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Current Vacancies

Reference Number: ECAN 02390

Job type: Housing and Planning

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £34,106 - £37,107

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

We require an individual to join our team who provide a high level professional Building Control Service.

Applicants should possess relevant full membership of either MRICS or MCABE.

For an informal discussion please contact Matthew Hunt on 01803 208083.

Please note – If you have seen this position advertised on a Jobs Board that asks you to submit a CV, we do not advertise on these sites and we do not accept CV’s.  If you wish to apply please visit the Torbay Council website and search for Jobs to apply.  We only accept Applications for Employment on a Torbay Council Application form.

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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 00000

Job type: Admin/Clerical/Finance

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £23,866 - £26,470

Number of hours: 37

Location: Torbay

Interview date: 11 March 2019

An excellent opportunity is available at the Torbay Registration Service for a Senior Registrar. We are looking for an experienced Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages who is looking to progress to a senior post. You will be an excellent communicator and a passionate individual whose service to the public is at the heart of everything you do.  As a key team member, you will be committed to providing the highest level of service to our residents and visitors at some of the most important and sometimes difficult moments of their lives

The role requires you to fulfil the statutory duties and responsibilities of the Registrar of Births and Deaths. You will work closely with the Registration Services Manager to provide a high level of technical support and training to the team.

This post will involve all aspects of Registration and will require attendance at each of our offices located within Torbay. You will be part of our ceremonies team which operates seven days a week attending our many Approved Premises.

Please note – If you have seen this position advertised on a Jobs Board that asks you to submit a CV, we do not advertise on these sites and we do not accept CV’s.  If you wish to apply please visit the Torbay Council website and search for Jobs to apply.  We only accept Applications for Employment on a Torbay Council Application form.  

For an informal discussion please contact:

Name: Lia Bowden

Telephone Number: 01803 207131

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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 02370

Job type: Children's Services

Employment Contract: Part Time - Permanent

Salary: £17,681 - £18,672 pro rata

Number of hours: 1.15

Location: Torbay

We are seeking to recruit new staff who have some experience of working with children and young people in social/care settings.

Do you want to make a difference to a young person's life? We are looking for individuals' who want to make a difference and be a part of a core team working in groups at a local Playscheme/Saturday Club or specifically with one person in their own home or out in the community.

We provide play activities for Children and Young People with physical and or Learning disabilities.

If you have experience and a qualification in Play or Care for children and young people, this may be a great opportunity to widen your experience and increase your knowledge of the requirements of working with children with additional needs. Training on all aspects of the work will be provided regularly

A minimum of 5 hours per month on contract but more hours are available.

If you would like to discuss this further please contact Gina Powell on 01803 208495 or Debbie Roache on 01803 206290.

DBS disclosure is required for this job.

Please note - If you have seen this position advertised on a Jobs Board that asks you to submit a CV, we do not advertise on these sites and we do not accept CV’s. If you wish to apply please visit the Torbay Council website and search for Jobs to apply. We only accept Applications for Employment on a Torbay Council Application form.  

Download job description Download application form

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 02083

Job type: Housing and Planning

Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £41,846 - £44,697

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 the Service Manager for 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.

You will be responsible for the Development Management team, guiding officers and advising Members in both the strategic direction of the team and the growth of Torbay.            

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. A market supplement payment will also be considered for the successful candidate

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

Please note – If you have seen this position advertised on a Jobs Board that asks you to submit a CV, we do not advertise on these sites and we do not accept CV’s.  If you wish to apply please visit the Torbay Council website and search for Jobs to apply.  We only accept Applications for Employment on a Torbay Council Application form.  

Download job description Download application form

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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