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Current Vacancies

Reference Number: ECAN 02644

Job type: Community Services

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £18,795 - £19,171

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

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Postal Address Email Telephone Number
Torbay Council
Recruitment – HR Support
Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
recruitment@torbay.gov.uk 01803 207392

Reference Number: ECAN 02755

Job type: Legal

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £31,371 - £33,799 - £38,813 - £41,675

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a senior and junior lawyer to join our dynamic and growing Legal Department during a period of transformation within Torbay Council.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals who will contribute to the effective delivery of our property and planning work.

The ideal candidates will have experience in both property and planning law, or experience in one of the two disciplines with a willingness to develop skills in the other discipline. Appropriate training will be provided.

The property work is varied and includes acquisitions, disposals, landlord and tenant and general estates matters. On the planning side we are looking for someone to assist with drafting of planning and highway agreements, planning enforcement notices and advise at planning committees.

You will demonstrate excellent communication, analytical and drafting skills and be able to manage a full and varied caseload.

For an informal discussion please contact Lucie Hadwick / Phil Taylor 01803 207157 / 01803 207142

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Torbay Council
Recruitment – HR Support
Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
recruitment@torbay.gov.uk 01803 207392

Reference Number: ECAN 02762

Job type: Harbours

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £19,554 - £21,166

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

An exciting opportunity for a Harbour Assistant at Torquay Harbour exists. The successful applicant will assist with a broad range of quayside tasks including offering customer advice, helping visiting boats to berth alongside, collecting harbour dues, using tills, controlling parking, cleaning and light maintenance and a wide range of harbour duties.

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Torbay Council
Recruitment – HR Support
Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
recruitment@torbay.gov.uk 01803 207392

Reference Number: ECAN 027477

Job type: Housing and Planning

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £31,371 - £33,799

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

Torbay is a stunning coastal location in South Devon, close to Dartmoor National Park and in easy reach of Exeter City and the M5.  This is a beautiful location in which to live and work and the Council has serious ambitions to build on the regeneration and investment already happening in the bay including:

  • £110m South Devon Link Road
  • £8m Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre
  • £75m+ Town Centre Regeneration Programme
  • £4m for harbour improvements in Brixham
  • Various major residential, commercial, and leisure development projects.

As a Planning Officer working in our fast paced, innovative, and supportive Development Management team you will be keen to facilitate growth and regeneration in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, and deliver sustainable development in accordance with our adopted Local Plan.

We believe this is an exciting opportunity and would suit an experienced individual looking for a new challenge, the opportunity to shape the future of the bay and deliver regeneration, and enjoy a good work-life balance in a scenic and beautiful part of the UK.

If you would like an informal discussion on the post please contact Andrew England 01803 208848 Assistant Director – Planning & Transport or Mark Irving, Service Manager – Support and Development on 01803 207795

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Torbay Council
Recruitment – HR Support
Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
recruitment@torbay.gov.uk 01803 207392

Reference Number: ECAN 02758

Job type: Education - Teaching

Employment Contract: Full Time - Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £23,720 - £39,406

Number of hours: 32.50

Location: Torbay

This is a fixed term contract for 2 terms

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a teacher to join the highly regarded Torbay Virtual School for two terms. This will be an excellent CPD opportunity for an experienced teacher to further their skills and knowledge of working with disadvantaged groups. We are looking for an experienced English teacher with current experience of teaching GCSE. The Virtual School works with over 100 schools in Torbay and further afield and this is a vital job in ensuring our CLA receive every opportunity to achieve their potential. It is a challenging but very rewarding role and the successful candidate would join a very supportive team. This is a fixed term post but a secondment opportunity could be explored with current employers.

** DBS disclosure is required for this job**

For further information please contact Jane Inett on 01803 208626 email Jane.Inett@torbay.gov.uk or Rachael Williams on 01803 208743.

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Torbay Council
Recruitment – HR Support
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Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
recruitment@torbay.gov.uk 01803 207392

Reference Number: ECAN 02686

Job type: Customer Services

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £34,788 - £37,849

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

We are looking to recruit a Debt Recovery Manager to support the collection of a range of debt types.

This is an interesting and diverse role that offers a unique opportunity to support and develop debt recovery at all recovery levels, manage the relationship with Enforcement Agents and other partners whilst working towards a council wide approach to collection.

For an informal discussion please contact Alison Whittaker 01803 207221

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Torbay Council
Recruitment – HR Support
Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
recruitment@torbay.gov.uk 01803 207392

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If you have a disability and require assistance in applying for a job you can contact our Human Resources Department by email recruitment@torbay.gov.uk or telephone 01803 207392.

If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks after the closing date for the post, unfortunately you will not have been short-listed for this post.

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