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Recycling Assistant

Service Care Solutions have an opportunity for Waste Recycling Assistants to join a client we are working with in Leicestershire.

Working in the role of Waste Recycling Assistant, you will be based at Barwell Recycling and Household Waste Recycling Centre based in Leicester on a full time temporary contract assisting customers to dispose of waste materials whilst maximising site recycling rates.

Key duties will include:

  • Assist and advise with the recycling and disposal of waste materials at all RHWS, offering to show or help customers rather than tell them the correct place to deposit their waste

  • Ensure waste streams are not mixed, and are separated correctly

  • Maintain and ensure clean loads of recyclates before sending to disposal point and that loads that leave the site are not contaminated

  • Maintain RHWS services in accordance with Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems and follow health and safety procedures and safe systems of work

  • Maintain compliance with all legislative requirements including the site operating and environmental licenses

  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment

  • Check permits for vans and trailers, or for permitted waste

  • Ensure maintenance schedules are adhered to

  • Identify opportunities to improve customer service and recycling rates

  • Communicate with customers, responding to queries or complaints.

    Build effective relationships through customer contact and consistency of approach in all customer communications

Requirements for this role:

  • Be flexible to work outside of normal working hours including bank holidays, weekends and out of hours working.

  • Working at different Waste Recycling Centres

  • Attend training courses, meetings and conferences

For more information on this vacancy, and to apply, contact Hona today via email to or call 01772 208967.