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Posted: 15/01/2019

Salary: £8.40/hour per Hour

Posted: 10/01/2019

Salary: £7.50 - £8.12/hour per Hour

Category: Social Care

Support Worker- Tregadillet, Launceston PL15 7EU

We are looking for Support Workers, relief staff and waking night staff to join our clients’ fantastic supported living company where you will be working in Tregadillet.

They are dedicated to supporting adults with learning disabilities to live their lives to the fullest in their own homes and encouraging them to learn further independent living skills.

If you share the same values and behaviours, they would love to meet you! They say, 'every moment has potential' and, as a support worker, you'll have the opportunity every day to support adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible.

We are looking for Support Workers, Relief Support Workers and Waking Night Support Workers to join our team

Job Description: As a Support Worker you will be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible by supporting with all aspects of the clients’ daily lives including travel, holidays, personal care, accessing the community and helping to achieve goals. Sometimes it’s challenging, but it’s always rewarding

Support Workers

Hours: Between 10 and 37.5 hours per week

Salary: for Support workers £7.83 per hour aged 21 and over

(Rising to £7.86 after probation period and £8.12 after completion of Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2)

Waking Night Support Worker

Hours: Up to 30 hours a week

Salary: £7.83 per hour aged 21 and over

(Rising to £7.86 after probation period and £8.12 after completion of Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2)

Relief Support Workers

Rate of pay: £7.50 per hour aged 21 and over

(Plus 12.07% payment in lieu of holidays)

What you need:

* No experience or qualifications are necessary, if you have a positive attitude and a passion for supporting others, they can train you on the rest!
* Basic IT Skills and good understanding of the English language

They offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities, you will receive a comprehensive induction with full training and support along the way.

With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation they are committed to investing in their teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.

If you would like to know more or are applying for a job through us. Please do not hesitate to contact A&C Recruitment on (phone number removed), quote ref AC1953 and ask for Lucy
Posted: 09/01/2019

Salary: £8.75 - £9.05/hour per Hour

Category: Public Sector

Cleaner - 1-10 hours - Launceston

Cleaning a Lidl store is no easy task; first there's the shop floor to clean, the warehouse to mop, the staff room to scrub and toilets to bleach. It's might be a short day's work but it's certainly a busy one. You'll need to make sure you work through your tasks quickly and thoroughly to get the store looking perfect for our customers. You'll also be responsible for making sure the staff areas are a great place for our hard-working teams to spend their breaks. Not only will you keep the store looking spotless, you'll also make sure it's a safe place to shop and work, by clearing up spillages in the aisles and removing bits of packaging that may have fallen onto the warehouse floor during a delivery. You'll work alongside the other members of the store team too, and we're all very proud of what we do, so you'll all be pushing to make your store the best one for miles around.

What will you do?

•Maintain a clean and tidy store, paying close attention to all customer-facing areas
•Prioritise cleanliness and safety in the store to make it a nice environment for all
•Clean the warehouse area including the waste and recycling sections
•Carry out minor maintenance tasks and report any major requirements to your manager

What will you need?

•Previous cleaning or maintenance experience is beneficial but not essential
•A hands-on approach to your work and a keen eye for detail
•The ability to carry out your tasks independently
•Motivation to do the best job for your store and your team

What do we offer?
You will be well-rewarded for your work at Lidl. Not only will you be part of a secure, growing business, we'll make sure you have all the training you need for your role. As well as your competitive hourly rate of £8.75, with the ability to earn up to £9.05, you will also get 30 days' holiday (pro-rata), a pension scheme, discount on our products and corporate discounts on holidays, days out, cinema tickets and plenty more
Posted: 07/01/2019

Salary: £18000 - £24000/annum per Annum

Category: Sales

Title: Recruitment Consultant

Location: Launceston

Salary: £18,000 +

Contract type: Permanent

Astra Recruitment are working with one of our loyal clients to recruit a recruitment consultant to join their busy and expanding team.

For this role you will be working as part of a team to recruit for a nationwide brand, this company not only offers excellent career prospects but also provided its employees with an additional benefit package.

Job duties will include:

* Liaising with clients and candidates

* Setting up interviews

* Providing feedback

* Keeping an up to date database

Your skills and experience will include:

* Providing excellent customer service

* Confident when speaking on the phone

* Able to build relationships

* A background in sales would be advantageous

Please click apply now to be considered for this excellent opportunity.

Disclaimer: Successful candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks by one of our consultants to be pre-screened before being submitted to the client.

Astra Recruitment Solutions Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

By applying for this job, you accept our Privacy Policy which can be obtained by contacting our office. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may hold your details on our database for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please contact us
Posted: 04/01/2019

Salary: £19000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Technical Administrator
£19,000 - £23,000

Bored with your old job already? Looking for a new challenge in the new year?
Look no further!
Our FTSE 250 client is looking for a MOSS Technician to join their growing team.

Job Responsibilities:

- Work with Asset Management to maintain a hotspot identification programme which identifies geographical areas where issues are apparent within the sewerage network.

- Audit the work being undertaken with CCTV of minimum 5% review of surveys.

- Planning programme of work for investigation and follow up CCTV programme using various data sources.

- To monitor the progress of work packages and whereabouts of contractor working within the Operational area.

- To plan and co-ordinate the routine jetting and planned cleansing work in conjunction with the MISS programme.

- Develop an optimised sewer cleansing programme within available budgets.

- Determination and reporting of asset status, condition and performance.

The Ideal Candidate:

- 5 GCSE's or relevant in Maths, English and a Science subject.

- Relevant experience and knowledge of sewer networks operations.

- Some experience of working in a wastewater services operational environment.

- Previous experience working on own initiative and/or working as part of a team.

- Use of computer systems which will include both MS Office and corporate applications.

- Understanding and knowledge of Quality Management Systems requirements.

- Good verbal communication skills, both written and verbal.

- Ability to adapt to change.

In Return:

- A salary of up to £23,000.
- Private pension
- Sharesave Scheme
- Childcare Vouchers, plus many many more!

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

Salary: £400 - £500/week PAYE per Week

Category: Other

Salary: £450.00 to £500.00 per week.

Driver Hire are recruiting for Class 2 (Cat C) HGV truck drivers for ongoing work based in Launceston. This is a multi-drop role and you’ll be delivering food produce to various stores around Cornwall & Devon.

Although this is being advertised as a part-time role, this work is ongoing and will also lead to permanent positions and job offers for the right candidates.

About the job.

* The hours vary but start times are usually between 12:00am to 03:30am and you’ll be finished around mid-morning/early afternoon.
* You’re paid by the hour at £10.00 (Mon-Fri), £11.00 (Sat) or £12 (Sun).
* We offer PAYE with limited companies welcome.
* Guaranteed minimum of 8 hours paid work each day.
* Weekly pay.
* Discounted CPC.

Job requirements.

* A full and valid Category C (Class 2) licence with an in date CPC and digi cards are required with no more than 6 points & no DR, DD or IN convictions for insurance purposes.
* Although previous experience is beneficial, training will also be provided for the right candidate. If you are new to this type of driving then we can provide you with the vital commercial experience required when looking for a full time job.
* The ability to lift and carry fairly heavy items throughout the day, as well as driving the lorry, is a requirement due to the physical nature of the jobs.

To apply or for more information call and speak to Ben today on (phone number removed) during office hours.

What Driver Hire can offer you.

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruitment company. We can provide regular, ongoing work within the Cornwall and Devon from our three offices based in Saltash (near Plymouth), Victoria (near Bodmin) and Buckfastleigh (near Newton Abbot). We treat you as the true professional that you are and in our latest survey, 94% of our candidates said they were proud to work for us and 81% scored 8/10 or more when asked if they would recommend Driver Hire.

Connect with us & stay updated.

Visit our website and look at your local office’s page for more vacancies similar to this or create a MyDriverHire account to keep updated with our latest alerts. We’d love to connect with you on social so why not join our community online on Facebook by searching Driver Hire Plymouth, Cornwall and South Devon.

Please have a look at our other roles for: Class 1, Class 2, 7.5T HGV, LGV & multi-drop van drivers. We are also always recruiting for warehouse staff, forklift drivers & driver’s mates
Posted: 02/01/2019

Salary: £11.07/hour per Hour

Category: Other

VSG are the Market Leaders in providing first class security services. We do this through drive, passion and dedication towards those who work for us.

We are proud to be awarded as Britain’s Top Employers 2018 for the seventh consecutive year which recognises VSG excellence in the conditions we create for our people.

Joining VSG is not about getting a job, it is about finding a place to belong, to grow and develop and feel that you make a difference and are recognised for it.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Store Detective to cover in Launceston, Cornwall

Our client is the UK’s premier high street retailer. As a Store Detective, you will operate across their network of stores, and utilise your observation skills to help prevent theft of stock.

The work of the Detective team is crucial in the identification, apprehension and prosecution of criminals who target our client. Liaison with the police forces and other crime prevention partners, in the areas you will be operating, will be key to keeping up to date with crime trends in the area.

The Role

* Observe, deter and arrest those taking part in criminal activity

* Liaise with local police

* Build local network to identify and disrupt crime

* Report incidents accurately and in a timely fashion

* Occasionally attend court to provide evidence

Essential Experience

* Fully SIA licenced

* Ideally at least 1 years Store Detective experience

* Exceptional observational skills

* The ability to handle sensitive situations

* Confidence to challenge people when necessary

* The ability to use modern surveillance systems, like CCTV and electronic tags

* The ability to make quick decisions

You will remain calm under pressure and react quickly in challenging situations. As no two days at our clients regional stores are the same, you will need to be highly adaptable.

You will also be required to write detailed reports, document investigations, and keep your personal notebook up-to-date. With this in mind, we are looking for candidates with a GCSE or equivalent in English, and strong overall communication skills.

We are looking for people to join our team who have a desire and ambition to be at the leading edge of crime detection in the private security sector. Applicants must have a flexible approach to working (including weekends) and have the ability to maintain a high quality work under pressure. You must be able to demonstrate good organisation and a well-structured approach.

It is essential that you are SIA licenced – store detective experience is essential.

In return we offer a competitive pay rate, pension, perks at work and all travel costs to/from/between sites is reimbursed

Salary: £23023 - £36644/annum per Annum

Posted: 27/12/2018

Salary: £34000 - £42000/annum Additional Benefits per Annum

Category: Construction

Assistant Site Manager (PLC House Builder) - Launceston - £34,000 - £42,000 + car + bonus + bens

My client is looking to recruit an Assistant Site Manager with PLC house building experience.

The main purpose of the role is to assist the senior site staff and ensuring the project is completed safely, on time, within budget and to the required quality by effectively organising and managing the site activities.

This will involve taking responsibility for the onsite element of the works through strong management of all subcontractors by monitoring the performance of all associated personnel, together with any actions necessary to maintain project targets and at all times ensuring that all my clients procedures and all Health and Safety and Environmental Legislation and are complied with.

Carry out legal obligations with regards to Safety, Health and the Environment.
The project's execution plan to ensure programme and progress are maintained.
Quality management.
Risk management
Management of subcontractors.
Requisition materials and control materials post delivery.


HNC/D in Construction or related/equivalent qualification-(Preferable but not essential)
Good powers of written and verbal expression
Strong Influencing skills
Able to effectively lead/coordinate the workforce
Problem solver underpinned by sound construction knowledge and experience.
Sound knowledge of site health & safety.

They can offer:

1) Exceptional Salary Package
2) Company Bonus
3) Excellent Car or Car Allowance
4) Healthcare
5) Excellent Pension package
6) Great Career Advancement opportunities.

If you would like to know more about this role then please do not hesitate to contact Dale on: (phone number removed).

Apply now to (url removed). with your CV.

The services of Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd specialise in the placement of Engineers/Surveyors/Planners/Project Managers
- some of the positions we cover:
Environmental Engineers, Design Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, CAD Technicians, Traffic & Transport Engineers, Structural Engineers, Structural Draughtsman, Steelwork Draughtsman, Highway Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Architects, Transport Technicians, Drainage Engineers, Utilities Engineers, Procurement Managers, Oil & Gas Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Site Managers, Tunnel Engineers, Clerk of Works, Resident Engineers, Public Health Engineers.

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants however due to the sheer volume of response, we can only guarantee that candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted
Posted: 21/12/2018

Salary: £16.50 - £18.50/hour £2000 Golden Hello per Hour

Category: Social Care


A £2000 Golden Hello* is just one of the ways we’ll reward you when you join Barchester’s Castle Keep Care Home.

Castle Keep is part of our complex-care division, offering support to 49 residents with dementia and challenging behaviour across 2 units. The home is rated as Good with CQC, and has a highly skilled nursing and support team in place. This is a diverse working environment, and we are looking for a Registered Nurse who is enthusiastic and able to adapt to various challenges. We have an excellent reputation for delivering exceptional care, and you will be supported to continually develop your knowledge and skills. You’ll help improve residents’ quality of life by ensuring their needs are met and that each person is treated with dignity and respect. As a Registered Nurse at Barchester, you can enjoy the freedom and autonomy you need to make a real difference, and will be rewarded with progression opportunities and bonus packages.


You’ll need to have current NMC registration to join us as a Registered Nurse. We’ll look for an up-to-date knowledge of clinical practices together with a strong understanding of CQC requirements and frameworks. Your proactive approach will mean you’re ready to make the most of the personally-tailored training programme we’ll develop for you. Dedicated and compassionate, you should also have experience of producing well-developed care plans, undertaking risk assessments and working as part of a clinical team.


As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

* A £2000 Golden Hello*
* Free learning and development
* Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
* A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
* Nurse Mentor and Refer a Friend bonus schemes
* Offer to pay Tier 2 visa application fee for eligible nurses

If you’d like to use your clinical and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.

*Terms and conditions apply