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HGV 1 Driver
Date: 15 Feb 2019
BBS Recruitment is an independent recruitment agency for the transport and logistics sector, supplying to a variety of clients across London, Bedforshire and surrounding areas.
Our client based in Dunstable is looking for experienced HGV Class 1 drivers to join the team.
· Various shift patterns available
· Overtime on weekends available if desired. Weekends are paid at a higher rate.
· Excellent rates of pay paid weekly.
· The role is ongoing with an opportunity to become permanent for the right candidates.
· Experience is preferred but not essential.
· Full induction and training provided
· Immediate start available after Induction and training.
· Minimum 2 years driving in the UK
· Minimum age 25
· Valid CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence)
· Valid Digi card
· Minimum 2 years driving in the UK.
· No more than 6 points on your licence
If you are an experienced HGV Class 1 with a valid full licence, and a full CPC & Digi Tacho, please call us on 01707 664211
Venue Operations Officer
Date: 15 Feb 2019
BBS recruitment is currently recruiting for Venue Operations Officer to work forour client based in Lambeth to join their team.
Our client is seeking an experienced indoor venue operations and sales professional.
The role will be responsible for working with internal and external customers hiring out Hall event spaces.
To work with the Head of Events Filming to plan and implement a sales and marketing strategy for venue hire, banqueting and wedding sectors within the boroughs indoor venues and selected third party venues.
To develop and manage safe venue hire services in order to ensure the best possible practice and that all events are delivered in accordance with policies and objectives. Working in conjunction with key stakeholders, supporting staff and the wider events service team.
Undertake sales calls with regional and national event planning agencies and wedding planners as well as with local meeting and event bookers.
To organise venue site visits, showcase events such as familiarisation visits and hosted-buyer events for meeting planners, agencies etc.
To work with, retain and increase revenue from clients through indoor venue hire sales and bookings for conferences, meetings, weddings and private hire events.
To manage an achieving venue hire sales team including team meetings, staff motivation, key performance indicators, staff appraisal and reviews.
Regular work onsite at indoor venues is required during evening and weekends and on call as required.
Responsibilities as a venue operations officer:
Support and deputise for the Head of Events & Filming on all matters relating to service provision and developing sustainable event models.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the market to identify new potential clients and make intelligent proposals to clients. Continually developing new business and building long-term relationships with existing clients.
To meet with prospective and existing clients face to face and provide advice and guidance on complete events process.
Oversee and highlight areas of funding or training for community event organisers including work experience and volunteering opportunities.
Continually assess the venue hire application process and feedback received from it, consider ways of continuing to develop the process to ensure it works for all users.
Responsible for monitoring and evaluating venue hire standards, pre and post event evaluation and recommendations based on collated information gathered from lessons learned to help form a foundation for a successful and sustainable service delivery.
Responsible for ensuring all database and systems are kept up-to-date and developed accordingly to ensure the highest possible management and practice standards are set and maintained.
Manage permanent and temporary staff, each with responsibility for events throughout indoor venues. Onsite and offsite management of contractors. Report all staff management issues to the Head of Events, Venues & Filming.
To monitor budgets, income and expenditure and give regular updates to the Head of Events & Filming. Make sure protocols are in place to ensure the safe storage of such monies until they can be banked.
To take appropriate responsibility to the post for tackling racism and promoting good race, ethnic and community relations.
Skills and Experiences
Significant experience in a sales role; ideally in the hospitality or venue hire sector.
Proven experience of organising, managing and delivering indoor hire venue events with attendance levels up to 1000 people as lead manager.
Substantial experience of the development of strategy based on indoor venue hire sales and marketing knowledge, experience and practices.
Experience of identifying and leading on the development of new business and potential opportunities that have resulted in dramatically improved revenue outcomes.
Experience of operating effectively in complex and creative environments.
Experience of managing a team and direct line management of staff.
Experience of managing and facilitating customer relationship management and corporate client accounts in public, third and private sector organisations including private hire.
Experience of working directly and effectively with multiple communications platforms that lead to effectively implementing successful venue hire sales campaigns.
Significant successful experience of working in an environment where influence, negotiation and persuasion are significant levers to progress.
Experience of operating effectively within a customer facing environment.
3 years work references
Working hours: 09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday
Rate: £120.00 Per day
If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply today with your CV or call us on 01707 6647211.
Leisure Development & Contracts Manager (Level 7)
Date: 15 Feb 2019
BBS recruitment is currently recruiting for a Leisure Development and Contracts Manager (Level 7) forour clients based in Slough to join their team.
You will be required to manage and monitor the operations of the Council’s leisure contract ensuring a high standard of service delivery including the collation and reporting of contract performance information to ensure the Council receives value for money from its contracted out services.
You will be responsible for:
Promoting, facilitating and assisting in the development of the Council's corporate and strategic approach to leisure service delivery to ensure the service remains an example of good practice.
The management and monitoring of the leisure contract providing professional and technical services as required.
Assisting in the delivery of the Council’s leisure capital programme including the major re-provision of the town’s main leisure facilities.
Acting as the expert lead for leisure services for all procurement initiatives, co-ordinating all tender process to final award stage.
To manage and monitor the operations of the leisure contract ensuring a high standard of service delivery including the collation and reporting of contract performance information to ensure the Council receives value for money from its contracted out services.
Acting as the expert lead for all leisure related procurement initiatives, co-ordinating all tender process to final award stage and elements of project management.
To promote, facilitate and assist in the development of the Council's corporate and strategic approach to leisure and cultural service delivery to ensure the service remains an example of best practice.
To act as the contract manager for the council’s main leisure contract aiming to continuously improve service delivery and bring a coordinated approach to service delivery to provide the best possible quality of service for users.
To collect and maintain high quality performance data for the leisure contract as required, and for the preparation of performance and other relevant reports for senior officers / members, often at short notice.
To assist in the delivery of the Council’s leisure capital programme including the major re-provision of the town’s main leisure facilities.
To work pro-actively with local community groups, partners, stakeholders and other Council services to create a holistic approach to the delivery of quality, affordable leisure facilities that will improve outcomes for people and improve the places in which they live.
To provide advice on operational implementation of policy and strategy and to determine impacts of any change on compliance with relevant legislation.
To keep abreast of developments and best practice in leisure services
To assist with communication and consultation exercises, attending public meetings asrequired, some of which may be at weekends or evenings.
To coordinate responses to Elected Members and customer enquires and complaints.
To assist in building partnerships across the Council, with other services, local agencies, business and the voluntary sector by actively seeking and advocating productive networks to enhance, promote and co-ordinate services and maximise resources.
To ensure that leisure services engage with the diverse communities of Slough, reflecting their needs in the planning and delivery of services, promoting the Council’s equal opportunity policies as an employer and service provider.
To ensure full compliance with the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, the Council’s Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed safe methods of work and to act as the Community and Leisure division’s Health and Safety representative at corporate working groups and forums.
To deputise for the Leisure Services Manager as required, undertaking any additional dutiescommensurate with the level of the post
A degree or equivalent in a related and relevant area including leisure / contract management
Membership of an appropriate professional body.
Evidence of continuous professional development
You must hold a current and full UK driving licence with own car, which is insured and available for work.
DBS check is required
5 Years work reference
Working Hours – 09:00-17:00 Monday-Friday
If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply today with your CV or call us on 01707 6647211
Telecare Service Adviser
Date: 15 Feb 2019
BBS Recruitment is an independent recruitment agency for the transport, logistics and administrative sector, supplying to a variety of clients across London and surrounding areas. Our client is based in Enfield and is looking for a Telecare Service Adviser to join the team.
You will be the first point of contact for customers who raise an emergency alert, responding to all alerts in a helpful, calm and sympathetic manner.
You will need to communicate with and on behalf of all service users connected to the Telecare Response Centre. To achieve an emergency response in times of crisis. and to support customers and to promote independent daily living.
As a Telecare Service Response officer, you will visit customers connected to the Telecare service centre providing assistance in emergency situations and in times of crisis.
To ensure customers are assisted in maintaining as independent a lifestyle as possible. To visit customers in Sheltered Housing and the Community who are receiving the service.
To maintain full and concise records of all initial customer contacts, requests, visits, incidents and referrals made using computerised and/or manual systems.
Ensuring all client data and key holder record information is current and correct advising of any irregularities.
To be fully proficient in the use of all IT systems and to assist in the creation, development and maintenance of all computerised and manual records and files, and compilation of statistical information.
To carry out general clerical duties, e.g. scanning, photocopying and filing etc in line with the requirements of the service and /or at the request of a colleague or Team Manager
You will provide short- and long-term cover for planned and unplanned absences within the Telecare Service covering absences within the Telecare Service Advisor / Response team as when required.
You must have access to their own vehicle to use during standby hours
You must have access to a vehicle insured for business use
Ensure to cover short term, planned and unplanned standby shift absences within the Telecare Service Team as and when required.
Liaising with all agencies to resolve emergency situations on a day-to-day basis. Visit customers and customer’s representatives in their homes for assessments, fitting and on emergency calls.
You will liaise with all callers to the Telecare Services Centre on a day to day basis including members of the public, statutory agencies and private and voluntary organisations, Councillors and Emergency Services
All contacts will be for the provision of information, advice and guidance, problem solving, collection of information, updating of information, consultation, as well as delivering a range of services at the first point of contact. In addition, maintaining standards and service levels at all times to ensure a consistent, high satisfaction level of response to all enquiries.
Skills, Experiences and Abilities:
Proven experience of working in an environment managing risks when responding to emergency requests from the elderly and /or vulnerable persons in the community (please demonstrate on application form)
Ability to work in a demanding environment and under sustained pressure responding to emergency calls in times of crisis and assessing the best course of action in a situation where customers are unable to respond directly (please demonstrate this in your application form).
Ability to be self-motivating to listen, access, interpret, communicate and make complex decisions across a range of disciplines to a wide and diverse range of customers ensuring customer satisfaction at all times
Ability to work within a performance management environment and performance objective
Basic Knowledge and understanding in the use of IT and communication systems
5 Years Work Reference
Advanced DBS Check
Full and Current UK Driving Licence
Hours of Work: 6.30AM-5.15PM or 9.30am-8.15 pmMonday to Sunday, evening and night shifts, working within the constraints of the working time directive
If you are interested in this position, please call us on 01707664211.
Date: 15 Feb 2019
BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for a systems administrator for our client based in Enfield to join their team.
- Assist with the day to day running of the property related systems, this will include system maintenance, administration and security as well as managing and resolving incidents.
- Assisting with the implementaion and roll-out of the Corporate Landlord new ways of working in terms of data collation and uploading to systems / databases, with or without the guidance and/or supervision of a more senior member of staff.
- In this position you will work under general direction within a clear framework of accountability, perform a range of technical or professional work activities, and select appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools and applications.
- Managing a number of competing activities, with deadlines, on a regular basis, with a range of complexities, predominantly operational, including decisions that could impact the delivery of the service to one or more services within the organisation.
- You will be providing information for others more senior to use.
- You will work with supervision to deliver the teams objectives and You will Communicate to Councillors, Directors and Assistant Directors, colleagues.
- Able to analyse day-to-day, common situations, reasoning based on the information, with experience and knowledge to arrive at one or more options to resolve situations on a day to day basis.
- Any other reasonable duties may be requested by management as required.
Skills and Experience:
- You will need to have at least six months’ experience in systems administration.
- Good English literacy (written, and verbal for customer facing roles) and numeracy skills
- Good IT skills including MS-365 software
- Technical or professional qualification related to the role, or studying towards
- Demonstrable experience of working in a local government organisation
- Customer relations
- Quality management and assurance
- Good working knowledge of using MS-365 software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Good working knowledge of Access database system, SQL, and Crystal Reporting
- 3 years reference
- DBS Check (Formerly known as CRB)
- Eligibility to work in the UK
Working hours: 09:00am to 17:30pm
If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply today with your CV or call us on 01707 664211