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INTERNAL ONLY - Service Manager – Commercial and Procurement - SYS-1505
Location
Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6XB
Directorate
Corporate Services
Salary
JNC 1 (£51,407 - £56,544 per annum) - 37 hours per week

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is an ambitious, commercially minded organisation that acknowledges the importance of strategic procurement to achieve its ambitions.  The Service Manager – will lead on the commercial and procurement agenda realising both financial and non-financial benefits to deliver value for money and better outcomes for residents, businesses and visitors through effective, efficient and innovative contract negotiation.  Working with colleagues across the whole organisation this role will champion the use of strong commissioning, contract negotiation and contract management skills to meet changing needs and expectations.  The post holder will be passionate about getting the best value for Council spend; they will be highly skills at negotiation with suppliers with an ability to work closely with services to develop innovative specifications based on real need.  

Closing Date
12/11/2020
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
n/a
Job Type
Internal
Full description
Cleaning Operatives (x 5) - SYS-1504
Location
Boroughwide
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 1 (£17,842 to £18,198 pro rata/per annum) - 20hrs per week

5 x 20 hours per week mobile cleaning posts to undertake cleaning roles throughout the Borough of Blaenau Gwent

Closing Date
05/11/2020
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31.03.2021
Job Type
External
Full description
INTERNAL ONLY - Community Services Operative - Level 1 - SYS-1503
Location
Central Depot, Brynmawr, NP23 4YF
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183 per annum) 37 hours per week

To deliver a flexible service across all front line activity to meet the needs of the Public Service’s work plan including street cleaning, waste and recycling collections, highways maintenance work, cemetery and grounds maintenance as required. (3 posts)

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
29/10/2020
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
Internal
Full description
Detached Youth Worker - SYS-1502
Location
Abertillery and Llanhilleth Community
Directorate
Education
Salary
Grade 5 (£23,080 - £25,991 per annum/pro rata) - 9 hours per week

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has opened for an enthusiastic individual to join a newly established detached team within Blaenau Gwent Youth Service. The team will be split into two teams of three and will help provide a range of activities, mentor, support and provide information and guidance to young people through a detached youth work model.

The Detached Youth Worker role will work across the Abertillery and Llanhilleth area, providing detached youth work support to young people aged 11 – 25.  The role will work with young people in the area to develop relationships, better understand their needs, link where appropriate with other youth settings and provide them with information, guidance and opportunities. To work with young people to empower them to improve community cohesion in the area.  

This post is 9 hours a week (3 nights) evening work for initially a 6 month period

 

Closing Date
05/11/2020
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
Initiallty for 6 months
Job Type
External
Full description
INTERNAL ONLY - Housing Options Officer (Early Intervention) - SYS-1501
Location
Housing Advice Centre, Church Street, Ebbw Vale
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451 per annum) 37 hours per week

To provide housing advice, information, support and advocacy services to households who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.

To carry out local authority actions relating to Part 2 Housing (Wales) Act 2014 such as assessing and discharging duties in relation to sections 62 through to section 75.

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.

This post is also available as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager.

 

Closing Date
05/11/2020
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31/03/2021
Job Type
Internal
Full description
Youth Activity Worker x 3 Positions - SYS-1500
Location
Blaenau Gwent Youth Clubs
Directorate
Education
Salary
Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183 per annum/pro rata) - 5 hours per week / 39 weeks a year

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has opened for an enthusiastic individual to join the authority’s youth service team and help provide a range of activities, mentor, support and provide information and guidance to young people attending an open access youth club provision. 

The Youth Activity Worker will provide direct face to face support, guidance, and mentoring to young people aged 11-25 who attend one of Blaenau Gwent Youth Service’s Youth Clubs. In addition, the post holder will work as part of a small team of youth workers within the Youth Club setting ensuring all outcomes are met. 

This post is 5 hours a week, evenings and 39 weeks of the year. 

 

Closing Date
05/11/2020
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
n/a
Job Type
External
Full description
Cook (Peripatetic) x 2 positions - SYS-1499
Location
Boroughwide
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183 per annum, pro rata)

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced cook to work in the Catering section of the Regeneration & Community Services Directorate. Working under the supervision of the Assistant Team Leader / Catering manager, you will work to Blaenau Gwent catering policies and guidelines to prepare and serve well cooked, appetising meals and to ensure food, cleaning materials and sundry supplies are ordered regularly and accurately.

 

Closing Date
02/11/2020
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31.03.2021
Job Type
External
Full description
Engineer - SYS-1498
Location
Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale and Home Working
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 8 (£33,782 - £37,890 per annum) - 37 hours

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to work within the Built Environment Team.

The successful candidate will be delivering a key role advising on all aspects of design and supervision of the Council’s municipal highway infrastructure projects.

  

Closing Date
12/11/2020
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
n/a
Job Type
External
Full description
Housing Sustainability Officer - SYS-1497
Location
Housing Advice Centre, Church Street, Ebbw Vale
Directorate
Regeneration & Community Services
Salary
Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451 per annum) 37 hours per week

To develop relationships with Private Rented Sector and Housing Association landlords to secure alternative housing solutions for all households seeking assistance.

To provide support and advice to households who need tenancy support to sustain their tenancy.

To be lead officer for any activities relating to Rent Smart Wales.

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
05/11/2020
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Date
31/03/2021
Job Type
External
Full description
Senior Social Work Practitioner - SYS-1496
Location
Anvil Court, Church Street, Abertillery, NP13 1DB
Directorate
Social Services
Salary
Grade 09 (£37,890 - £41,881 per annum) 37 hours per week

Blaenau-Gwent Children’s Social Services is looking to appoint, on a permanent basis, one Senior Social Work Practitioner based within the Brynmawr Locality Team. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to undertake complex social work practice and decision making in statutory social services, an ability to support and supervise staff, work in partnership and work in accordance with legislation, regulations, guidance and departmental policies.

Closing Date
05/11/2020
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
External
Full description