Cleansing Assistant (Beach cleaner)

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

Job Introduction

Seafront Cleansing Assistant (Beach cleaner)

Role Purpose

You will be required to assist in maintaining the cleanliness and presentation of the entire seafront. This is a physical but rewarding role suited to candidates who can commit to early morning shifts. Applicants must be available to start their new role in June and be available to work through until mid-September.

Main Responsibilities

You will need to be able to work as part of a team and independently as required using your own initiative. You will work proactively with all members of the public and the wider team.  With an eye for detail, enthusiasm, and commitment to providing a safe, clean and inclusive seafront is essential.  Supporting this, the position will involve keeping the beaches and surrounding areas tidy of litter, debris and foliage, correct disposal of contaminants and dangerous objects, as well as clearing access routes, paths, promenades, excess sand and cleaning other amenities. Please refer to the attached Job Description for further details.

The Ideal Candidate

If you are passionate about the local environment and the community benefits it provides, then an exciting opportunity exists for you with BCP Council Seafront Operations.  We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, and experienced people to join our Seafront Team. A disposition to promote high standards of customer care and communication skills is essential for this post. You will be an integral member of the Seafront Operations Team ensuring Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is a great place to live, work and visit.

Shift patterns are varied by seasonal demand, covering up to 5 days in 7 including some Bank Holidays and weekends. Typical shifts are: 7am-3pm (low season) or 6am-2pm (high season). The applicant will also be expected to work outdoors for most of each shift in order to carry out their duties.

Holding a fully valid, UK driver’s license would be advantageous for this role but is not essential.

About BCP Council

BCP Council provides services to a diverse community of 400,000 residents and employs more than 5,000 people. Our area includes over 15 miles of beautiful world-renowned coastline. We can offer career defining roles to transform and improve services. By working with us, you can help deliver a vision of a thriving, word-class, prosperous and inclusive place for generations to come.

Our Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package to colleagues. Find out more on our website.

As a result of the creation of BCP Council in 2019, we are working on simplifying our terms and conditions of service and will be creating a single pay structure which is to be applicable for all employees. It is important to us that we offer benefits that our colleagues value as part of their total employment package and we are reviewing these to make sure we have it right. We are in the process of establishing a timescale for implementation and colleagues joining us will be included in these changes. This is expected to be in place in 2024.

If you would like more information about this role and others, please contact and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.


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