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The Town of Darwen in the County of Lancashire

The town of Darwen is located within the county of Lancashire.   Darwen is situated in the North West region of the UK and is governed by Blackburn with Darwen (B) council.  Darwen has a train station called Darwen Rail Station (DWN).

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Train Stations in Darwen

Darwen Rail Station (DWN)

Churches and Places of Worship in Darwen

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Roman Catholic Churches in Darwen

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Posted: 19/11/2018

Salary: £7.83 - £9.31/hour per Hour

Salary: £9.20/hour per Hour

Category: Retail/Purchasing

Join our Winning Team this Christmas Season

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Replenishment Assistants Various Locations

Paying from £9.20 per hour + night shift allowance (when applicable)

Various shift patterns available for both full and part time

If you’re great at being on hand to help, you’ll feel right at home joining our Winning Team, as one of our trusted Replenishment Assistants working within a retail environment.

In this role, you’ll be focused on the important task of replenishing stock, as well as code checking across our produce, fresh foods and dry goods. Don’t worry – we’ll train you up on everything you need to know. And you’ll also be doing the most important job there is – helping colleagues and customers alike. Duties will include:

* Replenishing stock, while following best practice, processes and techniques
* Knowing where products are located
* Helping customers on the shop floor
* Understanding stock rotation
* Following safety procedures

You will be working as part of a close-knit, dedicated team for 5 weeks during December.

What’s great is that you don’t need to bring any specific experience to this role – you just need to bring your best attitude to work. You’re friendly, you love helping people, and it really shows. Plus, you’re comfortable with the idea of learning to use new technology and gadgets to do your job – and to do it very well.

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Posted: 15/11/2018

Salary: £16630/annum per Annum

Category: Customer Services

re you immediately available for work and can travel or based in the Darwen area?

* Do you want to start work immediately so you are in work to get you through and over to 2019 and beyond?

* Have you excellent admin, telephone manner and customer service skills?

* Would you like to work for a company that can offer progression and opportunity?

Anderson Knights is looking to recruit 2x Customer Service Assistant’s for one of our clients based in Darwen.

The role will be to plan and confirm our client’s workforce’s diaries and ensure the appointments for visits for the Engineers run smoothly offering first class customer service to clients at all times.

The role is initially for a 3month fixed term contract with an opportunity to run longer or go perm. The role will be working business hours – no evening or weekends!!

Duties:

* Plan Engineers diaries and route plan

* Build relationships and liaise with Engineers

* Confirming appointments with customers by calling them

* Ensuring appointments are communicated accurately to Engineers

* Rebooking appointments if Engineers cannot attend or clients make changes

* Resolving any enquires or issues with appointments clients and Engineers

* Admin duties

* Updating spreadsheets

Experience:

* Must have a mixture of admin and customer service experience

* If you have experience working with engineers then that is advantageous

* Planning experience advantageous but not essential

* You just have experience calling customers

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful company in a phase of growth that will open doors into a successful career for the right candidate.

So if you are immediately available and thing you have the experience and skill set required then please send in your CV immediately
Posted: 15/11/2018

Salary: £90 - £140/day 25 Free Accredited CPD Courses per Day

Category: Education

Are you an Upper KS2 teacher looking for a new opportunity?

A ‘Good’ Primary School in Darwen are recruiting for a Year 5 Teacher to join their supportive KS2 team. This Primary School is looking for a strong Year 5 teacher to start January 2019 working full time until May half term and has the potential to be extended further.

This ‘Good’ Primary School are looking for a member of staff who is passionate about teaching and set high expectations for both behaviour and academically. You will be expected to plan, deliver and assess in line with the national curriculum. The school is extremely welcoming, and the staff work effectively together and with other schools in the area.

The ideal candidate for this KS2 Teacher role will:
• Be a qualified teacher with QTS
• Have experience of working within the Upper KS2
• Be part of a cultural diverse school and be part of this inclusive environment
• Offer a range of exciting, diverse lessons that all students can access
• Have high expectations on students in both learning and behaviour
• Develop good relationships with students to ensure they have every learning opportunity

As part of this Upper KS2 Teacher position, the school can offer:
• A welcoming school that respects and supports all staff and students
• Hardworking and committed staff
• A senior management team who are committed to professional development

This Primary School is in Darwen and is easily commutable via public transport and has free parking on site.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

• We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
• We care about your training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor
• Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
• Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
• Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for the role of Year 5 Teacher it is essential that you have recent experience in a classroom setting. If you are a passionate Primary Teacher with a recognised Teaching Qualification, please apply today with an up to date copy of your CV or call the office for a confidential discussion on (Apply online only).

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer – stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer
Posted: 15/11/2018

Salary: per

Posted: 14/11/2018

Salary: £50 - £70/day 25 Free Accredited CPD Courses per Day

Category: Education

Are you a Teaching Assistant with experience of providing interventions within KS1 children?

Tradewind are working with a Primary School in Darwen to recruit a Teaching Assistant who has experience of interventions within KS1 to start January 2019 until July 2019.

This Darwen Primary School aim to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all children. The staff at this Primary School are very supportive and work together to ensure all children achieve within their behaviour and academically. The School has a supportive senior leadership team and they take a personalised approach to educating their children and welcome new strategies, expect innovative teaching and learning styles.

The School is looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant who is committed and flexible and has experience with phonics groups. The successful applicant will be working with students within KS1 that are working both below and above the national curriculum to ensure all children achieve the best possible results. Ideally the school are looking to recruit a Level 3 Teaching Assistant.

The School is in Darwen and is easily accessible by public transport and is close to motorway links.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

• We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
• We care about your training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor
• Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
• Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
• Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
• Experience of working within Phonics in year 1 or year 2
• This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
• Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
• You must have the legal right to work in the UK

If you are a passionate Teaching Assistant, please apply today with a copy of your up to date CV. For more information and a confidential discussion please call the office on (Apply online only).

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer – stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer
Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £15500/annum per Annum

Category: Administration

Quality Control Administrator

Darwen

£15,500

Monday – Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

My client is looking for a Quality Control Administrator to join their expanding team.

The overall purpose of this post is to work closely with the team to understand the business objectives to effectively monitor the quality of completed jobs. You must provide a high standard of service to all clients, ensuring all duties are carried out by Quality assurance team members as required.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Monitor the quality of completed jobs before closure and return to the client, as per client requirements and specified deadlines

* Maintain and reply to internal and external emails from clients and other business areas.

* Managing the importing and exporting or daily/weekly files from and to clients

* Ensuring client letters or issued correctly when required

* Assess and highlight any trends or business risks identified through quality monitoring and put measures in place to reduce or mitigate the trend/risk.

* Work closely with operational team and other departments to build and develop working relationships.

* Be accountable for own actions and take ownership for own personal development.

* Continue to enhance skills and knowledge in order to achieve the best results.

* Act in a professional manner and adhere to all company procedures and policies at all times.

* Any other duties as required

* Be aware of and adhere to the company Data Protection Policy

Skills

* Competent in the use of MS office particularly Excel, Word and email

* A personal interest in compliance and regulation

* Awareness of regulation and industry changes

* Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

* Interaction with clients and regulatory management

* Excellent communications – both verbal and written

* Excellent attention to detail

* High standards of organisation and preparation

* Positive outlook and a clear focus on quality

* Passionate attitude for change and improvement/development

* Ability to use appropriate influencing styles to gain credibility

For a confidential discussion about this role, contact Katie Shaw at Ideal Recruit
Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £15500 - £18500/annum £15,500 + Bonus £2,400 per year per Annum

Category: Customer Services

My client is looking for a Field Coordinator to join their expanding team.

The overall purpose of this post is to conduct pre allocation checks and allocation of work referrals, ensuring the allocation of field cases is carried out as it should.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Answer and deal with telephone calls and emails calls from Field Agents, Clients and Customers.

* Maintain open communication channels with the Field Management Team to discuss allocation requirements.

* Manage pre-allocation checks, to ensure field agents have worked holdings to a level that meets all visit requirements and parameters

* Allocate and update work to field agent following allocation process.

* Review allocation pool to ensure cases are not stagnating, or outside of agreed timeframes.

* Review allocation pool to ensure cases are moving through the required field strategy in line with clients SLA requirements.

General

* The post holder is expected to carry out, any other duties reasonably expected with the general level of the post.

* The post holder will be subject to clearance through the Disclosure and Barring service and also a County Court Judgment check. In addition, the post holder is expected to keep the Company updated if their personal circumstances change.

You will be required to work to a two shift pattern 08:30 am - 16:30 pm and 12:00pm - 20:00pm and also work every other Saturday 09:00am - 13:00pm - Saturdays will be paid as overtime at £900 per year.

For a confidential discussion about this role, contact Nicki Roberts at Ideal Recruit
Posted: 08/11/2018

Salary: £50 - £70/day 25 Free Accredited CPD Courses per Day

Category: Education

Tradewind Preston is working in partnership with an ‘Good’ Darwen Primary school to recruit a Level 3 SEN Teaching Assistant to support a range of pupils with complex and additional needs. We are seeking to recruit an experienced Level 3 SEN Teaching Assistant to undertake a full-time role with an immediate start. This position is long term and has the potential to continue to extend.

This role is within a one-form entry Catholic Primary school that is committed to providing a safe and happy learning environment for all pupils to ensure every child achieves their best. The school is passionate in providing a broad and balanced creative curriculum. The school seeking a hardworking and motivated Teaching Assistant to join their team of committed and experienced professionals. The ideal candidate for this role has a Level 3 Qualification who has had a minimum of 12 months supporting pupils with complex and additional needs.

The successful candidate will be required to support the class teacher with planning for activities and lesson's and liaise with the SENDCO when appropriate. In addition, you will also be required to provide 1:1 and small group support for pupil with complex and additional needs. PECS, MAKATON or any additional SEN specific training/certificates are highly sought after for this role. You must also have an enthusiastic and positive approach to teaching and learning, as well as the ability to quickly build up strong relationships and rapport with individual children is important.

The School is in Darwen and is easily accessible via public transport and is close to motorway links.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

• We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
• We care about your training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor
• Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
• Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
• Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for the role of SEN Teaching Assistant it is essential that you have 12 months experience supporting pupils with complex and additional needs. If you are a passionate Teaching Assistant with a Level 3 Qualification, please apply today with an up to date copy of your CV or call the office for a confidential discussion on (Apply online only).

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer – stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer
Posted: 05/11/2018

Salary: per

Category: Administration

Salary Details: £15-15,500

The role involves working with clients, meter operators, locksmiths, engineers, dog handlers, police (where necessary) and magistrates court to obtain right of entry warrants to gain access to customer premises to either disconnect the supply or fit a pre-payment meter.
Key elements of the role:
* Maintain up to date and accurate records on account details and query any discrepancies with client and service provider as appropriate. * Arrange, manage and book court dates to obtain right of entry warrants including making payments to the court. * Liaise with third party service providers ensuring that appointment times are co-ordinated with multiple parties. * Build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and third-party providers such as locksmiths and engineers. * Professional day to day client relationships and act as a point of contact for escalations, cancellations and reports.The ideal candidate will have:
* Previous experience in Warrant Administration and/or third-party appointment planning and co-ordination. * Knowledge of the geographical areas of Britain would be advantageous. * A proven working knowledge of operational requirements surrounding DPA, FCA, CSA, TCF,OFGEM,OFWAT. * Excellent communication (e-mail writing and telephone skills), for client (and on occasions customer) facing interactions. * Ability to demonstrate knowledge of National Grid and MOP booking systems together with experience of planning and booking warrants is desirable. * You should also have previous experience of working in a customer focused environment * Be self-motivated and well organised * Must have the ability to be able to build relationships at all levels. * Experience of working to targets and timescales * Excellent keyboard skills * Numerate and literate * Confident, well presented and personable * Ability to work in a fast paced, challenging environment.We work: 35 hours per week
In return for your hard work you will receive:
* 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays * Competitive salary * Training and Development * Pension scheme * Death in service * Free parkingInterested? Apply now