School crossing patrols

There are over 10 school crossing patrols operating throughout the borough

School crossing patrols, also known as lollipop men and women, are there to help both children and adults to cross the roads.

School crossing patrol vacancies

We're always on the lookout for suitable people to become part of our school crossing patrol team.

Please contact us for more information and to find out details of current vacancies in Blackburn and Darwen.

We provide full training and uniform.

School crossing patrols work term time only (paid school holidays).​​

School crossing patrol package for schools

The Council offer the following for schools within Blackburn with Darwen that may be able to employ a school crossing patrol within their own school budgets.

  • Full uniform and sign
  • SCP training delivered
  • Ongoing support
  • Inclusion in the SCP team, e.g. visits, meetings, celebrations
  • Audits and risk assessments
  • Re-training if required
  • Assistance with recruitment

The school's responsibilities:

  • The SCP will be an employee of the school
  • Recruitment
  • To assist with recruitment, the hours of the school caretaker may be stretched to include this role into the existing one. This works very successfully in some schools and worth consideration
  • One-off cost for package £400

For more information please contact us: 01254 585585