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The town of Bideford is located within the county of Devon.   Bideford is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by Torridge District council.

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Finance Assistant
Posted: 12/06/2018

Salary: per

Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Your Role:

Are you a proactive, positive and flexible Finance Assistant with experience working within a busy finance environment?

You’ll play a key role in supporting and assisting with the company’s day-to-day financial activities, from completing bank, sales and purchase ledger reconciliations, maintaining financial records through to preparing management and year-end accounts.

You’ll be happy responding to customer queries in an accurate and professional fashion, whilst delivering excellent levels of customer service. Working across the business, you’ll liaise with all departments to support your colleagues with their own financial tasks, meaning you’ll get a real, practical feel for how the business works – not to mention the opportunity to develop your skills.

The Travel Chapter Group, incorporating Holiday Cottages and other holiday cottage acquired businesses, is an award-winning holiday letting company with over 25 years’ experience specialising in quality holiday properties across the UK. We pride ourselves on our extensive and varied portfolio of properties, and always strive to exceed the expectations of our holidaymakers and property owners alike.

Working in the stunning North Devon town of Bideford with 3 beautiful beaches, you can expect to work for a British Travel Awards winner for excellence in customer service. With fast approaching 200 staff and a thriving portfolio of 3400+ properties across the UK. If you thrive in a progressive, marketing centric, versatile and dynamic team environment, this is the career move for you.

Your Experience:

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task. To ensure deadlines are met and accurate financial records are maintained.
Comfortable undertaking a range of financial tasks, you’ll have experience working within a finance or management accounts department with strong numeracy and computer skills and good experience working with Microsoft Excel and computerised accounting packages.
You won’t be fazed by the idea of working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. The ability to deal with problems in a calm and methodical manner is essential.
You’ll be adaptable in your approach, quick to learn (particularly in technical areas) and possess strong communications skills. An industry standard qualification in a finance or accounting subject would be beneficial, but not essential.
We want someone who’s genuinely interested in our business, and keen to grow with us as part of our dynamic team; this is a real opportunity for a hands-on, progressive role with a strong team feel.
Your skills:

Experience working within a busy finance or management accounts department.
Experienced in a range of finance tasks, including completing bank, sales and purchase ledger reconciliations, preparing management accounts and year-end accounts.
Excellent IT skills, comfortable using computerised accounting packages and with good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
Strong numeracy and literacy skills.
Strong customer service focus, with a positive, professional and proactive attitude.
The Rewards:

In return, we offer a competitive salary package, pension scheme and holiday offer, with the opportunity for ongoing financial training; not to mention the opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding business.

How to Apply:

If you possess the experience, passion and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you

Arrears Officer - Devon
Posted: 12/06/2018

Salary:£14 - £15/hour per Hour

Category: Property Services

Arrears Officer , Bideford.

3 Month Contract.
Working With a Housing Association.
Monday to Friday - 36.25 Hours PW
Based in Bideford

Essential Experience:

Relevant experience of working in income recovery and representing an organisation at court to gain possession.
Experience of managing case work.

Knowledge and Understanding of:

Welfare Benefits system and Welfare Reform.
Pre Court Protocol for Rent Arrears.
And PCOL system.
Knowledge of partnership working.

Job Description:

 Deliver a high quality services to customers
 Maximise the income to ******* by control and recovery of rent arrears, including sundry debts where early efforts to recover debts have failed.
 Represent ******** at court with rent arrears cases in a defined area and provide cover for courts in other areas when necessary.
 Keep up to date and seek to continuously improve the services provided by the Income Services Team, including delivery of the financial inclusion strategy.
 Signpost customers in difficulties to relevant support services.
 Work with their Locality team to deliver the team, directorate and organisations business plans.
 Representing ******** with Local Authority partners about housing benefit entitlements and liaison meetings.
 Representing ******* with the Department of Work and Pensions in relation to Universal Credit.
 Work in partnership with stakeholders and partners to develop good practice in this service area.
 Deliver W******* strategies, maximising the involvement of tenants in shaping ******** services within this area.

If you are interested in the post then please forward your CV or call Adam on (Apply online only)

Personal Care Assistant
Posted: 11/06/2018

Salary: per

Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Do you want to make a real difference to someone’s life?

Do you have previous experience working in a Personal Home Care, Care Assistant or Support Worker role?

If so, this could be the job for you.

Newcross Healthcare are seeking experienced Personal Care Assistants to provide the highest quality of care and support to our service users living with additional healthcare needs in their own homes in Barnstaple, Tiverton, Bideford, Bude and the surrounding local areas.

Working for Newcross is entirely flexible, build your own rota, working full or part time hours to suit your schedule. You will benefit from the security of a permanent job with guaranteed minimum hours and a local line manager.

We have a range of shifts available from long days and nights, to evenings and weekends. For a limited time, you will receive free a DBS check and uniform when you join our amazing team in Barnstaple.

Apply now to find out more.

What can you expect from your caring role?

As a Personal Care Assistant, you will be providing life-enhancing care to our service users living with additional healthcare needs in their own homes.

Changing the life of another person is an incredible feeling and it is completely within your grasp. Your responsibilities could include; personal care, helping with social activities, aiding with clinical needs and assisting with any other additional services that will enable our service users to live as independently as possible, in line with their personalised care plan.

Compassion and respect are key to this role. The ideal applicant will have a true vocation for care and always seek to provide life-enhancing support that also protects the dignity of the service user.

Skills & Opportunities

This is a great chance for you to improve your skill set with a range of free training programmes provided by Newcross. Want to enhance your clinical knowledge? Why not enrol on a Newcross course in PEG, Tracheostomy, Epilepsy and medication delivery? Or gain experience caring for those with spinal and brain injuries or neurodegenerative conditions.

With Newcross you could also have the opportunity to study towards a range of national vocational qualifications NVQ/SVQ covering a wide variety of levels and subjects.

If you want to develop your knowledge and further your career, this could be the opportunity for you.

What will you benefit from?

- Salary of up to £12.78/hr including holiday pay

- Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours

- Agreed mileage payments for most clients

- FREE criminal record check DBS and Free uniform

- Ongoing training and development available free through credits earned as you work

- Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral

- Client specific inductions

- 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance made up of lead nurses.

- Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips

- Support of a local line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader.

Why should you join Newcross?

We offer over 200 training courses to ensure that our employees always have the opportunity to develop in their role, learn new skills and progress further in their career.

We are not a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving you the security of a steady income, with the flexibility to choose your own hours - so you can have the work-life balance that suits you.

What do you need for this role?

* The right to live and work in the UK
* At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
* Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 3 years
* A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross.
* You will need access to a smartphone, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to manage your rota via our homecare app.
* Access to your own vehicle is desirable with many packages of care having agreed mileage payments

If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Your local Team

Newcross Healthcare’s Barnstaple branch was opened in 2015 and since then has enabled us to expand our services of providing qualified health care professionals right across the North Devon area. Our Barnstaple office is located at Unit 2 Castle Park Road, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple.

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application

If you encounter any issues when applying online, please call (Apply online only). Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way

HR Business Partner
Posted: 10/06/2018

Salary: per

Category: Leisure/Tourism

Do you want to develop your HR career to the next level with a dynamic business that needs your commercial expertise to facilitate high growth?

Have you ever envisaged a job where you could progress your career and have the best work/life balance Devon has to offer?

Working in the beautiful North Devon town of Bideford with 3 beautiful beaches, you can literally have the best of both worlds. The Travel Chapter is a British Travel Awards winner, with over 200 staff and a thriving portfolio of 4000 properties across the UK. If you thrive in a fast-paced, versatile and exciting team environment, this career move could be your best one yet!

This exciting opportunity will have full responsibility for HR support across the business throughout all locations in the UK.

The key focus will be on delivering the full range of HR provision, recruitment and management support. You will act as a HR Business Partner, working closely with Senior Management and Line Management. The position has good potential to influence the forward shaping of the business.

Join now and let's grow together.

Part of the Travel Chapter Group,** is an award-winning holiday letting company with over 25 years’ experience specialising in quality holiday properties across the UK. We pride ourselves on our extensive and varied portfolio of properties, and always strive to exceed the expectations of our holidaymakers and property owners alike.

Your role

All aspects of HR administration and records management.
Supportive HR for line managers.
Personnel management systems and staff rewards system
Competency of employment legislation and practices.
Understanding of Employee relations.
Business wide training plans.
Staff holidays and supporting payroll
Handling all aspects of recruitment both internal and external providers.
Handling change management in an agile style fast growing environment.
Understanding of wide range of job sectors from tech, marketing, sales, account management, contact centres and finance.
Regular communications across business on all personnel issues.
Handling of various personnel projects from departmental, legislation, or specific developments.
Support culture and wider business development programme.
Personnel stats and key business information.

Your Skills

Qualified or part qualified CIPD (working towards)
Broad HR Management experience gained ideally within a fast paced and commercial work environment
Strong leadership, strategic and collaborative skills
Proven ability to support and develop line managers
You will have fantastic interpersonal and influencing skills
Your potential and your desire to grow is absolutely vital in the future plans of our business
The Package

Competitive salary offered DOE

Pension scheme and holiday offer (including an annual holiday allowance to experience our properties)

Great benefits scheme

Job Type: Full-time