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Health Visitors - Return to Practice

The Role

 
As a qualified experienced Health Visitor, your skills and expertise are invaluable to Swindon Borough Council. We are encouraging Health Visitors to return to practice in order to ensure succession of the high quality of professionals across our service. We will endeavour to make your return to practice as smooth as possible, with refresher opportunities and support provided.
 
The UWE return to practice programme provides theory and clinical based training as a refresher course. Areas of study include population health, clinical practice and Health Visiting policies; providing a diverse and wide-reaching support programme. A national bursary scheme from the Department of Health is available, along with additional Swindon Borough Council financial incentives. We work closely with University of West of England (UWE) to support our staff through training, practice and placement.
 
After you have completed the return to practice supported re-introduction, you will join our diverse and experienced team. In this challenging and varied role, you will have responsibilities for a caseload of local children and their families. You will work in partnership with clients, carers and other agencies to deliver the Healthy Child Programme and the national Health Visiting service model.  In addition to this you will contribute to our programme of developing and delivering evidence based intervention packages to enable the implementation of the national service vision for Health Visiting.
 
Health Visitors in Swindon work in multi-disciplinary local Early Help teams and are co-located with their colleagues in the local communities. The benefits of working in this way are many and varied. There are many developments in progress in Swindon and lots of opportunities locally to take part in innovative work.
 
You will be supported in your practice and on-going professional development through regular supervision and performance review with Senior Staff. The Health Visitors from all of the teams come together for continuous professional development sessions throughout the year and access internal and external opportunities for learning and development. 
 
As a Swindon Borough Council employee you will have access to excellent pension scheme, child care vouchers and a 37 hour week.
 
Recognition of NHS continuous service is offered to successful candidates. 
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
Closing date:  31st July 2014
 
All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details.
 
NHS Job Reference: J88-LG-KJ-666
 
If you have any queries about this process, please contact the HR First Response team on 01793 464343.
 
 
"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: J88-LG-KJ-666
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children & Families
  • Salary: £30,228 - £33,587 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2014

Community Learning Disabilities Nurse - SEQOL

The Role

 
An opportunity has arisen for a committed and enthusiastic worker to become part of the Specialist Learning Disability Service. The successful applicant will work alongside the multidisciplinary team supporting the delivery of the specialist healthcare service for individuals with a Learning Disability. The work involves joint working within the direct specialist LD team but lends itself strongly towards enabling and facilitating access to mainstream services. You will be expected to carry your own case load and work autonomously under the supervision of your line manager.
 
The applicant will need to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment in working with people with a cognitive impairment in a variety of settings, their carers and multidisciplinary team and have a working knowledge of physical and mental health needs of individuals with a Learning Disability.
 
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of the legal framework around people with LD.
 
For further information please contact: Sue Smith Health Lead CTPLD 01793464316
 
Closing date: 11th August 2014
Interview date: 9th September 2014
 
 
Working pattern:F/T 37.5 hrs – mainly Monday – Friday 0900- 1700hrs but with some necessity for flexible working arrangements
 
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-14-0148
 
If you have any queries about this process, please contact the HR First Response team on 01793 464343.
 

  • Reference no: 815-A-14-0148
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL - Community Team for People with a Learning Disability
  • Salary: from £21,388 p.a.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Grade: Agenda for Change - Band 5
  • Closing Date: 11th August 2014

Health Emergency Planning & Resilience Officer

The Role

 
Fixed Term Contract until August 2015
 
You will support the Director of Public Health in delivering the statutory health protection functions of Swindon Borough Council. A key part of the role is to ensure that there is co-ordinated planning across a range of organisations including local government and NHS Trusts. These preparations include being equipped for emergencies and incidents which impact on the health of the public, and ensuring that health emergency planning and resilience issues are taken forward by the relevant organisations.
 
Working closely with health emergency planners from NHS England and other partners, you will ensure satisfactory arrangements are in place for responding to major incidents. You will endeavour to ensure satisfactory local arrangements for public health incidents. This position will give you the opportunity to participate in shaping and influencing the structure of emergency planning and resilience in Swindon. As part of our small but committed team, you will focus on improving health outcomes and reducing inequalities in health.
 
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in Emergency Management, or hold compensatory experience. A Diploma in Health Emergency Planning or a willingness to obtain the qualification is essential. You will be cleared to Security Check level or be willing to undergo clearance. Your demonstrable knowledge of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and Health and Social Care Act 2012 will be highly utilised in this position.
 
To discuss the position please contact Dr Ayoola Oyinloye on 01793 444674.
 
Closing date: 1st August 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: 0138
  • Category: Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Commissioning - Public Health
  • Salary: £28,920 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract until August 2015
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 1st August 2014

Commissioning Support Officer - Growth, Regeneration & Economy

The Role

 
Fixed Term Contract until August 2015
 
Swindon is ranked among the top 10 highly innovative areas in the UK. Swindon Borough Council’s Commissioning teams endeavour to reflect this innovation, and are constantly assessing the service that we provide existing business and residents as well as inward investors. With so much sustainable growth and development planned, it’s a really exciting time to be working in Swindon.
 
Providing effective and co-ordinated support, you will assist in planning and managing Swindon’s long-term physical and economic growth, and regeneration of Swindon Town Centre. We’ll look to you to support and deliver key projects within our Economy and Skills function, providing you with an excellent opportunity to work on projects that will transform Swindon into a regional centre where people want to live, work and play.
 
A relevant degree or equivalent is required for this position. Experience of working within economic development, planning or regeneration will be an advantage. This is a great opportunity to develop valuable project coordination skills and gain experience of working with influential business leaders. You will work closely with planning and transport, Forward Swindon, our Economic Development arm, other public service providers in Swindon as well as the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership and our routes to employment team.
 
Experienced when it comes to information collation and analysis, you will be IT literate and able to make informed decisions.  Most crucially, you will have the drive and ambition to support Swindon’s growth.
 
Closing date: 7th August 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: 0147
  • Category: Economic Development and Planning, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Commissioning
  • Salary: £17,546 - £20,840 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract until August 2015
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 7th August 2014

SEN Case Officers 0 - 25

The Role

Start date 1st September 2014

Fixed Term Contract until August 2016 (or secondment with employer's agreement)

 
Recent DFE reforms due to be implemented in September 2014 have made significant changes to the way we will assess the needs of children and young people aged 0 – 25 with special educational needs and disabilities.
 
It is the statutory responsibility of the Council to conduct an assessment of education, health and care needs when it considers that it may be necessary for special educational provision to be made for the child or young person.  Swindon Borough Council is seeking additional SEN Case Officers who can work proactively with young people and their families to coordinate the new Education, Health and Care plans. We are committed to using a person centred approach and making sure that young people and their families are central to this process.
 
You will be educated to degree level, or hold relevant compensatory experience and have a good understanding of current issues and legislation relating to special education, disability and inclusion. 
 
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in working in a person centred way to join an experienced, skilled team and be part of significant national changes.  
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position.
 
Previous applicants need not re-apply.
 
Closing date: 31st July 2014
 
Provisional interview date: 20th August 2014
 
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: SEN Case Officers
 
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: 0145
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Economy and Attainment
  • Salary: £28,920 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract until August 2016 (or secondment with employer's agreement)
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2014

Trainee Neighbourhood Housing Officer

The Role

 
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
 

Trainee Neighbourhood Housing Officer           

£12,702 - £17,138 p.a. (career grade)
2 year fixed term contract until September 2016
37 hours per week
 
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, property 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, the ability to travel throughout the borough, 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: 1st August 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description:
 
 
 
 
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: 0146
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing - Tenancy Services
  • Salary: £12,702 - £17,138 p.a. (career grade)
  • Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract until September 2016
  • Grade: Career Grade
  • Closing Date: 1st August 2014

Senior Practitioner / Best Interest Assessor

The Role

 
Fixed Term Contract until August 2015
 
Swindon Borough Council holds responsibility under the Mental Health Acts to provide an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) service. In this role you will co-ordinate and be accountable for the effective operation of this service, upholding our exceptional standards.  Our team is committed to integrated working, with a strong commissioner identify.
 
You will assist the Mental Capacity Act Programme Manager in the management and on-going legal and practice requirements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. This will include the recovery programme in response to changes in case law, on behalf of Swindon Borough Council along with support partnership organisations.
 
You will working with the Programme Manager to address the challenges that the Supreme Court Judgement presents, utilising your strong professional values and supervision to support our services. You will contribute towards the interpretation of national policy and guidance and translate into a programme of local action, securing the support of local stakeholders. In this role you will contribute to and assist in the implementation of a programme which supports the establishment of safe services.
 
You will have the skills necessary to obtain, evaluate and analyse complex evidence, to be utilised in crucial decision making. You will hold the qualification of Best Interest Assessor, along with a relevant specialist qualification. These will comprise of one specialism of the following: a social work qualification with HCPC registration; nursing qualification; occupational therapist registration; or as a registered psychologist.
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position.
 
Closing date: 4th August 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: 0091
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Adult Social Care
  • Salary: £32,671 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract until August 2015
  • Grade: R
  • Closing Date: 4th August 2014

Social Worker

The Role

 
We are looking for a Social Worker with relevant post qualification experience committed to the task of managing an Adult Services caseload in a Mental Health setting. Through your work with highly complex cases you will ensure that resources are utilised effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of service users and carers.
 
With your experience you will really make a difference to adults requiring care throughout the Borough. As a long term service, we can offer stability and reliable practice. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team based in a purpose built community and hospital facility. There are opportunities for joint working with a range of different professional groups. You will be working with the full range of mental health needs within the older population in Swindon. Working in the context of a new Dementia Strategy, you will address the personalisation agenda with clients and carers.
 
HCPC registered with a degree (or equivalent) in Social Work, you will have excellent knowledge of relevant adult care legislation and procedures. Join us, and you’ll be helping to develop and implement new and exciting ways of working to shape even better outcomes for Swindon Borough’s adults in need of support.
 
An ability to travel throughout the Borough, along with an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
Closing date: 4th August 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Social Worker
 
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: 0148
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Adult Social Care
  • Salary: £28,920 - £33,587 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 4th August 2014

Finance Officer - Residential Assessments

The Role

 
Within the Revenues and Benefits team an opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and customer focused individual to join us in delivering a financial assessment service. You will work in a small friendly team in an office based environment.
 
In this position you will learn how to carry out financial assessments for contributions to care costs. Drawing upon your extensive knowledge and understanding of the benefits systems, in addition to undertaking assessments you will provide advice and guidance to enable service users to access their benefits entitlement.
 
You will manage deferred payments, liaise with Council Officers, agencies, clients and their representatives and residential / nursing home management. Other responsibilities will include the maintenance of our database for occupancy to provide statistical information for government returns.
 
An excellent communicator, with experience of working with members of the public, you will be fully literate and numerate with a Maths and English qualification of at least GCSE Grade C or equivalent. With demonstrable experience of working in a finance environment, you will have excellent IT skills including the use of financial systems, Microsoft Office, email and the internet.  
 
Closing date: 15th August 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: 0149
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services, Professional and Technical
  • Department/School: Resources - Revenues & Benefits
  • Salary: £17,546 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 15th August 2014

Children's Commissioner

The Role

 
Swindon Borough Council commissioning team focus on commissioning services to improve the lives of children and young people in Swindon. We endeavour to ensure the best start in life for every child; better opportunities for parents, affordable good education and support for children; and stronger and safer communities. This position is an excellent opportunity to develop leadership qualities and lead our improvement and quality assurance across a range of services which are commissioned, including children's centres.

You will be responsible for evaluating performance of commissioned services, identify priorities for improvement and plan effective change. You will work with a range of partners in order to deliver challenge and support.

You will have excellent knowledge of relevant legislation and national strategies relating to early years, health and social development of children. Your relevant experience will be utilised to make a difference to the most vulnerable children in Swindon
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position.

Closing date: 1st August 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Children's Commissioner
 
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: 0099
  • Category: Economic Development and Planning, Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Commissioning - Children & Adults
  • Salary: £32,671 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract for 2 years
  • Grade: R
  • Closing Date: 1st August 2014

Business Support Supervisor

The Role

 
We have an exciting opportunity for someone to come and work in a varied and challenging role within the Business Services function, primarily supporting the Housing Property Services Team based at Waterside Park.
 
This role will be part of highly operational function, requiring you to work closely with your team members, trade managers and tradespersons; and at the same time, keep the Customer at the forefront of everything we do.
 
You will be joining the team at a time when the service is undergoing a lot of change; so you will need to be able to respond to this.  You will be making sure the day job is done; as well as manage the implementation of both continuous improvement and transformational changes in the way we need to deliver services.
 
In this position you will provide line management responsibility for a team of approx. 22 staff. You will also work closely with the Customer Operations Manager in the continuous management and development of the business support function at the site.
 
We are looking for someone who has demonstrable office experience and knowledge and can combine their substantial experience of managing a large multi-disciplined team alongside strong people and change management skills.  Ideally you will have previously supported and help implement a major service change and can demonstrate you have been a key player in leading that change.
 
Closing date: 31st July 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: 0092
  • Category: Economic Development and Planning, Professional and Technical, Supervisory and Management
  • Department/School: Business Services
  • Salary: £25,094 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: N
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2014

Lay Members - Swindon Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)

The Role

 
Are you passionate about ensuring the safety and promoting the welfare of children and young people in your community?
 
Swindon Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is a partnership of organisations that work with children and young people in Swindon. It has a statutory responsibility for overseeing how agencies work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of Swindon’s children and young people.
We are looking to appoint two volunteer Lay Members to the Board to:-
  • Support public engagement in local child safety issues
  • Contribute to an improved understanding of the LSCB’s child protection work in the wider community
  • Challenge the LSCB on the accessibility by the public and children and young people of its plans and procedures
  • Help to make links between the LSCB and community groups
No formal qualifications are required but lay members will need to live in Swindon.
They will need to participate fully in the work of the Board, ask constructive questions and give an informed opinion.
The successful candidates will be offered training and an induction and will need to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service check. The post is unpaid and will involve attending Board meetings (held 4 times per year), for which reasonable expenses will be reimbursed, and possibly some other meetings, depending on personal interests and skills.
 
For more information, please go to the Swindon LSCB website at www.swindonlscb.org.uk or contact Lesley Boorman, LSCB Business Manager, on 01793 466839 or e-mail lboorman@swindon.gov.uk
 
Closing date for applications: 8th September 2014.
 
We look forward to hearing from you
 
 
"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: LSCB
  • Category: Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Swindon LSCB
  • Salary: Voluntary
  • Hours: TBC
  • Grade: N/A
  • Closing Date: 8th September 2014

Social Worker - SEQOL

The Role

[Weekend working/ bank holidays – enhancements apply]

 
SEQOL is a successful and forward thinking Health and Social care organisation at the forefront of transforming, and developing new and innovative adult care services. If you have the energy, drive and a passion to make a difference, then we are looking for you!
 
SEQOL has a focus to help 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 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.
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social work practitioner to join a dynamic and busy team within the Integrated Discharge Team based at the Great Western Hospital.  The SEQOL Integrated Discharge Team IDT comprises of Social Workers and Community Intermediate care Nurses and Occupational therapists specialising in facilitating discharges from the acute hospital setting.  
 
An innovative multi provider Discharge assessment referral team -DART focuses on the screening and triage of a single referral from the acute Great western hospital wards to facilitate the patient discharge pathway at an early point of the admission
 
  • You will hold a Diploma in Social Work, or BA (Hons), a Degree in Social Work,  and  have active registration with HCPC
  • You will work with partners across the Whole Health and Social Care System. An excellent communicator, you will liaise with Health and Social Care professionals across the organisation, ensuring compliance with relevant policy and legislation  and ensure that transfers of care are timely and planned and above all that the transfer is ‘safe’.
  • You will also have a good working knowledge of the specific needs of older/vulnerable people in relation to safeguarding, mental capacity and best interests legal frameworks, an understanding of and commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and equalities.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for you to gain further experience of working within a busy team, based in an acute hospital setting with a clear community focus
  • The service  will be provided over seven days so your working week on a rota basis will include weekends and bank holidays
  • You may be required to flex to the pressures of service delivery within other business units within the SEQOL organisation. The pace is fast and requires an adaptable team player willing to reprioritise and manage their own workload in relation to time/SEQOL IDT and DART caseload pressures.  
  • A car driver with full driving licence, vehicle business insurance cover, or equivalent mobility, plus a DBS disclosure will be required.
 
If you wish to contact us for more information about the role/informal visit please call to speak to  Kulvinder Badesha or Louise Holmes on 01793 646120
 
Closing date: 31st July 2014
 
For shortlisted candidates- Interviews will take place Wednesday August 20th- so please save the date!
 
Job Description: Social Worker
 
 
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-14-0161 
 
If you have any queries about this process, please contact the HR First Response team on 01793 464343.
 
 

  • Reference no: SEQOL
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Integrated Discharge Team
  • Salary: £28,920 - £33,587 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: Q
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2014

Administration Assistant - Haydon Wick Parish Council

The Role
 
Can you help us?
 
We need an Administration Assistant for 30 hours a week to assist in maintaining the current high level of services provided and to help implement  new projects.
 
In May 2015 the Parish boundaries will be expanded to cover a larger area which will bring more challenges to be addressed. The successful applicant  will need to have a ‘can do’ approach to work which will cover  general administration, reception, word processing/IT, assisting with the Parish Newsletter and other office based work.
 
The hours of work are 9.30am to 4.00pm with a salary of £17,333 to £19,317 pro-rata (£14,053 to £15,662).
 
The application form and job description are available on the website www.haydonwick..gov.uk or by contacting the office on 01793 722446 or by email to clerk@haydonwick.gov.uk.
 
For an informal chat about the post please ring the office. Closing date for applications is 15th August 2014 and interviews will be held week commencing 1st September 2014
 
 

  • Reference no:
  • Category: Administrative, Clerical and Customer Services
  • Department/School: Haydon Wick Parish Council
  • Salary: £17,333 to £19,317 p.a. pro-rata (£14,053 to £15,662 p.a.)
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Grade: N/A
  • Closing Date: 15th August 2014

Homeline Response Officer

The Role

 
Here at Swindon Borough Council we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our busy team. This is a challenging opportunity for you to assist in providing 24-hour emergency cover to over 4,000 elderly and vulnerable residents across the Borough.
 
On a day-to-day basis you will respond to calls and co-ordinate emergency responses for the elderly, special needs and chronically sick service users. We will look to you to provide an efficient service, visiting service users homes quickly and safely, carrying out first aid if necessary. Other responsibilities include meeting with new service users and basic servicing of the community alarm system.
 
You should have considerable experience of dealing with the public, especially the elderly and clients with special needs. With your excellent communication skills you will have accurate record keeping skills along with a physical ability to climb stairs, use a hoist and perform first aid. IT skills would be advantageous although training will be provided; you should also be educated to GCSE level, including English and Maths (Grades A-C) or equivalent or additional compensatory experience.
 
As a Homeline Response Officer you will also need to live within the geographical boundary of the Borough of Swindon.
 
You will be required to work on a rota basis, which will involve weekend and out of hours working. This post is not suitable for job share.
 
A full driving licence for manual gearbox vehicles, or equivalent mobility, plus an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.
 
 
Closing date: 7th August 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Homeline Response 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
 
"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: 0152
  • Category: Manual (including Cleaning and Catering), Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Housing
  • Salary: £21,218 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: M
  • Closing Date: 7th August 2014

Finance Officer - Financial Assessments

The Role

 
Within the Revenues and Benefits team an opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and customer focused individual to join us in delivering a financial assessment service. You will work in a small friendly supportive team and your efforts will assist the Adult Social Care team in improving standards and procedures throughout the service.
 
You will learn how to carry out financial assessments for contributions to care costs. Drawing upon your knowledge of the benefits and entitlements system, you will help members of the public understand their financial contributions. Responsibilities include undertaking financial assessments and communicating the outcomes. You will visit customers in their homes or care homes, so exceptional communication skills are crucial.
 
Fully literate and numerate, you will have Maths and English qualifications of at least GCSE Grade C or equivalent. Your experience of providing administrative support within a financial environment will be highly utilised. You will have an understanding of the ethos of benefits and assessment work, the services provided by our care management team and the legislative framework we operate within.
 
The ability to travel throughout the Borough is essential.
 
 
Closing date: 15th August 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: 0155
  • Category: Economic Development and Planning, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Resources - Revenues & Benefits
  • Salary: £21,218 p.a.
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Grade: M
  • Closing Date: 15th August 2014

Special Tots Playleader

The Role

 
Special Tots is a group for children and siblings under 5 years old with special needs. We provide a child-centred educational environment in conjunction with, and linking to, other professionals and agencies. We tailor our services to specific and individual plans which are designed for each child to further their development.
 
This is a challenging and rewarding role, in which you will be part of crucial childhood development stages. Responsibilities will include completing observations, writing IPP’s and reports, and attending Team Around the Child (TAC) meetings for specified children. You will build strong working relationships with a range of professionals, building upon your experience of working with children with special educational needs.
 
You will hold an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education, or equivalent, or compensatory experience. Knowledge of child development in an SEN context is crucial. Your awareness and understanding of the legislation regarding safeguarding children will be highly utilised. 
 
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the position.
 
Closing date: 11th September 2014
 

Further Information and Applications

 
Job Description: Special Tots Playleader
 
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: 0153
  • Category: Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: Children and Families
  • Salary: £21,218 p.a. pro rata
  • Hours: 17 hours per week
  • Grade: M
  • Closing Date: 11th September 2014

Care Assistants (Whitbourne House) - SEQOL

The Role

 
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.
 
Whitbourne House is a 41 bedded dementia home for elderly residents. 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.
 
Previous applicants need not re-apply.
 
 
Closing date: 14th August 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: 0156
  • Category: Manual (including Cleaning and Catering), Professional and Technical, Social Care and Community
  • Department/School: SEQOL - Intermediate Care
  • Salary: from £7.46 per hour
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week
  • Grade: K
  • Closing Date: 14th August 2014

Clerk to Governing Body - Oakhurst Community Primary School

The Role
 
This will involve taking the minutes at full Governing Body meetings and committee meetings all of which are held in the evening as well as other administrative tasks in order to ensure the smooth running of the governing body.  You will be required to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills as well as good organisational skills. Training on all aspects of the role will be given to you via the Governor Support team at Swindon Borough Council and you will be expected to attend the various training sessions offered to Swindon Clerks.
 
If you think you have the necessary skills and experience and would like to work in a small team where you will be well supported we would like to hear from you.
 
Closing date: 8th August 2014
 
Interview date: week commencing 11th August 2014
 

  • Reference no: Oakhurst
  • Category: Apprentices
  • Department/School: Educational Administration
  • Salary: £9.09 to £10.80 per hour according to experience
  • Hours: 200 hours per annum
  • Grade: L
  • Closing Date: 8th August 2014

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