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Social Workers

(Potential relocation package of up to £8,000 and local government benefits)
 
It’s a job that makes a difference in ways that most of us can only begin to imagine. It’s a job that can save and transform lives.
 
Our town is ranked among one of the top 10 highly innovative areas in the UK. Swindon Borough Council’s Children and Families teams endeavour to reflect this innovation, and are constantly assessing the service that we provide. Our Children’s Services are fully integrated with health, working alongside other specialist professionals which helps us ensure that children in Swindon get the best possible outcomes.
 
We are looking experienced Social Workers who are committed to the task of ensuring that children in need of safeguarding receive high quality effective and protective services. With your experience you will really make a difference to Children and Young People in Swindon, giving them the support they really need to develop essential life skills and achieve their goals. Our teams use local insight to develop a more focused, relevant and effective service.
 
Join us, and you’ll be helping to develop and implement new and exciting ways of working through using the Safeguarding Framework to shape even better outcomes for Swindon Borough’s young people and their families.
 
Once you’re part of our team, we want you to stay. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive regular support, supervision and appraisals, as well as a range of benefits, including a competitive salary, flexible working and childcare vouchers.
 
An ability to travel throughout the Borough, plus an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
So if you want to help shape the future of a social care service that already striving to be the best and you’re committed to ensuring that children in need of safeguarding receive high quality effective and protective outcomes, we want to hear from you.
 
 
 
Closing date: 8th June 2015

  • Reference no: 1837
  • Category: Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children, Families and Community Health
  • Salary: £29,556 – £39,096 p.a. dependent on experience
  • Hours: 37
  • Grade: Grade Q
  • Closing Date: 8th June 2015

Independent Reviewing Officer

(Potential relocation package of up to £8,000 and local government benefits

37 hours per week)
 

“With your skills of analysis and assessment, you’ll help us shape the future of social care in Swindon”

 
This opportunity in our well established and experienced team is based within Safeguarding and Quality Assurance. The team is focussed on improving outcomes for children and young people and we’ll be looking to you to use your exceptional skills of analysis and assessment to improve and enhance the services we provide.
 
Knowledge & Experience
Candidates must have substantial knowledge and experience in the following areas of business and will be required to provide evidence of this:
·         Extensive post-qualifying experience.
·         Experience of chairing complex meetings
·         Experience of managing complex Child Protection and Looked After Children work.
·         Supervisory or management experience
·         Knowledge of current and relevant child care legislation and guidance and procedures.
·         Ability to assess risks
·         Ability to monitor; analyse and interpret management information
·         Ability to resolve conflict and negotiate effectively
·         Experience of working in partnership with families.
·         Experience of multi-agency working.
·         Experience in report writing and maintaining appropriate records
 
You will hold a professional qualification of Social Work or equivalent, be HCPC registered with proven management experience, have excellent communication skills and have sound working knowledge of current legislation and safeguarding practices.
 
If you want to help shape the future of a social care service that is striving to be the best and you’re committed to ensuring that children in need of safeguarding receive high quality effective and protective outcomes, we want to hear from you.
Please click on the link to apply http://socialworkswindon.co.uk/?p=1236
 
If you have any queries or would like to discuss any particular aspect of the role, please contact:
Kelly George
Tel: 01793 465202
E-mail:
kgeorge@swindon.gov.uk
 
Closing Date: 8th June 2015

  • Reference no: 1838
  • Category: Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children, Families and Community Health
  • Salary: Up to £44,603
  • Hours: 37
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 8th June 2015

Social Work Assistant Team Manager

(Potential relocation package of up to £8,000 and local government benefits
37 hours per week)
 
It’s a job that makes a difference in ways that most of us can only begin to imagine … it’s a job that can save and transform lives.
 
As an Assistant Team Manager you’ll play a key role in ensuring high quality, day to day service delivery to children and families managing, supporting and developing your team. You can expect to manage a team of around six social workers and two or three social care workers under the guidance of a Social Work Group Manager.
 
You will have demonstrable experience of managing and supervising staff including performance management, formal supervision and appraisal. In providing clear leadership and direction to the team, you will have skills in mentoring/coaching staff in managing complex cases. You will focus on delivering good outcomes with timely interventions at the right level; within statutory guidelines and with given resource and budget availability.
 
You will also hold a professional qualification of Social Work or equivalent, be HCPC registered with proven management experience, have excellent communication skills and have sound working knowledge of current legislation and safeguarding practices. Working alongside colleagues from health and other practitioners, statutory agencies and with independent and third sector partners, you will contribute to the development of services to improve the experience of children and families.
 
Flexibility and adaptability to the needs of our services are the key attributes needed for this role, and in return Swindon offers excellent opportunities for professional development, regular supervision and promotes a work and life balance.
 
If you have the background and experience to deliver in this exciting and challenging role, we want to hear from you. Check out the full details by downloading the Role Profile – Social Work Operational Manager (PDF 44Kb). If, having read this, if you have any queries or would like to discuss any particular aspect of the role, please contact:
Kelly George
Tel: 01793 465202
 
So if you want to help shape the future of a social care service that already striving to be the best and you’re committed to ensuring that children in need of safeguarding receive high quality effective and protective outcomes, we want to hear from you.
 
Closing date: 8th June2015

  • Reference no: 1839
  • Category: Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children, Families and Community Health
  • Salary: £33,390 - £44,603 per annum
  • Hours: 37
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 8th June 2015

Social Work Team Manager

It’s a job that makes a difference in ways that most of us can only begin to imagine … it’s a job that can save and transform lives.
 
In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing and ensuring high quality service provision for children and families, providing leadership to operational teams. Leading three or four teams you will determine priorities, assess needs and safeguard children to promote positive outcomes in line with national standards.
 
In initiating and delivering strategies and plans you’ll work closely with other areas of children’s services, partners and other agencies and ensure that performance expectations are known and understood by all staff. You’ll contribute to the strategic development of children’s social care and Children, Families and Community Health more widely by taking lead responsibility for your part of the service and specific aspects of work, developing skills and knowledge of the team.
 
You will have the lead responsibility for issues that relate to safeguarding children ensuring that all guidance, procedure and practice around safeguarding children are followed.
 
You’ll be an experienced social care manager; motivated, an excellent communicator, data competent, experienced in quality improvement and budget management keen to develop your career. You will be expected to provide accurate, timely monitoring and activity reports on service delivery. In return we offer a compelling career opportunity with scope to shape service delivery working alongside health and other practitioners to provide a wide range of high quality resources to support children and their families.
 
If you have the background and experience to deliver in this exciting and challenging role, we want to hear from you. Check out the full details by downloading the Role Profile – Social Work Group Manager.
 
If, having read this, if you have any queries or would like to discuss any particular aspect of the role, please contact:
 
Kelly George
Tel: 01793 465202
E-mail : kgeorge@swindon.gov.uk
 
Closing date: 8th June 2015
 
Job Description: Social Work Team Manager
 
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk
 
Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to:
 
HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG

  • Reference no: 1887
  • Category: Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children, Families and Community Services
  • Salary: £37,949 - £50,813
  • Hours: 37
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 8th June 2015

Lead Housing Participation Officer

Here at Swindon Borough Council we want tenants and leaseholders to be at the heart of our Housing service. The delivery of the tenant participation service and programme of involvement and scrutiny is critical to our successfully meeting the requirements of the Regulatory Framework for Social Housing and ensuring quality outcomes for residents.

This post provides an exciting opportunity for the new Lead Housing Participation Officer to head up a team working in partnership with the community to influence and shape service outcomes. 

Innovative and solutions focused, you will have the talents and the tenacity to make a good thing even better.  With substantial experience of leading and delivering on projects you will have working knowledge of social housing related legislation and good practice. You will possess sound experience of managing staff and liaising with tenant and community groups. 

In return, you’ll enjoy our new modern working arrangements along with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

You will need to be able to travel independently to various sites across the Borough.

 
Closing date: 26th May 2015
 
 
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk
 
Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to:
 
HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG

  • Reference no: 1932
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing
  • Salary: From £29,556 pa
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 26th May 2015

Supported Housing Commissioning Officer

Fixed term contract until 31st July 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Supported Housing Commissioning Officer within Swindon Borough Council. You will work with the commissioning directorate to help understand and formulate a new approach to supported housing, working across agencies to make a real difference to vulnerable people in Swindon. 

Responsibilities will include producing needs assessments related to supported housing, review good practice nationally on supporting vulnerable people and provide recommendations on how this may be implemented in Swindon. You will develop and maintain an understanding of the legislation and changes around care and support to vulnerable people. 

The ability to collect and assess qualitative and quantitative data around the needs of vulnerable people is essential.  Experience of working within the housing, social care or public sector with specific knowledge of working with vulnerable people with care or support needs is desirable.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required. 

Closing date: 28th May 2015

Job Description: Supported Housing Commissioning Officer
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk

Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to: 

HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG

  • Reference no: 1933
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Commissioning - Children & Families
  • Salary: From £25,646 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade: N
  • Closing Date: 28th May 2015

General Practitioner – Urgent Care Centre - SEQOL

Exciting opportunities exist for General Practitioners to join our dynamic Urgent Care Team to deliver high quality unscheduled care primary care to the people of Swindon. This is an excellent opportunity to develop new skills in a growing organisation.

SEQOL is an innovative and forward thinking health and social care social enterprise committed to partnership working, underpinned by our values of openness, trust, employee involvement, development, diversity at work, commitment to modernisation and delivering the highest standards of performance.

If you are an enthusiastic GP, have excellent communication and clinical skills and enjoy working as part of a team we would like to hear from you. We are offering full, part time and bank opportunities.

The services that we currently offer cover twenty four hours per day, seven days per week. They include the local GP Out of Hours service, an in hours home visiting service and a Rapid Access Unit providing in depth assessment and treatment of complex patients in the community. These services link in with a suite of other innovative community services provided by SEQOL.

We can offer you a competitive salary package worth up to £130,000, flexible contributory pension, six weeks annual leave, liability insurance through SEQOL’s NHSLA indemnity arrangements (equivalent to approx. £6000 if personally purchased) and a full induction, training and on-going support.

We also offer a supportive environment and a wide variety of benefits in an attractive part of the country, with excellent local amenities and good access to London, Bristol and Oxford.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Dr Paul Dryden, Clinical Director UCC,
Mob: 07939122479, Direct line : 01793 646466

Karen Graham, Medical Workforce Lead
Direct line: 01793 646466
Closing date:  5th June 2015

To apply for this post please visit: NHS Jobs ref: 815-A-15-0548

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: Up to £130,000 p.a
  • Hours: Various
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 5th June 2015

Community Stroke Co-Ordinator (Lead Nurse) - SEQOL

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established stroke team which provides rehabilitation and support to stroke patients across the whole stroke pathway in Swindon.

 
You will be based in Swindon intermediate care centre (SwICC) as part of the Community stroke team.  SwICC is a purpose built inpatient rehabilitation unit which has excellent facilities and a dedicated inter-professional team. The centre contains step up and step down wards as part of the Community Intermediate Care services for Swindon including stroke and is a base for the Stroke Therapy Team.
 
The team in SwICC works in an interdisciplinary way with all members of the team working to achieve the best outcomes for our patients. The emphasis is on enabling discharge to the community for patients to continue their rehabilitation in a more meaningful environment. 
 
You will be performing 6 and 12 month reviews for stroke patients and providing support for complex patients. As lead Nurse for stroke your role will support nursing quality across stroke community services.
 
You will have the support of an experienced senior team.  Ongoing professional development is actively encouraged and there are many opportunities to develop your clinical skills and be involved in the development of our services.
 
You will be NMC registered with excellent communication and organisational skills. Proven postgraduate experience within the NHS is essential in this role.
 
Working at SEQOL you will be part of an award-winning, not-for-profit social enterprise, transforming peoples’ lives across Swindon. We offer integrated care and support that gives adults dignity, self-respect and independence. Being employee-owned, we are driven by our employees’ values and a real sense of innovation, enabling them to shape our future direction and development. Join us and you can create a better tomorrow for everyone.
 
For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:
 
Judith McLain or Anne Kettlewell, Swindon Intermediate Care Centre on 01793 605520.
 
To apply, please visit NHS Jobs Ref 815-A-15-0530
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695
 
Closing Date: 27th May 2015
 

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Stroke Therapy Team - SwICC
  • Salary: £30,764 – £40,558 p.a
  • Hours: 37.5 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 27th May 2015

Speech and Language Therapist (Band 5) - SEQOL

Fixed Term Contract for 9 months with the possibility of extending to 12 months
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recently qualified Speech and Language Therapist to gain some valuable experience in the field of adults with acquired communication and swallowing difficulties. The successful applicant will join our friendly and supportive team, working with a range of patients in the hospital setting and in the community.
 
Supervision and support will be provided from more experienced and specialist clinicians within the team. Some CPD opportunities will also be offered. Some knowledge and skills in dysphagia management is preferred.
 
We are based at the Great Western Hospital but work in a variety of locations in Swindon.
 
Enquiries can be made to:
 
Helen Noble 01793 605101, Principal Speech and Language Therapist (Adult Services), SEQOL
 
 
All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details.
 
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695.
 
Closing Date: 27th May 2015

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: £21,388 - £27,901
  • Hours: 33.75 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 27th May 2015

Trainee Neighbourhood Housing Officer X2

2 year fixed term contract until September 2017

 
Have you considered a career in Housing?
Do you possess the following skills?
 
ü  Pro-active
ü  Innovative
ü  Ambitious
ü  Determined
ü  Enthusiastic
ü  Reliable
ü  Willingness to learn and study
ü  Excellent customer service ethos
ü  Team player
 
This is a great opportunity if you’re looking to start a career in housing.  We’ll support you in working towards achieving a Chartered Institute of Housing professional qualification, whilst providing you with experience in housing management.
 
We will provide a structured training programme and work will be undertaken within Tenancy Services providing a varied and interesting role including rent recovery, anti-social behaviour, and tenancy management.  
 
You will be responsible for visiting tenants in their homes, providing support to housing management teams and undertaking special project work.  You will be committed to high standards of customer service, a good team player and flexible in your approach to work.
 
You will ideally be of graduate calibre, but have two A Levels (or equivalent) as a minimum, with a commitment to study for a professional qualification, excellent verbal and written communication skills, plus good IT skills including use of Microsoft Office products.
 
This represents an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step on your career path in a supportive but challenging environment. You will also receive generous annual leave and day release to attend your course.
 
An ability to travel throughout the Borough and an enhanced DBS check is required.
 
Closing date: 8th June 2015

Interview date: week commencing 22nd June 2015

Further Information and Applications

 
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk
 
Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to:
 
HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG
 

 

  • Reference no: 1936
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing - Tenancy Services
  • Salary: £13,709 - £14,717
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade: J-K
  • Closing Date: 8th June 2015

Health Visitors

Swindon is making excellent progress in our implementation of the national Call to Action programme and we want you to join us! We currently have vacancies for Health Visitors to join our well established integrated locality teams.
 
You will be co-located with the other members of the multi-disciplinary team. This offers an excellent opportunity for effective partnership working to facilitate the delivery of early intervention to children and families. This work is undertaken in collaboration with Children's Centres.
 
As a Health Visitor in Swindon you will work as a part of the skill mix team delivering universal and targeted health visiting services in a defined geographical location, in line with The Healthy Child Programme.
 
The common assessment framework and team around the child processes are well embedded in Swindon, with the whole of the integrated team fully engaged. The integrated teams work closely with all schools and Children’s Centres across the Borough to support this process.
 
Swindon Borough Council is committed to the continued investment in excellent Children’s Centre provision across the town and is involved in the Payment by Results pilot.
 
As a Swindon Borough Council employee you will benefit from excellent benefits including a final salary pension scheme, a 37 hour working week and child care vouchers. You will be supported in your practice and your professional development through comprehensive supervision, appraisal and a workforce development programme. You will experience the benefits of working within a forward looking and innovative borough council which is proud to be delivering health visiting services to the local community.
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
Closing date: 5th June 2015
 
NHS Jobs Reference: J182-A-15-1365
 
 
"This organisation 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"

  • Reference no: 1940
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children's Services
  • Salary: From £30,029 p.a
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 5th June 2015

Purchasing Assistant - SEQOL

12 months Fixed Contract

 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Assistant within our Contracts team.  As a Social Enterprise we want to get the best from our suppliers and demonstrate value for money.
We need someone who is a good all-rounder, strong at communicating with different people, good with figures and processes. If you are up for a fun, challenging role which you can help shape your future career please apply.
 
You will have had experience in administration, Microsoft office packages and working in a business environment. Good communication skills and relationship development experience are essential for this role. Experience of purchasing or buying is preferred.  You will have at least three GCSEs Grade C or above, including English and Maths and have the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to a high standard. You must be able to work under your own initiative and be a “self-starter”.
 
In return you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including pension and discounts at major retailers. We will also invest in a personal development plan including external training.
 
Working at SEQOL you will be part of an award-winning, not-for-profit Social Enterprise. Being employee-owned, we are driven by our employees’ values and a real sense of innovation and a desire to change things for the better.  Our focus is on people, not the system and we are fully integrated, delivering for both NHS Community Services and Local Authority Adult Social Care.
 
To apply:
 
Please complete the application form on the SEQOL website:
and return it to recruitment@seqol.org
or post to SEQOL, North Swindon District Centre, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, SN25 4AN.
 
For further information regarding this opportunity please contact Toff Andersen on 01793463447/ toff.andersen@seqol.org or Simon Billingham on 0179346777/ simon.billingham@seqol.org
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695
 
Previous applicants need not apply.
 
Closing Date:         1st June 2015

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: £17,546 p.a
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 1st June 2015

Occupational Therapy Assistants & Social Care Assistants - SEQOL

SEQOL are a Health and Social Care organisation with a focus on helping people make the most of their lives. As a Social Enterprise, we are a business with a social purpose. We provide quality care and support for adults in Swindon and the surrounding area that focuses on the individual, not the system. Able to provide a genuine choice of care to our service users, our employee ownership drives the approach of our organisation.

 
In this role you will work for SEQOL with older people and adults with disabilities, sensory impairment, people with learning difficulties, their families and carers. You will assess, plan, monitor and review the needs and identified outcomes of service users and carers in the community. Responsibilities include promoting independence through the provision of care and support, equipment, adaptations, advice and techniques. You will manage a designated caseload of less complex work under the guidance of qualified staff.
 
Educated to GCSE standard in English, or equivalent, you will have a good standard of literacy and numeracy. An NVQ in Health and Social Care is desirable. Your experience of working in a Health and Social Care service will be utilised in this position.
 
To apply:
 
Please complete the application form on the SEQOL website
and return it to recruitment@seqol.org
or post to SEQOL, North Swindon District Centre, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, SN25 4AN.
 
For further information regarding this opportunity please contact Sarah Harvey or Alison Forster on 01793 463333 Option 2.
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695.
 
Closing Date:         3rd June 2015
Interview Date:     18th June 2015

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: From £17,546
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 3rd June 2015

Community Nurse (Learning Disabilities) - SEQOL

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, dynamic individual to join SEQOL’s Community Team for People with a Learning Disability in Swindon. We are seeking an individual who is looking to develop their nursing career and can demonstrate knowledge, experience and enthusiasm in the area of complex health for people with learning disabilities.

The post holder will contribute to a multidisciplinary team approach to supporting the complex health needs of people with learning disabilities.  This will include develop a close working partnership with colleagues in SEQOL’s Single Point of Access (SPA) service to support people with learning disability, with complex health needs, to avoid hospital admissions and successfully manage their health needs in the community.

The successful candidate would be expected and supported to complete further academic studies and, with the support of the current specialist nurses in the team, work to develop appropriate pathways and services in SEQOL.
 
SEQOL’s Community Learning Disability Team is a small and highly specialised team employing nurses with extensive experience and high levels of expertise in a range of areas of health and prides itself of supporting specialist academic development. The team is a friendly joint health and social care team co-located in North Swindon.
 
Working at SEQOL you will be part of an award-winning, not-for-profit Social Enterprise. Being employee-owned, we are driven by our employees’ values and a real sense of innovation and a desire to change things for the better.  Our focus is on people, not the system and we are fully integrated, delivering for both NHS Community Services and Local Authority Adult Social Care.
 
To apply:
 
Please visit NHS Jobs Ref: 815-A-15-0558
 
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sue Smith (Health Lead) Jackie Lund (Matron) or Sharon Hambrey-Hatton (Valuing People Project Manager) on 01793 463333 (option 1).
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695.
 
Closing Date:         12th June 2015      
Interview Date:     14th July 2015

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: From £21,388 p.a
  • Hours: 37.5 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 12th June 2015

Care Assistant - SEQOL

An Opportunity has arisen for a Care Assistant within Whitbourne House a residential care home that supports people with dementia.

We are looking for exceptional individuals to assist us in the provision of excellent services to vulnerable adults. You will provide support to maintain our service users’ skills. We endeavour to maximise independence and maintain a high quality of life.

The ability to attend training and work in a team environment will be crucial to the position. Experience of working with elderly people is also essential, along with an NVQ Level 2 in care. You must have an awareness of Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards. An ability to read and write in English is essential. 

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including pension and discounts at major retailers. 

Working at SEQOL you will be part of an award-winning, not-for-profit Social Enterprise. Being employee-owned, we are driven by our employees’ values and a real sense of innovation and a desire to change things for the better.  Our focus is on people, not the system and we are fully integrated, delivering for both NHS Community Services and Local Authority Adult Social Care.

To apply:

Please complete the application form on the SEQOL website
and return it to recruitment@seqol.org
or post to SEQOL, North Swindon District Centre, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, SN25 4AN.
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695.
 
Closing Date: 2nd June 2015

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: £14,383 pro rata
  • Hours: 30 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 2nd June 2015

Kitchen Assistant / Driver - SEQOL

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Kitchen Assistant within our Supported Employment Team.  This is a small team based at Fessey House in Haydon Wick and will involve preparing quality for older people.  It is a training kitchen environment, working alongside people with barriers to employment.

 
Ideally you will already have experience in a catering environment and a willingness to learn.  You will have the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to a good standard.  In addition, you will need to drive a small SEQOL delivery van regularly, so you will need a clean driving license and be 21 years old for insurance purposes.
 
In return you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including pension and discounts at major retailers.
 
Working at SEQOL you will be part of an award-winning, not-for-profit Social Enterprise. Being employee-owned, we are driven by our employees’ values and a real sense of innovation and a desire to change things for the better.  Our focus is on people, not the system and we are fully integrated, delivering for both NHS Community Services and Local Authority Adult Social Care.
 
To apply:
 
Please complete the application form on the SEQOL website:
 
 
and return it to recruitment@seqol.org
 
or post to:
 
SEQOL, North Swindon District Centre, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, SN25 4AN.
 
For further information regarding this opportunity please contact Lorraine Hicks on 07742 690631. 
 
For any recruitment queries please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 465694/465695.
 
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable number of applications has been received.
 
Closing Date: 27/05/2015
Interview Date:  04/06/2015

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL
  • Salary: £12,702 pro rata
  • Hours: 30 hours over 7 days
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 27th May 2015

Customer Services Advisor - Apprentice

Fixed term Contract until 1st July 2016

 
We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice in Customer Services for Swindon Direct. We support the residents of Swindon Borough in accessing the many services provided by the council.
 
The role is multifunctional as you will be trained to work between the Contact Centre (Call Centre), the One Stop Shop (face to face) and the Control Room (where pendant calls for emergency assistance are answered). You will be trained in supporting the vulnerable and elderly residents of the borough by providing professional, compassionate support. You will give information on our services where possible, escalating queries and requests for work to the relevant service area.
 
You will establish and maintain good relationships, with both internal and external customers, colleagues and partners. You will provide support and solve problems wherever possible ensuring that our customers have a good service experience at all times.

If you can bring good communication skills, lots of initiative and a passion to learn, we will support you in developing a career with Swindon Borough Council.
 
Closing date:  8th June 2015
 
 
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk
 
Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to:
 
HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG

  • Reference no: 1938
  • Category: Apprentices
  • Department/School: Customer and Business Services
  • Salary: Dependent upon age
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 8th June 2015

Homeline Support Officer

Swindon Borough Council’s Homeline service enables people, especially older and more vulnerable individuals, to live independently in their own homes. By joining us you will support the team with the installation, servicing, fault finding and removal of equipment. You will need to have the physical ability to climb stairs and carry equipment.

 
In this position your varied responsibilities will include calling on service users/patients to check equipment and provide general information about the Homeline service. In emergency situations you will assist Homeline Emergency Response Officers.
 
Your experience of dealing with the public will be essential to this position. You will also have the ability to identify minor faults and the ability to follow manuals. Experience of accurate record keeping is crucial. Along with GCSEs grade C, above or equivalent in English and Maths, you will have basic IT skills.
 
A full driving licence, access to your own vehicle and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
Closing date: 10th June 2014
 
Job Description: Homeline Support Officer
 
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk
 
Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to:
 
HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG

  • Reference no: 1942
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing - Commissioning
  • Salary: From £17,932 p.a
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 10th June 2015

Library Assistants - Swindon Libraries

Are you enthusiastic about customer care?

Love working face to face with the public?
 
Based across a number of Swindon Libraries you will provide frontline customer care and assistance to all library service users and ensure that service standards for Swindon Libraries are maintained. Ideally you will have a general awareness of books and other materials, internet sources and information available through libraries. A basic level of IT skills is essential.
 
Post 1: Covingham Library                 Ref: VP01
18 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Week 1
Tuesday 9:45-19:15
Wednesday 9:45-13:00
Thursday 9:45-13:00
Week 2      
Tuesday 9:45-19:15
Wednesday 9:45-13:00
Thursday 9:45-13:00
Friday 13:45-17:15
Saturday 9:45-13:15
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
 
Post 2: Liden Library                            Ref: VP02
14.25 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Monday 9:45-13:00
Wednesday 9:45-13:00
Thursday 9:45-13:00
Saturday 9:45-14:15
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
 
Post 3:  Old Town Library                     Ref: VP03
20.5 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Week 1:       
Monday 9:45-13:30
Tuesday 9:45-13:30
Wednesday 9:45-13:30
Thursday 9:45-13:30
Friday 9:45-13:30
Saturday 9:45-13:15
Week 2:       
Monday 9:45-13:30
Tuesday 9:45-13:30
Wednesday 9:45-13:30
Thursday 9:45-13:30
Friday 9:45-13:30
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
 
Post 4:  Old Town Library                       Ref: VP04
20.5 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Week 1:       
Monday 13:30-17:15
Tuesday 13:30-17:15
Wednesday 13:30-17:15
Thursday 13:30-17:15
Friday 13:30-17:15
Week 2:       
Monday 13:30-17:15
Tuesday 13:30-17:15
Wednesday 13:30-17:15
Thursday 13:30-17:15
Friday 13:30-17:15
Saturday 9:45-13:15
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
 
Post 5:  Central Library                            Ref: VP05
10 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Week 1: 
Saturday 9.00 – 4.00
Sunday 11.00 – 3.00
Week 2: 
Saturday 9.00 – 4.00
Sunday 11.00 – 3.00
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
 
Post 6:  Central Library                            Ref: VP06
10.25 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Week 1: 
Monday 1.00 – 5.00
Thursday 9.30 – 1.00
Friday 1.00 – 5.00
Week 2: 
Saturday 9.00 – 4.00
Sunday 11.00 – 3.00
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
 
Post 7: Central Library                             Ref:VP07
8 hours per week
Grade K: £7.63 per hour
 
Week 1:
Saturday 9.00 – 4.00
Week 2:
Saturday 9.00 – 4.00
Sunday 11.00 – 3.00
 
 
Closing date: 4th June
Interviews: Saturday 13th June for weekend posts
and the week commencing 15th June for other posts
 
Job Description: Library Assistants
 
To apply for this post please complete the MS Word Application Form and email it to jobs@swindon.gov.uk
 
Alternatively you can print and complete the PDF Application Form and return it to:
 
HR Shared Service
Swindon Borough Council
1st Floor Wat Tyler West
Beckhampton Street
Swindon
SN1 2JG

  • Reference no: 1939
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
  • Department/School: Planning & Regulatory Services (Heritage & Libraries)
  • Salary: From £14,717 p.a pro rata
  • Hours: Various roles
  • Grade: K
  • Closing Date: 4th June 2015

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