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BUCKHURST HILL PARISH COUNCIL - CLERK TO THE COUNCIL

Salary:
LC3 Scale 42 - 45 (currently £38,052 to £40,858) on appointment plus London Fringe Allowance (currently £857)..

Hours: £35 hours per week.

Job information: Buckhurst Hill Parish Council is seeking to appoint a full-time Parish Clerk. 
Working closely with the chairman and councillors, the clerk is responsible for all aspects of the council including overall responsibility for its two busy community halls, two children’s playgrounds and staffing the local library two days a week in partnership with Essex County Council. 
The clerk is responsible to the council as Head of Paid Service for the effective management of the parish council; for providing advice and guidance on major policy options and for ensuring the effective implementation of Parish Council policies. 
The clerk attends and supports meetings of the council and is responsible for preparing agendas and producing minutes. 
The successful applicant will have a flexible approach to work and will be able to attend at least two evening meetings each month and occasionally work at weekends. 
In conjunction with the Responsible Financial Officer, the clerk prepares regular financial reports, sets and manage budgets, analyses financial information and line manages a team of seven (Deputy Clerk/RFO, Finance and Administration Officer, Projects & Administration Officer, Library Volunteer & Administration Assistant and caretaking staff). 
Strong financial and administrative experience is therefore essential for this role, as is experience of managing staff and an understanding of HR. Just as important is the ability to build relationships with a wide range of people and enthusiasm for working with residents and local organisations, including organising community events. 
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and negotiator, with strong presentation skills and the ability to persuade and influence others. 
Applications for this position must be submitted using the Epping Forest District Council online application form www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk  CVs will not be accepted. 

If you would like more information or for an informal discussion please contact Kevin O’Brien on 020 8498 9933.. 

Closing date: Monday, October 29. 

Interviews: Interviews will be held during week commencing November 5.
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PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT - PRIVATE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD

Hours:
Self-employed. The ideal candidate will be free Thursdays and Fridays with the possibility of some weekends.

Wage: £8-£10 per hour, depending on experience.

Job role: To provide basic care needs as well as companionship for a wonderful but cheeky, young man in Epping. This role will include caring responsibilities including cleaning, feeding and toileting as well as providing a companion to allow the individual to participate in activities within the community. 
These include swimming, trampolining, bowling, watching movies, playing on the computer, anything to do with trains, throwing balls, and any other activities with “cause and effect” at the heart of them. 
The ideal candidate will be someone he can form a relationship with, and look forward to seeing every week. 
The individual currently lives at home with his mother and sister, and is non-verbal but very vocal in other ways and requires some assistance with his mobility. 
The ideal candidate will be required to have a DBS check, and an individual with a full UK license and a car would be preferred. 

Duties include:
• Providing basic care needs. Including bathing, feeding, toileting and other personal hygiene responsibilities
• Providing companionship to allow the individual to integrate into the community 
• The individual does not have any prescribed medication that needs to be administered but may require occasional pain relief for headaches or heartburn 
• Providing help with mobility. Whilst the individual can walk short distances, he must use a wheelchair and leg splints. 

Appointment: Subject to being invited to meet the individual to establish a relationship with him, as well as the family.
Accepting applications from people with varying experience, as this is a role for someone who is willing to provide companionship as well as someone who can manage the individuals personal care needs. 

Contact: Email Sophie at Charles.care@outlook.com.
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ACCURO - PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR, LOUGHTON YOUTH GROUP

Permanent:
10 hours per week - 52 weeks per year.

Salary: £5,730.40 pro-rata (£11.02 ph) based on experience.

Job details: We are looking to recruit a co-ordinator for our long established and successful youth group based at The Loughton Youth Centre in Borders Lane, Loughton.
The Loughton Youth Group operates on 42 Tuesday evenings each year with young people attending for two hours per session. 
The working hours include three hours at the club on a Tuesday evening and seven at our head office in Takeley per week. 
The club works with children and young people between the ages of 11 and 19 with a range of disabilities and needs. 
The role involves taking the lead in the delivery and planning of this service, working closely with the deputy co-ordinator and a small dedicated team of staff and volunteers. 
You must have experience of working with children/young people with a disability and hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above). 
With previous experience of planning activities and managing staff, you should have knowledge of safeguarding procedures, be enthusiastic and have excellent interpersonal skills. 
If successful an enhanced DBS disclosure (formerly CRB) will be undertaken by Accuro. 

More information: For an informal discussion about the Loughton Youth Group and this role, please contact Katie Harrison on 01279 871133. 
For an application pack please contact the Accuro office by email at jobs@accuro.org.uk or ring 01279 870297. 
For more information please visit www.accuro.org.uk

Closing date:
The closing date for applications is Friday, April 27, 2018.
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ASSISTANT GROUNDSPERSON - EPPING TOWN COUNCIL

Hours:
37 per week - 35 winter; 39 summer.

Wage: SCP 16-20 (depending on experience) £17,419-£19,430 per annum plus London Weighting £840 per annum.

Leave:  Annual Leave 20 days + 2 statutory days.

Pension: Membership of the NEST (Government) Pension Fund is available.

Job role: To assist the Town Supervisor in the maintenance of the council’s recreation grounds, Epping Hall grounds, town greens, Coopersale cemetery grounds and the smooth running of Bury Lane cemetery.

Duties include: 
• General grass cutting and edge trimming, including ride-on mowing 
• Cemetery grave-digging (manual and mini-digging)
• Fencing, hedging, ditching and tree work 
• Maintenance and marking out of football pitches 
• Cleaning Pavilion Dressing Rooms, moving furniture, rack seating and cover for caretaking duties 
• General maintenance duties, including painting and decorating 
• Collecting rubbish and assistance with Epping in Bloom 
• Chemical spraying 
• Carry out other duties of a similar responsibility level, as instructed by the Town Supervisor or Town Clerk 

The person appointed must have a full, clean driving licence and be able to work well alone and as part of a team. 

Please note: this can be a physically demanding role and therefore a good level of fitness is necessary. PA1, PA2 & PA6 spraying certificates desirable.

Appointment:
Subject to the completion of a satisfactory six-month probation period and good references.

Additional information:
The Town Council is responsible for the management of Epping Hall, Epping Cemetery, Jack Silley Pavilion, two allotment sites, six recreation grounds, Epping Market, Bakers Lane toilets, the Town Show, Christmas Market and Town Magazine. 
The staff of the busy Town Council is small and this calls for a flexible attitude by all employees in order to ensure the smooth running of Council’s business. 

Council will provide safety clothing and any necessary training and certification for personal development.

Contact:
Beverley Rumsey, Town Clerk: brumsey@eppingtowncouncil.gov.uk or 01992 579444 for an application pack.

Closing date: Monday, April 23.
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CASUAL CARETAKER - EPPING TOWN COUNCIL (TEMPORARY - SIX MONTHS CONTRACT)

Title and Grade:
Casual Caretaker - Spinal Column 8 and London Weighting, equalling £8.36 per hour.

Hours: As needed. Approximately 10 hours per week (weekdays, daytime). Hours will usually follow a regular pattern.

Responsible to: Town Clerk.

Liaison with: Town Clerk, Recreation & Amenities Manager, Grounds team, administrative assistants, Epping Hall caretaker, Jack Silley Pavilion caretaker and other staff as appropriate, users of the premises, the public, contractors, other agencies.

Purpose of job: To contribute to the smooth running of the Town Council’s premises by opening and closing the Pavilion during daytime hours and cleaning between bookings as required.

Usual place of work: Jack Silley Pavilion, Stonards Hill recreation ground.

Responsibilities: The routine and non-routine opening of premises, grounds, moving furniture and cleaning building.

Additional duties: The postholder may be requested to assist at Epping Hall and at Bakers Lane toilets on occasion and as additional duties.

Please note: This contract will be reviewed after six months and may be extended into a longer term arrangement.

Contact: Beverley Rumsey, Town Clerk: brumsey@eppingtowncouncil.gov.uk or 01992 579444 for an application pack.

Closing date:
Monday, April 23.
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SITE MANAGER - THOMAS WILLINGALE SCHOOL AND NURSERY, THE BROADWAY, LOUGHTON

Salary:
Band 3 + Fringe (£18,612 to £23,498)
Hours : Monday to Friday 7.30am – 10.15am (2hr 45min Break) 1.00pm-6.30pm.
Permanent role (52 weeks per year) 
Job share considered to make these two part time roles
Start date: As soon as possible (there will be a handover period)

Job information: We want to appoint an enthusiastic, very organised and adaptable person with a high level of general domestic and DIY skills. 
You will:
* have good communication and interpersonal skills
* be able to work calmly and efficiently under pressure
* have the ability to use your own initiative and work independently 
* have a positive and proactive approach to multitasking
* have experience of working as a caretaker or site manager, ideally within a school
* have a working knowledge of information / communication technology tools such as Word, emails and social media
* understand the need to maintain complete confidentiality
* be able to manage an effective cleaning team
* have excellent time management skills
* have drive and passion to be part of an evolving, exciting school. 

We can offer:
* a happy and friendly environment
* a fantastic school community
* commitment to your career development. 

Visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Mrs Erics to arrange a convenient appointment, Contact Mrs Jones or Mrs Carey for an application pack  Email admin@thomaswillingale.essex.sch.uk

Closing date:  Monday 30th April (noon) 
Shortlist date: Tuesday 1st May 
Interviews: Thursday 3rd May and Friday 4th May.
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