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Temp Operatives (Elections) - Edinburgh

  • Location

    City of Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Excellent Rates

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

  • Contact email:

    3dmulti.227801B62.0@applythis.net

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

  • Salary high:

    9

  • Salary low:

    9

  • Job ref:

    12722

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-25

Temp Operatives (Elections) - Edinburgh EH288NB
Ref:12722
Short term temporary work
Excellent hourly rates
Our team working in our 3D Multi-Sector Division have worked with this employer for circa 15+ years successfully managing recruitment of temp. staff for Scottish Election events (Local, General, By-Elections and the Scottish Referendum).
3D Personnel Ltd. have now been retained on an ‘exclusive’ basis to assist this employer with the hire of a volume of suitable temporary staff for councils across various locations in Scotland for the upcoming 2021 Local Election with work commencing mid/late April.

Location & Dates:
This work will be in Edinburgh Council - Ingliston, Newbridge, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB.
Other locations we are hiring for include:
Glasgow G21DU, Aberdeen AB21 9FX, Fife/Glenrothes KY75NX, Stirling FK81X, Clackmannanshire/Alloa FK101EB & South Lanarkshire/Hamilton ML30AA.

Dates:
Starting 28th April 2021 – finishing close of business 6th May 2021.

The role:
Duties include opening, sorting, scanning and checking votes/election documents in a timely manner whilst adhering to tight deadlines. You may be asked to partake in other related as deemed necessary.

Rates:
The rate of pay will be at the Real National Living Wage plus holiday pay (paid per hour) and a higher hourly rate for unsocial hours. This rate will be paid to all staff. Note - Travel /parking expenses are not covered.

Requirements:
You should be well educated ideally to GCSE Level or higher/equivalent and have demonstrable good basic admin. and numeracy skills and ideally previous recent/relevant experience working in a role that involves administrative duties.
You should be capable of following basic instructions to meet specified timelines/deadlines.
You should have at least basic IT skills such as keyboard/data input experience.
Candidates who have experience dealing with volume paperwork are particularly sought after.
You should be able to use your own initiative and work under minimal supervision
You must have fluent spoken and written English and be a good communicator.
You will have full legal working rights to work in the U.K. and hold the relevant work permit to demonstrate this (if applicable) and be able to present valid up-to-date ID when requested.

Additional information:
Most sites start work between 8am/9am and finish circa 5/6pm though some sites may start earlier or finish later due to demand and therefore flexibility is vital and late evenings and early mornings and possibly weekends at some locations may be required.
Some sites due to smaller polling numbers may work less hours on less days, subject to project demands.
Most sites will not work weekends/and bank holiday monday, though some may (most likely Edinburgh and Stirling)
Suitable candidates must be available to work all hours on all days/dates as requested, wherever possible.
Our client intends that every shift will be no shorter in duration than 4 hours as a minimum, however in exceptional circumstances where this is not the case and a shift does happen to be shorter than 4 hours, each individual already working on this shift will still be paid for a min. of 4 hours regardless.

Process/ Interested/ How to apply?
Do you have adequate spare time?
Maybe you are working but can arrange some time off OR perhaps you are currently unemployed and would like some short-term well paid and enjoyable interim temp work?
If you are interested in these roles, please get in touch by sending your CV as a first step.

Additional Information:
We and our client reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary. The roles will be filled on a first come, first served basis subject to the demand of the application flow and client/location with the most suited applicants and only suitable applicants may be contacted at this time though you may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles. We act as both an Employment Agency and as an Employment Business and as a company operate under strict 'best practice' policies and procedures. We are continually committed to equality and diversity and provide equal opportunity to all applicants. All necessary safety measures to ensure safety at work will be taken including any steps needed to ensure a safe environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.