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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: 14/08/2014)


TELEPHONIST
Corporate Services
Communications
Salary: £13874 per annum pro rata

Casual Telephonists are required for the main switchboard of the City & County of Swansea. The applicant will need to be flexible and available to cover sickness and leave when required.
The applicant will need to have good Customer Care skills and a good telephone manner, although full training will be given.

You will be responsible to the Team Leader for the efficient operation of the switchboard at the Civic Centre.

Please quote ref.: CXCM0040 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 28/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 14/08/2014



NEIGHBOURHOOD SUPPORT WORKER
People
Landlord Services
Salary: £15598-£16604 per annum

The post holders will be required to participate in an established shift rota system. Their duties would include: installing, removing, maintaining and responding to radio security alarms in empty council properties when necessary; carrying out foot and mobile patrols on the Council’s housing estates; providing a responsive service for incidents of anti-social behaviour; liaising with tenants and witnesses to collect and collate evidence and information on anti-social behaviour that could be shared with internal and external partner agencies. They would be expected to complete associated documents/reports and to maintain records as required. Training is provided but technical knowledge, experience of working with the public together with good observational and concentration skills would be advantageous.
Please quote ref.: RGHO0514 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 21/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 12/08/2014



LEVEL 2 SWIMMING TEACHERS
Other
Wales National Pool
Salary: £15882 per annum pro rata

DUE TO AQUA SCHOOL’S RECENT EXPANSION WE ARE LOOKING FOR 3 X LEVEL 2 SWIMMING TEACHERS

Do you have a passion for swimming? Wales National Pool Swansea are looking for 3 Part-Time Swimming Teachers due to Aqua School’s recent programme expansion.

Within this role you will support the Aqua School Co-ordinator in the efficient, effective and economic delivery of the lesson & aquatic fitness programme for children and adults.

You should have a level 2 teaching aquatics qualification and experience teaching the National Plan for Teaching Swimming. For this role you will need to enjoy working with members of the public, be friendly, experience working with Children/Adults with disabilities.

If successful you will need to be able to commit to a 10.5hrs (Tues/Fri/Sun), 10hrs (Sat/Sun) or 8.5hrs (Fri/Sun) part-time contract.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


For an Application please contact our Reception Team on 01792 513513 or enquiries@walesnationalpoolswansea.co.uk

Please specify Post on Application.

Applications marked Private and Confidential and made for the attention of Caroline Rewbridge-Bowen.


Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 8th September.

For an informal discussion contact Emma-Jane Erasmus on 01792 513513

Please quote ref.: WNP1 - 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.
Links/Downloads: Wales National Pool Website

Closing Date: 31/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 11/08/2014



PARIS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
People
PARIS Team
Salary: £16998-£18638 per annum

The PARIS health & social care software system in Social Services has transformed the way in which we work within our services. We are seeking two PARIS System Administrators to join the existing team of PARIS Administrators and support staff to work within the PARIS Team on a temporary basis . The post holders would primarily be involved in supporting the ‘Business As Usual’ elements of work carried out by the team in order for an upgrade project to take place. The successful applicants need to have proven PARIS experience, be organised, have a high degree of IT literacy, an analytical approach to problem solving and excellent team working and inter-personal skills. For further information please contact Catherine Stallard, PARIS Team Manager, on 01792 636260.
Please quote ref.: PE65114 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 21/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 08/08/2014



TEMPORARY REGIONAL PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR
People
COASTAL PROJECT
Salary: £19126-£21519 per annum

This post is part-funded by European Social Fund, (ESF), money, as part of the 2007/13 Convergence Programme, awarded for the ‘COASTAL’ Project. This is a Regional Strategic Project between the six Local Authorities in the South West Wales Region, plus a range of third sector organisations. The aims of the Project are to promote employment and educational opportunities for individuals who are currently economically inactive as a result of illness, disability. This post is scheduled to run to 31st December 2014, with a possible extension to 31st March 2015.
You will play a key role in contributing to the central management, audit and monitoring of the Project, by providing administrative support and guidance.

Please quote ref.: SS62827 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
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Closing Date: 21/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 08/08/2014



TEMPORARY FLEXIBLE RESIDENTIAL CARE OFFICER (ZERO HOUR CONTRACT)
People
Adult Services
Salary: £19317-£21734 per annum pro rata (job role)

You will be required to support adults with a learning disability, mental health need, physical or older person based on their individual needs in a variety of setting such as residential, day services, transport and a persons own home throughout the City & County of Swansea. You will be expected to work as part of a team, you will play a vital role within the different services in ensuring that all of the service users are provided with the social, emotional and physical support required to meet their individual needs.
Additional duties will include, kitchen assistant within services and domestic duties as and when required.
This is a zero hour contract, the hours you work will be determined by the needs of the services at any given time and your own availability. You will be required to provide cover for staff holidays and sickness which will include mornings, evenings, nights or a sleep in where a set allowance will be paid. You will be paid at the current SCP for each role and service you are required to provide cover. You shall either have or be prepared to work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Care.

Please quote ref.: SS71752 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 21/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 07/08/2014



COMMERCIAL MANAGER
Corporate Services
Legal, Democratic Services & Procurement
Salary: £43847-£47613 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Manager to play a key role in shaping and leading our future commercial approach in Swansea. This is a key role in delivering the Council’s ambitious strategy Sustainable Swansea — fit for the future, which includes a fundamental review of the role of the Council and new models of service delivery.
With an established track record of delivering results at a high level and a well-developed commercial approach, you will lead a team of dedicated staff in influencing procurement activity and achieving efficiencies through category hubs across the authority
Your communication and influencing skills will be one of your strongest qualities and you will work closely with Directors and Senior Officers to develop and lead our approach to commissioning and commercialism.
The City & County of Swansea is at the forefront of good procurement practice and we are now looking to build on this track record by developing a whole Council approach to commercial best practice.
This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity for the right individual to make their mark in an organisation with an annual third party spend in excess of £200m.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Mr Patrick Arran, the Head of Legal, Democratic Services & Procurement, on 01792 636699

Please quote ref.: CX62610 - see the Job Details from here, print the Application form (pdf 72kb) or apply on-Line
Closing Date: 29/08/2014  |  Publication Date: 05/08/2014



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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