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Access/RoW Management

Kickstart Scheme - Rights of Way Support Assistant

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart ROW
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Placement summary
This will be a six month placement supporting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

The National Park Authority has a wide range of walking and wheelchair routes promoted on its website. These are known as “web walks” and include Walks for All and more challenging countryside walks. ViewRanger is a digital application that will help us to share our web walks with downloadable route guides and allows a phone to be used for GPS navigation. The National Park Authority is continually improving its information provision to raise awareness of the access opportunities and encourage greater participation.

Working to the Rights of Way Officer; with training provided by the Walkability Officer for assessing and recording routes; the post holder will undertake the following tasks in a lone working capacity:

• Walk and Map Canaston woods creating GPX files using ViewRanger with pictures of terrain and assessing routes to create an interactive map for wheelchair users.

• Walk and map web walks also recording these on ViewRanger with pictures of stiles, benches, gates and terrain to give people information of what they will encounter on a walk; particular focus on those suitable for Walkability and West Wales Walking for Wellbeing walking programmes to be shared with walk leaders in first place and then with public.

• Copy all of the text from web walks onto a Welsh platform on ViewRanger.

• Look at recording GPX files with ViewRanger to create a “Walking with Wheels” platform for sharing routes.

• Create instructional videos for ViewRanger for new walk leaders.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications
o Some basic navigation skills/map literacy
o Good information technology skills
o Full driving licence
o Ability to work under own initiative with minimum of supervision once training has been provided (Training will be provided by the Walkability Officer for assessing & recording routes.)
o Welsh language desirable
o Reasonable level of fitness to walk to coastal and inland sites

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

Details of employability support (training opportunities/mentor)

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 supported 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 technique workshops;
• Specific skills training using a blended approach of class room and eLearning. This will include coaching with the Marketing and Communications team on using social media; Mapping Skills; Minute Taking; Digital Skills and Microsoft Office.
• On the job learning on Public Rights of Way and associated software

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











































































Function
Access/RoW Management
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
25


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Administration

Kickstart Scheme - Business Administration

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart BAdmin
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

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.

Function
Administration
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
25


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Customer Services

Kickstart Scheme - Customer Experience & Site Warden Assistant Castell Henllys

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart CESWCH
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

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.







Function
Customer Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
25


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Kickstart Scheme - Customer Experience & Site Warden Assistant Carew

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart CESW
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

This will be a six month placement supporting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.
Working directly to the Site Manager at Carew Castle 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.







Function
Customer Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
25


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Education/Interpretation

Castell Henllys Education and Activities Contributor

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
CHEAC16421
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Castell Henllys Education and Activities Contributor

Two seasonal roles May –October 2021.
1 x 15 hours per week, 1 x 22.5 hours per week.
£9.50 per hour (including supplementary living allowance) – up to £9.62 per hour

Castell Henllys is the only Iron Age village in Britain reconstructed on the exact site where our Celtic ancestors lived 2000 years ago.

Working at the site where no two days are the same - you will be enthusing visitors, local people and school groups about the Iron Age and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park through activities, events and guided tours. You will promote both local and Welsh history, language and culture through first person, costumed interpretation. Shifts will also include reception / shop work and light cleaning duties.

A confident bilingual communicator, you will have good general knowledge of the local area and what it offers, along with experience in customer service and cash handling. You will be flexible and happy to work in costume and outdoors on site in any weather.

We have two seasonal roles available
• 15 hours per week worked over the weekends with optional non-guaranteed additional hours during busy periods.
• 22.5 hours per week with optional non-guaranteed additional hours during busy periods.
The hours are worked on a shift rota between 9.30am – 5.30pm and include weekends and public holidays.

Skills and Experience:
• Leading guided tours or speaking to groups
• Working with children
• Welsh Language skills B2 essential
• Enthusiasm for the history of the site and the work involved and a desire to foster a better understanding of the site.
• A flexible approach to working hours including weekends, public holidays and some evenings
Successful candidates are required to undertake a DBS clearance.

Closing Date: 30 April 2021

Function
Education/Interpretation
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
15-22.5


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Planning/Conservation/Other

Kickstart Scheme - Planning Admin. Support

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart PAS
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

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







Function
Planning/Conservation/Other
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
25


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Kickstart Scheme - Archaeological Support Assistant

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Kiskstart Arch
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales


This will be a six month placement supporting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.
Working directly to the Community Archaeologist the post holder will:

· Assist/support with meetings and site visits including taking notes etc.
· Be a point of first contact for email/telephone enquiries (where appropriate)
· Assist with our Heritage Guardians work with local schools.
· Support planning and delivery of the annual Archaeology Day.
· Help with development of webpage content for archaeology on the website.
· Assist with applications for Scheduled Monument Consent and Sites of Scientific Interest Consent (SSI).
· Assist with the scheduled monument monitoring activity undertaken by heritage volunteers including the administration of submitted forms.
· Support the Heritage Watch Scheme including monitoring and updating the Facebook page with content relating to the scheme.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications Grade C or above GCSE English
Good written and spoken communication skills
Meticulous with a keen attention for detail
Ability to write factual marketing content and use social media and Microsoft office (or similar)
Knowledge or interest in cultural / heritage sector or archaeology in particular.

Working pattern and contracted hours (including any shift patterns) 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.

Hourly rate of pay 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 supported 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 technique workshops;
• Specific skills training using a blended approach of class room and eLearning. This will include coaching with the Marketing and Communications team on using social media; Mapping Skills; Minute Taking; Digital Skills and Microsoft Office.
• On the job learning on Scheduled Monuments and SSSI.

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






Function
Planning/Conservation/Other
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
25


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Planning/Policy

Senior Planner

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
SP16421
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Senior Planner - Full Time – 37 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is Britain’s only true coastal national park, a place where rugged cliffs give way to sandy beaches and wooded valleys lead up to wild inland hills - understandably, planning plays a key part in our responsibility for this special place.

Purpose of the Role:
Following a review of services we seek to appoint a further Senior Planner who will operate either in the Development Management department or the Park Direction department of the National Park. The Senior Planner role offers the opportunity to contribute to a responsive service that aspires to be a champion of the principles and practices of sustainable development. At the same time, you'll enjoy living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.

Main Responsibilities:
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• With relevant experience of working within Development Management or Planning Policy and dealing with a range of complex planning matters you’ll have a Planning degree, an up-to-date understanding of current issues in local government and national parks as well as a strong grasp of the planning system and processes.

• Positive approach to both Planning issues and customers/stakeholders, with an ability to deal effectively with difficult customers and situations.

• Awareness of planning policy connect in Wales
• Awareness and appreciation of good design and local vernacular styles and experience of sustainable design principles and practice.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms, and to negotiate appropriate solutions and improvements where ever possible.
• A self motivated team player able to deliver to agreed timescales and resources.
• Highly proficient in organizing and managing team working with excellent time management skills.
• Excellent IT skills, with meticulous file recording of information.

Salary and Benefits:
Basic salary between £27,741 to £32,234 (depending on qualifications and experience), minimum 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days, plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock with opportunities if approved for home working or working from satellite offices if available. HQ in Pembroke Dock is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date 04:05:21

Function
Planning/Policy
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Projects/Coordinators

Beach Wheelchair and Outdoor Mobility Coordinator

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
BWOMC20421
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Beach Wheelchair and Outdoor Mobility Coordinator

Part Time – 22 hours per week- Fixed Term – 6 Months

An exciting position has arisen in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for a Beach Wheelchair and Outdoor Mobility Coordinator. This is a fixed term position where the post holder will be responsible for developing opportunities for people with disabilities or health conditions to have access to a beach wheelchair so that they can enjoy a day out at the seaside. They will develop information and resources to supplement the beach wheelchair project and will work with local businesses, organisations and communities to develop the project.

Your main responsibilities:

• Identify or reconnect with previous businesses to host a chair this season
• Refresh user literature (leaflets, posters, user guidance) and develop information for website
• Develop booking system and gather data on use
• Conduct site risk assessments for previous and new sites
• Coordinate and train volunteers
• Coordinate repairs and maintenance of the beach wheelchairs
• Raise awareness in local community, such as tourism, schools, local charities, nursing homes, day centres.
• Provide information to users on other access opportunities in NP and associates i.e accessible buses


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• An appropriate qualification (health, social care, outdoor recreation) or equivalent
• Professional experience which includes working with people with disabilities or health conditions
• Experience of providing services to people with mobility or health needs
• Experience of project management, project evaluation and report writing
• Proven experience in risk assessment
• Experience of mobility equipment such as wheelchairs with an understanding of Health & Safety
• Proven ability to work well with others and build working relationship across different sectors
• Be able to communicate well with local businesses, community groups, health, social care and education setting as well as with service users
• Full UK driving licence
• Conversational Welsh/ or welsh learner (evidence required)


Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary of £22,627 to £24,491 (pro rated) depending upon experience; minimum 23 days holiday rising to 28 days (pro rated), plus public holidays; Local Government Pension Scheme; and flexible working arrangements.

The position will be based at our Head Office in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station. We have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Interviews will be conducted 7th and/or 10th May.

Closing Date: 4:5:21

Function
Projects/Coordinators
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
22


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Visitor Services

Carew Castle Catering Supervisor

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
CCCS26321
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Carew Castle Catering Supervisor

£9.62 - £9.81 per hour / Seasonal (April – November)

Hours may vary between 27.5 – 37.5 hours per week for peak / low season variation.

Carew Castle, set in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, has a fascinating history spanning more than 2000 years and is the winner of the 2018 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards – Best Visitor Attraction.
Nest Tearoom opened at the Castle in 2018; it’s a cosy, bright and modern tearoom serving a selection of light lunches, homemade cakes and teas & coffees.
The Catering Supervisor will;
• Lead the catering team and ensure that customers who visit us have a great experience every time by providing a friendly welcome, prompt service and helping us gain a reputation for special food.
• Manage food deliveries, ordering and stock rotation, ensure all hygiene policies and allergens are adhered to and take the lead with food preparation including baking.
• Supervise a team of seasonal and part time staff, leading by example with excellent customer service, maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to food safety and hygiene regulations at all times.
The ideal candidate will have;
• Experience of working in a café, restaurant or catering environment, experience of leading a team and experience of ordering stock for a catering outlet, Intermediate food hygiene (level 3) is preferable.
You may have experience of the following: Catering Assistant, Café Supervisor, Kitchen Supervisor, Catering Manager, Waiting Staff Supervisor, Restaurant Supervisor, Team Leader, Restaurant Manager.

Closing Date 30:04:21

Function
Visitor Services
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
27.5 - 37.5


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