Recycling Loader

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Warehouse & Logistics
Contact NameAdam Nicklin

Job description

Job Title: Waste and Recycling Loader

Location: Caldicot - Abergavenny

Employment Type: Full-time/Temporary

Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 7am - 3pm Friday 7am - 230pm Including bank holidays

Salary: £12.18 per hour - £24 per hour

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Recyling and Waste Loaderto join our well-established client based in the Caldicot area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established Public Sector company.

Job Description:

This role is essential in delivering our ambition to be safe, clean and sustainable as well as ensuring the client can deliver on its commitment to provide a high performing recycling service.

This is a vital function to ensure recycling and waste collections are undertaken in a professional, efficient and safe manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To collect waste from households and businesses as determined by the Council's recycling and waste strategy and collection schedules from a variety of receptacles/bins.

  • Recycling and waste collections include:

    • Food waste

    • Garden waste

    • Residual waste (Black bags)

    • Hygiene waste

    • Dry recycling e.g. paper, glass, cans

    • Trade waste

  • To deliver a high quality Service to the Public by ensuring:

    • That all collections are made on schedule

    • That the area is left in a clean and safe condition after collections have been completed

    • That receptacles are placed back where they are collected from in a tidy manner taking care not to block pavements, driveways etc

    • You are professional, polite and courteous to all members of the public during your work.

    • Assisted collections and extra allocation collections are carried out accurately

  • To monitor contamination in recycling collections (dry, food and garden waste) and undertake subsequent procedures.

  • To work with a positive attitude - constructively and effectively as part of a team.

  • To follow and comply with all Safe Working Practices, procedures and Health and Safety Policies.

  • Undertake any training that is required to undertake your role safely and effectively.

  • To report any incidents/concerns to your Area or Deputy Supervisor immediately.

  • To ensure that all relevant paperwork and documentation is completed accurately and in a timely manner as requested by your Supervisors.

  • To act as Relief HGV Driver/Team Leader if the need arises. Relevant experience and licence must be held in order to do this. (HGV Driver rate will be paid).

  • To work at other depots when operational necessity demands it. Where this occurs the service will do its best to provide transport. Alternatively, if you use your own vehicle the Council's mileage rate can be claimed.

  • To undertake other duties if required, this could include: emptying litter bins, litter picking, town centre sweeping, safe removal of sharps (if sharps awareness accreditation has been undertaken).

  • To abide by the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in the Council's Equal Opportunities Policy.

  • To undertake other duties commensurate with the grade of post if the relevant training has been provided.


  1. Relevant experience within a similar operational environment.

  2. Experience of and willingness to work as part of an effective team.

  3. A good understanding of Health and Safety issues and agreement to abide by the authority's policies and procedures.

  4. The ability to self-motivate and work without close supervision.

  5. Good communication skills

  6. A commitment to providing a high quality Service to Monmouthshire residents and businesses.

  7. A willingness to undertake any relevant training

  8. Flexibility and ability to work outside the core hours to meet the needs of the service when required

  9. It is desirable for the post holder has a clean and current driving licence but not essential.

  10. Welsh Desirable - You may be required to learn or improve your existing skills through attending staff Welsh language training funded by the council.

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01495 421926

We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

Who are we at Candour Talent?

At our award-winning recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on building strong connections with both our clients and candidates. We operate as both a recruitment specialist for permanent recruitment and a recruitment business for the supply of temporary workers, ensuring that we can effectively meet the diverse needs of our clients and candidates. With a dedicated and passionate team of professionals, we're committed to taking time to understand your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations ensuring that we match you with opportunities that not only align with your professional goals but also inspire you to thrive. Whether you're seeking a career change, advancement, or a new challenge, we're here to support you every step of the way.

Rest assured that when you apply for a role through Candour Talent Recruitment, your details will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, outlining how your information will be used.

While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, please note that only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted for further consideration. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of your application, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.