Whatever your educational background.... whatever your age.... whether you have little work experience or a lot... there are entry routes into Torbay Council and numerous jobs to choose from.....

Current Vacancies

Reference Number: ECAN 02776

Job type: Children's Services

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £18,795 - £19,171

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

The Nest Neighbourhood Nursery is committed to providing exceptional care that helps young children to develop and reach their full potential.

We are looking for a Level 3 Early Years Qualified Nursery Nurse who can bring out every child’s strengths and build on this to make them become a unique and happy child: healthy, social, confident, creative, independent and ready to learn.

** DBS disclosure is required for this job**

For an informal discussion please contact Tricia Hunter on 01803 882421.

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Returned Applications
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 02778

Job type: Children's Services

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £17,711

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

We are looking to appoint a Nursery Assistant to join our team.

The Nest Nursery is a small friendly nursery situated in Brixham. We work as a team committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care.

We are looking for a member of staff with a range of qualities and skills and the ability to work in a team.

** DBS disclosure is required for this job**

For an informal discussion please contact Tricia Hunter 01803 882421

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Returned Applications
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 02737

Job type: Community Services

Employment Contract: Full Time - Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £24,313 - £26,999

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

Are you passionate about helping people facing homelessness?
Can you work in a fast-paced environment?

The Housing Options Service at Torbay Council is at the frontline of homelessness in Torbay and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Private Rented Development Officer to join our team to work with landlords and agents to increase the supply of properties for our clients. We are structured to meet the challenges of increasing housing demand and reduced supply and are now looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working within a challenging frontline housing service. Based in the Housing Options Team the successful candidate will work with clients and landlords to access suitable, affordable housing in the private sector in line with housing legislation

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent communicators who will give clear and concise advice to customers and landlords
  • Good listeners who will be empathetic when helping customers facing challenging personal circumstances
  • Team players with good attitude who can adhere to Torbay Council’s core values and behaviours
  • People with great case management skills who have an eye for detail and who can prioritise their work in a demanding environment

In return, Torbay Council offers a fantastic development opportunity for someone looking to make their mark in this area. You can expect amazing benefits including a pension scheme, annual increments subject to performance reviews, employee discount scheme, parking permit allowing parking in Council car parks for £1 per day, flexible working, generous annual leave and continual development.

This is a fixed term contract for 2 years

** DBS disclosure is required for this job**

For an informal discussion please contact Lianne Hancock 01803 208724

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Returned Applications
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 02780

Job type: Children's Services

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £24,313 - £26,999

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

We currently have the opportunity for a Community Care Worker post within the Intensive Family Support Service.

IFSS practice is informed by ‘signs of safety’ and is focused to provide an intensive, high quality intensive family support service via planned and crisis response work with families, children and young people, who are at risk of family breakdown.  

Provide intensive support to families with complex and multiple needs, providing a balance between support and enforcement.

Establish good rapport, engagement and relationships with families who are often hard to reach and have been highly resistant to other services, including statutory.

Challenge decisions of other professionals and agencies where appropriate with regards to concerns when meeting the needs/shared outcomes of families.

Make appropriate referrals to other support agencies to address the needs of individuals or families as a whole.

To immediately raise any Child Protection or welfare concerns with the Senior Practitioner/Project Manager prior to making any Children’s Services referrals.

To have a good understanding and application of the types of interventions/models available for working with families, maintaining a flexible and creative approach when engagement is difficult.

A desire to learn, develop and ability are key qualities that we are looking for

This is a challenging role, but the team offers a high level of support and oversight, including regular group and individual supervision. Further training will be available for the successful candidates.

** DBS disclosure is required for this job**

For an informal discussion please contact Tom Goodwin or Richard Hamjavar 01803 207238

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

Social work vacancies

For more information about our social work vacancies see our social work jobs pages.

Applications

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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