Brighouse & Elland Libraries Works Better Assisted Job Search Sessions

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Works Better is partly funded through the European Social Fund and delivered through a collaboration of six partners, including Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield Councils. The programme aims to help people who want to get back into work overcome the barriers which are stopping them – and also to support employers with suitable vacancies to access this potential source of employees. For information on the “job club” sessions contact Elland library on 01422 374472 or email
or for Brighouse library call 01422 288060 or email

NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres recruiting now!

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We are delighted to be able to advertise a number of vacancies within our Children’s Centres across North and East Halifax and the Lower Valley. Many of these opportunities have become available due to staff progression internally within the organisation:

  • Senior Early Years Practitioner
  • Early Years Practitioner
  • Administrator
  • Cleaners x 2
  • Cook

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 31st March 2017

For more information about the individual vacancies and how to apply, please visit our website at

Care Sector recruitment event at Crossfield House

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Employers from the care sector will be attending this event with jobs in Residential / Domiciliary Care as well as advice available for childcare and information regarding apprenticeships.

Wednesday 16 December – 10am to 1pm
At Crossfield House Jobcentre, St James Street, Halifax

Call into the job centre to talk to employers and discuss any opportunities.

Senior Support Worker – Creative Support, Brighouse

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Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time
Salary: Up to £16,344
Hours per week: 37.5

Closing date Monday 12 October 2015

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Further information

Creative Support are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated senior support worker to assist the Registered Manager in the smooth management and provision of their supported living service for people with learning disabilities in Brighouse. Working with a dedicated team of support workers, you will be responsible for the day to day provision of support to 5 individuals.

You will be required to co-ordinate the implementation of person centred support plans to ensure people are supported to have full and meaningful lives. You will monitor and review service delivery ensuring all support is delivered to exacting standards. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to work in partnership with service users, their families and other professionals.

You will have experience of working with people with learning disabilities and have a relevant qualification in health/ social care. Previous experience of supervising a staff team would be an advantage.

The post requires you to work flexibly and includes evening and weekend work and occasional sleep- in duties.

In return, a wide range of benefits are offered to ensure job satisfaction:

  • Free life assurance
  • Pension with company contribution
  • A range of employee discounts

Completed application forms can be emailed to

For further information about the position, please contact the local office and ask for Tim Ham (service manager) on 01422 323422.

Housekeeping Assistant – The William Henry Smith School

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Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
Salary: £7.85 per hour
Hours per week: 15

Closing date Friday 21 August 2015

Further information

The School requires a Housekeeping Assistant to join the housekeeping team and part of the job includes laundry and sewing skills using an industrial machine.

The successful applicant could be expected to work on the Schools’ directed days and may also be required to work up to two weekends per year if needed. You should be able to support your application with proof of relevant experience.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service background check.

For more information or to obtain an application pack email