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Debden House Centre Assistant

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1490
  • Published: Tue 10/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: PARTTIME
  • Salary: £20,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Debden House Centre Assistant
£22,575 - £22,983 pa
Sessional Employment

About Us

Debden House Centre, has been owned by the London Borough of Newham, since 1947.  The site consists of a grade II listed building with cottages, out buildings and 50 acres of land.  It is situated approximately 14 miles from Newham, in the Loughton area and within Epping Forest District Council.

The main business of the centre consists of two elements:

  • All year conferencing, training & residential venue
  • Seasonal campsite (operating between May and September). 

The site functions as a fully traded service within Children’s & Young People’s Service.

The London Borough of Newham is a vibrant, diverse and aspirational place, one of the youngest boroughs in London.  Debden House is considered one of its hidden gems in the heart of Essex.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a centre assistant to support the current team in providing a high standard of service to all users of Debden House Conference Centre & Campsite.  The role is sessional and the tasks are varied.  There is an administrative office based function for both the main house & campsite, alongside an event preparation and organisation element to the role.

Debden House Centre is situated in beautiful surroundings in Loughton, Essex and you would join a team of hardworking, dedicated and ambitious staff.

About You

We are looking for a confident, proactive person with previous experience working in a leisure/customer focused environment.  You should be open to learning new ways of working and adding value to the team.  You should possess a high standard of teamwork and take pride in your delivery of excellent customer service.  Most importantly, you should be adept to working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

You must possess excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work collaboratively with staff across the centre.  You must be able to liase with all staff & customers and show commitment to working in a respectful and tolerant way.

Closing Date: 20th May 2022 at 23:59

Debden House Centre Assistant JD

Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

In line with Government legislation, if the post you are applying for requires you to visit a registered care home as part of your role it is a legal requirement to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or an exemption certificate to work for the Council.  With effect from 1st April 2022, this requirement will be extended if you are applying for a job in a CQC regulated service.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Employee Services Team on 0203 373 0909

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Shabnam Brown at Shabnam.brown@newham.gov.uk or on 020 8508 3008.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 20th May 2022,

however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful. Interviews dates are as yet to be confirmed.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact Employee Services Team on 020 3373 0909.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1490
  • Published: Tue 10/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: PARTTIME
  • Salary: £20,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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