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The Town of Barnstaple in the County of Devon

The town of Barnstaple is located within the county of Devon.   Barnstaple is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by North Devon District council.  Barnstaple has a train station called Barnstaple Rail Station (BNP).

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Barnstaple Rail Station (BNP)

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Kingdom Hall
Sticklepath Methodist Church
Grosvenor Church
St Mary the Virgin
North Devon Islamic Culture Centre.Mosque

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Posted: 18/10/2018

Salary: £20000 - £24000/annum + Excellent Package per Annum

Category: Engineering

Mobile Handyman

Working for one of the world's leading Mechanical and Electrical / Facilities Management maintenance companies. Based in the UK they have a turnover of over £3.5 billion and employ a workforce in excess of 80,000 worldwide. With a presence in the FTSE 250. The company can offer excellent levels of job security, real and attainable career development and the chance to work on large blue chip clients buildings.

Position Overview

Our client are currently hiring a number of mobile Multi Technicians across the UK to support with the mobile delivery of facilities support services across client sites on a government facilities management contract.

The role will be responsible for carrying out a range of general maintenance tasks, fabric maintenance tasks, business support tasks and will report to and support the lead mobile engineer and assist mobile engineers as required in the delivery of planned, reactive and ad hoc maintenance tasks.

You will be required to work a 40 hour week, a driving license is essential for this role as travel will be required across various sites in your region. You will be entitled to 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, and a van will be provided to you for work use only.


The role will include a variety of tasks including the following:
Weekly & monthly planned maintenance tasks as scheduled (fire alarm tests, water temperature recording, emergency lighting tests, etc)
Monthly utilities meter readings
First line response to reactive repairs
Relamping of defective luminaries
Minor building fabric repairs
Minor decorating tasks
Minor plumbing repairs
Maintain accurate documentation of all assigned work orders
Comply fully with Health, Safety & Environmental policies.
Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner
Proactively walk the floors, reporting any maintenance or H&S issues to the helpdesk and appropriate manager.

Ideally you will have one or more of the following Qualifications, Experience & Knowledge

Full UK driving licence
NVQ in Carpentry/Plumbing/Painting and Decorating/Building etc
Experience of building maintenance, handyperson or janitorial duties
Good understanding of health and safety requirements within a building environment
Have a proactive approach to maintenance and building management
Keyboard skills and basic computer literacy

On offer is

Salary: £20K - £25K depending on experience.
Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Etc
25 Days Holiday plus statutory
Overtime opportunities

If you are interested in the role please apply with your CV or call Simon on (Apply online only) for more information
Posted: 18/10/2018

Salary: per

Posted: 18/10/2018

Salary: £25000 - £55000/annum per Annum

Posted: 18/10/2018

Salary: £23000 - £33000/annum per Annum

Posted: 18/10/2018

Salary: per

Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Job Title: Finance support

A well-versed finance professional who has operated in a similar credit control role with a minimum of 3-years practical accounting and bookkeeping, with a demonstrable record of achievement.

Committed to excellence, taking professional pride in all work produced and willing to go the extra mile with a can-do attitude.

Main Tasks

Primary Purpose: The primary purpose of the role is to maintain the billing system (PASS) with relevant charges and adjustments to enable termly bills to be sent to parents.

The Fees Secretary is as crucial position as the majority of the school’s income is derived from the parental invoices. The post requires regular contact with parents and staff, in person, by email and telephone to ensure the accuracy of the information that needs to be included in the billing system

Secondary Roles: The Fees Secretary also is required to perform day-to-day finance functions including producing weekly and monthly progress reports for bad debts, reconciliations of boarding charges, pocket money and petty cash.

In addition, the Fees Secretary performs:

* Regular account reconciliations, including bank, general-purpose accounts (trips and tours) and other nominal ledger accounts.
* Administers the fees refund insurance scheme.
* Monitors pupil numbers on the daily buses into school and liaises with the bus providers accordingly
* Maintains the School Asset Register
* Strong communicator able to clearly articulate with various stakeholders.

Qualifications, skills and experience (This skills are not essential)

* Qualified accounting technician (preferably AAT qualified) with commensurate experience in similar role.
* Proven experience in credit control preparation and reporting.
* Independent education sector experience if possible.
* Ability to understand, interpret and clearly communicate financial billing data to staff and parents alike.
* Sound knowledge of credit control/billing software.
* Excellent time management, prioritisation and organisation skills – a real business partner making things happen – much more than just keeping the score

Hours of Duty

The duty day is from 08.45 to 17.15 Monday to Friday 3days a week. Exact hours will be discussed with applicants at interview. .

Benefits of employees include:

Free lunch in the dining hall

Free on-site parking

Access to the school Fitness Suite at designated times

Access to the school Swimming Pool in organised staff swim sessions

Due to the location candidates are required to have there own transport for this work

Please contact if you need anymore information or apply now


Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer
Posted: 17/10/2018

Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum Training + Progression per Annum

Category: Engineering

Quality Engineer


£30,000 - £35,000 + Quarterly Bonus + Training + Progression + Healthcare + Gym Membership + 33 Days Holiday + 6% Pension

Excellent opportunity to join a well-known company where you will play a key part in all quality processes within the facility.

On offer is a position with plenty of scope for progression as the company pride themselves on fully investing in training and ongoing development.

This global company have sites all over the UK and specialise in the design, manufacturing and sale of precision components. They are now looking to bolster their manufacturing strengths in the UK through taking on additional staff at their state of the art facility in Barnstaple.

The day to day responsibility for this role will be to maximise all quality standards. You will play a key role in managing all customer and supplier quality issues, as well as ensuring the shop floor is adhering to all quality protocols on a day to day basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leading business in a role with excellent training and progression opportunities as the company look to develop you long term.

The Role:
*Quality Engineer
*Working on customer and supplier quality issues
*Material standards reviews
*Looking at all quality aspects on the shop floor

The Person:
*Experience working in a manufacturing environment
*Previously implemented quality standards
*IATF would be advantageous
*Lives commutable to Barnstaple

Reference Number: RTR73413

QI, QA, Manager, industrial, Auditor, team leader, senior, technician, process, continuous improvements, control, Inspector, Quality, Inspection, Assurance, manufacturing, production, Engineer, Engineering, Development

To apply for this role or for to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Alastair Kingdon at Rise Technical.

This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering 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

Salary: £17000 - £18000/annum £17k to £18k per Annum

Category: Manufacturing/Surveying

Our client has gained the reputation for producing some of the world's most innovative and inspiring architectural hardware. CQR are working closely with them to recruit an exceptional person to join the team in a permanent position as a Skilled Production worker to carry out a wide range of duties including pattinating of brass products, using a chemical reaction to obtain a variety of finishes. This is a busy role that would suit someone who has previous experience within a skilled assembly or factory role; excellent practical skills, is good with their hands, dextrous and good at making things! You will have experience in manufacturing assembly work and a good eye for detail as the work requires the preparation of high end products so ensuring high quality of work is essential. If you have the right skills for this role coupled with a positive, can do personality, then we would like to hear from you!

About the job…

The Skilled Production Worker will be responsible for the pattinating and finishing of brass products using a chemical reaction to obtain a range of finishes; and assisting in the final assembly of a variety of architectural hardware products such as door handles or similar items to a very high quality standard. The skilled production worker will have training with the current team leader and will develop their existing skills. This is a key position for our client and as a small friendly company, the right personality fit for the job is also vitally important.

The Job…

* Carrying out final finish and pattinating of brass architectural hardware products to a very high quality standard.

* Following a strict chemical processing method to obtain a range of finishes to brass products

* Checking the finished items match our client’s quality standards and ensuring all are presented in a clean and uniform manner.

* Completing paperwork on a daily basis relating to work completed and using the companies CRM system to update information for the other teams.

* Ensuring all finished products are labelled and located correctly stored neatly and safely on racking.

* Working closely with Production Supervisor and reporting any ways to improve stocking system or ideas for general improvements to the role.

* Providing a weekly stock maintenance report.

* Carrying out other duties such as goods in and packing for despatch.

* Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of working area and any tools and machinery used.

The Right Person…

* Must have experience within manufacturing assembly environment.

* Excellent manual dexterity skills; the ability to work with small parts and produce a high quality finished product.

* Will have an “eye for detail” and problem solving skills and be able to follow strict chemical processing methods.

* Live within a commutable distance to Barnstaple.

* Work under their own initiative, and be able to handle pressures of deadlines and a busy working environment.

* Have a positive and friendly personality, be keen to learn and able to work within a very friendly team.

* Must want to be part of a growing company that produces very unique products to a high specification.


* Salary from £17,000 to £18,000 per annum depending on experience

* Hours Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.30pm Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm.

* Annual Holiday 20 days + bank holidays, parking, staff canteen.

* Opportunities for career advancement in the future

This really is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is looking for a permanent position within a growing and successful company. Send your CV to Claire by clicking APPLY NOW . Our aim is to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex or sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief. CQR will consider all applications solely on merit
Posted: 17/10/2018

Salary: per

Category: Retail/Purchasing

CQR are working closely with our client to find an exceptional candidate to join their Barnstaple Manufacturing site as their Materials Manager in a permanent position. Our clients Barnstaple site is an advanced manufacturing plant that adopts lean principles and continual improvement. You will need to have a proven track record of managing and delivering high levels of performance in a Supply Chain team that encompasses Procurement. You will also be CIPS Qualified or have a Degree in Supply Chain Management or a similar field. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and an analytical thinker with good problem solving skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to further their career in a highly successful organisation. If you have the right skills and experience and are looking for your next career move, then we would like to hear from you……

Main duties…

The Materials Manager will be responsible for developing and guiding the daily procurement and purchasing activities within the Supply Chain and Operational and teams. They will also lead the Supply Chain team in support of customer service, profitable growth and improved financial performance. This is a hands on role and the incumbent will be required to be directly involved in the procurement and supplier management processes. The effective management of resources (inventory), effective procurement and partnership with suppliers, Premier Customer Service, leadership of people in teams to improve efficiency, and waste reduction are the keys to success in this role. Job purpose:

* Develop a customer led ethos in the Supply Chain team; ensure effective communication with stakeholders and activities are planned and controlled in order to support the key divisional measures.

* Develop the supply chain team to ensure high levels of OTD, whilst maintain optimal inventory control

* Establish an effective model to manage capacity balance between local manufacture, US supply, raw material vendors and finished goods suppliers such that raw materials and finished goods are provisioned to meet customer demand in the most cost effective way.

* Lead the Supply Chain team to ensure that reliable accurate schedules are established such that customer promises can be made confidently.

* Lead the team by establishing clear and understandable measures for all key performance indicators, tracking performance and establishing corrective and proactive action plans.

* Ensure that appropriate inventory levels are established and maintained and that accurate cycle counting controls are in place in order to effectively control stock levels.

* Ensure the Supply Chain team operates within company and legal health & safety requirements and best practice in order to minimise the risk of accident or injury.

* Ensure that all members of the Supply Chain team understand the department and personal performance standards through regular communication and review.

The right person…

* Degree in Supply Chain, Business or Management discipline; or CIPS Qualified

* Proven track record of managing and delivering high levels of performance of Supply Chain team encompassing Procurement

* S&OP implementation and vendor performance management.

* Analytical and problem solving skills

* Effective communicator and negotiator

* Experience of developing strategies and partnerships with external supply chain

In return we offer…

* Excellent salary on application

* Benefits package includes 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays; RONA share; Pension; access to the free on site gym, PH Rewards Benefits Platform, buy/sell holiday, cycle to work, free BUPA medical insurance or Paycare cash plan (depending on grade).etc.

* Permanent position; Monday to Thursday 8am to 4.30pm Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm

To apply please email your CV to Claire – Click APPLY NOW ASAP! Or call Claire at CQR Barnstaple for further details. Our aim is to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex or sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief. CQR will consider all applications solely on merit

Salary: £80.00 - £110/day per Day

Category: Education

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Are you an experienced teacher looking to work varied hours and take holidays during term time?

A number of lovely primary schools are looking for KS2 / Key Stage 2 Teachers on a day to day basis due to a high demand in cover.

The right KS2 / Key Stage 2 Teachers will have the following:

The ability to keep lessons fun and engaging, and adapt to all children’s learning needs
Happy, engaging and warm personality
Brilliant communication skills and classroom management

At TeacherActive we have one of the largest selections of teacher jobs in the country. Our long-standing relationships with schools mean that we can find you the position that's right for you, giving you guidance and advice along the way.

Newly Qualified Teachers are also encouraged to apply.

Please submit your CV to Lauren at . If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Lauren on (Apply online only).

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services
Posted: 16/10/2018

Salary: £110 - £130/day per Day