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(Jobs Last Updated: 01/08/2014)


WESTERN BAY CHANGE COORDINATOR - LEARNING DISABILITIES
Other
Western Bay
Salary: £39,351 - £42,947 per annum

This job is only available to staff of City and County of Swansea, Bridgend County Borough Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board


This is a unique opportunity for someone to undertake a pivotal role in the transformation of Learning Disability Services across the Western Bay Region.

You will manage the programme of work established by the Western Bay Learning Disability Project Board to develop integration and joint working between the Western Bay partners and ultimately oversee its delivery. Additionally you will take the lead role in defining, planning and implementation of the Community Learning Disability Services Operating Policy and supporting policies and protocols

Educated to degree level, you will have proven experience of strategic and operational management within the Health and Social Care Sector. Not only will you have a comprehensive understanding of NHS and local government policy and legislation in Wales and an in-depth knowledge of current issues and best practice relating to learning disability and related services, but you will possess advanced organisational and project management skills, having the ability to lead projects from the planning stage through to implementation.

Applications are sought from employees of all four partner organisations. The successful applicant will be appointed via a secondment arrangement.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sue Cooper (Corporate Director of Wellbeing) on susan.cooper@bridgend.gov.uk or 01656 642251.

Please quote ref.: PE65190 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
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Closing Date: 12/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 01/08/2014



WESTERN BAY COMMUMITY SERVICES PROJECT COORDINATOR
Other
Western Bay
Salary: £26,539 - £29,528

This job is only available to staff of City and County of Swansea, Bridgend County Borough Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board


The Western Bay collaborative is looking to transform their healthcare system that will dramatically improve care for the population. We are looking to develop a whole systems integrated care approach between health and social care to improve outcomes and this is an important role in terms of making that happen.

As Project Coordinator, you will support the project lead and improvement manager with the day-to-day running of the community services project and all associated workstreams / delivery groups.

You will need experience of similar posts within project coordination, administration management and have experience of supporting projects with businesses cases and relevant financial documentation for funding bids.

Personal qualities will including needing to be adaptable, flexible and able to deal with unpredictable situations as they arise
You will also need the ability to work flexibly and prioritise under pressure, within in a change environment.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Rhodri Davies (Improvement Manager — Community Services) on Tel No. 07967 599021 or Email: rhodri.davies@wales.nhs.uk

Please quote ref.: PE65191 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
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Closing Date: 12/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 01/08/2014



TEMPORARY PROJECT SUPPORT OFFICER
Place
Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership
Salary: £19317-£21734 per annum

TEMPORARY MATERNITY COVER TO FEBRUARY 2015. Responsible for providing day to day administrative support, project support and research duties to the Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership Manager and Operations Manager. Liaise with Unitary Authorities, Welsh Assembly Government and Police Forces, ensure the partnership is run efficiently by identifying and developing best practices. This post covers all Wales and some travel will be required.
Please quote ref.: ET0005 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 14/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 31/07/2014



TEMPORARY LABOURER/ DRIVER (2 FULL TIME POSTS)
Place
Landlord Services
Salary: £15189-£15598 per annum

The Furniture Store is looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join the existing team in launching a new furniture removals initiative.
You will be providing a service to tenants enabling them to move to accommodation more suited to their needs. This initiative will run alongside the existing furnished tenancies scheme and you will be required to work flexibly between the two. The duties will involve frequent heavy lifting.

This is a 37 hour post, Monday to Friday and is temporary for a 12 month period.

For an informal discussion, please contact Julia Bartlett, (01792) 584042.

Please quote ref.: PL64927 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 07/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 30/07/2014



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



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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