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The Town of Dorchester in the County of Dorset

The town of Dorchester is located within the county of Dorset.   Dorchester is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by West Dorset District council.  Dorchester has 2 train stations called Dorchester West Rail Station (DCW) and Dorchester South Rail Station (DCH).

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Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum Great Earning potential per Annum

Category: Engineering

SMS PLC is one of the UK's leading national metering employers and they are now seeking to expand their network of dual fuel meter installers, due to recent contract wins, including in your area.

This position is a straight to permanent position, so no requirement to work via an agency as a temporary worker or contractor.

Additional earnings available via on call working and an annual bonus scheme

The Candidate:

You will have to meet the following criteria, to be suitable for this position and exceptional career opportunity with SMS PLC:

1) Gas Meter Qualified (ACS or Smart Meter Diploma)

2) Electric Meter MOCOPA Qualified (Single Phase)

3) Be seeking a permanent career opportunity.

4) Be prepared to be vetted via a Criminal Record Check

5) Have a maximum of SIX penalty points on your driving license

6) Be prepared to drive a van that has a tracker fitted

7) Be prepared to attend a Health and Safety Induction, which may be outside of your local area and involve overnight stays (accommodation expenses covered).

8) Be prepared to work on call one week in four

On Call Payments

Standby: Mon-Fri £10, Sat: £20, Sun: £25

Call Out: Mon-Fri £17.33, Sat: £18.33, Sun: £21.33

The All Important Benefits:

This is a permanent position

a) Basic annual salary is £30,000

b) 20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

c) Permanent means no requirement to work through a temporary agency or be paid via an umbrella payment company.

d) You will be supplied with a Vehicle, Fuel Card, Phone, Tools, PPE and Phone

e) You will have the opportunity to work on behalf of one of the leading independent metering contractors in the UK

f) You will have the security that if you work hard and safe you have long term financial and employment security in this position.

g) Contribution Pension Scheme

h) Annual Safety Working bonus of £2,400

i) On call working worth up to an extra £5,000 per year (example)

The Company:

This permanent position is offered via Runrec Metering Recruitment. We are a Metering Recruitment Agency and we will support you and act as a mid way point between SMS PLC and you.

SMS PLC is one of the UK's longest established utilities metering contractors, which Meter Installers working nationwide on gas, electrical and dual fuel metering projects.

Further details will be made available upon application

The Application Process

Please send your CV to the contact details shown and shortlisted candidates, will be contacted within 48 hours by Runrec for an initial telephone interview.

Your CV will not be sent to SMS PLC before this telephone interview has taken place and any application or CV received will be treated in the strictest confidence

Salary: £41.00/hour per Hour

Category: Social Care

Dorset County Council are looking for a Locum Team Leader to manage and support a Children’s Locality Team based in Dorchester. Previous experience of managing a fieldwork team is essential.

What’s on offer

* Competitive pay rates up to £41 per hour
* Flexible working opportunities
* You will be part of a supportive and dynamic team
* Long contracts and potential to go permanent
* A dedicated CHA Consultant to aid you through the interview and job onboarding process

Job Responsibilities

* Manage a team of 5 Social Workers (including ASYE and a Social Worker in training) and ensure the continuity of delivery of service by the team
* Ensure that Children’s Services obligations are properly met in terms of service delivery, service accountability and performance standards
* Chair reviews and case conferences
* Team responsibilities include Child Protection, children in Need, Initiating Care Proceedings and admitting children in to care

Job requirements

* Social Work Qualification and a minimum of two years post qualifying experience
* Full UK driving license and access to a car
* HCPC registration
* Clear Enhanced DBS

Pay rate: £41 per hour

Location: Dorchester

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Hoskings on (phone number removed).

If this Social Worker role isn’t what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities

Salary: £28000 - £32000/annum per Annum

Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £26000 - £27000/annum Progression + Training + Overtime per Annum

Category: Engineering

Vehicle Technician

Dorchester

£26'000 - £27'000 + Progression + Training + Overtime

Excellent opportunity for a vehicle technician to join a main dealership that offers extensive training courses, the ability to progress your career into senior role and be given the chance to earn over £30000 through overtime.

Based in Weymouth, this dealership provides diagnostics, repairs and services on a wide range of vehicles. This company is looking for a multi-skilled technician to join their well-established and expanding business which operate sites across Dorset and Hampshire. Due to investment and expansion they will be moving into a new purpose built facility in Dorchester.

In this role, you will provide servicing, repairs, maintenance and fault diagnostics on a range of vehicles. You will also receive the main dealerships training course to enhance your skills which will enable you to reach Master Technician level. Due to the move in March candidates need to be happy to work in Weymouth until March then Dorchester thereafter.

The ideal candidate will have an NVQ Level 2, HNC or similar in an automotive or mechanic discipline. Candidates with experience working on a variety vehicles and MOT testing are encouraged to apply.

This is a great role for a vehicle technician to join a rapid expanding company where you can play a key part in their growth and development.

The Role:

* Days based role working Monday to Friday and every other Saturday with Overtime.
* Servicing, repairs, maintenance, fault finding and diagnostics
* Main dealership training courses and Master Technician progression

The Person:

* NVQ Level 2, HNC or similar qualifications

* Experience servicing or repairing vehicles

* Eager for training and progression

Vehicle technician, car mechanic, technician, mechanic, engineering, vehicle, service, maintenance, fault diagnostics, repairs, panel beater, MOT, Dorset, Hampshire, Weymouth, Dorchester, Portland, Abbotsbury, Charminster, Wareham,

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
Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £8.06/hour Bonus + Mileage per Hour

Category: Customer Services

Job Summary

As a Meter Reader you will be required to carry out meter readings for both gas and electric meters at customer properties all around the DT postcode area. Completion of visual checks and accurate log of readings will need to be implemented into a hand-held device at each location.

Working as a Meter Reader is a customer-facing role working on an ongoing contract. We are looking for highly self-motivated individuals who have the desire to achieve success.

There is a great deal of flexibility with this role, as a Meter Reader you will plan your own route, manage your schedule and workload to achieve the targets set for the week by head office.

Working as a Meter Reader will adhere to a flexible working pattern 37 hours a week between the hours of 8am - 8pm Mon – Fri and if working Saturday 8am – 6pm.

Pay:

Once you have completed the paid induction (consisting of training room and field based training) you will receive an hourly rate of £8.06 (PAYE) per hour, plus a mileage allowance of 35p per mile (door to door) along with an attractive bonus scheme.

In order to be successful, you must have 5 years employment history and be able to provide references to demonstrate this & DBS / CRB assessment.

Job Type / Category

Gas and Electric Meter Reader.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

What will I need?

* A flexible approach to tasks and working hours.

* Customer orientation.

* Smart and friendly with a professional approach to work.

* Access to the Internet at home.

* Hold a full UK driving licence .

* Use of a vehicle with business insurance to complete the role.

* No unspent criminal convictions.

The ideal candidates:

* Competency in numeracy and literacy.

* The ability to work to timescales and under pressure.

* A flexible approach to tasks and working hours.

* Smart and friendly with a professional approach to work.

* Inclined to strive for continuous improvement.

* Access to the Internet at home.

* Hold a full UK driving licence.

* Use of a vehicle with business insurance to complete the role.

Benefits

* Mileage allowance of 35p per mile.

* Bonus scheme.

* Flexible hours.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £8.06 /hour
Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £8.26 - £10.33/hour + free parking per Hour

Category: Customer Services

Exceptional and resilient individuals wanted to join our clients expanding operation in Poundbury. Are you an excellent communicator? Are you resilient and able to problem solve? Are you looking to join a company that takes pride in the service that it offers?

We are currently recruiting for Customer Care / Telecare Advisors to join our clients expanding team to deliver exceptional service to Public Sector agencies providing Health Care support.

Working in a busy and dynamic team to provide timely and efficient support to health and social care professionals to meet the required outcomes for patients / clients. You will need to have excellent IT skills, attention to detail, excellent customer service skills and be able to manage an ever changing workload.

This is a great opportunity to work with one of the area’s leading Health Care companies providing a single point of contact to other Health Care professionals. Full training will be given but a resilient and can do attitude is essential for this role.

Working between 30 and 37.5 hours per week on a 24/7 rota basis. Days / Lates / Nights and Weekends. With a Basic rate of £8.26 and Premium shifts increasing to £10.33. You will be expected to flexible and work 2 weekends out of 4.

We are looking for candidates wanting a permanent position as this role will be permanent after a qualifying period.

If this sounds like the role for you then please send your CV or contact us on (phone number removed) for more information
Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £8.22 - £10.33/hour + Free Parking per Hour

Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £28000 - £32000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Melbreck Technical are working with a leading designer and manufacturer of special purpose equipment for the Aerospace and Defence sector who are based in Dorset.

As a Project engineer will be responsible for providing engineering assistance and support to the Lead Engineer of the assigned business unit / product line in the delivery of projects and programmes and the innovation and development of new products whilst continuously developing own engineering and project management skills to ensure both are current and fit for purpose and relevant to the Company’s dynamic engineering and commercial context.

You will also be responsible for producing, or assisting in, initial design concepts and following them through all aspects of design, prototypes and trials into full-scale production.

In order to be successful in this role you will need the following experience and attributes:

Education

The role requires an educational standard to minimum HNC/HND and, preferably, to Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Experience

With an HNC/HND, six to eight years’ experience or, with a Degree, a minimum of two years’ work experience gained in an engineering environment is essential. Experience of FEA and CAD is desirable. The jobholder must be computer literate.

A valid driving licence and a willingness to travel in the UK and abroad are also required.

Numeric Ability

Required to have above average numeric skills and able to understand complex formulae.

Required to provide accurate documentation and to analyse information for reports.

General Attributes:

An enthusiastic learner, keen to actively engage in statutory and further training, and commit to the Company’s continuous improvement programme

Attention to detail, working independently and conscientiously, as well as under supportive supervision

Results focused, keen to add value and produce work to a high standard

If you are looking for a new role and this sounds like an opportunity you would like to know more about then please get in contact ASAP with the the following reference number 2325
Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

CNC service engineer

Dorchester

£30’000-£35’000 + Overtime + Vehicle + Pension + Holiday

Do you have experience fault finding and maintaining CNC machinery?

Are you looking for a varied role with a technical challenge and a chance to increase your earnings through overtime?

In this role you will be site and service based carrying out commissioning, fault finding and repair on customers new and used CNC machines.

The ideal candidate will have experience servicing and maintaining CNC machines.

This is a great role for a service engineer to join a company where you will play a key part in this companies growth and development.

The role:

*Commission, fault finding and repair on customers new and use machines.

*CNC service engineering role.

*Covering a 60 mile radius south of Dorchester.

*Service and breakdown repair

The person:

*Conversant with Heidenhain and Fanuc control systems.

*Siemens control and drive knowledge would be advantageous.

*Fault find on both machining centres and turning centres.

*Experience within the machines tool sector

Service engineer, electrical, mechanical, service, engineer, maintenance, breakdown, repair, breakdown, field service engineer,

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
Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £55000 - £65000/annum per Annum

Category: Arts/Graphic Design

About this Role:

As Design Manager you will be working for a Regional Contractor on an £18M care village in Dorchester.

The project is a 98 week programme comprising of 76 apartments and bungalows alongside community spaces.

Each home will comprise of an open living room, kitchen and dining area, one or two bedrooms, ensuite and storage.

The units will be built around communal courtyard gardens.

This project is due to start April 2019 and as such you will be involved in the final stages of pre-construction through to delivery and handover.

You will reporting to the Construction Director and working with a Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Senior Site Manager, Document Controller and full team on site.

The ideal candidate will have experience from pre-construction phase through to managing the flow of information and technical problems solving of delivery of the projects with your project team both from site and in supplier and client side project manager progress / design meetings as required.

You will be responsible for:

Supporting the process of assessing, preparing (including post-tender activities), validating, adjudication and final submission of tenders on time and to the required quality.

Managing the process of designing solution(s), in order to meet or exceed customers’ requirements

Supporting negotiations with the customer for the design solution retained at the end of the bidding process

Supporting the commercial relationships with customers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors during the tender and fulfilment processes

Supporting the handover of the project plan(s) (PEP) to the fulfilment team (procurement, contract management, commercial management and project management)

Identifying contractual, financial, technical and operational risks within tenders and to identify opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit

Supporting the project teams to fulfil contracts safely, on time, and to the required quality while minimising costs

Ensuring the solution design is in line with the project budget and plan and the ‘integrated design programme’

Lead, manage and motivate design management staff and external consultants on projects to establish their full commercial contribution to the organisation

About the Company/Client/Project:

A regional contractor with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry working within the education, healthcare, hotels and leisure, residential, commercial, industrial, retail and community sectors.

The business is growing and has a vision to grow the turnover and profits by consistently delivering at a high level and providing the best value for their clients.

2018 brought a turnover of £30M with a projected £60M for 2019 with secured work.

As Design Manager you will be working for a Regional Contractor on an £18M care village in Dorchester.

The project is a 98 week programme comprising of 76 apartments and bungalows alongside community spaces.

This project is due to start April 2019 and as such you will be involved in the final stages of pre-construction through to delivery and handover.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for main contractors, specifically on D&B new build and refurbishment projects, more specifically within the Education, Leisure and Commercial sectors.

Candidates must:

hold a construction / design related professional qualification - HNC/HND/Degree

be a member of a Professional Body CIOB/RIBA/RICS

hold a relevant CSCS card

have main contractor experience on commercial projects form pre-con to delivery on site / handover

Benefits

Excellent Salary

Health Care

Pension

Holiday

Car allowance

Apply by sending your CV to (url removed)

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

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