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ADMINISTRATION & PROJECTS ASSISTANT (part-time) - BUCKHURST HILL PARISH COUNCIL 

Salary
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SCP 18 - £18,070 per annum pro rata, plus London Fringe Allowance.
Job details: Buckhurst Hill Parish Council is an ambitious local council serving the residents of Buckhurst Hill in the Epping Forest district of Essex. It has 11 elected councillors and provides a range of services including two playgrounds, two community halls and library support services (two days per week). 
The council is looking for a dedicated and focused individual to join the Parish Office Team to help it deliver the council’s key tasks. 
The main purpose of the role will be to provide a full range of administrative support to the Clerk to the Parish Council with his day-to-day responsibilities and with existing and forthcoming projects. 
More details: For a full job description and application form contact the council office at office@buckhursthillpc.gov.uk or ring on 020 8598 9933. No CVs accepted.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, contact Parish Clerk Kevin O’Brien also on 0208 498 9933. 
Closing date: The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, May 26 (midday). Interviews will take place during the week commencing June 5.
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/ PLANNING & LICENSING COMMITTEE CLERK – LOUGHTON TOWN COUNCIL 
Full time post (36 hours per week including evening meetings)

Salary
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SCP 14 – 17/18 plus London Weighting (currently £17,621- £18,910 per annum depending on experience and qualifications).
 Local Government Pension 

Do you have: 

* an interest in the built environment? 
* excellent IT and administrative skills? 
* time management skills, coupled with the ability to multi-task? 
* enthusiasm and flexibility? ( a “can do” attitude? 

For more information on this exciting opportunity to serve the local community, visit www.loughton-tc.gov.uk, ring the town council on 020 8508 4200 or email contact@loughton-tc.gov.uk.
 No CVs accepted.
 The closing date for applications is Thursday, April 20 at noon.
Interviews will be held in late April/early May.
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VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR - ACCURO

Salary
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£15,665 per year for 21 hours a week (FTE £27,600 pa).

Accuro is a successful long-established charity based in west Essex providing a wide range of services to children and adults with disabilities as well as supporting the families that they are part of. 
We wish to recruit a Volunteer Co-ordinator to devise plans and campaigns to increase the number of volunteers to work with the charity. 
This will include developing recruitment programs in conjunction with organisations such as local businesses, job centres, colleges, volunteer bureaux and other community organisations to increase volunteer applications. 
You will need a good understanding of the factors that motivate people to volunteer, be an excellent communicator, be creative and be able to work on your own initiative.
Working in a small and dedicated team, the job is based in Takeley in Essex. 
The role is based on an average working week of 21 hours. Some weekend and evening work is anticipated.
For an application pack and for more information please contact Accuro at Suite C, Skyway House, Parsonage Road, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PU. Tel: 01279 870297 or by emailing jobs@accuro.org.uk 
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, April 14.
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - ACCURO

Salary
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Salary range: £8 to £9.55 per hour (dependent upon experience).

Our successful Loughton Youth Group generates opportunities for children/young people, with a disability living in the Loughton area, aged 11 to 19 to engage in a wide range of leisure/social activities via a weekly social club and a 1:1 befriending service. 
You must be aged 18 or over and experience of working with children with disabilities is desirable. 
We now wish to recruit a part-time Community Support Worker (CSW) to join this service. 
This post is for three hours per week which includes participating in the weekly social clubs (term time only). 
The person appointed will share our positive attitudes and is likely to have previous experience of interacting with children/young people/adults with a disability. 
If successful an enhanced DBS disclosure (formerly CRB) will be undertaken by Accuro.
For an informal chat please contact Katie Harrison on 01279 871133. 
For an application pack please contact the Accuro office at Suite C, Skyway House, Parsonage Road, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PU. Tel: 01279 870297 or by emailing jobs@accuro.org.uk 
For more information please visit our website at www.accuro.org.uk
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday, April 7.
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS - HOLIDAY SCHEME (school holidays) - ACCURO

Salary
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£8.96 to £10.70 per hour (dependent upon experience).

Accuro is looking to recruit Holiday Support Workers to take children out both on a 1:1 basis and within group social and leisure activities during the summer holidays, covering the area of west Essex (Uttlesford, Harlow and Epping Forest). 
You must be aged 18 or over and experience of working with children with disabilities is desirable. 
A full driving licence is preferable, however if you do not have one, there may also be opportunities to work alongside someone who does. 
This is a great and flexible way to earn extra cash during the holidays, in a post where no two days are ever the same.
For an informal chat please contact Katie Harrison on 01279 871133. 
An enhanced DBS check is required to undertake this role, which will be completed by the charity for the successful candidate(s). 
For an application pack, please contact Accuro (Care Services)at Suite C, Skyway House, Parsonage Road, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PU, confirming the details of the job being applied for.
Details can also be obtained by ringing 01279 870297.
The closing date for applications is Friday, April 7.
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER (BANK)  COOL CONNECTIONS - ACCURO

Salary
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£8.96 to £10.70 per hour (dependent upon experience).

Our successful Cool Connections Group offers a weekly youth club and a 1:1 befriending scheme for young people on the autistic spectrum aged between 11 and 19 years of age and who live in the Harlow area. 
We also arrange regular trips and outings, including an annual holiday. 
We are looking for additional staff to support the project who can work as and when required. 
Full training and support will be offered to successful candidates. 
The person appointed will share our positive attitudes and is likely to have previous experience of interacting with children/young people/adults with a disability. 
If successful an enhanced DBS disclosure (formerly CRB) will be undertaken by Accuro. 
For an informal chat please contact Jane Band on 01279 870297. 
For an application pack please contact the Accuro office at Suite C, Skyway House, Parsonage Road, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PU. Tel: 01279 870297 or by emailing jobs@accuro.org.uk 
The closing date for applications is Friday, April 7.
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ADMINISTRATOR (PART-TIME) - ACCURO

Salary
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£8 to 8.60 per hour (based on experience and knowledge) 20 hours a week.

Accuro is a successful long-established charity based in west Essex providing a wide range of services to children and adults with disabilities as well as supporting the families that they are part of. 
We have a vacancy for a person to help us with completing the many general administration tasks at the charity’s head offices in Takeley. 
Working closely with other administrative and front line staff, the role is varied and requires a flexible approach to support the charity’s valuable work in west Essex. 
Tasks include assisting with the purchase of supplies and services, assisting with the completion of DBS checks for staff and volunteers, organising and maintaining our filing and archival systems and supporting work to maintain a safe environment such as organising PAT testing, fire extinguisher servicing etc.
Experience in a similar administrative role is preferred and a good level of IT skills will be required. 
A 'can do', positive attitude with excellent people skills is a must due to the wide range of public, staff and contractors the postholder will regularly come into contact with. 
For an application pack and for more information please contact Accuro at Suite C, Skyway House, Parsonage Road, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PU Tel. 01279 870297 or by emailing jobs@accuro.org.uk
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday, April 7.
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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - ACCURO
Full or Part-time, flexible working patterns and job share considered
Based at Takeley, near Stansted Airport

Salary: up to £40,000 pa (pro-rata for part-time).

Accuro is a leading provider of a range of services for children and adults with a learning disability and their families who are resident in West Essex. 
We are now seeking to appoint a CEO to lead Accuro. 
This is an exciting opportunity to work with an established and highly regarded charity that has been delivering high quality services for more than 30 years. 
The CEO will lead the management of Accuro, including financial management of our budgets and income generation streams, ensure compliance with all our legal responsibilities, and advise the Board of Trustees of appropriate operational and strategic plans to secure the long-term sustainability of Accuro. 
Key experience and skills required by the post holder are management experience which should include strong experience in the areas of finance, legal compliance and contract negotiation. 
Experience in the social care or charity sectors is desirable, but not essential. 
Interested applicants are advised to contact our Chair of Trustees to have an initial, informal discussion on 07792 462884 or by emailing davidm@accuro.org.uk
Closing date for applications: Friday, March 31. 
Other information: Appointment will be subject to a clean, enhanced DBS.
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HEADTEACHER - BUCKHURST HILL COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
Start date as soon as possible, by September 2017 at the latest

Salary Range: £55,049 - £66,982.

Buckhurst Hill Community Primary School is a friendly and welcoming two form entry, group three Primary School situated in the leafy suburb of Buckhurst Hill with excellent transport links to Epping and London.
We pride ourselves as being at the heart of our community. 
We are proud to be an inclusive school and parents, staff, children, governors and the local community involvement are key to our success. 
As a result we are always over- subscribed. Our children live by our ethos of learning whilst caring and sharing. They are kind, enthusiastic individuals with involved and supportive parents, who achieve results above performance averages. 
We are seeking to appoint a Head Teacher who is not only a great leader, but approachable and has the experience to manage change. You will be able to embrace our community ethos, be visible and have a good rapport with our children. 
The children are the heart of our school. We expect you to inspire them to achieve but listen, care and respect them. As an inspirational leader, you will work with our senior management team, staff and governing body, to build on our current successes and help improve our school further to fulfill our ambition to be outstanding. 
Visits are warmly welcomed. Please email chair@buckhursthill.essex.sch.uk to arrange.


Reports to:
Chair of the Governing Body.
Responsible for: Senior Leadership Team.
Liaison with: All staff, governors, local schools, Essex County Council, external advisors. 
General responsibilities:  
• To participate in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager 
• To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health and safety in the workplace 
• Ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the school’s Equal Opportunities Policy 
• The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
Core purpose: The Headteacher will be responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school in accordance with applicable legislation, the policies of the governing body (including its annual budget) and the instrument and articles of governance of the school.
The Headteacher, working with the governing body, senior leadership team and school staff, will provide overall strategic leadership for the school. 
The Headteacher will: 
• Be responsible for ensuring a high quality of education for all its children 
• Lead and manage teaching and learning to achieve high standards of learning and attainment throughout the school
• Create, implement and maintain a strategic plan, underpinned by sound financial planning, which drives school improvement 
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with parents and all members of the school and wider community to enhance the education of all children 
• Nurture a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations for all children and staff 
• Develop and sustain effective relationships with the governing body to clearly articulate the school’s vision to ensure the effective governance of the school.
Closing date:
Monday, February 20 (noon).
Interview date: Thursday, March 16.
Further details: To download the full appointment pack CLICK HERE
To download the advert CLICK HERE
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CATERING MANAGER - IVY CHIMNEYS PRIMARY SCHOOL

Pay Range:: Band 3 (17-21).
Position Start Date: January 5, 2017.
Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent.
Application closing date: December 8, 2016 (4pm). 
Date of Interviews: December 14, 2016.
Shortlisting starts: December 8, 2016.
Job description: Ivy Chimneys Primary School takes great pride in providing a positive, calm, caring and friendly environment that extends to the whole community. 
We put children at the very heart of the school and the whole team is committed to securing the best outcomes for the children. 
We listen carefully to each other and pupil voice informs our decision making. 
Our current Catering Manager provides excellent, home-cooked, highly nutritious and healthy food using fresh ingredients. 
We are looking for someone who shares the same passion for cooking and can provide high quality meals. 
Candidates should have experience of a similar environment and preferably have had experience of supervising staff. Managing an allocated budget is a key part of the role as is menu planning, 
As part of our commitment to staff development, support from the Essex School Meals team and training will be available for the right candidate. 
We believe that school food forms a part of our Healthy Schools ethos and the post holder can expect to work as part of a committed school team. 
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone or email to school office to arrange your visit.
Ivy Chimneys Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
The successful appointment will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, good references, enhanced DBS clearance and any other appropriate clearances as well as the completion of a successful probation period. 
Apply online: Applicants should apply online CLICK HERE
Further details: For more information, ring Jonathan Furness, Head Teacher, on 01992 573518 or email admin@ivychimneys.essex.sch.uk
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RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME SENIOR CARER (days/nights, 35 hours per week)

Job overview:  Treetops Care home in Epping is looking for enthusiastic and caring team players to join as full-time Senior Carers/ Team Leaders. 
Treetops is committed to providing the highest standards of person centred residential care for the elderly. The newly-renovated home has a specialised service for people living with dementia, helping residents live active and fulfilling lives. 
As Senior Carer you will ensure continuity of care to residents by promoting and delivering high standards of care, individually and safely, and supporting, demonstrating and instructing less experienced staff to enable them to fully contribute to the care team. 
Successful candidates will be experienced in working in adult social care with a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent desirable, alongside demonstrative experience of a similar position.. 
Key responsibilities: 
* Organising staff rotas 
* Providing staff support, demonstrating and instructing care activities, particularly in relation to the induction of new staff. 
* Preparing and maintaining care plans, daily records and risk assessments and reviews. 
* Hands on direct care and support work with residents that promotes independence, dignity and respect of individuals. 
* Liaising with all relevant professional health and social care colleagues. 
* Developing and maintaining positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues. 
* Maintaining a high level of personal development. 
The right candidate will be offered a salary commensurate with their level of qualification experience and on-going performance.
Contact details: For more details, and to submit applications, email Christine at treetopsepping@yahoo.co.uk
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FULL-TIME BOOKKEEPER / CASHIER

Job description: A full-time bookkeeper is required for a small property company for 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday. 
A working knowledge of Sage accounting software is essential with knowledge of Accounts up to Trial Balance. 
Duties: Reconciling Bank Accounts, VAT Returns, Raising Sales Invoices, Making Bank Payments, Allocating Bank payments and receipts, Preparing accounts up to trial balance. 
Skills/ Qualifications: Double Entry Bookkeeping, computer competency, good knowledge of Sage Accounting Software and competent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Contact details: For more details, and to submit applications, email Christine at treetopsepping@yahoo.co.uk
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PLANNING AND EVENTS OFFICER (TUESDAY-FRIDAY) - EPPING TOWN COUNCIL

Job description: The council is seeking a highly organised person to join Epping Town Council as Planning & Events Officer. 
The person will be working on Neighbourhood Planning, Planning and events therefore a knowledge of planning and research would be an advantage. 
Work will include data analysis, preparation of reports, some evening meetings and the organisation of the council’s events. 
The post holder will be part of the small, friendly team, based at the council's busy office in Epping Hall, St John’s Road. 
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills and be capable of managing a wide variety of tasks. 
In return the successful applicant will be offered an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary and local government pension.
The post is four days (28 hours per week), working Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 8.45am-4.45pm (with an unpaid hour for lunch).
The evening meetings will usually be on selected Tuesdays. Application packs are available from www.eppingtowncouncil.gov.uk
Alternatively, please contact Epping Town Council on 01992 579444 or email info@eppingtowncouncil.gov.uk marked ‘Job Vacancy’ 
To discuss the role in more detail, contact the Town Clerk, Beverley Rumsey, on brumsey@eppingtowncouncil.gov.uk
Closing date for applications: Friday, October 21, 2016.
Interviews are scheduled for the end of October.
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TEACHING ASSISTANT - KING HAROLD ACADEMY, WALTHAM ABBEY

Hours: 36 hours per week; term time only (inclusive of five training days).
Salary: Band 2 £15,207-£16,231 plus London fringe (pro rata).
Job description: We are looking to appoint a high quality Teaching Assistant to provide learning support for identified pupils, including those with statements of Special Need or pupils with behavioural difficulties. Your role will be to work with the classroom teacher by providing support to those pupils identified or pupils underachieving in their subjects. 
You will need to be able to explain instructions to pupils and help them carry out the work set. 
The post holder will need to have the skills to deliver literacy and/or numeracy to groups or with individuals in addition to be able to provide and support pupils with extra-curricular activities.
If you feel you have got what it takes to join us at this exciting time on our journey to 'outstanding' and would like an informal discussion about the role on offer, please contact Mrs Kim Thackray by emailing kthackray@kha-tkat.org or ringing 01992 714800 and leave a message on the school’s voicemail with your name and a number that we can ring you back on, or take a look at the vacancies page on our website www.kha-tkat.org
Further information: Completed application forms should be sent to Michaela Campbell, King Harold Academy, Broomstick Hall Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 ILF, or emailed to mcampbell@kha-tkat.org
Please note that CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a fully completed application form. 
King Harold Academy is an equal opportunities employer.
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SITE MANAGER (FULL-TIME) and ASSISTANT CARETAKER (PART-TIME) - THE ALDERTON INFANT AND JUNIOR SCHOOLS, Alderton Hall Lane, Loughton, IG10 3HE.

Job description: We are seeking two organised, hardworking and proactive individuals to join our extensive site and friendly schools. 
Responsibilities include site security, general maintenance, porterage, decorating, cleaning and the ability to maintain appropriate records and risk assessments. 
A 'can do' attitude is essential. 
To obtain job descriptions and application forms please visit www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk. Online applications only.
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PART-TIME MINIBUS DRIVER - EPPING FOREST COMMUNITY TRANSPORT

Job description: Epping Forest Community Transport, a long established registered charity based in the Epping Forest district, is experiencing an ever-growing demand for its services and is looking to appoint a part-time/flexible minibus driver to assist in providing transport across the district to the elderly, the disabled or those who are rurally isolated and unable to access public transport. 
Applicants must be aged over 25 and hold a UK driving licence with D1 entitlement.)
More information and to apply
: For more information and an application form ring 01992 579556.
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