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Housing Apprenticeship

The Role

 
‘A fantastic opportunity to work, learn, gain skills and qualifications and a really great base for a career in housing’
Sophie Lloyd, Swindon College Housing Apprentice of the Year 2014
 
“Doing the apprenticeship has changed my whole life for the better. I would recommend it to anyone that is looking for a good start into a career”
Jenna Steadman, Housing Business Development Support Officer (former apprentice)
 
Swindon Borough Council Housing Department are once again recruiting for their successful Housing Apprenticeship Scheme. 
 
We offer the opportunity to gain paid work experience in our busy Housing department while achieving qualifications in Housing.  We will initially be offering a 12 month contract, and there will be an opportunity to progress to a 2nd year apprenticeship for apprentices who are successful in their first year.
 
A career in Housing offers many opportunities.  The Housing department owns over 10,500 properties across the Borough of Swindon.  We are involved in a wide range of activities in managing these properties including allocating them to applicants, maintaining them to a decent standard, ensuring tenancy conditions are met, collecting rent and dealing with arrears as well as tenant involvement and communications. 
 
Our apprentices will focus on one area of our work but will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in other areas through job placements.  We support our apprentices while they study for Chartered Institute of Housing, level 2 certificate and NVQ level 2 in Housing.
 
This is not just a job, but an exciting career opportunity.  Over the 3 years that our scheme has been running, 9 of our apprentices have so far achieved permanent posts within our Housing Department.
 
These are some of the qualities we will be looking for:
 
·         Enthusiasm
·         Flexibility
·         Motivation
·         Ability to communicate effectively – both written and verbally
·         Initiative
·         Team player
·         Willing to learn
·         Good people skills 

What we offer:
·         A Fixed Term Training Contract for 12 months
·         Support, advice and guidance to achieve your qualification
·         Additional learning and development whilst on the apprenticeship scheme
 
Training Rate:
There is a fixed rate of pay for apprentices:
 
Rates of pay apply from October 2014
 
First year apprentices - £2.73 per hour.
 
Second year apprentices:
  • Age 19 and under - £2.73 per hour.
  • Aged 20 - £5.03 per hour
  • Aged 21 and over - £6.31 per hour
 
Application Process
You will need to apply for the vacancy by completing an application form and returning it by the closing date as stated below.  Any applications received after this date will not be considered. 
 
Please note: We do not accept or consider CV's.
 
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a session at Swindon College in September.
 
Interviews will take place on 13th and 14th October.
 
Please note the eligibility for the Apprenticeship Scheme:
You must be living in England, not be in full-time education and not at Level 4 (Degree Level) or above in qualifications.
 
For further information about apprenticeships then please visit the following sites:
 
 
 
Applications are especially welcome from Swindon Borough Council tenants and their families.
 
 
Closing date: 22nd September 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Housing Apprenticeship
 
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: 0171
  • Category: Apprentices
  • Department/School: Housing
  • Salary: See advert
  • Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
  • Grade: Apprenticeship Scale
  • Closing Date: 22nd September 2014

Groundsman - Purton Parish Council

The Role

 
A vacancy exists for a full-time Groundsman. The role is varied, mainly outdoors and includes grass and hedge cutting, cemetery and play area maintenance, minor building maintenance and upkeep and repairs to bus shelters and other structures. Knowledge/experience in the safe use of tools and machinery is essential as is a full clean driving licence.
 
The job involves dealing with the general public and occasional evening and weekend work.
 
For an application form, or an informal chat about the post please contact Steve Wylie, Parish Clerk on 01793 771066 or e-mail clerk@purtonpc.eclipse.co.uk
 
 
Closing date: 18th September 2014
 

  • Reference no: PPC
  • Category: Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Purton Parish Council
  • Salary: £17,333 - £19,817 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: Spinal Points 18-22
  • Closing Date: 18th September 2014

Civil Enforcement Officer

The Role

 
As our Civil Enforcement Officer you will review contravening vehicles and the enforcement of Bus Gate/Lane Enforcement using relevant software. Responsibilities also include ensuring that the regulations and policies governing parking enforcement are correctly carried out in line with relevant traffic legislation.
 
An excellent communicator, you will have an eye for detail along with knowledge of working with computerised systems. On the job training will be provided with the Parking Services Management team. Knowledge of traffic regulation orders along with the appeals and challenges procedure is desirable.
 
You will be required to work 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:00 and 17:00.
 
 
Closing date: 17th September 2014
 
 

Further Information and Applications 

 
Job Description: Civil Enforcement 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: 1665
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Highways & Transport
  • Salary: £14,3838 p.a. pro rata (£7,774 p.a. actual salary)
  • Hours: 20 hours per week
  • Grade: K
  • Closing Date: 17th September 2014

Sheltered Housing Floating Officer

The Role

 
You will provide flexible support to sheltered housing schemes across the Borough. Carrying out day-to-day management you will share our passion for ensuring residents receive the highest standard of quality support achievable.
 
You will oversee all aspects of support from morning welfare calls to liaising with agencies and families regarding resident’s needs. Ensuring the scheme is safe from hazards, you will be keen to provide assistance and respond promptly and effectively to any emergency that may arise.
 
This position is the ideal step into working within sheltered housing, as you will gain an insight into the operations of many of our housing schemes. Along with experience of working with the public and liaising with other services and agencies you will have a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills.  An excellent communicator you will possess some administrative experience and a good knowledge of IT systems such as email.
 
Most important to us however, is your strong commitment to the ethos and principles of equal opportunities and the ability to apply this to everyday practice.
 
The ability to travel throughout the Borough along with an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
Closing date: 17th September 2014
 
Interview date: 1st October 2014
 

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
 
"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: 1669
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing
  • Salary: £17,546 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: Flexible hours - circa 20 hours per week
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 17th September 2014

Sheltered Housing Officer - George Hall Court

The Role 

 

A residential post carrying out the day-to-day management of George Hall Court, you will share our passion for ensuring our residents receive the highest standard of quality support achievable.
 
You will oversee all aspects of support from morning welfare calls to liaising with agencies and families regarding resident’s needs. Ensuring the scheme is safe from hazards, you will not only be keen to provide assistance but also encourage resident social committees and group activities. Key to this role is your ability to respond promptly and effectively to any emergency that may arise.
 
Along with experience of working within a sheltered or supported housing environment or other compensatory experience you will have a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy skills.  An excellent communicator you will possess some clerical experience and a good knowledge of basic IT systems such as email.
 
Most important to us however, is your strong commitment to the ethos and principles of equal opportunities and the ability to apply this to everyday practice.
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
Previous applicants need not apply.
 
Accommodation comprises of a 1st floor, 2 bedroom flat. Rent for accommodation that the post holder occupies as their sole residence will be £100.56 per week, this includes heating and water charges. This fee is reviewed each financial year.
 
 
Closing date: 17th September 2014
 
Interview date: 1st October 2014
 

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
 
"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: 1663
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing
  • Salary: £17,546 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 17th September 2014

Special Educational Needs Assessment Team (SENAT) Manager 0-25

The Role

 
This position is a job share, you will be required to work over 3 days – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  We are seeking a candidate who is solution focused and has a ‘can do’ attitude.
 
On behalf of the Council you will lead and manage all aspects of the statutory assessment process in relation to the existing statementing procedure and the implementation of the new processes in line with the SEND reforms starting September 2014.
 
You will fulfil a key feature of the Growing Economy/Attainment outcomes by focusing on the needs of a vulnerable group of children and young people.
 
In this position you will ensure that the administration of requests and referrals for statutory assessment and all associated statutory processes are completed within agreed timescales.  The statutory assessment process must be co-ordinated across education, health and care to ensure a cohesive experience for children, parents and young people. We want families to be at the heart of the new coordinated assessment process and EHC plan. It will be important for you have an excellent understanding of person centred planning and can focus on the outcomes that will be critical to children and young people to improve life chances.
 
You will develop performance management processes to ensure high service standards, costs effective delivery, customer responsiveness and the measurement of impact.
 
A degree qualification or equivalent in Management, or compensatory experience is required. A good understanding of this agenda will be beneficial as will experience of developing synergies and partnerships within an organisation and with external partners. Your general management skills will be utilised to drive services forward, along with your innovation and problem solving abilities.
 
 
Closing date: 22nd September
 
Provisional interview date: 6th October 2014
 
 
"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"
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: SENAT Manager 0-25
 
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: 1670
  • Category: Education, Teaching and Schools, Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management
  • Department/School: Commissioning
  • Salary: £32,348 - £43,211 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week (job share position)
  • Grade: R
  • Closing Date: 22nd September 2014

Adult Social Care Performance Analyst

The Role

 
In this position you will provide statistical analyses to inform all areas of Adult Social Care. You will develop and improve integrated data reporting to inform commissioning of services. This position provides you with the opportunity to work on your own initiative and build upon your fastidious attention to detail.
 
Responsibilities include the interrogation, analysis and validation of data. You will identify data quality issues and show trends, presenting through various statistical techniques and reports. A self-starter, you will respond to and manage fluctuating workloads. Your positive attitude and ability to work both alone and with others will cement your position within our team.
 
You will be educated to degree level standard or have equivalent relevant experience in an analytical role in a business intelligence team environment.. Extensive knowledge of using Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel at an advanced level is essential.
 
Closing date: 21st September 2014
 

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: 1664
  • Category: Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Business Support
  • Salary: £21,218 - £24,636 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: M
  • Closing Date: 21st September 2014

Relief Library Assistants

The Role

 
This is a flexible job 
Are you enthusiastic about customer care?
 
Love working face to face with the enquiring public?
 
We have a relief register to cover leave, sickness and vacancies across all the libraries in Swindon – you are sent the shifts on a daily basis and then let us know which you can cover.
 
We need staff that can pick up hours year round.
 
Shifts can range from 3 hours up to 8 hours. 
 
Our libraries are open 7 days a week so shifts can be on any day.
 
It is a role you can work around other jobs and commitments within our shift patterns.
 
Ideally you will also have a general awareness of books and other services the library offers. A good level of IT skills is essential.
 
For more information please contact Shirley or Suzanne on 01793 464499
 
 
Closing date: 18th September 2014
 
Interviews: During week commencing 6th October 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Relief Library Assistant
 
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: 1666
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Leisure, Libraries, Culture & Traded Services
  • Salary: £7.38 per hour
  • Hours: Casual
  • Grade: K
  • Closing Date: 18th September 2014

Library Assistants - Community Libraries

The Role

 
3 posts:         
 
Post 1:  Moredon and Rodbourne Cheney Library       
8.125 hours per week
 
Working weekday evenings and alternate Saturdays
 
Week 1:  Monday 17:00-20:15 and Thursday 17:00-20:15
Week 2:  Monday 17:00-20:15, Thursday 17:00-20:15 and Saturday 10:00-13:15
 
 
Post 2:  Liden Library and Penhill Library         
12 hours per week
 
Working across two libraries on weekday afternoons and evenings and every Saturday
 
Week 1:  Tuesday 13:00-19:15 Liden Library, Thursday 13:00-16:15 Liden Library and Saturday 10:00-13:00 Penhill Library
Week 2:  Tuesday 13:00-19:15 Liden Library, Thursday 13:00-16:15 Liden Library and Saturday 10:00-13:00 Penhill Library
 
 
 
Post 3:  West Swindon Library and Wroughton Library         
10.75 hours per week
 
Working across two libraries across weekday mornings, evenings and alternate Saturdays
 
Week 1:  Tuesday 09:30-13:00 West Swindon Library, Friday 09:30-13:30 West Swindon, Friday 17:00-20:15 Wroughton Library and Saturday 10:00-13:15 Wroughton Library
Week 2:  Tuesday 09:30-13:00 West Swindon Library, Friday 09:30-13:30 West Swindon
 
 
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.
 
Closing date: 18th September 2014
Interviews:  During week commencing 6th October 2014
 

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: 1668
  • Category: Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Leisure, Libraries, Culture & Traded Standards
  • Salary: £7.46 per hour
  • Hours: Various
  • Grade: K
  • Closing Date: 18th September 2014

Library Assistants - Central Libraries

The Role

 
2 posts:-
 
Post 1
Wednesday 1.00 – 7.00 (5.5 hours includes a ½ hour unpaid break)
Friday 4.00 – 7.00 (3 hours)
Sunday 11.00 – 3.00 (4 hours)
 
Post 2
Every Saturday 9.00 – 4.00 (6 hours includes 1 hour unpaid lunch break)
Alternate Sundays 11.00 – 3.00
 
Are you enthusiastic about customer care?
 
Love working face to face with the public?
 
Based at the Central Library 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.
 
Closing date: 18th September 2014
 
Interviews: During week commencing 6th October 2014
 

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: 1667
  • Category: Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Leisure, Libraries, Culture & Traded Services
  • Salary: £7.46 per hour
  • Hours: Various
  • Grade: K
  • Closing Date: 18th September 2014

Customer Services Operations Manager

The Role

 
Customer Services is the first point for over 750,000 contacts into Swindon Borough Council every year, through the One Stop Shop, Contact Centre and Control Room Service. It is part of the front line for over 40 Council Services, providing advice, guidance and handling urgent and routine requests for services, for customers and service users.
 
This is a great opportunity to lead and manage the Council’s Customer Service function. You will provide an excellent customer experience to face to face and telephone callers to the Council. You will lead and operationally manage the three core functions within Customer Services; ensuring service standards are set and maintained. Other responsibilities will include driving change and innovation across the service, including building an online and digital offering to customers.
 
We are looking for someone with a passion for great customer service and has a proven track record in a managerial / leadership position within a customer service environment. Your ability to demonstrate contribution to the success of a previous role in customer services will be essential and help us cement your position within our team.
 
Closing date: 21st September 2014
 
 

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: 1671
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services, Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management
  • Department/School: Business Services & Support
  • Salary: £32,671 - £43,643 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: R
  • Closing Date: 21st September 2014

Transport Project Managers

The Role

 
Swindon is ranked among one of the top 10 highly innovative areas in the UK. Swindon Borough Council’s Highways and Transport teams are working to reflect this innovation in a wide range of infrastructure and maintenance schemes throughout the Borough. , Swindon is undergoing an extensive regeneration and the population is set to expand significantly over the over the next 12 years.
 
Swindon Borough Council offers many career opportunities in an environment which values, supports and encourages the development of its employees. Joining the Council will be the start of a rewarding and enjoyable career for you. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer an  impressive package of benefits including, childcare vouchers scheme, car salary sacrifice scheme, reduced cost leisure facilities, generous leave allowance, Flexible working arrangements and a competitive pension scheme.
 
The Programme & Project Delivery team is responsible for driving forward a wide portfolio of engineering and transportation Capital Projects ranging from minor improvements to multi million pound infrastructure projects. What this means for you is an unrivalled chance to make your mark.You will be a project manager with an impressive background in end-to-end delivery of transportation projects; you’ll have confidence  taking the lead and will understand the needs of a huge range of stakeholders ranging from Council Members to residents to local interest groups and the Department of Transport.
More than that, you’ll be a strong communicator and motivational leader and someone who brings out the best in the people around them.
 
You will be of degree level or equivalent calibre and ideally with a civil engineering or transportation background. You must be equipped to manage complex projects, budgets and multi-disciplinary project teams.
 
 
Closing date:  2nd October 2014
 

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: 1672
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management
  • Department/School: Transport & Highways
  • Salary: £32,671 - £38,158 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (Part-time hours or job share will be considered if requested)
  • Grade: R
  • Closing Date: 2nd October 2014

Finance Professional Positions

The Role

 
There has never been a more exciting time to work in Swindon.  Swindon has a long term, ambitious vision to become a leading regional centre by 2030 with the fastest growing economy outside London, and the quality of life to go with it.  We are recognised as a regional and national growth point and are working hard to deliver that vision.  We are focused on performing better and offering more.
Our town is ranked among one of the top 10 highly innovative areas in the UK. Swindon Borough Council’s Finance teams endeavour to reflect this innovation, and are constantly assessing the service that we provide. We are committed to providing a high quality support service that delivers a secure platform from which to achieve the Council’s objectives. We have two professional opportunities for highly-skilled individuals to join our team:
 
 
Head of Finance - Schools
Grade T: £43,372 - £56,123 p.a. + £3,660 market factor supplement
37 hours per week
 
In this position you will provide a professional financial advisory and support service to the Education Leadership Team in accordance with best professional practice and the requirements of best value.
 
Requirements are as follows:
 
- CIPFA qualified accountant, or equivalent CCAB
 
- Substantial post qualification experience
 
- Experience of working constructively with headteachers, school finance managers and budget managers.
 
- Experience of school funding formula and education finance legislation
 
- Strong report writing skills
 
 
 
Finance Manager
Grade R: 32,671 - £43,643 p.a.
37 hours per week
 
You will assist the Head of Finance in the provision of a comprehensive professional accountancy, financial transaction and general financial advisory service to all levels of management and Members. Responsibilities will include managing financial administration staff that have recently been transferred back into the Council having been outsourced to the private sector for the last 7 years.
 
Requirements are as follows:
 
- Strong leadership and staff management skills
 
- Good understanding of transactional financial processes
 
Part of responsibilities will include managing a professional financial support service to Budget Managers
 
- Therefore ideally holding a professional accountancy qualification, preferably CIPFA
 
- Require strong knowledge of budgetary control and financial management
 
 
 
 
Closing date: 29th September 2014
 
Interview dates: 6th – 8th October 2014
 

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: 1673
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management
  • Department/School: Finance
  • Salary: See advert
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: R & T
  • Closing Date: 29th September 2014

Rent Income Officer

The Role
 
Here at Swindon Borough Council we pride ourselves on delivering the most complete housing service possible to the people of Swindon.
 
Working under the direction of the Neighbourhood Housing Manager, you will play a key role in reducing the number of tenancies in arrears and the level of monies owed.
 
You will be expected to effectively present cases at Court and to the Council’s Introductory Tenancy Review Panel when required. You will also be responsible with assisting the Neighbourhood Housing Officers by managing and directing individual rent cases. You should be able to help tenants to maximise their income through giving financial and benefits advice.
 
As well as GCSEs grade C or above including English language and Maths, or equivalent or additional compensatory experience, you will have good numeracy skills and knowledge of welfare benefits. IT literate you will be an excellent communicator with considerable experience of working for a social landlord.
 
An enhanced DSB disclosure will be required along with an ability to travel throughout the Borough.
 
Closing date: 25th September 2014
 
 
"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"

 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Rent Income 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: 1674
  • Category: Economic Development and Planning, Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing
  • Salary: £21,218 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: M
  • Closing Date: 25th September 2014

Social Care - Children & Families

The Role

 
Being a children’s Social Worker has never been an easy option but here in Swindon we’ve made great progress in working seamlessly with other childcare practitioners to provide an environment that provides all-inclusive support. Our Children and Families Service is fully integrated with children’s health services and we have professional practitioners like Health Visitors, Paediatric Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and many more working alongside our Social Workers. In most cases they are even co-located, fostering an environment of real collaboration, cooperation and support that, not only improves our ability to respond, but is a real benefit to the children that need our help and support.
 
Our forward thinking management team recognises the importance of having manageable caseloads and the need for reflective supervision, on-going support and mentoring. As a result our Social Workers get all the help and support they need to do well in their roles and is a key factor in providing the best possible outcomes for the children.
 
With a formal career progression scheme, a dedicated training and development programme, a leadership programme, and a highly competitive rewards package that recognises and reflects the importance of this vital role, there’s never been a better time to be a Children’s Social Worker in Swindon.
 
 
See our portal for further information and application details:
 

  • Reference no: C&F
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children & Families
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours:
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: Rolling Campaign

Early Years & Engagement Co-ordinator - The Children Society

The Role

 
The Children Society, Swindon Children Centres work with families within Swindon with children under 5.

 

We need an Early Years Engagement Co-ordinator to:
·         Lead on development & delivery of targeted activities to children and families through the Early Years Foundation Stage
·         To manage a team of Early Years Engagement Workers
Do you have?
·         Substantial experience of working with children under 5
·         A flexible, adaptable and emotionally resilient approach to changing priorities and demands
·         An ability to make difficult decisions in challenging situations
Interviews will be held on Thursday 25th September at Salt Way Childrens Centre, Pearl Road, Middleleaze, Swindon SN5 5TD
With those successful applicants at interview, invited to attend an observation at one of our outreach groups on Monday morning 29th September.
 

 

 

  • Reference no: The Children Society
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: The Children Society
  • Salary: £22,349 p.a. pro rata.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade:
  • Closing Date: 18th September 2014

Teacher of English - Isambard Community School

The Role

 
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well-qualified Teacher of English.  The desire and ability to teach drama would be an advantage.  Please see the attached further information, job description and person specification for more details. 
 
Isambard Community School is an innovative community learning centre delivering sustainable, high quality, inclusive education.  As a forward thinking School, we want our curriculum to meet the needs of every student, to reflect an understanding of an ever changing world, deliver the national requirements in a fresh and stimulating manner and optimise the use of existing technologies and other resources in our modern and inspiring school environment. 
 
If you are passionate about teaching and learning and can challenge yourself and your students to achieve the highest possible standards of academic attainment and social behaviour, we would be interested to hear from you.
 
All appointments will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS clearance, and proof of the Right to Work in the UK (this will be required at the time of Interview). 
 
Isambard Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
 
 
All Applications are to be made online at the following address:
 
We are unable to accept CVs.
 
This school welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities.
 
Closing date: 28th September 2014
 
Interview date: w/c 29th September 2014
 
Start date: 5th January 2015
 
 
 
Any queries please contact Julie Jenkins, HR Manager 01793 705400 or e mail jenkinsju@isambard.swindon.sch.uk or visit our web site www.isambard.swindon.sch.uk
 
 

  • Reference no: Isambard
  • Category: Education, Teaching and Schools, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Education
  • Salary: MPS
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Grade: MPS
  • Closing Date: 28th September 2014

Deputy Headteacher - St. Sampson's C. E. Primary School

The Role

 
 
To commence January 2015
 
Following the expansion of St Sampson’s CE Junior School in September 2015 to become St Sampson’s CE Primary School, we are looking to recruit an excellent Teacher with Leadership experience /current Deputy Headteacher, to further raise standards in our school at this exciting time.
 
You will have strong leadership skills, a successful record in school improvement and will share our passion for achievement and high standards for all.
 
Enthusiasm and drive are essential, as well as a commitment to the pursuit of outstanding learning and leading the curriculum. You will work alongside the Headteacher to lead our vision throughout the whole school community.
 
St Sampson’s CE Primary School is a successful, friendly and happy school located in the rural town of Cricklade outside Swindon.  We are looking forward to appointing an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional to join our staff team.
 
Key responsibilities:
 
·         SENCO – To work alongside our SEND Manager (please note: it is not essential that you already hold this qualification).
·         To share responsibility with the Headteacher for organising, monitoring and evaluating the work of the School in order to promote the highest standards and attainment for all pupils
·         To contribute to providing strategic direction for school improvement
·         To teach booster groups across the school
 
Are you the professional that we want?
 
·         Do you have high expectations of yourself and others?
·         Can you inspire and lead a team?
·         Do you have a passion for learning and excellence?
 
We pride ourselves on our commitment to the training, professional development and career progression of all our staff. 
 
You are very welcome to visit us and have an informal discussion with the Headteacher. Mrs Jennifer Bayne
 
For an application pack, please contact Mrs Carole Clarke, Admin. Officer, St. Sampson’s C.E. Primary School, Bath Road, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6AX.  Telephone (01793) 750452 or e-mail admin@st-sampsons.wilts.sch.uk
 
Closing Date: Noon on 3rd October 2014
 
Interview Dates: 9th & 10th October 2014
 
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced CRB clearance.
 
 

  • Reference no: St. Sampson's
  • Category: Education, Teaching and Schools, Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management
  • Department/School: Education
  • Salary: L9-L14
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Grade: Leadership Scale
  • Closing Date: 3rd October 2014

HR & Recruitment Assistant - SEQOL

The Role

 
An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Recruitment or HR administrator to join our small but busy Human Resources Team.  
 
SEQOL is an innovative and forward thinking health and social care social enterprise committed to partnership working and delivering the highest standards of performance.
 
Effective and professional recruitment is key to attracting and retaining the best people.  This opportunity will put you at the forefront of this activity and we are looking for a self-motivated and confident individual who can carry this activity forward.  Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential along with a desire to develop this new service.
 
In return for your commitment to us we can offer you a supportive environment and a wide of variety of benefits including training & development, a contributory pension scheme, employee benefit scheme and childcare voucher scheme.
 
For an informal chat please contact Katherine Wren 01793 465556 or Ros Weston on 01793 465536.
 
 
Closing date: 21st September 2014
 
Interview date: 2nd October 2014
 
 
All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details.
 
NHS Job Reference: 815-A-14-0200
 
If you have any queries about this process, please contact the HR First Response team on 01793 464343.
 

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services
  • Department/School: Administration
  • Salary: £17,546 per annum pro rata
  • Hours: 30 - 37 hours per week – flexible hours negotiable
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 21st September 2014

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