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AD OF FINANCE AND INVESTMENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT – NORTH WEST £750 A DAY – 6 MONTHS MAY START Baltimore Consulting is currently seeking an experienced Senior Finance Professional To support the Director of Finance and Investment in ensuring the long term financial sustainability of the Council through the development of a robust Medium Term Financial Strategy The CCAB/CIMA qualified AD of Finance and Investment will: • Maximise income and investment opportunities for the Council by developing new and existing initiatives; and lead in the delivery of income generating programmes to support the Council’s commercial strategy • Ensure an effective finance business partnering function that both enables the council to meet its ambition through the pledges in the councils plan and ensures the effective financial stewardship, control and safeguarding of public funds to demonstrate value for money • To be the finance lead on new initiatives and projects that impact the future regeneration and improved economic outlook for the council alongside trusted partners • Lead the annual budget setting process to develop cost avoidance initiatives and savings proposals to ensure a balanced budget can be reported. To monitor the performance on achievement towards these proposals and cash limited budget in-year and ensure any mitigating action is taken where financial performance is off target • Manage the finance business partnering (FBP) function for the Accountancy Team ensuring Council priorities are adequately resourced and targeted. Ensure finance business partners are providing sufficient scrutiny and challenge to ensure the most cost-effective service is being provided • Maintain a corporate devolved financial management model so that budget holders are accountable for budgets and responsible for spending within their cash limits. Provide training and tools for budget holders to carry out this function on a quasi self-serve basis and take corrective action where necessary • Seek out income generating opportunities to support the Council’s commercial and investment strategy to minimise the impact on service delivery. Implement robust and regular reporting arrangements to the Cabinet & Strategic Leadership Team on achievement against targets and recommend corrective actions where they are under performing. The successful candidate will possess demonstrable successful delivery of ambitious programmes that have delivered financial benefits and have led on large scale projects to transform services and/or to transform places. Working as a senior manager in a complex financial environment and delivering in a political environment and managing and delivering cultural change to achieve priority outcomes in new and innovative ways. If you possess the experience required and are looking for an opportunity to maximise investment then please forward your CV or Call Suzanne Rudd for a confidential conversation on (Apply online only)
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Job Title: Investigation Officer -CV Submission Deadline: 16:30 24/04/2018 -The Maximum Pay Rate: £230 Umbrella -Location: Soapworks, Colgate Lane, Salford, M5 3EB -Contract Length: 9 months -Clearance Level Required: SC -Additional Info: Inside IR35 2 positions required -Distribution: Niche -Essential Experience: PIP 2, Investigation experience, and have conducted criminal investigations in the last 2 years. Description: - To plan, co-ordinate and conduct investigations into suspected cartel activity in collaboration with Assistant Director Investigators, Principal Investigation Officers and Senior Investigation Officers. - To assist, where appropriate, with applications to the High Court for search warrants. - To assist with on-site investigations using formal powers. - To comply with statutory duties and procedural requirements in all investigatory activity. - To analyse, assess and present to the team leaders, the evidence gathered in the course of an investigation identifying whether it is sufficient to proceed and to assist the team leader, as appropriate, in drafting appropriate documentation. - Other tasks may be required to be undertaken from time to time commensurate with a investigator post. Immigration Enforcement is the lead agency for organised immigration crime. Our Criminal and Financial Investigations (CFI) team is committed to disrupting and dismantling the organised crime groups facilitating immigration abuse, utilising its financial investigations capability to remove the proceeds of crime and strip criminals of their assets. The teams are comprised of both police officers and specially trained immigration officers who work with corporate partners including ACPO, NCA and others, in pursuit of shared objectives. The candidate will be responsible for supporting the successful prosecution and disruption of organised immigration crime. Job description: - Responsibilities include arresting suspected immigration offenders, obtaining and executing search warrants, conducting PACE interviews, collecting, preserving and recording evidence. - The post holder would be responsible for: -Obtaining and executing search warrants -Arresting suspected immigration offenders - - Searching persons or property (either for health & safety or evidence) - -Conducting PACE interviews with suspected offenders - -Collecting, preserving and recording evidence - -Conducting checks on databases and updating as required - -Driving official vehicles and transporting of suspects, including custodial responsibilities: - -Referring cases to senior grades as appropriate -Critical Incident Command (Bronze commander) - -Supporting and undertaking POCA cash seizure activity. There will be a requirement to attend court to give evidence Please number in terms of priority (with "1" being highest priority etc.) 1. The post holder must be an experienced investigator with a proven background in leading complex investigations. A professional qualification of at least PIP1 level is essential. 2. Due to the nature of the work and the geographical area, some travel by official vehicle will be inevitable and applicants should have a full manual driving licence Please number in terms of priority (with "1" highest priority etc.) 1. The post holder must have a professional qualification of at least PIP2 level and have recent experience of conducting criminal investigations 2. Candidates must have previous knowledge and working experience of PACE or have experience of working in an Immigration Enforcement operational team
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Business Intelligence Officer (Fixed Term Contract) Location: Birmingham, Birmingham Business Park Salary: £23,264 per annum Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 30 September 2018 Hours: 35 Hours per week The Role An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Intelligence Officer within our clients Policy and Communications team. In this key role you will assist with in supporting the Business Intelligence Manager to develop and maintain the overall performance monitoring, business reporting and analysis framework of the Group. You will also assist in the coordination, collation, production and communication of performance reports, measures, and Management Information (MI) relating to quality, customer satisfaction and delivery of services for Heads of Service, Directors and Managers. Other duties will include working closely with the Business Intelligence Manager and Senior Business Intelligence Officer to develop and maintain the overall performance monitoring, business reporting and analysis framework for the Group and associated processes. Skills/ Experience Required The successful candidate must have 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English at Grade C or above. Proven numerical and IT skills, especially Excel and an aptitude to learn new and developing techniques is required. Ability to translate business intelligence information into clear actions for an organisation along with first class organisation skills, including the ability to meet deadlines is essential. Due to the nature of the role a driving licence and use of own vehicle to be able to undertake site visits and attend other Group offices. What They Offer They offer a great benefits package including 24 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a defined benefit pension scheme, a health cash plan, Employee Assistance Programme and childcare vouchers. Who They Are Our client a major social housing group providing almost 26,000 rented, shared ownership, retirement and leasehold homes across the East and West Midlands and Lincolnshire. They are also building an increasing number of affordable homes each year. They have a strong reputation for managing their homes to a high standard. By working closely with their residents, they are continually improving their housing services to offer the best quality, choice and value for money. Working for them is more than just a job - it's about making a difference to people's lives. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within the communities they work in. DBS: No Closing date: Tuesday 1st May, 2018 at noon Interview date: Thursday 10th May, 2018
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Our client based in Kent is looking to recruit a Qualified social worker to work as part of it’s busy area teams pod system. The post is full- time hours on a temporary rolling basis. The applicants need to be social workers - 3 years qualified with extensive experience in working with children and their families under the Child in need, Child protection and children looked after procedure. The applicants also need to have very good report writing skills and have experience in working under the Public Law outline and care proceedings. • To safeguard vulnerable children and support them to achieve their full potential, living within their family if safe to do so. • To provide a high quality and effective professional casework service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the social worker’s experience. • To comply with legislation, statutory guidance and local polices and procedures KEY CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITIES • To work with colleagues to achieve service plan objectives/targets • To participate in one to one Performance Development Reviews and contribute to the identification of own and team development needs • To actively promote the Council's Fair Access, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and observe the standard of conduct which prevents discrimination taking place • To ensure full compliance with the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, the Council's Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed safe methods of work • To fully understand and be aware of the commitment to Section 17 of the duty of Crime and Disorder Act 1998 to prevent crime and disorder • At the discretion of the Head of Service, such other activities as may from time to time may be agreed consistent with the nature of the job described above Please ensure you are qualified for this role before sending your CV
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Health & Adult Services Duties of Post • To be accountable to the Mobility Team Manager. • To administer applications for concessionary travel (e.g. freedom passes, blue badges, taxi-cards) and other disability related schemes (e.g. disabled parking bays, disabled registration) for Greenwich residents to agreed procedure and within the legislative framework. • To undertake reception duties at the department's main access points in relation to personal callers applying for concessionary travel and other disability related schemes. • To communicate effectively and in appropriate formats with the public, medical and social care professionals, parking enforcement, antifraud team and other corporate and relevant agencies e.g. the Police & London Councils as required. 1. Specifically 1.1 To undertake administrative duties in relation to the issue of blue badges, freedom passes, taxicard, disabled parking bays, disability registration and other similar schemes as required. 1.2 To give information and advice regarding eligibility for concessionary travel and other disability related schemes to Directorate/Council staff, outside agencies and the public. 1.3 To determine whether applicants meet the eligibility criteria for each scheme under the direction of the Mobility Manager. 1.4 Responsible for inputting and retrieving data on various computer packages/ spreadsheets for statistical information and a record of activity. 1.5 To ensure that the main access point is well stocked with leaflets and application forms for concessionary travel and other disability related schemes and ordering blue badge booklets/leaflets ensuring sufficient stock. 1.6 To assist the Mobility Manager in working with Parking Enforcement and Corporate Anti-Fraud Team in the management and reduction of blue badge misuse. 1.7 To undertake the full range of administrative duties as directed. 2. General 2.1 To ensure that at all times work undertaken actively promotes the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy in relation to service delivery. 2.2 In discharging the duties of the post, to have due regard to the provisions of Health and Safety at Work legislation. 2.3 To ensure the fullest use of electronic equipment to support service activities, and to contribute to the development of improvements and to enter and retrieve data as required. This will include uploading data to the Transport for London database. 2.4 To ensure compliance with all systems, financial, personnel, administrative, etc. as directed by the Mobility Team Manager. 2.5 To ensure that all work meets statutory requirements and complies with Council policies and procedures e.g. Data Protection. 2.6 To undertake all necessary liaison and communication, inside or outside the Council, in the effective discharge of the duties of the post. To provide a telephone answering service, when and where appropriate. 2.7 To remain polite, courteous and sensitive in dealing with members of the public and colleagues, and to resolve routine customer enquiries, complaints to ensure customer satisfaction. 2.8 To work alongside the Mobility Team Manager to design and implement new admin procedures and practice to meet changing local and statutory need. 2.9 To participate in the Council’s supervision and Performance Review & Development (PRAD) process. 3.0 Attend team meetings and other internal and external meetings on behalf of Mobility Team Manager. 3.1 To be responsible for recording cash / cheques received its safe storage and regular payment to Corporate Finance under the direction of the Mobility Manager 3.2 To be responsible for the safe storage of blue badges and other secure stationary, documents and data under the direction of the Mobility Team Manager. 3.3 To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade
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MLC Partners are working with an NHS Trust in London, to recruit for them a Fire Safety Officer, on an interim basis. This is an opportunity to lead a Fire Safety team to support a large Trust.  As such it is paramount that the successful candidate has experience of working within a NHS environment. Key responsibilities: Deliver fire safety training across the Trust Carry out Fire Safety Audits across the Trust Complete Fire Risk Assessments  Essential criteria to apply: Experience of working as a Fire Safety Officer or Advisor in an NHS environment  A track record of successfully delivering fire safety training  Can confidently carry out fire safety audits  NHS experience is essential  Please apply directly to this advert or get in touch with Daniel Abrahams at MLC Partners for further information
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Lead Youth Community Worker Peterborough (Westwood) £12 per hour 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Part Time (16 Hours Per Week) Our client is Peterborough’s leading Housing Association and largest provider of affordable housing. They are also the city’s largest provider of independent living, offering a range of services from the Lifeline emergency alarm through to community care and sheltered housing. They have ambitious plans over the next ten years and their goal is to deliver more services to the public in Peterborough that deliver positive outcomes. As a progressive business, they embrace equality and diversity, and aim to be an employer of choice. They look for people who are dedicated, committed, honest and really want to make a difference to their customers and their business. The Job This is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for the co-ordination and development of high quality youth provision within the Westwood area of Peterborough as part of the Big Local project. Through partnership with youth activity providers, the Police and other community partners you will create opportunities which respond to the needs to young people and their communities. You will coordinate the delivery of targeted young people’s activities that divert them from risk taking and anti-social behaviour at key times of the year such as summer holidays. As the Lead Youth Community Worker you will also be responsible for working on a one to one basis with the young people who are in need of individual support to empower and support them to make positive changes and decisions to help effect positive change. This role will involve working 16 hours per week. The Candidate You will have an up to date knowledge of youth worker theory and practice along with previous experience of being a skilled youth worker in a variety of settings. You will be eager to meet the challenges of this project and be happy to hit the ground running. You are the kind of person that is known for building relationships, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines. You can think on your feet and use your initiative whilst ensuring the project is kept on track to meet targets and keep within funding requirements
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Youth Community Worker Peterborough (Westwood) £8 per hour 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Part Time (9 Hours Per Week) Our client is Peterborough’s leading Housing Association and largest provider of affordable housing. They are also the city’s largest provider of independent living, offering a range of services from the Lifeline emergency alarm through to community care and sheltered housing. They have ambitious plans over the next ten years and their goal is to deliver more services to the public in Peterborough that deliver positive outcomes. As a progressive business, they embrace equality and diversity, and aim to be an employer of choice. They look for people who are dedicated, committed, honest and really want to make a difference to their customers and their business. The Job This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the Lead Community Youth Worker to provide high quality youth provision within the Westwood area of Peterborough as part of the Big Local project. As a Youth Community Worker you will establish appropriate youth work relationships with young people attending projects whilst identifying learning opportunities for the delivery of appropriate activities which empower them to make positive changes. You will also be responsible for working on a one to one basis with the young people who are in need of individual support to empower and support them to make positive changes and decisions to help effect positive change. This role will involve working 9 hours per week. The Candidate You will have an up to date knowledge of youth worker theory and practice along with previous experience of being a skilled youth worker in a variety of settings. You will be a skilled listener and have excellent communication skills with both young people and adults You will be eager to meet the challenges of this project and be happy to hit the ground running. You are the kind of person that is known for building relationships, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
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Responsible for providing a range of high quality administrative support in relation to in-house and subcontractor repairs and maintaining comprehensive compliance databases for the organisation. Main Accountabilities • Maintain and monitor compliance databases in line with organisational health and safety policies. This includes producing statistical data for KPI related reports on gas inspections for internal and external clients. • Process the trade operative team payroll; updating systems with time and bonus details and ensuring information reports are processed and sent to HR in time to enable accurate and timely pay for staff. • Oversee and manage out of hours emergency call outs schedules, raising repairs as necessary. • Manage and control sub-contractor and material invoices, matching documentation to invoices prior to processing and batching for finance. This includes identifying inaccuracies and liaising with managers to resolve queries as required. • Liaise with managers, subcontractors and trade operatives to obtain correct information relating to outstanding jobs. This includes ongoing monitoring to ensure jobs are completed and closed in preparation for year-end accounting. • Monitor, update and maintain the approved contractors list ensuring compliance requirements are adhered to. This includes suspending non-compliant contractors and the administering the set-up of new suppliers. • Responsible for providing a range of administrative support in managing the organisations fleet; dealing with MOT’S, fuel cards, servicing, breakdowns and accidents. • Provide general secretarial support in managing correspondence, recharges, missed appointments, pricing of jobs, purchase orders, minutes and creating and sending mail merges. • To take on other duties commensurate with this post as directed/delegated by the Customer Care & Contracts Supervisor. • Maintain and monitor compliance databases in line with organisational health and safety policies. This includes producing statistical data for KPI related reports on gas inspections for internal and external clients. • Process the trade operative team payroll; updating systems with time and bonus details and ensuring information reports are processed and sent to HR in time to enable accurate and timely pay for staff. • Oversee and manage out of hours emergency call outs schedules, raising repairs as necessary. • Manage and control sub-contractor and material invoices, matching documentation to invoices prior to processing and batching for finance. This includes identifying inaccuracies and liaising with managers to resolve queries as required. • Liaise with managers, subcontractors and trade operatives to obtain correct information relating to outstanding jobs. This includes ongoing monitoring to ensure jobs are completed and closed in preparation for year-end accounting. • Monitor, update and maintain the approved contractors list ensuring compliance requirements are adhered to. This includes suspending non-compliant contractors and the administering the set-up of new suppliers. • Responsible for providing a range of administrative support in managing the organisations fleet; dealing with MOT’S, fuel cards, servicing, breakdowns and accidents. • Provide general secretarial support in managing correspondence, recharges, missed appointments, pricing of jobs, purchase orders, minutes and creating and sending mail merges. • To take on other duties commensurate with this post as directed/delegated by the Customer Care & Contracts Supervisor. Person Specification • Experience in using a range of housing, repair and CRM computer systems. Experience in providing administrative support in a housing/repair or similar field. Please complete your application by sending your CV, if you have any queries please contact Casey using the email address attached to the role This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Greenacre Recruitment Limited who are operating as an employment agency and business
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Our client the NHSE/North & East London CSU (NEL CSU) are seeking a Service Architect The role is in scope -Location: Inner London:Clifton House -Contract Length: 6 months -Clearance Level Required: BPSS with DBS Maximum day rate £510 Description: Key Objective: To ensure that all new solutions that are designed take into consideration the service architecture requirements and that any impact to the cost of service delivery is clearly understood as part of the solution approval process. Responsibilities: - Providing subject matter expertise in the area of ITIL v3 process across the Service Lifecycle, with particular emphasis on Service Strategy and Service Design Processes. - Providing subject matter expertise on service design into the solution design process and providing key leadership and mentoring on operational service architecture. - Accountable for providing input into all new solutions, ensuring that any impact to the cost of service delivery is clearly understood as part of the solution approval process. - Accountable for the full impact and consideration of all availability, capacity, service continuity, security and performance criteria and requirements in the design of the new solutions. - Accountable for ensuring all new solutions are priced appropriately - Broad technical knowledge - Knowledge of Microsoft technologies and stack - Understanding of TOGAF / Zachman or other architecture frameworks / methodologies - Strong infrastructure and networking knowledge - Experience of Cloud migrations / transitions - Consulting experience - Design experience Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary
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