WEEE Electrician

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Part time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
20th and 23rd December
Salary to be Advertised
£22,000 pro rata
Summary of vacancy

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is working in partnership with Groundwork to recruit a WEEE Electrician.

This post holder will be directly recruited and contracted by Groundwork.

About the role

About Groundwork

Groundwork is a leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work. Groundwork NE & Cumbria is working towards a vision of a society of sustainable communities which are vibrant, healthy and safe, which respect the local and global environment and where individual’s enterprise and prosper.

The WEEE project sits within a wider programme of waste awareness and recycling initiatives delivered by Groundwork and the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership.

About the role

  • We have an exciting opportunity for a WEEE Electrician. Working in partnership with the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership (STWWMP), as a member of Groundwork’s Land and Communities Team, the Electrician will engage with the communities of Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside to encourage the reduction, repair and re-use of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and batteries.
  • Operating alongside an experienced Project Lead, the Electrician will support the development and delivery of community activity including repair workshops, swap shops and road shows, to provide repair services and reuse activity aimed at raising awareness and facilitating behavioural change.
  • The successful candidate will be a qualified Electrician with a passion for repairing small electrical household goods. They will be an excellent communicator, enjoy working with the public and be able to enthuse and encourage people to repair, reuse and repurpose their electrical items.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service

A bit about you

  • We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about working with communities and recycling.
  • You will be an experienced and qualified electrician with an ability to fix small household electrical items.
  • We want someone like you who has strong organisational skills and is a great communicator who thrives with people.
  • Having the ability to work independently and with a commitment to partnership working is essential as well as having the ability to encourage behavioural change.
  • Your role will require you to be creative and energetic with a focus on delivering high quality engagement and outputs.

For an informal discussion please contact Stephen Armstrong (Programme Manager) on 0191 5672550 or 07772 976806

Do you want to apply?

Interviews to be held on 20th & 23rd December 2019.

All completed applications should be emailed to or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Grosvenor House, 29 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7NP.

Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork North East & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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