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We value equality because quality services need people from the whole community. Applications are invited from members of the general public. Please see individual posts for closing dates.

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(Jobs Last Updated: 29/07/2014)


REGIONAL ADOPTION MANAGER
People
Western Bay
Salary: £43847-£47613 per annum

The National Adoption Service in Wales is a truly collaborative venture with the statutory and voluntary sectors working together to improve the outcomes for children who are in need of adoptive families. You will be dedicated to developing this partnership and person-centred approach to supporting all those affected by adoption.
This new senior post will help develop and manage a newly formed regional adoption service across the Western Bay region. Having overseen the implementation of the service, you will provide operational and strategic leadership and management of adoption provision across the Region to ensure compliance with statutory requirements, policies and procedures and performance measures.

These considerable and transformational changes offer the post holder a unique opportunity to develop and shape a high profile service. If you’re seeking a challenging and high profile role within social care, this could be the role for you.

You will also promote and develop a cohesive, responsive and quality service in conjunction with partner agencies to meet identified needs and ensure best outcomes.

You will be a qualified and registered social worker with extensive strategic management experience and knowledge in the statutory arena of Children and Families Social Care Services. Significant experience (probably at least five years) of managing a service area or equivalent within Children’s Services is also essential.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dave Howes
Tel No. 01792 636248 Email: David.Howes@swansea.gov.uk

Please quote ref.: SS65183 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
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Closing Date: 11/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 29/07/2014



PART TIME TEMPORARY FURNISHED TENANCIES OFFICER (2 DAYS JOB SHARE)
Place
Landlord Services
Salary: £19317-£21734 per annum pro rata

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and positive individual to join the team in running this successful scheme. Duties will involve the co-ordination and management of furniture packs in council properties. It is essential that you have a current driving licence, appropriate business user insurance and access to your own transportation.
The post is for two days, Thursday and Friday and is temporary for a 6 month period. For an informal discussion please contact Julia Bartlett, (01792) 584042.

Please quote ref.: RGHO0310 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 07/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 29/07/2014



WEB APPLICATIONS OFFICER (FIXED TERM CONTRACT)
People
Education Planning & Resource
Salary: £26539-£29528 per annum

The Education Department is looking for an enthusiastic person to join their Learning Platform team. You will join a team developing a variety of solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and ASP.NET, Open Source technologies, and mobile platforms.

You will be an experienced web developer with a background in .net or another modern object oriented programming language.

This a temporary Fixed Term Contract for 2 years.

Please quote ref.: PE65149 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 07/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 24/07/2014



PART TIME RENEWALS & ADAPTATIONS CASE WORKER (2 DAYS PER WEEK)
Place
Renewals & Adaptations
Salary: £16998-£18638 per annum pro rata

This is a permanent part time post for 2 days per week. The post holder will be required to provide a comprehensive service for the Renewals and Adaptations Section. You will be a member of the housing Renewals and Adaptations Administration Team which is responsible for the processing and delivery of grant aid for disabled facilities, renovation home loans as well as adaptations to council houses.
We therefore require an enthusiastic individual with good communication, customer services and organisational skills. You will also need to be self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.
It is essential that you have a current driving licence, appropriate business user insurance and access to your own transportation.

Please quote ref.: RGHO0447 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 07/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 24/07/2014



PART TIME FLYING START CHILD CARE WORKER
People
Flying Start Craigfelen Primary School
Salary: £15598-£16604 per annum pro rata

PART TIME (18 hrs per week for 42 weeks)
FLYING START CHILD CARE WORKER
Grade 4, SCP 13-16 (£15,598 - £16,604 Pro Rata)
JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Craigfelen Primary School
Woodside Crescent, Clydach, Swansea, SA6 5DP
Tel: 01792 843278
Fax: 01792 841168
Email: craigfelen.primary.school@swansea-edunet.gov.uk
Headteacher: Mrs Alison Williams
Flying Start Childcare Manager: Miss Nicola Jones
Craigfelen Primary School is situated in the village of Graigfelen, Clydach in the Swansea Valley. The school provides non-denominational education for children from the ages of 3-11 years. The school is part of the second phase of the Flying Start programme for Swansea with its new child care facility opening its doors in November 2013.
Craigfelen is an inclusive school which gives particular attention to pupils’ wellbeing and our motto ‘Learning together and having fun, there’s room here for everyone’ was devised by the pupils themselves. We have strong links with our local community as part of our aim to ensure that the school continues to work towards truly becoming the heart of the community.
Flying Start provision offers funded childcare for children 2-3 years living in designated areas. The child care element will be situated in Craigfelen Primary School, as well as being managed by the school. The provision of good quality childcare for children aged 2-3 years is the centrepiece of the services to be delivered under the Flying Start initiative and will focus on improving their outcomes in preparation for school and in the long term. We are therefore looking to recruit a part time child care worker of the highest calibre to become part of our dedicated team, whose post will include supporting the childcare manager and senior childcare worker, to ensure the childcare offered is of a high quality to enhance the all round development of the children.
If you have the required academic qualifications and experience and the enthusiasm and innovative ideas to ‘think outside the box’ you could be the person we are looking for. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to further develop their career and to contribute to the overall development of the Flying Start Programme and life of our school and community.
CLOSING DATE: 1st August 2014
Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be found on the schools website. Please return all completed application forms, with a letter of application directly to the school.
For more information please contact Nicola Jones on 01792 841164

Please quote ref.: EDX038 - To apply for this post please see above or, if applicable, follow the link below as details are not available from this particular web page.
Closing Date: 01/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 17/07/2014



CARE MANAGEMENT OFFICER
People
ACMS Older People West
Salary: £19317-£21734 per annum

The Assessment and Care Management Team for older people in the West of Swansea is looking for enthusiastic and flexible people to work as Care Management Officers.
You will be part of a busy, community based Team who work together with service users, families and other professionals to identify both outcomes and solutions, using all options available to the individual.
You should have experience of working with people and a knowledge of the issues faced by older people.


Please quote ref.: SS63583 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 31/07/2014  |  Publication Date: 17/07/2014



FLYING START CHILD CARE MANAGER
People
Clwyd Community Primary School at Swansea Children`s Centre
Salary: £26539-£29528 per annum pro rata


FLYING START CHILD CARE MANAGER
Education
Clwyd Community Primary School at Swansea Children’s Centre
Salary: Grade 8, SCP 31-35, £26,539 - £29,528 pro-rata
37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year
FULL TIME FLYING START CHILD CARE MANAGER
Clwyd Community Primary School/Swansea Children’s Centre
Eppynt Road, Penlan, Swansea SA5 7AZ


e-mail: Clwyd.Primary.School@swansea-edunet.gov.uk

Head teacher Mr. Steve Brown

Children’s Centre Manger Miss. Cari Beuse.

An exciting challenging and unique opportunity has arisen at the site of Clwyd Community Primary school and Swansea Children’s Centre. We are looking to recruit a dynamic, well qualified Childcare Manager to oversee the day to day operation of a large Flying Start setting based with Swansea Children’s Centre. You will be expected to work to the site and Flying Start ethos of giving every child the best possible start in life.
Flying Start is a Welsh Government initiative, which seeks to target support for pre-school children and their families within specific areas, and to deliver specific outcomes for children. Flying Start offers children access to high quality childcare as part of a multi-agency team approach.

As a Flying Start Manager you will be required to have experience of management in childcare settings, lots of enthusiasm and a passion to support children and families living in areas of deprivation. You will be responsible for the operational management and organisation of the child care setting as well as being involved in other aspects of the Children’s Centre.

Application forms, the job description and personal specification can be obtained from the Clwyd Community School website or from Swansea Children’s Centre on (01792) 572060 option 5.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 1st August, 2014.

All completed application forms, with a letter of application, should be returned to the Swansea Children’s Centre, Eppynt Road, Penlan, Swansea SA5 7AZ by midday.

Please quote ref.: EDX025 - To apply for this post please see above or, if applicable, follow the link below as details are not available from this particular web page.
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Closing Date: 31/07/2014  |  Publication Date: 14/07/2014



FLYING START SENIOR CHILD CARE WORKER
People
Clwyd Community Primary School/ Swansea Childrens Centre
Salary: £19317-£21734 per annum pro rata



FLYING START SENIOR CHILD CARE WORKER
Education
Clwyd Community Primary School/Swansea Children’s Centre
Salary: Grade 6, SCP 21-25, £19,317 - £21,734 pro-rata
35 hours per week, 42 weeks per year
FULL TIME FLYING START SENIOR CHILDCARE WORKER
Clwyd Community Primary School/Swansea Children’s Centre
Eppynt Road, Penlan, Swansea SA5 7AZ


e-mail: Clwyd.primaryschool@swansea.gov.uk

Head teacher Mr. Steve Brown

Children’s Centre Manger Miss. Cari Beuse.

An exciting challenging and unique opportunity has arisen at the site of Clwyd Community Primary School and Swansea Children’s Centre. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Senior Childcare Worker to work alongside the manager and support the operation of a large Flying Start setting based with Swansea Children’s Centre. You will be expected to work to the site and Flying Start ethos of giving every child the best possible start in life.
Flying Start is a Welsh Government initiative, which seeks to target support for pre-school children and their families within specific areas, and to deliver specific outcomes for children. Flying Start offers children access to high quality childcare as part of a multi-agency team approach.

As a Senior Childcare Worker you will be required to have experience of working in a variety of childcare settings, lots of enthusiasm and a passion to support children and families living in areas of deprivation. There is also an expectation that you will support the activities running with the Children’s Centre.

Application forms, the job description and personal specification can be obtained from Clwyd Community Primary School Website or contact Swansea Children’s Centre (01792) 572060 option 5.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 1st August.

All completed application forms, with a letter of application, should be returned to Swansea Children’s Centre, Eppynt Road , Penlan, Swansea SA5 7AZ.

Please quote ref.: EDX026 - To apply for this post please see above or, if applicable, follow the link below as details are not available from this particular web page.
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Closing Date: 31/07/2014  |  Publication Date: 14/07/2014



ASSISTANT MECHANICAL ENGINEER
Place
Corporate Building & Property Services
Salary: £26276-£29528 per annum

A suitably qualified and motivated Assistant Mechanical Engineer is required to work within a team providing Design and day to day maintenance advice in relation to the Authorities building assets.

You must be computer literate and have experience in the use of AutoCAD.

If you would like an informal discussion then please contact Barry Morgan on 01792 525148


Please quote ref.: RG62543V2 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 31/07/2014  |  Publication Date: 11/07/2014



COMMUNITY CARE ASSISTANT
Other
Western Bay
Salary: £16998-£18683per annum (pro rata)

Previous applicants need NOT re-apply:

Prior consideration will be given to those employees whose posts are at risk.

Community Care Assistant - Long Term Service

We are seeking to appoint Community Care Assistants to join a well established Home Care Team, offering 25 working on a rota basis over 7 days, mornings and evenings, including weekends and bank holidays.

The successful candidates will have the attributes needed to undertake the range of duties associated with the post, including:

• Excellent communication both oral and written
• An ability to provide a high standard of personal care and support to people within their own home and to function as part of a team
• A commitment to support the authorities reablement agenda

The successful candidates will be offered to work in any one of the following service areas:

DOMICILIARY CARE ASSESSMENT SERVICE (DCAS)
A time limited service that aims to provide an assessment for adults living in the City and County of Swansea who are deemed as needing a package of Domiciliary Care. To promote independence, ensure people have packages of care tailor made to meet their individual needs and to enable as many people as possible to remain at home longer.

IN HOUSE HOME CARE SERVICE (LONG TERM SUPPORT)
The Long Term Service is a well established Service having been in place since the 1960’s. Although at it’s inception it was known as the Home Help service and was more about providing people with some Domestic support, it has over time developed more into what is known now as the Home Care Service. Our remit now concentrates more on the provision of personal Care and more about supporting people to remain at home whilst promoting independence.

RESIDENTIAL CARE ASSESSMENT SERVICE (RCAS): step up, step down is a provision that support Adults who have been deemed as requiring Long Term Residential Care, but wish to remain in their own home, but need a short period of care and support to make this a possibility. This can include people who are currently at home, but in need of extra support. This part of the service is linked to assessment beds and the team work in and out of the assessment unit enabling a robust assessment for individuals.

INTEGRATED GOWER CARE TEAM (IGCT) is a joint initiative between Swansea Council’s Social Services and the ABMU Health Board. Health & Social Care staff from both organisations work together to provide care and support to Gower residents.
The support will include:

• Re-ablement support for people who have experienced a period of ill health
• long-term domiciliary care (e.g. personal care)
• Continuing Health Care support
• end of life care
• a response service which provides care at home in an emergency.
These posts will provide practical help, support and reablement to a range of people including younger [over 18] and older people whose physical disability / illness means daily living tasks are a problem.

We will offer you a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training. You will receive regular supervision and attend supportive team meetings. You will also be provided with a uniform and footwear.

The ability to travel within the County is essential. You will need to have access to your own transport and telephone.

For an informal discussion, please contact, Home Care Team on: 01792 636511


These posts are subject to an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.





Please quote ref.: SS5002 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
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Closing Date: 25/09/2014  |  Publication Date: 14/05/2014






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