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Parks and Open Spaces Manager
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number:
Department: Environment Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 9 i.e. £35,745 - £39,880 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 02 July 2021 at 12:00

Bassetlaw in North Nottinghamshireis home for 117,000 residents and benefits from excellent road and rail connections. The district is blessed with a varied landscape including over 10,000 hectares of woodland, many picturesque villages, award winning parks and three larger towns which provide an enviable choice of lifestyles.

This senior post provides an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a passionate, committed and supportive management team who welcome new ideas and embrace change. Based in Worksop, you will play a key role in enhancing our varied facilities, increasing income and inward investment and delivering the highest operational standards.

We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and an innovative approach to project development and income generation.  The successful applicant will be an experienced manager within a parks and open spaces setting, with a forward thinking outlook and proven ability to build, lead and motivate individuals and teams.

Effective project management skills, including budget management, procurement and staff management are therefore vital. We’ll also expect you to have excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills together with experience of setting and monitoring service delivery and safety standards and implementing service improvements.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted car parking

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Peter Clark, Leisure and Wellbeing Manager on 01909 533 533 

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Fleet and Transport Operations Manager
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH1166P
Department: Fleet and Transport
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 9 i.e. £35,745 to £39,880 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 June 2021 at 12:00

Bassetlaw in North Nottinghamshireis home for 117,000 residents and benefits from excellent road and rail connections. The district is blessed with a varied landscape including over 10,000 hectares of woodland, many picturesque villages and three larger towns which provide an enviable choice of lifestyles.

This senior post provides an exciting opportunity to join a motivated, committed and supportive management team who welcome new ideas and embrace change. Based in Worksop, you will play a key role in ensuring our fleet of over 150 vehicles and 300 pieces of handheld plant are maintained and operated in accordance with the relevant compliance and legislative requirements.

We are looking for a positive, dynamic and experienced individual who canprovide technical and management expertise on all aspects of Fleet and Transport servicesand be able to respond to the challenges of the green agenda by reducing our environmental impact, while identifying and driving operational efficiencies.

Your responsibilities will include:

·         Compliance with Operator Licence legal obligations

·         Leading change, transformation and service improvement

·         Procurement of fleet, equipment and parts

·         Management of workshop premises, staff and budgets

You will need to possess:

·         Certificate of Professional Competence in International/National Road Haulage Operations (or equivalent qualification) underpinned by operational knowledge

·         Health and Safety Qualification at IOSH Managing Safely level or above

·         Experience of supervision or management of a vehicle workshop facility

·         Detailed understanding of fleet operations with an ability to identify opportunities for improvement

·         Evidence of effective and efficient management of resources and budgets, combined with involvement in longer term financial planning

·         Detailed knowledge of underpinning principles governing compliance with legislation relating to the service area, combined with evidence of practical application

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Shane Atkins, Environment Services Manager on 07940 001697.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


REFUSE LOADER
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0628P
Department: Waste Collection Service
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 2 i.e. £19,312 - £20,493 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday (start time 6.00am)
Closing date: 23 June 2021 at 12:00

Based at Carlton Forest Depot, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of an efficient and cost effective Waste Collection Service.

Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for the collection andloading of waste from domestic and trade premises in accordance with work schedules and operational standards.

You must have a general awareness of health and safety in the workplace and be able to communicate effectively with members of the public.You must also be able to cope with the regular high level physical demands and maintain general awareness for safe working conditions.

This post requires a flexible approach towards working hours as start times may vary and there will be a requirement to work Bank Holidays and over the Christmas period.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·                     A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·                     A generous Pension Scheme

View more information and details on how to apply


Stores Coordinator
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number:
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 4 i.e. £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 25 June 2021 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw. It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme. 

We have an excellent opportunity for a capable and enthusiastic person to join our busyHousing Repairs Service Team. Located at our Head Office, Carlton Forest House, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop, you will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective function for all aspects of the Stores Service by ensuring materials are accurately controlled. Manual handling is an essential part of this role.   

The hours of work will be 37 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 8:00 am till 4:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am till 3.30 pm.

Suitable candidates will possess:-

·         A minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Levels 4-9/Grade C or above, including English or Mathematics, or relevant equivalent

·         A minimum 2/3 years’ experience of dealing with internal/external clients and the general public

·         IT Literate

·         Experience in using the Microsoft Office Suite

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Experience of collating and analysing data

·         Experience of working in a busy stores/warehouse environment would be an advantage

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


Joiner
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: HSG0964P
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 4 i.e. £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 28 June 2021 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw. It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme. 

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join the Housing Repairs Service, as a Joiner. Located at our Head Office, Carlton Forest House, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop. You will be responsible for undertaking joinery/carpentry building works including repairs, improvements and replacement items in accordance with job orders.

The hours of work are 37 per week made up by working Monday to Thursday 8:00 am till 4:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am till 3.30 pm.

Suitable candidates will possess 3 GCSE's Grade C or grade 4-9 or above (or equivalent) to include Maths or English. A trade qualification NVQ Level 2 in Joinery or above is also essential.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have experience and a wide range of skills in the building and maintenance environment. They should possess excellent customer care skills, and the ability to deal with both internal and external customers.

Amongst other qualities, you will also need:

·         The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

·         The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

·         Be hard working and conscientious

·         Flexible in your attitude to hours of work

·         There will be evening and weekend work, as cover on the Out of Hours Service is required, on a rota basis

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


Bricklayers (Two Posts)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: HSG0985P
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 4 i.e. £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 June 2021 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw. It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme. 

We have an excellent opportunity for 2 enthusiastic people to join the Housing Repairs Service, as Bricklayers. Located at our Head Office, Carlton Forest House, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop, you will be responsible for undertaking building works including plastering, working at heights for roofing repairs, drainage, wall and floor tiling, concreting, general repairs and replacement items in accordance with job orders.

The hours of work are 37 per week made up by working Monday to Thursday 8:00 am till 4:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am till 3.30 pm.

Suitable candidates will possess 3 GCSE's Grade C or grade 4-9 or above (or equivalent) to include Maths or English. A trade qualification NVQ Level 2 in Bricklaying or above is also essential.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have experience and a wide range of skills in the building and maintenance environment. They should possess excellent customer care skills, and the ability to deal with both internal and external customers.

Amongst other qualities, you will also need:

·         The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

·         The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

·         Be hard working and conscientious

·         Flexible in your attitude to hours of work

·         To be able to undertake evening and weekend work, as cover on the Out of Hours Service is required, on a rota basis

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

  • Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


Senior Revenues Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: FPS0515P
Department: Council Tax and Business Rates Billing and Collection team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 7 i.e. £29,577 to £32,234 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 23 June 2021 at 12:00

We are looking to appoint a Senior Revenues Officer to manage our Council Tax and Business Rates Billing and Collection team. Located in Worksop, you will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the billing and collection of Council Tax, Business Rates and the local Business Improvement District (BID) levies for the district of Bassetlaw. 

The successful candidate will haveat least four years experience working in a local taxation office, three years of which should be at a supervisory level. Excellentcommunication skills both written and verbal and the ability to deal with sensitive situations and confidential information are also essential.

Among other qualities, you will also have:-

  • Extensive practical, theoretical & procedural knowledge of Council Tax & Business Rates  regulations and good practice.
  • Extensive practical and procedural knowledge of National Non-Domestic Rates regulations, policies and working practices
  • Experience of managing a team including training others/team development and appraisals
  • Experience of managing organisational change and on-going improvements
  • Able to work under pressure and in difficult situations.
  • Good organisational skills to deal with and manage workloads/deadlines
  • Creative and development skills to analyse complex legislation and interpret for use by teams

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme (currently paused due to home-working)

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


Benefits Claims Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: FPS0145PA
Department: Benefits Unit
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 4 i.e. £22,183 to £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 25 June 2021 at 12:00

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our busy Benefits Unit based at Queens Buildings, Worksop.

The successful candidate will process Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction claims and will provide advice to customers over the telephone and sometimes face to face.

Among other qualities, you must have:

·         Practical and procedural knowledge of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

·         At least 18 months experience working in an office or customer service environment

·         Experience of dealing with customers by telephone, email or in writing

·         The ability to work effectively in a team.

·         Minimum of 4 GCSE (grade 4-9 or C and above) to include Maths and English (or relevant equivalent)

·         Effective communication skills, written and oral and the ability to deal with difficult or sensitive situations

·         The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

·         Good computer skills including use of Microsoft products and mobile services

·         The ability to follow complex work based procedures and policies

·         Good organisational skills to deal with and manage work loads

This position will be subject to a Basic Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.
  • A generous Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free healthcare cash plan and benefits
  • Family friendly policies

Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


TECHNICAL AND APPEALS OFFICER
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: FPS0511P
Department: Technical & Development team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 5, i.e. £24,491 - £27,041 per annum.
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 25 June 2021 at 12:00

Based within our busy Revenues & Benefits Unit at the refurbished open plan office at Queen’s Buildings, this is an opportunity to work within the Technical & Development team supporting the Revenues & Benefits service. 

You will be the lead officer for Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction and Council tax VT appeals, quality control and financial reconciliation checks. You will also support the Senior Technical & Development officer in the development of IT projects, system upgrades and testing.

You must therefore have:-

·         Advanced practical, procedural and policy knowledge of Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction and Council Tax Regulations and good practice.

·         At least 3 years’ experience working in a Revenues or Benefits office at an Officer level or above.

·         Experience of giving complex technical advice and handling customers with the ability to empathise and deal with sensitive situations.

·         Knowledge of discretionary areas and Welfare Reforms in relation to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

·         A minimum of 5 GCSE (grade C or above), to include Maths and English

·         An IRRV Level 3 certificate in Revenues & Benefits or, working towards, or willing to work towards achieving this or a level 3 foundation in Law & practice, A Level or equivalent, or 5 years’ experience in a Housing Benefits or Revenues environment

Bassetlaw District Council recognises our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays,

·         Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme,

·         Flexitime

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted parking

·         Optional benefits due to be implemented from 1 April 2020, including an annual leave purchase scheme and health and wellbeing scheme.

View more information and details on how to apply


STREET CLEANING OPERATIVE/ DRIVER
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0274P
Department: Environment Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 1 i.e. £17,842 - £19,312 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday ‘staggered’ shift rota
Closing date: 18 June 2021 at 12:00

Based at Carlton Forest Depot, Hundred Acre Lane, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of an efficient and cost-effective Street Cleaning Service and when required, assist the Refuse collection service as a Refuse Loader.

To be considered for this role, you must have:

·                     General awareness of health and safety in the workplace and road safety awareness.

·                     A full car Driving Licence.

·                     The ability to communicate effectively with members of the public.

·                     The ability to work in all weather conditions.

·                     The ability to work alone or as part of a team and have a flexible approach to working hours.

·                     Physical strength, dexterity, and coordination to maneuver bins and operate hydraulic equipment.

·                     Flexibility with working days and hours, as start times may vary and Bank Holiday working is essential for this service provision.

·                     The ability to cope with the regular high-level physical demands and the ability to maintain general awareness for safe working conditions.

·                     Ideally, you will also have experience of Street Cleaning or similar work and the ability to walk for long periods of time.

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service.As the service operates on Bank Holidays, an additional leave allowance is provided in respect of them.

·         A generous pension scheme;

·         An annual leave purchase scheme;

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits;

·         Family friendly policies;

·         Discounted parking 

View more information and details on how to apply



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