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Anti-Social Behaviour Team Leader
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: COR0757P
Department: Anti-Social Behaviour
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 7 - £29,577 to £32,234 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 15 February 2021 at 12:00

We are actively looking for an experienced individual to take the lead role in providing a comprehensive Anti-Social Behaviour service to residents and visitors within the Bassetlaw district.

As a team leader, you will be responsible for the operational management of the Council’s response to reports of ASB throughout Bassetlaw, providing support and guidance to a small team to ensure that all aspects of ASB are delivered. You will also establish and develop relationships with partnership agencies and have the confidence and resilience to deal with challenging individuals. You must therefore have good interpersonal skills and a proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

We are also keen to hear from you if you have:

-       Thorough knowledge of relevant anti-social behaviour, housing and crime and disorder legislation

-       Experience of working with partnership agencies

-       The ability to work proactively with minimum supervision

-       Educated to Degree level

-       The ability and experience to manage and lead a team

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 Gerald Connor, Community Safety and Safeguarding Manager on 01909 533 253. 

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Repairs Admin Assistant
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: HSG0933P
Department: Housing Repairs and Maintenance Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 2 i.e. £19,312 - £20,493 per annum
Working hours: Full time | starting at 8am working on a rota basis
Closing date: 05 February 2021 at 12:00

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Housing Repairs Service whoprovides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw.  It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme.  

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 Repairs & Maintenance Service, including resource planning, and ensuring high quality customer service  is delivered at all times to our customers and members of staff.  

Suitable candidates will possess:-

• 3 GCSE (Grade 4-9 or C or above (or relevant equivalent) to include English and Maths• Relevant experience of working in a busy office environment and dealing with the public• Excellent customer care skills• The ability to deal with both internal and external customers• Experience of analysing data and using Microsoft Office products.

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

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Housing Officer (Tenancy Management)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number:
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 5 i.e. £24,491 - £27,041 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 01 February 2021 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council own and manage around 6,300 homes in North Nottinghamshire. Having brought our housing management and repairs functions in house two years ago, we are an ambitious and progressive Council determined to be ranked among the best social housing providers in the Country.

So, if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to be a key member of our thriving housing team, we would welcome an application from you:

You will be an experienced housing professional who is well-versed in current best practice, who can find innovative answers to a range of issues and have a strong track record of delivery.

You must therefore have:

  • You should have at least 3 years’ experience of working in Housing or a similar field. A CIH Level 4 in Housing Studies or equivalent would also be desirable.
  • A good understanding of all relevant legislation, in relation to tenancy and estate management and anti-social behaviour
  • The ability to deal with conflicting priorities and deliver under pressure, using your own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and the ability to work positively with people in crisis

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Martyn Hudson on 01909 533533 or email martyn.hudson@bassetlaw.gov.uk

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,

·      Casual User Allowance

·      Flexible working

·      Family friendly policies

·      Discounted parking

·      Optional benefits including an annual leave purchase scheme and health and wellbeing scheme.

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GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SENIOR CHARGEHAND
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0315P
Department: Leisure and Wellbeing Services
Location: Retford, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Grade 3 i.e. £20,493 to £22,183 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 01 February 2021 at 12:00

We are looking for a motivated individual to assistin the provision of a quality Grounds Maintenance Service for the Council. Based at Retford, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire, you will be responsible for the day to day supervision of a team of employees involved in the general maintenance of public parks, playing fields, housing estates, landscaped areas and cemeteries. You must therefore have significant experience of working in a grounds maintenance environment and managing a workforce and be able to work outside in all weather conditions.

Amongst other qualities, you must also have:

  • Experience of using power tools, grass cutting machinery, hard/soft landscaping, chemical applications
  • Horticulture and arboricultural experience
  • An NPTC Chainsaw and PA1 & PA6 qualifications
  • The ability to communicate effectively with members of the public

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

  • A full driving licence

A formal qualification in horticulture or arboriculture and supervision is desirable.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact John Foster, Parks Development Officer (Parks & Open Spaces) on 01909 533 533 .

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

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GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0307P
Department: Leisure and Wellbeing Services
Location: Retford or Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 1 i.e. £17,842 - £19,312 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 01 February 2021 at 12:00

Located at the Council Depots in Retford or Carlton Forest, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a team responsible for the delivery of the Council’s grounds maintenance service. Your duties will include grass cutting, hedge cutting, maintenance of shrub beds and litter picking. You must therefore have previous work/experience in a grounds maintenance environment and the use of operating power tools/grass cutting machinery.

Amongst other qualities, you must also have:-

·         The ability to work alone or as part of a team

·         Good communication skills

·         A full clean driving licence

·         The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

·         An awareness and experience of site/equipment security and the ability to maintain a safe working environment at all times

The hours of work are 37 per week, covering Monday to Friday with a start time of 7.30am. You will also be expected to cover for absences on the Refuse Collection and Other Cleaning contracts as required for which the start times may vary.

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

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GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE (6 SEASONAL POSTS)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1078NBHA
Department: Leisure and Wellbeing Services
Location: Retford or Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 1 i.e. £17,842 - £19,312 per annum (From 6th April 2021 until 29th October 2021)
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 01 February 2021 at 12:00

Located at the Council Depots in Retford or Carlton Forest, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, you will form part of a team responsible for the delivery of the Council’s grounds maintenance service. Your duties will include grass cutting, hedge cutting, maintenance of shrub beds and litter picking. You must therefore have previous work/experience in a grounds maintenance environment and the use of operating power tools/grass cutting machinery.

Amongst other qualities, you must also have:-

·         The ability to work alone or as part of a team

·         Good communication skills

·         A full clean driving licence

·         The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

·         An awareness and experience of site/equipment security and the ability to maintain a safe working environment at all times

The hours of work are 37 per week, covering Monday to Friday with a start time of 7.30am. This job will commence on 6thApril 2021 and end on 29thOctober 2021. You will also be expected to cover for absences on the Refuse Collection and Other Cleaning contracts as required for which the start times may vary.

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

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CAPITAL ACCOUNTANT
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: FPS1140P
Department: Finance
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 9 i.e. £35,745 to £39,880 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 27 January 2021 at 12:00

Based at Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking and highly motivated individual to join our Finance Team.  This role is responsible for the provision of a high quality service covering the specific areas of Capital Accounting and Treasury Management. 

Key functional responsibilities include:

·         Monitoring and Reporting of the Council’s 5 year Capital Programme

·         Preparing quarterly Capital and Treasury monitoring reports

·         Maintaining and developing the Council’s asset register

·         Producing the annual Capital Investment Strategy and Treasury Management Strategy

·         Assisting with the year-end close down process, including preparing all Capital and Treasury Notes for inclusion in the Statement of Accounts

·         Management and development of the Treasury Management functions, including daily cash flows and monitoring Prudential Indicators

You must therefore be a CCAB qualified accountant, preferably with Local Government accounting experience.  Amongst other qualities, you should have significant experience in accounting procedures, year-end closedown and financial reporting standards, with a particular focus on capital accounting and treasury management. You will also be an effective communicator with the ability to build good working relationships with colleagues and Council Members.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Linda Turner, Finance Manager on 01909 535567.

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 Scheme

·         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

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Waste and Street Cleansing Manager
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH1180P
Department: Environment Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 9 - Salary £35,745 to £39,880 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 29 January 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 post provides an exciting opportunity for a positive, self-motivated individual with good people skills to join our ambitious new Environment Services management team. Based in Worksop, you will play a key role in developing and implementing service improvement plans, as well as managing the day to day delivery of the Council’s services for recycling, garden, residual, clinical, trade and bulky waste and street cleansing, ensuring services are delivered efficiently and to the highest operational standards.

We are looking for an energetic individual with a progressive outlook, extensive staff management experience, including a track record of leading, developing and motivating individuals and teams. The successful applicant will have experience of managing a large multi-disciplinary workforce delivering front-line public waste collection and street cleansing services, reviewing/revising rounds, implementing change, actively managing sickness and increasing income. 

You will be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of health, safety and waste legislation and experience of ensuring policies are up to date and followed in practice. You will need strong communication and problem solving skills, experience of managing high value budgets and performance reporting to deadlines.

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 Craig Taylor, Head of Neighbourhoods on 01909 533 533. 

View more information and details on how to apply



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