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Receptionist/Clerical Assistant - Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

  • Devon
  • Part Time
  • Grade 2 £18,933.00 (gross) pro rata equating to £13,048.42 per annum

We are looking for a Receptionist to cover our main reception area in Service Headquarters. You will be the main/first point of contact for employees and visitors alike, so good interpersonal skills and a professional and efficient manner will be required. You should have a high level of self-motivation and the ability to multi-task, working in a potentially demanding and busy environment. Some of your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): – Welcoming visitors and directing to relevant departments, signing in and out as required; – Answering and redirecting phone calls to relevant departments; – Sorting of incoming post and deliveries / arranging collection where appropriate; – Cover of the post room/franking outgoing post and deliveries; – Administering bookings/calendars for the Conference Rooms at Service Headquarters. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sam Sharman, Democratic Services Officer, on 01392 872393. If you are interested in applying, please provide evidence to cover each of the 7 areas detailed below (and also detailed on the Person Specification), as this will provide the basis for shortlisting: 1. Proven skills in verbal and written communication; 2. Proven administration, organisational and time management skills; 3. Proven experience of working with MS Office software packages (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); 4. Ability to appropriately recognise, respect and maintain confidential information; 5. Experience of dealing with members of the public both face to face and on the telephone; 6. Professional in conduct; 7. High level of self-motivation. When presenting your evidence, use each criteria as a separate heading to make it clear which criteria you are evidencing. Please click here to apply. Please apply by 11.59pm on the closing date.
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Environmental Health and Licensing Specialist (Practitioner) - South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £32,234 - £35,745

Do you embrace change and push boundaries? Are you ready to make a difference? West Devon Borough and South Hams District Councils are shared authorities with an exciting, innovative and forward-looking delivery model. We are offering opportunities to customer focused individuals who welcome change and can drive forward and shape new ways of service delivery. In return, we can offer flexible working in an environment where innovation, challenge and efficiency are key aspects within both Councils. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join our busy Environmental Health & Licensing team. Reporting to the Head of Environmental Health & Licensing, your main responsibilities will be to provide a range of Environmental Health & Licensing inspections and investigations. You will be a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner (or have relevant experience) supporting delivery of the Councils corporate priorities, and will be focused on supporting the Environmental Protection and Anti-social Behaviour team but will also be asked to work across other disciplines for example street scene and licensing. You are also likely to be involved in COVID-19 related activity. You will form part of a group of Specialists officers. The Environmental Health and Licensing team faces a set of rapidly changing issues related to the Covid pandemic and this role will be shaped by the need to adapt to, and overcome, the challenges that are presented both in the response phase and the recovery phase. IMPACT BAND B The IMPACT Behavioural Framework has been developed to support the ambitions for our workforce. The framework aims to enhance both individual and organisational performance and will be applied in recruitment, performance management and career progression. It defines the behaviours that all colleagues across both councils are expected to consistently demonstrate at work. For an informal discussion, please contact Ian Luscombe, Head of Environmental Health and Licensing, on 01822 813713 or Ian.Luscombe@swdevon.gov.uk. Please click here to apply. Interview Date: to be confirmed
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Environmental Health and Licensing Specialist (Practitioner) - South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £32,234 - £35,745

Do you embrace change and push boundaries? Are you ready to make a difference? West Devon Borough and South Hams District Councils are shared authorities with an exciting, innovative and forward-looking delivery model. We are offering opportunities to customer focused individuals who welcome change and can drive forward and shape new ways of service delivery. In return, we can offer flexible working in an environment where innovation, challenge and efficiency are key aspects within both Councils. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join our busy Environmental Health & Licensing team. Reporting to the Head of Environmental Health & Licensing, your main responsibilities will be to provide a range of Environmental Health & Licensing inspections and investigations. You will be a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner (or have relevant experience) supporting delivery of the Councils corporate priorities, and will be focused on supporting the Environmental Protection and Anti-social Behaviour team but will also be asked to work across other disciplines for example street scene and licensing. You are also likely to be involved in COVID-19 related activity. You will form part of a group of Specialists officers. The Environmental Health and Licensing team faces a set of rapidly changing issues related to the Covid pandemic and this role will be shaped by the need to adapt to, and overcome, the challenges that are presented both in the response phase and the recovery phase. IMPACT BAND B The IMPACT Behavioural Framework has been developed to support the ambitions for our workforce. The framework aims to enhance both individual and organisational performance and will be applied in recruitment, performance management and career progression. It defines the behaviours that all colleagues across both councils are expected to consistently demonstrate at work. For an informal discussion, please contact Ian Luscombe, Head of Environmental Health and Licensing, on 01822 813713 or Ian.Luscombe@swdevon.gov.uk. Please click here to apply. Interview Date: to be confirmed
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