Brighton & Hove City Council

Permanent
Brighton & Hove City Council Brighton, UK
Are you looking for a rewarding, varied role where each day can offer a fresh challenge? Are you passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to further your career? If so then we would like to hear from you.   About the role   About us At Windlesham Road we provide 24 hour 7 day a week care and support for five female residents with learning disabilities whose behaviour can be complex. We make every effort to provide as homely an environment as possible and our dedicated team of staff work hard to ensure that our residents’ individual needs are met in a caring and sensitive manner and skills are developed in a way that promotes their independence. The service is situated in a residential area with easy access to local amenities, transport links and the city centre. Our last CQC inspection rated the service as “good” and the inspectors highlighted the fact that “all residents appeared relaxed, happy and very comfortable in their surroundings”. They also commented that the “management team promoted an open and inclusive culture and care staff “felt valued and supported”. One member of staff told the inspectors when asked what the service did well said “It's homely and comfortable here and not like an institution. It's like a small family, helping people to participate in the house and doing activities.” About the role You will join a large team of committed staff in providing high level support to those living at Windlesham Road. The help you provide will be tailored to each individual’s needs and is designed to help them to maintain as much independence as possible. The support you provide to the residents will involve: • supporting with intimate personal care where required • enabling individuals to participate in a range of activities within the wider community such as swimming, trampolining, eating out, bowling, shopping etc. • help with cooking meals and general household cleaning tasks, laundry etc. • assisting with the administration of medication • completing care records • using various communication tools to help residents express themselves • creating and maintaining relationships with family members, carers and friends About you: You don’t need any formal qualifications or previous care experience for this role as we will provide you with an in-depth induction programme where you will be well supported by your managers and colleagues. However, you will need to: - have a caring and flexible approach to your work - have good written and number skills - be able to work well as part of a team - be able to work on your own initiative and think quickly in a difficult situation Working for us, we can offer you: - a generous salary - time and a half for working at weekends, double time for working on a bank holiday or time and a third for working at night (between 8pm and 6 am) - the opportunity to volunteer to work extra shifts - a career average pension scheme - generous holiday up to 25 days a year - regular supervision meetings plus - a range of other staff benefits including childcare vouchers   Files Job Description Applicant Letter Maximise Your Chances Our Values
May 20, 2019
Permanent
Brighton & Hove City Council Balfour Primary School, Balfour Road, Brighton, UK
Balfour Primary School requires a detail oriented, enthusiastic and flexible Admin Assistant with excellent customer service and IT skill.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide support with general office duties whilst also providing exceptional customer service to our families, students, staff and other stakeholders.  This post will also support the Business Manager with administrative HR and payroll tasks Candidates should be able to provide evidence of: •      Excellent verbal and written communication skills •      Excellent knowledge of a range of ICT packages, particularly Microsoft Office •      Detail oriented •      An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and able to use their own initiative •      Good organisational and time management skills •      Flexible and adaptable Balfour Primary School is a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities.  Our school is a four form-entry primary school with around 800 pupils on roll. We are very proud of: •      the engagement and motivation of our pupils •      our inquiry based and thought provoking curriculum •      our friendly staff and governor teams •      the sense of community that exists with our families The administrative team forms a foundation which supports all other functions within the school.  As such, we are constantly looking at new ways to adapt, improve and reimagine our provision to keep pace with the ever-changing face of education.  If this sounds like the kind of rewarding challenge you’re looking for and you want to help create a positive environment for our children, you should apply for the post of Admin Assistant at Balfour Primary School. Hours: The post holder will be expected to work term time only, 1:00pm – 4:00pm Monday - Friday Salary: LGA scale 3, £18,795 - £19,171  pro rata.  This post is 15 hours per week, term time only, so the actual starting salary will be £6,770 Term:  This is a permanent post.   Additional information   Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only. Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System. From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.   Company information   Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.   Files Job Description and Person Specification Application Form Schools Support Staff Application Form LARGE PRINT Schools Support Staff
May 16, 2019
Contract
Brighton & Hove City Council Brighton, UK
We are looking to recruit an experienced Property Negotiator to work with private sector landlords in the greater Brighton area in order to secure accommodation for clients at risk of homelessness. Fixed term for 12 months Working within an established team in central Brighton, the post-holder will negotiate with landlords and agents in the private rental sector, acquiring properties to accommodate clients with an assessed housing need. Brighton & Hove City Council run a successful Deposit Guarantee Scheme that provides a deposit bond for households unable to fund their own tenancy deposits. We recently secured funding through the PRS Access Fund grant to expand this scheme and this post is key to delivering the additional units we have committed to.   Additional Information   Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only. Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System. From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.   Company Information   Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce. As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.   Files Cover Letter Job Description Our Values Statement Guidance
May 10, 2019
Contract
Brighton & Hove City Council Brighton, UK
We are seeking an experienced and professional Senior Finance Officer to provide financial support to the Neighbourhoods, Community and Housing Directorate by preparing budgets, preparing monthly monitoring and forecasting reports, preparing final accounts, compiling grant claims and other returns and providing ad-hoc financial information and advice. Fixed term for:  6 months Interview date:  To be confirmed For an informal discussion, please contact Monica Brooks on 01273 292279 or Jess Laing on 01273 295113   Job Introduction   An exciting opportunity has become available within Financial Services to support a key council service within the Neighbourhoods, Communities and Housing Directorate. We are seeking an experienced and professional Senior Finance Officer to provide financial monitoring information and support the implementation of service plans. The emphasis is on financial management, monitoring and control for the General Fund Housing service. The purpose of the job is to provide financial support by preparing budgets, preparing monthly monitoring and forecasting reports, preparing final accounts, compiling grant claims and other returns and providing ad-hoc financial information and advice. The role will support the Council’s corporate revenue and capital reporting framework (Targeted Budget Management) through budget monitoring and forecasting, and providing advice and training for budget holders. Key principal accountabilities of this role include: - To develop realistic forecasts and projections for expenditure and income during the year, in consultation with budget holders, and recommend action to budget holders to control actual or potential variances from budget. - To assist in the delivery of training programmes or other relevant support to budget holders and/or systems users as required. - To develop and maintain good working relations with budget holders and senior managers and provide a robust challenge to all aspects of financial management, performance and control to assist them in improving financial performance, value for money and service outcomes     Additional Information   Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only. Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System. From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.   Company Information   We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce. As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.   Files Applicant Letter Maximise Your Chances Our Values Job description
May 10, 2019