School Crossing Patrol Officer/Lollipop Person
Friars Grove, Colchester
Part time contract - Weekdays for 39 weeks per year
Temporary for 6 months
7.5 hours per week
£7.88 per hour
STOP! Are you looking for an opportunity to support your community in a socially rewarding and invigorating way?
The role of School Crossing Patrol Officer/Lollipop Person is ideal for someone who is looking for a good reason to get up bright and early each morning and has a little time to spare (once in the morning and once in the afternoon, both for approx. 45mins) to help the community and ensure the safety of all pedestrians crossing the road to and from school and its surrounding locations.
All uniforms, equipment and training will be provided.
GO! If you think you can help out your local school please read on and apply below.
As the school's designated Lollipop person your role will be:
- To have regard for the needs of people with disabilities, especially mobility impaired people wishing to use the crossing point.
- To maintain regular contact with the schools attended by children using the crossing.
- To regularly assess the risks associated with operating at the crossing site in order to identify any problems. Report problems and defects to supervisor.
- To assist in the preparation of reports on accidents and failure to stop incidents and other incidents occurring at the crossing site.
- To ensure that all uniform and equipment provided is maintained in good condition and replacements requested when needed.
- To give clear signals to drivers when stopping traffic and ensuring that the traffic remains at rest until the road at the crossing point is clear of pedestrians.
- When requested, to assist with road safety and pedestrian training.
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