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Bank Special Needs Nanny, Wingfield, Leighton Buzzard – CLOSED

A bright, 8-year old boy, is looking for a new Special Needs Nanny to join his bank team. He has Cerebral Palsy with physical and communication difficulties and lives with his Mum and Dad and younger sister. Would you like to help his Mum to attend appointments in term time and to care for him should he be off school unexpectedly? Can you provide cover before and after school and in the early evenings, weekends and school holidays? If so, then continue reading and send your CV to hr.support@embracehr.co.uk or phone 07767 308 717 for more information.

TITLE: Bank Special Needs Nanny

REPORTS TO: Case Manager

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Parents

PLACE OF WORK: Wingfield, Leighton Buzzard nr Dunstable

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Previous experience of working with children with complex needs, ideally within the home environment and/or the wider community.

WORKING TIME: Bank hours as required, weekdays during term time 7-8.30 a.m. and 4.30-7.30 p.m. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. split shifts : 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

RATE OF PAY: From £11.00 per hour weekdays

You will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check and must have proof of eligibility to work in the UK. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from this work.

THE JOB ROLE

You will provide the assistance our Client’s parents require for the care of their son and take sole charge at pre-arranged times. You will help with all activities of daily living as well as enable him to access play, learning, social and leisure activities.

Promoting our Client’s wellbeing and support him in implementing the therapy programmes that his therapists and teachers advise will be important as he is making progress in all areas of his development.

ABOUT YOU

You will have previous experience working with children with complex needs, ideally within the home environment and/or the wider community. You are confident working in our Client’s own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the family. You will easily establish rapport with children and engage them in activities appropriate to their age and functional abilities. You will be able to deliver care competently and be able to provide evidence to demonstrate this. Your outlook will be positive, you will have a great sense of humour and a fun approach. You will also be patient and tolerant, be a good communicator, reliable and trustworthy with a responsible attitude.

You have a flexible approach and use your own initiative when required. You are willing to update your existing skills and learn new skills. You are fit and able to move and handle, using appropriate techniques and equipment.

You can demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy and work effectively as part of a team.

It is desirable if you have a qualification in childcare, teaching or nursing but it is not essential.

Car driver and non-smoker essential.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN DUTIES?

Assist with all aspects of his daily activities including his personal care like bathing, washing, dressing, toileting, feeding and medication.

Liaise with his Mum and Dad, the Team Leader and Case Manager regarding his on-going care.

Follow advice and recommendations made by his therapists such as positioning, feeding, exercises, etc.

Engage our Client in stimulating play under the guidance of his parents and therapists.

Facilitate appropriate social and leisure activities.

Maintain daily physiotherapy and postural management programs.

Assist in the care of the Client’s sister, for instance when the parents are spending time with their disabled son.

Assist with general household tasks as and when required.

Maintain accurate records as required.

Maintain your own records of working hours, including completion of timesheets and records of expenses.

Participate in training to the needs of the Client.

Engage in regular supervision with the Case Manager.

Attend meetings and/or case conferences as required.

Provide cover for care team members during holidays and periods of sickness or absence.

Provide support and assistance on family holidays.

Please send your CV and covering letter to hr.support@embracehr.co.uk or phone 07767 308 717 and we will send you an application form.

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Senior Designer for publishing company based in Harrow, Middlesex – CLOSED

REPORTS TO: Head of Design

PAY: circa £23,000 per annum dependent on experience

Can you demonstrate creativity and visual flair?

Do you have a working knowledge of the entire Adobe CS6 Suite or above?

Do you have publishing/magazine design experience?

Apply here and send us your CV and cover letter.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Our client, an independent publisher, is looking for a Designer to join the busy design team. You will be educated to DipHE, BA, or equivalent level in magazine or graphic design.

The company, a leading provider of innovative media solutions to the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms and electrical retailing industries, are leaders in the field of publications within these industries. You should be a creative person with magazine design experience. If you have web design skills too that is an advantage but is not essential.

You will work across a portfolio of consumer and B2B titles, including print magazines, but also tablet editions, marketing projects and events.

As a small team, you will be creative and show that you can turn your hand to anything such as:

design layouts and graphic material

commission photography or illustrations

prepare production ready pdfs and pre flight advertisement pages

You will:

be detail conscious, organised and reliable

anticipate potential problems and solutions within the planning process

be aware of the importance of meeting tight deadlines and able to prioritise accordingly

show a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and action requests quickly

provide clear and timely information as required

ensure promises are kept by following through on requests

be flexible in your approach to work

work well as part of a team, promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments

provide support and guidance to junior team members

You will:

be MAC literate with a complete understanding of all relevant software

have a full working knowledge of Adobe CS6 Suite or above, and it is desirable to have experience with Mag+

produce well designed artwork and graphics to a high professional standard in the correct required format

have knowledge of web design but this is not essential

Your experience will demonstrate:

your knowledge of Abobe’s Creative Suite

a good command of written and spoken English

your work in a publishing/magazine environment (desirable but not essential)

Conditions:

35 hours per week

Pension scheme

Above Statutory Holiday Entitlement after qualifying period

Central Harrow location close to public transport

Friendly working environment

Apply here and send us your CV and cover letter No agencies please.

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Junior Account Manager role in Harrow, Middlesex – CLOSED

If you have a creative flair, have a DipHE, BA, or equivalent in Art and Design and have a good work ethic, apply for this role in a busy design team with a small independent publisher based in Harrow.

The company, a leading provider of innovative media solutions to the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms and electrical retailing industries, are leaders in the field of publications in these industries.

They are looking for a very organised and creative person who wants a foothold in media design to work across their portfolio of consumer and B2B titles – including print magazines, but also tablet editions, marketing projects and events.

You will report to the Head of Design and will work closely with the Production Manager.

You will mainly be responsible for:

  • The production elements of the design process
  • Producing print-ready PDFs of their magazine layouts and advertising
  • Laying out advertising pages
  • Producing and designing print and online adverts for clients
  • Liaising directly with clients
  • There will be opportunities to do more advanced design work at the discretion of the Head of Design.

You will:

  • Be very creative, with lots of ideas to share
  • Work well as part of a team, promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments
  • Anticipate potential problems and solutions
  • Show a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and action requests quickly
  • Ensure that promises are kept by following through on requests
  • Demonstrate a systematic approach to organisation and administration
  • Have a Diploma in Higher Education, a BA, or equivalent in Art and Design

You will have knowledge of:

  • MAC: All relevant design packages including In-Design, Photoshop and Adobe Distiller + Reader
  • PC: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and scheduling packages
  • Sound understanding of printing processes
  • Ability to produce PDFs

Conditions:

  • 35 hours per week
  • Pension scheme
  • Above Statutory Holiday Entitlement after qualifying period
  • Central Harrow location close to public transport
  • Friendly working environment

Apply here

Embrace HR is recruiting on behalf of their client and is not a recruitment agency.