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Grade: NJC SCP 10 (£23,620), plus annual pay rise as awarded by the NJC and Local Government Pension Scheme
Contract Period: Permanent
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Occasional weekend work will be required.
Leave Entitlement: 23 days per annum, plus two statutory days, plus bank/public holidays.
We are currently looking to recruit two operatives. This is an exciting new role that will have an immediate positive visual impact within the town. Do you want to make a difference to the street scene in Bridgwater? The role will involve completing a range of grounds maintenance and cleansing activities across Bridgwater including planting enhancements, litter picking, removal of litter across the town and some maintenance of public realm furniture and keeping footpaths and public rights of way clear as well as driving an electric van to ensure the Town is a clean, safe and an attractive place to live.
To apply for the role applicants should have a good knowledge of the Town and experience of grounds maintenance operations, cleansing methods and suitable practical maintenance, i.e., painting, and general repairs.
You will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions and exert physical effort for most of the working day in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.
You will be able to interact and communicate effectively with members of the public to portray a professional image of the Town Council and deliver a quality service.
Literacy and numeracy skills are essential along with the ability to use technology particularly a smart phone to take photographs, record tasks and to receive tasks.
At least one if not both of the two applicants must hold a driving licence.
You will be required to work in line with the Council’s staff handbook and associated policies and work as part of a team. The need to work in a safe manner is paramount and therefore an understanding of relevant safe working practices is required.
Closing Date: Wednesday 8 March 2023
For more information
Centre Manager and Company Secretary
for Victoria Park Community Centre
Salary Range: £37,000 and £41,000 per annum
Hours of Work: Full Time 37 hours per week
28 days holiday, plus bank holidays
We require an experienced, enthusiastic Centre Manager and Company Secretary to operationally manage the community centre and charity.
The successful applicant will be the overall manager of Victoria Park Community Centre and local hub, working closely with the Board of Directors. The Centre Manager will work to ensure that the Centre is a vibrant, well managed facility for local residents and users, which meets the vision and objects of the Charity.
The Centre Manager must be able to lead and line manage staff and volunteers and be the strategic leader of the community centre. You will also have to liaise with leaseholders and services/businesses onsite. You should have previous facility management experience including finance and budget setting and experience in a catering setting.
Please email [email protected]create new email for an application pack for this role or to seek for further information.
Closing date for applications is Monday 6th March 2023
This is a permanent, full-time contract.
Grade: NJC SCP 25-29 (£30,095 to £33,486 – dependant on experience)
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week.
We have a fantastic opportunity to recruit an experienced Project Manager to lead on multiple projects in the region of £7million in Bridgwater, Somerset.
You will have a successful track record of delivering regeneration, refurbishment and sustainable projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards for projects with a value of between £1m- £5m. You’ll be either a chartered building professional with Project Management qualification or a qualified Project Manager with recent experience of managing complex building projects through the use of mixed discipline design teams.
We know that we can’t serve our diverse audiences without firstly celebrating the diversity of our people. That’s why we work hard to create an inclusive culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging. We welcome and value difference, if the following describes you, then we would like to hear from you:
- Able to flourish in a complex and collaborative working environment.
- An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others.
- Someone who comes to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop.
What you’ll be doing:
Working within the Bridgwater Town Council Project Management Framework, you will take the various projects, from feasibility to handover. The role will include leading engagement with stakeholders and key funding partners as we develop the right solution for the project. Through effective time management, you will make sure that the work delivers at pace and within funding deadlines.
Regular site visits between different site locations within Bridgwater will be required.
We will shortlist for interview on the following minimum criteria for the role:
You will have experience of successfully delivering end-to-end project management for regeneration, refurbishment and sustainable projects circa £1-5m or multi-workstream projects over £1M, within complex building conservation environment, including defining resources, leading procurement, contract selection and administration, securing project teams and matrix management and budget management across multiple workstreams/projects/programmes.
You will hold a recognised Project or Programme Management or Construction Project Management qualification and demonstrate evidence of ongoing CPD in your career to date.
You will possess excellent communication, problem solving and influencing skills and be confident liaising with various organisations, able challenge and interpret advice of design teams and make recommendations to the Town Clerk, Council and/or committees. Similarly, you will demonstrate experience of managing complex and contentious external stakeholder relationships. You will be able to write clear, concise reports summarising work completed and recommended proposals and present these succinctly to the regional and national investment boards.
Have experience in historic building conservation and it would be advantageous if you hold a building conservation qualification through either RICS, CIOB, AABC, RIAS, RIBA, CIAT or CARE.
You must complete our application form, but in addition you may wish to provide a current CV and a Cover Letter demonstrating your relevant skills and experience against the person specification.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a first interview, which will be held in person.
Closing Date: Monday 11 April 2022
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This is a permanent, full-time contract.
Grade: NJC SCP 7 (£20,444) plus annual pay rise as awarded by the NJC and Local Government Pension Scheme.
Hours of Work: 37 per week – including some weekend work; and possible work on Bank Holidays.
Leave Entitlement: 22 days’ pro rata per annum, two statutory days, plus public holidays
Responsible to: Facilities Manager.
Bridgwater Town Council (BTC) branded uniform and suitable Personal Protective Equipment will be directly supplied by the Council and must be worn when on duty.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Caretaker to join our team. The main purpose of your role will be ensuring that our premises are clean and maintained, ready for hirers and secure in accordance with policies and procedures.
Are you someone who is keen to maintain a safe, secure and well-presented environment?
If you are seeking a rewarding full-time position, and have good time management and communication skills, then this is the role for you.
Bridgwater Town Council is responsible for the Town Hall (Theatre, meeting rooms and offices) and will be the primary place for your work and other premises in the town, such as, Blake Museum, Trinity Hall, Arts Centre and the buildings at Quantock Road Cemetery will require your attention at times in relation to caretaking and cleaning.
Due to the nature of the Caretaker role this will involve some working in the evenings and weekends. Also, heavy lifting is part of this job.
You will need to be comfortable working on your own initiative and will be responsible for monitoring and recording checks that relate to fire safety. A knowledge of Health and Safety and an ability to undertake DIY is essential. A full driving licence is required.
Bridgwater Town Council branded uniform and suitable Personal Protective Equipment will be directly supplied by the Council and be worn when on duty.
Closing date: 21 July 2022