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Customer Service Adviser Akton Recruitment has an exciting oppurtunity for a talented and experienced Customer Adviser to work within Local Authority in London. ROLE To provide a welcoming courteous and helpful service to customers visiting the Customer Service Centre (CSC); confidentially dealing with complex queries primarily related to Council Tax, Housing Benefit, Housing Needs, Parking and Planning. Working within Council policies and procedures, the post holder will respond to customer enquiries in a professional manner contributing towards the Department's aims and objectives. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: To act in a meet and greet role covering self service area and main reception as required. Signposting customers to relevant services or self service area (where applicable). To provide coaching and guidance to customers using online services. Verify documents in accordance with agreed procedures. Responding positively to enquiries made by customers, dealing with difficult or sensitive enquiries and complaints in a tactful and diplomatic manner. Give unwelcome information in a balanced way, explaining why it's not possible to fulfil the customer's request or expectation. Help the customers to consider alternative course of action where appropriate. To be vigilant and aware of what is happening in the CSC and liaise closely with the security presence when necessary. Enabling customers to access services using a variety of communication methods e.g. British Sign Language video link and language interpreters To be knowledgeable of both internal and external support the Local Authority has to offer (such as Social Services and Citizens Advice Bureau).For more info please call (phone number removed)
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G2 are currently working with a local authority based in Kent / Sussex who are looking to hire an Environmental Crime Officer initially till the end of September. The role will be dealing with: Fly tipping Dog fouling Anti-social behaviourRequirements: A least 1 years + in a similar role Knowledge and experience with enforcement of EPA1990 Have an up to date DBS or be eligible for a DBS.If you are interested in this role please contact Conner on (phone number removed) and send your most up to date CV. g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law
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We're currently looking for an Information Governance Specialist for the one of the UK's largest public sector departments on a new 12 month contract based in Leeds and paying £26p/h inside IR35. Knowledge Essential • Up-to-date extensive working knowledge and understanding of IG best practice, standards, law and legislation. • Working knowledge of IG terminology and the application of IG to large scale information systems e.g. Privacy by Design and Data Protection Impact Assessments and transparency requirements. • Working knowledge of other relevant legislation including the Health and Social Care Act 2012, NHS Act 2006. • Working knowledge of the role of transparency and its application to the publication and use of relevant information. • Working knowledge of principles and best practices of records management. • Working knowledge of the principles of effective risk and issues management. • Sound understanding of public sector governance and ethics in relation to how public sector organisations operate and how personal data is obtained, used and shared. • Good understanding of the public interest and its application in relation to information requests. • Understanding of the requirements of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT). • Understanding of different stakeholder perspectives including the public perspectives. • Awareness of project management methodologies. • Awareness of data security requirements in the handling of data. • Educated to Postgraduate, Diploma level (in a relevant subject) or equivalent experience within a professional information Governance work environment. • And, specialist accredited qualifications in at least one of the following: GDPR 2016, DPA 2018 and FOI Act 2000 at practitioner level or equivalent e.g. (but not limited to) BCS, ISEB, PDP, IAPP qualifications. • And, evidence of continuous learning and development e.g. IG related certificates/training/webinars/conferences/CPD/Civil Service-Learning e-learning. Desirable • Advanced level user of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook) e.g. European Computer Driving Licence or equivalent experience. • Training /certificate in ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems and/or ISO 27001 Management Systems Standard for Information Security. • Any other relevant IG qualifications
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Change Specialist Initial 4 month Contract £550 - £610 per day - IR35 Status to be determined Bristol/Homeworking I am currently working with a client within the public sector who are looking to add a Change specialist to their project team on an initial 4-month contract. The right candidate will have experience of delivering change within an Agile environment, have used Prosci/ADKAR to deliver change and be able to develop strong change and comms strategies for a programme of work. The client has confirmed that working from home for the duration of the contract will be allowed, with occasional visits to their office in Bristol until lockdown procedures are eased with the on-going pandemic. Key Deliverables -Assurance and review of current change and comms strategy in light of programme pivot -Development of revised strategy for remainder of programme -Development of services stakeholder management plan -Development of capabilities and capacity model for delivery -Development of templates for ongoing use in the 3 services once the programme has closed, including relevant knowledge and skills transfer Key experience -Qualification in Prosci/ADKAR Model -Working within public sector organisation -Developing strategies for a programme, both change and comms If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please apply. All successful candidates will be contacted within 24 hours of applying. Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Badenoch + Clark. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: https://(url removed)/en-gb/candidate-privacy
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Wirral Council is looking for a Team Manager to join their Assessment and Intervention Team. This is a Locum Social Work role. The ideal Team Manager will have experience in both A+I work as well as a managerial post. The key to success in this role is to be able to manage a team of Social Work Professionals confidently from the beginning of the contract. Benefits for you as an Assessment and Intervention Team Manager: Competitive pay rate of £40.00 per hour Easily accessible via car An improving Ofsted rating In the current climate, this is a rare management opportunityYour responsibilities as an Assessment and Intervention Team Manager: Managing performance and authorising assessments within your team To ensure a high level of practice is carried through the team consistently Provide clear direction to those in the teamRequirements of you as an Assessment and Intervention Team Manager: A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW) A valid Social Work England registration Have competent knowledge and experience of A+I and management work Location: Wirral, Merseyside Pay rate: £40.00 per hour Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on (phone number removed) or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities
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Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer on a 2 months contract with a possibility of an extension. Purpose of the role - The Property, Project and Technical Service department is seeking to recruit a new agency worker to fulfil the role as a minor work electrical design engineer until such time as the current vacancy is filled. The role has the responsibility for the oversight and delivery of small maintenance works and the delivery of minor capital works projects. The role has the responsibility to verify accounts and payment claims and to ensure the works are carried out to the current standards as and when they arrive at the council. Provide a design, supervision and contract administration and maintenance service for engineering electrical services for Council schemes or similar projects. Provide electrical design services as required in the execution of the Council's building programme or similar projects. Main Responsibilities Provide a design, contract administration and maintenance service for electrical services for Council schemes or similar projects Carry out inspections and report on all electrical installations in Council buildings and act as joint qualifying manager for the Council's registration with NICEIC. Carry out site and condition surveys of electrical services in buildings. Provide detailed reports including defect diagnosis with priorities, recommendations and costing's, breaches of legislation and inadequate fire precaution measures Ensure that systems are designed and maintained in accordance with all health and safety requirements with due consideration to energy and water conservation. Prepare detailed reports, schedules, specifications, drawings, diagrams, estimates and contract documentation to obtain competitive tenders for projects and maintenance work. Supervise contracts during the installation phases and carry out site inspections for progress, appropriate technical content and quality of workmanship. Comply with set quality standards and monitor their application to site works. Consult with statutory bodies and with private or public utilities. Work with schools and other organisations with maintenance responsibilities for Council owned buildings (or other buildings) to ensure that such sites are aware of their maintenance needs and priorities. Provide technical advice on the feasibility, practicality and estimated costs of proposals submitted by client departments and schools. Provide and maintain a high level of professional standards within the Property Design and Maintenance Commercial Team, keeping up to date with technological developments to allow effective advice to be given to clients and the Council on the feasibility, practicality and estimated costs of proposals. Ensure compliance with most recent Construction (Design and management) (CDM) regulations, assuming the Principal Designer Role as required. Demonstrate a high degree of knowledge in the application of engineering services repair and maintenance to facilitate constructability as applied to construction methods and materials, and the economics involved.To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact Anisha (phone number removed)
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PPE Policy Lead One of our public sector clients is looking to recruit for a PPE Policy Lead to assist top-level officials and ministers in delivering policy directives on PPE. • 6-month contract Assignment • £400 - £450/day • Inside IR35 • Remote working As the PPE Policy Lead, you will be responsible for leading one of our two branches for the PPE Policy Team. You will manage a small team developing and delivering policy in conjunction with key contacts in Whitehall. For this position, we will be looking for individuals with experience delivering governmental policy in high-pressure situations that required delivering at pace and collaborative input. Any experience working within the healthcare setting would be beneficial. Next Steps? If you would like to be considered for the PPE Policy Lead position please send in your details and we will be in touch with you shortly
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DBS Cleaner Required Location: Maidstone ME16 Must have a DBS issued within a year Are you a hard working and a reliable cleaner? Working as part of a team you will ensure that the site remains clean, tidy and safe to use. Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 18:45pm Temp to Perm Salary £8.72 per hour - Paid weekly every Friday Experience with a leading cleaning company Long term secure work Immediate start Your responsibilities include: Dusting general areas Vacuum general areas Stock rotations Cleaning wash rooms Waste disposalThe current environment is filled with enthusiastic and motivated individuals. If you are interested in joining their customer focused team you first must: Have previous cleaning experience Be reliable and flexible; able to consider extra hours if neededIf you are interested in this position, Please use the apply button below. Alternatively you can call Catherine (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business
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Housing Services Officer £31,000 Lambeth, SW9 FTC 12 month contract About Us Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England. We have some very exciting opportunities for anyone looking to challenge and develop themselves.Someone who wants to make a difference and encapsulates our aim for People Powered Living. These are times of change and we at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing are keen to lead on delivering services which embrace new ways of working and the changing needs of our customers. You will work closely with a diverse team of passionate professionals so need to feel confident working collaboratively with colleagues to provide a people focused service. This role We are looking for someone to take ownership of a demanding mixed tenure patch in the centre of the culturally diverse and vibrant area of Brixton.This role is for a fixed period until January 2021 covering for the substantive post holder who is on secondment. To protect the welfare of some of our more vulnerable residents the successful applicant will need to have a good understanding of safeguarding and partnership working. More than ever we need someone who wants the best for their customers and is passionate about how they can positively support and promote the needs of the community they serve. Not only will you need to have a proven experience of strong tenancy and leasehold management skill, you will also need to be experienced at dealing with sometimes complex ASB and working with others to identify solutions. You will have high standards for your customers and the areas you manage and be able to deliver your work in a timely and professional manner. As an organisation who has recently undergone a merger you will need also to be willing to adapt to organisational changes as they happen. What you'll need to succeed - You will have a full UK Driving License and access to a vehicle. - You will be computer literate with basic knowledge of word excel. - The ability to explain complex information to a variety of audiences. - You will communicate effectively with customers, colleagues and Local stakeholders. - The ability to identify and asses Health and Safety risk around all Estates in the locality. - Confidence in your ability to deliver a high quality effective service. - A team player with strong interpersonal skills. - A "can do" attitude and a positive approach. To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, which will include a check of the Adult Barred list, once an offer of employment is made. A new check will be completed every three years. What you'll get in return You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including: 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave Healthcare cashplan Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%) Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans Life assurance scheme Paid volunteer days Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street namesOur promise All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation. We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations
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RENT CONTROL ASSISTANT 6 Month contract £9.96 P/H South Birmingham 37 Hours Main duties would include but are not limited to: • Set up & maintenance of all relevant files and records for rent control team • Checks on computer input and output including cash • The online input of information into the Rents Information System • Dealing with unmatched & mis-posted cash • Administration of relevant rent payment methods, particularly Direct Debit, Bank Standing Orders and deductions from payroll • Administrations of the tenants contents insurance scheme • Performing Rent account adjustments • Scanning / uploading documents to Rent accounts • Deal with telephone inquiries The ideal candidate must have a Housing / Local Gov / Finance back ground. Numeracy and literacy, good communication skills and high level of attention to detail. Please forward your CV to brian@niyaapeople.co,uk or call (phone number removed)
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