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Product Specialist - Systems - SYS-1314
Location
Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale
Directorate
Corporate Services
Salary
Grade 9 (£36,876 - £40,760 per annum) - 37 hours per week

The Product Specialist – Systems role is based within the Corporate Performance Team of the Council and is responsible for the technical management, development and coordination of I.T. systems and their supporting infrastructure across the Council.

This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this as a secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager.  Secondments are available to permanent staff of the Authority only. 

 

Closing Date
11/10/2019
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31/3/2021
Job Type
External
Full description
Project Officer - Early Years Services - SYS-1313
Location
Blaina Integrated Children’s Centre, Blaina, NP13 3BN
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 8 (£32,878 to £36,876 per annum)

Job Summary

Blaenau Gwent Council’s Children’s Services want to recruit a skilled, enthusiastic and motivated Project Officer to support the Early Years Team in the project management of the Welsh Government Early Years Integration Transformation Pathfinder and the First 1000 days programmes at a local level.  The post-holder will support the coordination of a review of multi-agency support for families and their children from conception to age 7 and will help develop alternative models of service delivery, building on collaborative and integrated working.

As Project Officer you will work alongside all key stakeholders who deliver early years services, including Health, Education, Flying Start, Families First, third sector and private organisations.  It will be essential to take the views of parents, carers and families into account and ensure that their experiences and needs and those of their children are kept in focus, thus ensuring the new system has the unique needs of each child at its heart.

You will undertake research and analysis into the sector and will be confident in facilitating and delivering workshops and consultation events.  You will be able to demonstrate previous project management skills and experience and will be a confident communicator who can complete strategic reports and design presentations to suit multiple audiences.

Closing Date
26/09/2019
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31/03/2020
Job Type
External
Full description
Business Support Assistant - Level 3 - SYS-1312
Location
Central Depot, Brynmawr
Directorate
Corporate Services
Salary
Grade 3 (£18,426 - £19,171 per annum)

Job Summary:

Business Support are a diverse administrative service looking for someone who will provide our customers with a professional, high quality approach to service delivery; ensuring that both service standards and customer requirements are met.

Closing Date
26/09/2019
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
Internal
Full description
Headteacher of Abertillery 3-16 all-through Learning Community - SYS-1311
Location
Abertillery Learning Community
Directorate
Education
Salary
Leadership Pts 35 – 41 (£92,135 - £106,709 per annum) - Full Time

Required for 1st January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to completion of pre-employment and safeguarding checks, the appointment is offered on a full-time, permanent contract.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented educational leader, we are pleased to offer:-

  • the chance to lead a unique, multi-campus community committed to all-through learning;
  • a caring and inclusive ethos with specialist provision for ALN;
  • strong support from an enthusiastic and committed Governing Body;
  • a strong and collaborative cluster of partner schools; and
  • a close working relationships with Blaenau Gwent Education Directorate, Council and the Education Achievement Service (EAS)

The Governors and students are looking to appoint an experienced and inspirational Headteacher with a proven track record in senior leadership to further develop this ambitious 3-16 all-through learning community located in Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent. The Community caters for 1624 learners situated across one secondary and three primary campuses located within close proximity. The school has benefitted from significant investment in recent years including a new £7m primary campus which opened for the autumn term 2019.

Whilst the school is fairly recently established, it has good foundations and an ambitious Governing Body determined to support our learners to achieve their potential and who recognises the value of a lead professional to:-

  • build on the progress made across the community, taking forward transformational change;
  • continue the drive for excellence with a particular focus on learning, teaching and standards;
  • lead, inspire and motivate students, learners and staff;
  • continue the excellent progress achieved in securing good behaviour and pupil wellbeing;
  • foster an inclusive ethos in which every child is valued and supported to achieve; and
  • secure excellent community links with parents, stakeholders and the wider community

The Learning Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Closing Date:                                              Midnight Monday 30th September 2019

Visit for Shortlisted Candidates:              10.00am, Tuesday 15th October 2019 at Abertillery Learning Community, Secondary Campus, Alma Street, Abertillery, NP13 1LY                        

Interview Date:                                            Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th October 2019   

 

Closing Date
30/09/2019
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
n/a
Job Type
External
Full description
Social Worker - Prevention - SYS-1310
Location
ViTCC, Tredegar
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 8 - £32,878 - £36,876 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Adults Services for a full time, fixed term qualified social worker.

The role will aim to enhance the work that is being undertaken in the IAA Team and focus upon prevention, wellbeing and helping the citizens of Blaenau Gwent find their own solutions. The IAA Team consists of a variety of disciplines including support workers (domestic violence and mental health), assistive technology installers, community connectors and therapists. The need for a full time social worker in the team has become more and more evident and will greatly support the team during the next phase of developmental change. 

Closing Date:          Thursday 19th September – 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:        Thursday 3rd October 2019 

Closing Date
19/09/2019
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31.03.2020
Job Type
External
Full description
Senior Accounting Technician (Capital Team) - SYS-1308
Location
Anvil Court, Abertillery
Directorate
Corporate Services
Salary
Grade 6 (£25,801 - £29,636 per annum)

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent position within the Capital Team of the Accountancy Division.

Responsibilities of the role will include undertaking the bank reconciliation process for the Authority, preparation of capital grant claims to Welsh Government and other external bodies, and liaising with budget holders, funding bodies and external audit.

The successful candidate will have experience within a Local Government Finance environment and be a qualified Accounting Technician.

This post is an internal advertisement, open to Permanent and Fixed Term employees of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.  Temporary employees are eligible to apply providing they have 24 months continuous employment with the Authority 

Closing Date:          Thursday 19 September 2019 – 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:        Monday 30 September 2019  

Closing Date
19/09/2019
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
n/a
Job Type
Internal
Full description
Relief Catering Assistant - SYS-1270
Location
Various
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 2 (£17,711 - £18,426 pro rata/per annum)

Job Summary

Relief Catering Assistants required to assist the School Cook and Assistant Cook in general duties within the kitchen as required by providing relief cover for periods of absence within school kitchens.

Contractual Status
Relief
Date
N/A
Job Type
External
Full description
Social Worker - SYS-1122
Location
Various
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 8 (£32,878 - £36,876 per annum)

Would you like to work for a modernising Authority with strong strategic direction and a clear vision for Social Services?

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council has that and can offer Newly qualified and experienced Social Workers (Children’s and Adults) who are looking to join a professional, dedicated team of individuals:

  • Managed and manageable workloads
  • Guidance and professional support
  • Regular supervision
  • Continuous professional development
  • Departmental commitment to deliver efficient and effective quality services
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
External
Full description
Relief Care Assistant - SYS-774
Location
Various
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 3 (£9.55 per hour)

Provider Services division is looking for Care Assistants to provide a support service which is appropriately flexible to meet the needs of Service Users who reside in their own homes, residential settings and within the community, at critical times of the day.

Contractual Status
Relief
Date
NA
Job Type
External
Full description
Aspire Apprentice - SYS-766
Location
Host Manufacturing Employers
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
£4.32 - £9.77 per hour (depending on age)

We are looking for Apprentices to be employed by Aspire Blaenau Gwent and placed with a host manufacturing companies for the duration of the apprenticeship (2-3 years).

Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
Various
Job Type
External
Full description