Public Engagement Officer

Location
Various locations within Solihull
Salary
£10.20 per hour
Posted
16 Oct 2020
Closes
19 Apr 2021
Job Ref
SOL000003632
Job Type
Customer service
Contract Type
Sessional Worker
Working Pattern
Sessional Worker
Hours
Part-Time

Variable hours

We are looking to immediately recruit 20 to 30 PEOs to carry out the following duties throughout Solihull which include shopping areas such as Chelmsley Wood, Shirley and Solihull Town Centre:

  • work with businesses to adopt and maintain good practice (e.g. queue management) and follow the rules such as Track and Trace procedures;
  • direct pedestrians and support social distancing in busy public areas;
  • remind members of the public to wear a face covering where required;
  • Go “door to door” to remind people about restrictions and deliver leaflets.

Working in pairs, you will need to be able to positively engage with the public and local businesses.

All relevant and up to date information on the regulations in place will be provided.

The hours of work are variable and will, wherever possible, be tailored to meet your personal circumstances. We will also be looking to appoint people who can support at weekends.

Please note you will be required for up to six months. 

If you would like to help in keeping people in Solihull safe, please complete a brief application form (which can be downloaded below) and return to: gawhitehouse@solihull.gov.uk

PEOs will not have the power to take enforcement action, issues of non-compliance will be escalated to the police.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
Application Form

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