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The City of Wakefield in the County of West Yorkshire

The city of Wakefield is located within the county of West Yorkshire.  In 2014 the population of Wakefield was 99,251.  Wakefield is situated in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of the UK and is governed by Wakefield District (B) council.  Wakefield has 4 train stations called Outwood Rail Station (OUT), Wakefield Westgate Rail Station (WKF), Wakefield Kirkgate Rail Station (WKK) and Sandal & Agbrigg Rail Station (SNA).

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Map of the city of Wakefield in West Yorkshire

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List of Streets in Wakefield

Train Stations in Wakefield

Outwood Rail Station (OUT)Wakefield Westgate Rail Station (WKF)
Wakefield Kirkgate Rail Station (WKK)Sandal & Agbrigg Rail Station (SNA)

Churches and Places of Worship in Wakefield

Parkside Methodist Church
St Peters Church
St Peters Church Centre
Zion Christian Centre
Wakefield Evangelical Free Church
Wakefield Central Mosque
Church of St Andrew and St Mary with St Swithun
Jamia Sawafia Mosque
Wakefield Spiritualist Church
Trinity Methodist Church
St Johns Church
Salvation Army
Friends Meeting House
New Life Christian Centre
St Catherine's Chruch & Centre
Masjid Ghausia and Teaching Centre.Mosque
Jamia Sawfia Masjid.Mosque
Madina Masjid.Mosque
Markazi Jamia Masjid.Mosque
Masjid Zakariya.Mosque
Wakefield Central Jamia Masjid and Madressa Arabia Islamia.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Wakefield

St AustinWakefieldWF1 3QN
Ss Peter and PaulWakefieldWF2 7NR
English MartyrsWakefieldWF2 9DD

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay in Wakefield

Hotels

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Posted: 15/12/2018

Salary: £20000/annum Company Car & Uncapped OTE per Annum

Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: £8 - £9/annum per Annum

Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: £19 - £25/hour per Hour

Salary: £320 - £350/week Free Parking & Temp to Perm Role per Week

Category: Education

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment are supporting a Wakefield School, which caters for pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties aged 7 - 17 years, to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant. Is that you?

Tradewind are supporting a Wakefield school to recruit an Special Needs Teaching Assistant. This full time role is available starting ASAP. Following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 12 weeks), this role will become permanent. The school would like to recruit an Special Needs Teaching Assistant, experienced in working with pupils aged 7 - 17 years who have emotional or/and behavioural difficulties.

This ‘Good’ graded school, which caters for 24 children, is set in a pleasant location which allows for a quiet and nurturing environment. The school has several large classrooms, including purpose built areas for ICT, Art, Woodwork and Food Technology. Supported by a faculty of 6 Teachers and 6 Special Needs Teaching Assistants, students are also offered the opportunity to achieve nationally recognised accreditation in English, Maths, Science, Computing, Citizenship, MFL, Music, Humanities, PE, RE, PSHE, Art & Design, Food Technology, ASDAN and Functional Skills. Class sizes are small and are structured to facilitate the implementation of students Individual Education Plans.

This could be your ideal next role if you are;

Experienced in working with pupils aged 7 - 17 years who suffer from emotional, mental health and/or behavioural difficulties.
Confident in working in an education environment in which behaviour will be
challenging on a regular basis
Experienced (or consider you will be confident following Team Teach training) to restrain a child which may be at risk of hurting them self or others around them.
Available full time for a permanent role
An effective team player
Comfortable working with both clear direction and also using your own initiative

This role will include;

Supervising students in a classroom setting
Assisting students with their school work
Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

More about the role;

Permanent Contract (following a typical 12 week temporary period working through Tradewind Recruitment)
Full time 08:30 -16:00
Free on site parking

Where is the school?

This school is located in Wakefield.

The benefits of working as an Special Needs Teaching Assistant at this school include;

Working in a friendly, supportive team.
Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
The opportunity to develop your education career within a large network of special needs provisions.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

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 up to *£100
Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
Online Portal for your time sheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role, you will need;

A DBS certificate, or be happy to apply for a DBS.
Have a CV containing your last 10 years of education history (in month/year format)
Be able to provide 2 professional references including one from your latest employer or education institution.
Full time availability
Team Teach training is desirable, not essential as training is available.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you;

Click ‘Apply Now’ to be considered for this Special Needs Teaching Assistant position, located in Wakefield. Or for more information about the role, contact Ashley on 0114 2 870650 /

More about Tradewind Recruitment;
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

Salary: £25 - £30/hour per Hour

Category: Social Care

Wakefield is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Wheelchair Occupational Therapist to join a well-structured and dynamic team. The client offers a full time contract with an opportunity to work one day from home, a fair and manageable caseload and further training in your portfolio. The vacancy will be for an initial 3 - 6 months with potential for extension.

Main Duties for the Wheelchair Occupational Therapist includes;

* Direct patient care, in relation to the provision of a highly specialist intervention using evidence based, client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
* Hold a case load of standard and more complex clients and will be supported in the management of this case load by the Specialist Wheelchair Services Therapist
* Have an in depth operational knowledge of the service eligibility criteria and apply this consistently and equitably to all client groups

To Be Successful;

* Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist in the community
* Wheelchair assessment experience
* HCPC Registration
* Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)
* Eligibility to work in the UK
* Occupational Therapist Qualification

Benefits of Working at Wakefield Council

Wakefield offers the opportunity for additional training for both perm and temporary members of staff within the authority. With new projects underway in various teams, they offer a very competitive rate of pay. Also free onsite parking is offered to all staff.

Why Join Our Agency?

With over 10 years’ experience recruiting directly into social care, Ackerman Pierce prides itself on the unique services we deliver to our candidates. Each candidate is assigned their own personal consultant who will support them through every placement. We also offer a DBS and a quick and easy registration process. Not forgetting a guaranteed payment into your account every week

To discuss this Wheelchair Occupational Therapist vacancy, or any similar roles we have available, please contact Gavin Wright or email us your updated CV today!

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Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: £18000 - £20000/annum per Annum

Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: £28000 - £35000/annum pension, holiday and benefits per Annum

Category: Retail/Purchasing

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking individual to develop a consultative approach to procurement. You will be working in a growing procurement team that's set to go through a change program. As a Category Manager you will be an integral part of the business to develop a customer-centric procurement function.

We are in search of a highly motivated and charismatic individual who will not be afraid to work with multiple stakeholders. You will be responsible for the delivery of specific procurement projects while providing an advisory procurement service to the whole of the organisation.

You will work on a wide range of services including IT, HR, Professional Services and Miscellaneous projects. Stakeholder Engagement is vital in this position, so the right candidate will need to be very engaging and personable.

The Assistant Category Manager Duties will include:

• Support and manage procurement projects to ensure their effective delivery in line with customer requirements and timescales
• Develop and manage procurement category strategies for a portfolio to achieve the strategic aims and objectives
• Develop and deliver procurement savings plans for specific categories in collaboration with the internal client
• Develop the end to end OJEU procurement processes
• Provide professional advice on technical procurement matters to a portfolio
• Ensure that revenue budgets are spent in accordance with Financial Regulations
• Negotiate and influence stakeholders at all levels
• Manage contract reviews for critical contracts managed outside of the central procurement function
• Managed KPI’s and customer requirements
• Develop and lead strategic partnerships with key suppliers to share risks and benefits

The successful Assistant Category Manager will need to demonstrate the following skills and expertise:

• Experience in leading and managing procurement projects of significant complexity and value
• Experience in influencing various stakeholder groups
• Educated to Degree Level
• Ideally MCIPS Qualified (Working towards completion)
• Minimum 2+ years’ experience in Procurement

Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 + Pension, Holiday

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on (Apply online only) or 07710096840.

Elevation Recruitment Group’s Procurement and Supply Chain work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit (url removed)
Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: £35000 - £45000/annum pension, holiday and benefits per Annum

Category: Retail/Purchasing

We are working on an extremely exciting opportunity for a Procurement Category Manager to join a forward-thinking procurement operation that's set to go through a change program. As a Category Manager you will be an integral part of the business to develop a customer-centric procurement function.

We are in search of a highly motivated and charismatic individual who will not be afraid to work with multiple stakeholders. You will be responsible for the delivery of specific procurement projects while providing an advisory procurement service to the whole of the organisation.

You will work on a wide range of services including IT, HR, Professional Services and Miscellaneous projects. Stakeholder Engagement is vital in this position, so the right candidate will need to be very engaging and personable.

The Procurement Category Manager Duties will include:

• Lead and manage complex procurement projects to ensure their effective delivery in line with customer requirements and timescales
• Develop and manage procurement category strategies for a portfolio to achieve the strategic aims and objectives
• Develop and deliver procurement savings plans for specific categories in collaboration with the internal client
• Managing end to end OJEU procurement processes
• Provide professional advice on technical procurement matters to a portfolio
• Ensure that revenue budgets are spent in accordance with Financial Regulations
• Negotiate and influence stakeholders at all levels
• Manage contract reviews for critical contracts managed outside of the central procurement function
• Managed KPI’s and customer requirements
• Develop and lead strategic partnerships with key suppliers to share risks and benefits

The successful Category Manager will need to demonstrate the following skills and expertise:

• Experience in leading and managing procurement projects of significant complexity and value
• Experience in influencing various stakeholder groups
• Educated to Degree Level
• Ideally MCIPS Qualified (Working towards completion)
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in Procurement

Salary:
£37,000 - £45,000 + Pension, Holiday

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on (Apply online only) or 07710096840.

Elevation Recruitment Group’s Procurement and Supply Chain work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit (url removed)
Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: per

Posted: 14/12/2018

Salary: £0 - £22000/annum per Annum

Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Sewell Wallis have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll and HR Administrator to join a large and innovative manufacturing business location in Wakefield. This busy company have been established over 20 years and due to their continuous success and growth are looking for a Payroll and HR Administrator to assist the HR team.

Role: Payroll and HR Administrator
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £22,000

This is a varied role of Payroll and HR Administration. We are looking for someone with previous Payroll experience that is not fazed by a fast paced, high volume workload and can adapt to change quite easily. This business have an exceptional training programme and strongly believe in career progression. As the successful candidate you will join a small and friendly team reporting to HR Manager.

As the Payroll and HR Administrator your role will include:

• Updating the system with starters, leavers and any contractual changes
• Processing accurate salary and any amendments for all employees (approximately 130)
• Calculating all other payments such as Holiday and Sick Pay
• Checking and calculate agency charges for temporary workers
• Processing through weekly hours worked and checking reports before salary payments are made
• Being the first point of contact for any payroll and HR queries
• Suggesting and implementing new ideas and changes to the payroll process

Skills and qualities we are looking for:

• Previous experience in a payroll position is essential
• Someone who is open, straight talking and can maintain confidentiality
• Someone who is able to communicate on all levels
• Someone who it motivated and has a positive impact on others
• A car driver/ owner would be beneficial but not essential

We are looking for someone who is available immediately to start in January however for the right candidate a 4 week/ 1 month notice period would be acceptable.

For further details on this role please contact Danielle Kilroy

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted