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Kickstart Scheme - Planning Admin. Support

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart PAS
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

To apply for this role you must be in receipt of Universal Credits.
Please contact your Job Centre to obtain your unique reference number to inset into the application.

This will be a six month placement supporting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.
Working directly to the Planning Support Supervisor the post holder will be responsible for:

• Registration of Planning Applications and enforcement complaints
• Assisting in the issuing of Planning decisions
• Validation of advertisement applications and minor applications
• Responding to general enquiries addressed to the Planning team.
• General administration support to ensure the smooth running of the department and team.
Grade C or above GCSE English and Maths
Strong written communication skills
Meticulous with a keen attention for detail
First class customer service skills or willing to positively deal with customer enquiries and complaints.
Basic IT and system skills
25 hours worked between Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 and 5pm. Exact working pattern to be agreed with individual. Flexibility will be afforded to the right person.
National Minimum Wage
PCNPA will develop an individual bespoke employability programme that will sit alongside the placements. This will include:

• A Work Placement Contract setting out candidate skills and career targets and PCNPA expectations for successful completion – this will be support through regular coaching sessions to ensure attainment;
• A Skills and Personality Profile Inventory to build confidence and self awareness;
• A career planning workshop, including the various pathways into employment;
• Advice on improving confidence and interpersonal skills in the job market;
• Help on improving employability skills;
• C.V writing and interview skills workshops;
• Specific skills training using a blended approach of class room and eLearning. This will include training on the Development Management (Planning) system and Microsoft Office.
• Role specific training will be provided through line management coaching and will include understanding of the Welsh Planning Permission / Application and Enforcement Process and Telephone and Written Customer Service Skills.

Candidates will be assigned a buddy / mentor within PCNPA to help them navigate the world of work and will receive regular supervision

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Closing Date 22:10:21





Function
Kickstart Scheme
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
25


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Kickstart Scheme - Customer Experience & Site Warden Assistant Castell Henllys

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart CESWCH
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

To apply for this role you must be in receipt of Universal Credits.
Please contact your Job Centre to obtain your unique reference number to inset into the application.

This will be a six month placement supporting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.
Working directly to the Site Manager at Castell Henllys the post holder will be responsible for:

• Meets and greeting visitors and ensuring the visitor experience is first class, including checking visitors onto site and helping them understand the education activities and services offered. .
• Directing members of the public and helping with carpark management and visitor flow.
• Assisting Visitor Services and Education staff to help with the set up of activities and closure at the end of the day.
• Assisting Retail staff with stock inventory and shop keeping duties
• Assisting the Site Warden by ensuring site health and safety measures are carried out, including visual litter checks and cleaning is carried out.
• Undertaking small site maintenance jobs are carried out under full instruction and in accordance with Risk Assessments and health and safety guidance.
Enthusiasm and an ability to learn
Meticulous with a keen attention for detail
Care and diligence and ability to ensure health and safety principles are applied at all times.
First class customer service skills or willing to positively deal with customer enquiries and complaints.
25 hours worked between Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 and 5pm. Exact working pattern to be agreed with individual. Flexibility will be afforded to the right person.
National Minimum Wage

PCNPA will develop an individual bespoke employability programme that will sit alongside the placements. This will include:

• A Work Placement Contract setting out candidate skills and career targets and PCNPA expectations for successful completion – this will be support through regular coaching sessions to ensure attainment;
• A Skills and Personality Profile Inventory to build confidence and self awareness;
• A career planning workshop, including the various pathways into employment;
• Advice on improving confidence and interpersonal skills in the job market;
• Help on improving employability skills;
• C.V writing and interview skills workshops;
• Specific skills training using a blended approach of class room and eLearning. This will include training on the Development Management (Planning) system and Microsoft Office.
• Role specific training will be provided through line management coaching and will include Customer Service Skills, Basic Welsh Language, Carrying out Risk Assessments, Stock Control. Basic Health and Safety Training including Manual Handling will also be provided. .

Candidates will be assigned a buddy / mentor within PCNPA to help them navigate the world of work and will receive regular supervision.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Closing Date 22:10:21





Function
Kickstart Scheme
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
25


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Kickstart Scheme - Business Administration

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart BAdmin
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

To apply for this role you must be in receipt of Universal Credits.
Please contact your Job Centre to obtain your unique reference number to inset into the application.

This will be a six month placement supporting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.
The post holder will undertake a role that sees them working across many different aspects of the work undertaken by the Authority, providing them with a breadth of exposure that includes Democratic Services, Human Resources, Customer Service, Finance or Countryside Management. The exact nature of the role will be determined by the candidate’s skills and the needs of the organisation at the time. It will include the following:

Management and distribution of incoming and outgoing post
• Answering incoming calls, taking messages and following through where required.
• Greet any visitors to the offices in a professional manner and provide refreshments
when appropriate.
• Typing of reports and letters with speed and accuracy.
• Data entry for the accounts payable invoices (in-house training provided)
• • Maintain the office filing/archiving system in both hard and electronic format.
• Raise invoices/statements and assist with credit control process.
• Assisting the Human Resources Team with Recruitment activity.
• • Proactively assist with the smooth running of the Democratic Services office.
• Diary co-ordination
• Assistance with marketing/communications, to include, events, campaigns, website, and social media accounts.
Grade C or above GCSE English and Maths
Strong written communication skills
Meticulous with a keen attention for detail
First class customer service skills or willing to positively deal with customer enquiries and complaints.
Basic IT and system skills.
25 hours worked between Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 and 5pm. Exact working pattern to be agreed with individual. Flexibility will be afforded to the right person.
National Minimum Wage
PCNPA will develop an individual bespoke employability programme that will sit alongside the placements. This will include:

• A Work Placement Contract setting out candidate skills and career targets and PCNPA expectations for successful completion – this will be support through regular coaching sessions to ensure attainment;
• A Skills and Personality Profile Inventory to build confidence and self awareness;
• A career planning workshop, including the various pathways into employment;
• Advice on improving confidence and interpersonal skills in the job market;
• Help on improving employability skills;
• C.V writing and interview skills workshops;
• Specific skills training using a blended approach of class room and eLearning. This will include training on the Development Management (Planning) system and Microsoft Office.
• Role specific training will be provided through line management coaching..

Candidates will be assigned a buddy / mentor within PCNPA to help them navigate the world of work and will receive regular supervision.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Closing Date 22:10:21

Function
Kickstart Scheme
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
25


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Visitor Services

Visitor Centre & Gallery Assistant (casual)

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
VCGA 221021
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Oriel y Parc- St Davids, Pembrokeshire,
have a vacancy for a casual

Visitor Centre & Gallery Assistant

£9.50 per hour (including supplementary living allowance) – up to £9.62 per hour

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is one of Britain’s most iconic protected areas and the award winning Oriel y Parc is a state of the art visitor centre and gallery which includes tourist information, meeting rooms, an annual programme of events, various exhibition spaces and a café, as well as a changing programme of exhibitions from the collection of the National Museum of Wales, exhibited in a state of the art gallery space.
The role:
• Provide cover for annual leave etc working within a small team at Oriel y Parc to provide a comprehensive visitor information and retail service to all who contact the centre.
• Support the centre’s events, exhibitions, room hire and activities programme to ensure an excellent visitor experience, developing connections with the local community, as well as promoting secondary spend to support the centre financially.
• Maintain a well presented display of retail stock and literature to positively influence the visitor experience and retail income.
• Assist the site manager, site warden, administration and colleagues in the daily operations of the centre to ensure the successful day to day running of the site.
Skills and Experience:
• Relevant customer service experience together with a can do, flexible attitude and a strong work and team ethic.
• Excellent communications skills, Welsh language skills desirable.
• An understanding of the local area and the ability to use reference resources and time tables.
• Experience in using till systems, databases and experience in cash handling.
• An interest and knowledge in the National Park, the Authority’s objectives and values.

Post holder will require a DBS check.
Salary and Benefits;
Minimum 23 days holiday (pro rated) plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, training and career development opportunities.

Closing Date: 5.11.21

Function
Visitor Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
0


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