Kickstart - Operations Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 20 November 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 January 2022
Location: Crosshands, Carmarthenshire., SA146RE
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000364132

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Natural Resources Wales

As Wales largest environmental organisation, we look after our environment for people and nature.
We are working to tackle some of the biggest issues of our time including the climate and nature emergencies. We want you to join us where you will make a real difference.
Our organisation is a great place to work. We care for our staff and ensure everyone who works for us, including you, will be paid the real living wage or above.
We enjoy rewarding jobs, flexible working, generous annual leave, and time to spend on our wellbeing.

Join #TeamNRW on a Kickstart placement.

In this role you will work with Neil, Gareth and their operations teams. You will be part of our front-line team who work to reduce the risk of flooding and respond to environmental incidents.

Covid has affected the way we work. We are spending less time at our depot and need your help improving our systems so that we can access information from any location. You will scan and save training certificates. We also want you to store training details on ‘smart cards’ so that our staff can access this information out on site.

We are always looking to improve efficiency and would like you to add to our suite of Microsoft forms used for safety inspections.
You will provide support ordering new equipment. You will also help our team members with computers and mobile phones.

You can work flexibly (depending on the tasks) spending time at home and in our Crosshands depot (SA14 6RE).

This position is for 25 hours per week

You need to be confident using computers and mobile phones.

It would be useful if you can drive and hold a full UK driving licence; but this is not essential.

What we value the most is a passion for the environment and positive attitude. Natural Resources Wales will support you in gaining the right skills and experience.

As Wales largest environmental body, we’re offering 50 high quality Kickstart placements to suit different interests and career aspirations. If this role isn’t for you speak to your job coach about other opportunities with Natural Resources Wales.

We will provide training so that you have recognisable qualifications and great experience for your next job.

5 hours a day. Actual pattern to be agreed between successful candidate and host team. This could be four long days.

£9.56 per hour. Real Living Wage.

Working with our experienced teams you’ll gain experience and transferable skills that will set you up for the future. We will invest time and resources and provide you with structured learning to help you get the most out of your placements with us. We will provide the following training so that you have recognisable qualifications:

 A comprehensive induction program welcoming you into our organisation.

Internal Training
 Wellbeing health and safety awareness training.
 Employability support. CV writing and interview skills.

 Computer (ICT) security.
 Employee standards for public servants.
 Data protection.

External Training and Assessment
 Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
 Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) green operative card.

You will be provided with a laptop, work equipment, corporate clothing, and personal protective equipment.

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