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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.

Closing Date 19/5/21

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

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.

Closing Date 19/5/21





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

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 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.

Closing Date 19/5/21





Function
Customer Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
25


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Visitor Services Assistant Castell Henllys

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
CHVSA29421
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Castell Henllys Visitor Services Assistant

Fixed Term Part Time Contract May –October 2021
£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. Owned and managed by the National Park it offers an exciting range of events and activities.


A seasonal role exists for a visitor services assistant who will have good general knowledge experience in customer service and cash handling. You will provide a warm welcome to all visitors and ensure a high standard of presentation in the retail area.


You will work 22.5 hours per week with a flexible approach to working hours including weekends, public holidays and some evenings. There may also be optional non- guaranteed additional hours.


Skills and Experience:

• Experience in retail including use of till and cash handling
• Competent in word, excel and other relevant computer programmes
• Enthusiasm for Welsh History and Culture
• Understanding and awareness of National Park Purposes
• Able to communicate in Welsh (Intermediate B1)
• Commitment to community engagement and social inclusion

Closing Date: 13/5/21

Function
Customer Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
22.5


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Estates/Car Parks

Car Park Support Worker

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
CPSW7521
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Seasonal Car Parks Support Worker
Early June – September
Seasonal full time role of 37 hours per week worked over 5 days to include Saturdays and Sundays.

The National Park Authority manages around 40 car parks and parking areas and charge on 14 of these. We currently have a vacancy for a Seasonal Car Parks Support Worker.

Main Responsibilities:

The role involve driving between multiple sites and hold responsibility for cash collection from Pay & Display machines, sorting/reconciliation of collected cash and basic maintenance of Pay & Display machines together with basic car park site maintenance.


Skills and Experience:

The applicant will need to:

• Hold a full driving licence.
• Ideally have cash handling experience and knowledge of financial working practices, together with good skills and competence with numbers for recordkeeping.
• Have mechanical aptitude and experience to carry out Pay & Display machine maintenance.
• Be reliable, trustworthy and able to work without supervision and organise own workload.
• Have previous experience of working in a public facing role together with the ability to relate to the public in a friendly and courteous manner.
• Be able to undertake the practical and physical aspects of the role which include a significant level of driving and manual handling of machinery and/or cash.
• Prepared to work outside in all weathers, with a flexible approach to work.
• Basic Welsh Language skills are desirable.


Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary up to £18,562 (pro-rata).

All positions have a minimum 23 days holiday (pro-rata), rising to 28 days (pro-rata), plus public holidays (pro-rata), local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities. Suitable outdoor clothing and a vehicle is provided for all positions.

Closing Date: 21/5/21

Function
Estates/Car Parks
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Planning/Conservation/Other

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

Closing Date 19/5/21





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

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 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.

Closing Date 19/5/21




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


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Projects/Coordinators

Outdoor Play Worker - First 1000 Days – Outdoor Play Project

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
OPW7521
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

First 1000 Days – Outdoor Play Project
Outdoor Play Worker
Part Time – 18.5 hours per week- Fixed Term – 6 Months

An exciting position has arisen in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for an Outdoor Play Worker for the First 100 Days – Outdoor Play Project. This is a fixed term position where the post holder will be responsible to work within the context of the Principles of Play as supported by Play Work Wales and to deliver a programme that takes account of the First 1,000 Days initiative and the opportunities for outdoor play to address identified issues.

Your main responsibilities:

• Engage with families and local stakeholders to promote opportunities for outdoor play
• Develop a programme of outdoor play for pre-school children and their parent(s) over a six month period
• Deliver a programme of play activities outdoors that is accessible to pre-school children and their parents/guardians
• Work with parents, local groups and organisations and the Play Assistant to deliver the programme effectively
• Produce publicity material for play sessions, including where appropriate social media and online content
• Collect and collate feedback from sessions from children and parents.
• Evaluate the success of this pilot work

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Appropriate play work qualification or similar or appropriate experience
• Experience of delivering outdoor play for pre-school children
• At least one year’s experience of outdoor play/engagement
• Experience of working as part of a team.
• Excellent communication skills
• Good ICT skills
? An understanding of safeguarding issues
? Full UK driving licence
? The post requires the ability to speak in Welsh to level B1

Successful candidates are required to undertake a DBS clearance.

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.


Closing Date: 21:5:21

Function
Projects/Coordinators
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
18.5


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Wardens

Seasonal Assistant Warden

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
SSWS29421
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Seasonal Assistant Wardens - Pembrokeshire
£9.50 per hour (including supplementary living allowance) – up to £9.62 per hour
1 June – 31 August 2021.

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts a wealth of wonderful places to explore and enjoy. Its stunning coastline offers safe, sandy beaches ideal for families, hundreds of miles of footpaths, as well as rugged cliffs and secluded rocky coves.

As part of our Summer 2021 program, we are now recruiting Seasonal Assistant Wardens to work outdoors in the National Park as part of a small team, helping to maintain the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and the wider path network, as well as a variety of National Park Authority owned and managed sites.

Duties and Responsibilities;
• The work involves vegetation cutting using a variety of machinery including pedestrian flails, brush cutters and hedge trimmers.
• Maintenance of rights of way furniture on the Coast Path and inland path network, including gates, steps, signs and path surfaces as required.
• Practical conservation work.
• Basic upkeep and servicing of tools and machinery used during the course of your daily work.

Ideal candidates will;
• Be practical with at least 6 months’ work experience of using and maintaining cutting machinery such as brush cutters, hedge trimmers, mowers and pedestrian flails.
• Desirably have the ability to undertake basic servicing and repair of tools and equipment
• Have experience in practical countryside and conservation management tasks including installation of signage and access furniture such as gates, stiles, fences, hedge-banking etc.
• Desirably hold certificates for the use of brush cutters, mowers and other relevant machinery as is a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in conservation or countryside management.
• Hold a full driving licence.
• Welsh language skills but not essential.

The post holder will be primarily based in the South of the National Park and will work from Milton depot. Duties may require the post holder to work in other geographical areas of the National Park based on service need and demand.


The working week is normally Monday to Friday, 37 hours starting at 8am at the depot. You need to be able to travel to the depot yourself but transport out to the work sites is provided. All equipment, uniform, footwear and protective equipment is provided.

Closing Date 13:5:21

Function
Wardens
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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