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Current Vacancies

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 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 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 02766

Job type: IT

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £34,788 - £37,849

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

This is an opportunity to become a valued member of Torbay Council’s ICT team.

Known as “the English Riviera”, Torbay is a diverse Unitary Authority comprised of three coastal Devon towns: Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. Residents enjoy easy access to numerous beaches and tourist attractions, as well as having Dartmoor National Park virtually on the doorstep.

The successful candidate will fulfil a key technical role within the Council’s ICT department, working closely with others to ensure new project requirements are fully delivered and undertaking investigations in a timely manner to resolve operational issues.

We support a collection of third party packages as well as a number of in-house developed solutions, primarily in a Microsoft Windows environment. These cover the full range from public-facing web applications to back-office desktop solutions.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced candidate comfortable in system implementation, development of interfaces as well as the day to day support of existing solutions. You will be capable of working under pressure and managing a range of activities.

Some Java or Python knowledge is essential, along with a detailed understanding of MySQL, ideally coupled with experience of one or more of the following:

MariaDB, MSSQL, Oracle.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop interfaces to/from the Council’s financial system using a proprietary language (QED). Training will be provided for this.

The successful candidate will also have experience of supporting business applications based on either MS SQL Server or Oracle databases.

In return the range of benefits available to Torbay Council employees are listed here:

https://www.torbay.gov.uk/council/jobs/what-we-offer/

Interview date 10 - 12 December 2019

For an informal discussion please contact Pauline Godfrey 01803 207422

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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 02765

Job type: IT

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £34,788 - £37,849

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

This is an opportunity to become a valued member of Torbay Council’s ICT team.

Known as “the English Riviera”, Torbay is a diverse Unitary Authority comprised of three coastal Devon towns: Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. Residents enjoy easy access to numerous beaches and tourist attractions, as well as having Dartmoor National Park virtually on the doorstep.

The successful candidate will fulfil a key technical role within the Council’s ICT department, working closely with others to ensure new project requirements are fully delivered and undertaking investigations in a timely manner to resolve operational issues.

We support a collection of third party packages as well as a number of in-house developed solutions, primarily in a Microsoft Windows environment. These cover the full range from public-facing web applications to back-office desktop solutions.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced candidate equally comfortable in application development as well as the day to day support of existing solutions. You will be capable of working under pressure and managing a range of activities.

Good C# knowledge is essential, ideally coupled with experience of one or more of the following:- Visual Studio, WPF, WinForms and MS SQL.

The successful candidate will also have experience of supporting business applications based on either MS SQL Server or Oracle database platforms.

In return the range of benefits available to Torbay Council employees are listed here:

https://www.torbay.gov.uk/council/jobs/what-we-offer/

Interview 10 - 12 December 2019

For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Coysh 01803 207375

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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 02783

Job type: Legal

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £21,589 - £23,836

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

We currently have exciting opportunities for 2 Legal Officers/Paralegals to join our dynamic and growing Legal Department during a period of transformation within Torbay Council.

We are looking for confident, enthusiastic and motivated individuals with the necessary skills to join our excellent and friendly team.

You will provide support to lawyers and act as a point of contact on a variety of cases, to include taking instructions and giving advice, carrying out research, preparing applications, drafting documents and correspondence, commissioning and instructing expert witnesses, liaising with witnesses, attending meetings and court with Counsel.

You will support senior members of the team to manage a case load comprising mainly of children’s social care and some private law.

The Legal Department supports employees to achieve their qualification ambitions and career progression will be available for the right candidate.

For an informal discussion please contact Janine Bond 01803 207149

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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

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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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