Posted: 16.09.20 at 12:57 by Joseph Bulmer

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In an effort to help our readers who have lost their jobs due to the Coronavirus pandemic we have compiled a list of jobs currently hiring in and around Honiton to give you a helping hand in your job hunt!


Home Care Giver - Honiton

Exciting recruitment opportunity in the Honiton area to join an Outstanding Care Provider supporting clients to remain independent in their own home. You will receive top rates of pay, full training and career development and a friendly supportive office team. Whether you are looking for part-time flexibility to suit your lifestyle or the opportunity to progress a full-time career, this can be the role for you.

Home Instead Senior Care - Exeter & East Devon, rated 5 Star Outstanding by the CQC, is hiring kind, caring and compassionate people who want to provide home care support good enough for their own Mum or Dad.

With growing demand for our outstanding services, we have vacancies for the right people to work locally in Exeter, Exmouth, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Honiton, Ottery St Mary and surrounding areas, providing the highest quality non-medical care, home help and companionship, allowing the elderly to live independently in their own homes.

The benefits of being a Home Care Assistant at Home Instead include:

•Each client visit is for at least an hour, often longer, with no short 15-30 minute calls
•Various contracts available including flexible working and guaranteed minimum hour contracts
•You get to build trusted relationships with continuity of care
•Award winning training and support from the office team
•Friendly, supportive, family culture
•Recognition for the amazing work you do every day
•Paid travel and waiting time, paid mileage
•Top pay rates and paid holiday with double pay on bank holidays
•Companionship led care at the heart of our services
•Ongoing learning and development

What we do at Home Instead:

We provide the highest quality companionship led home-care enabling our clients to remain living independently at home, their way, for as long as possible.

To be a Home Instead Care Assistant or CAREGiver, as we call the position, you must be:

•Compassionate, reliable, and genuinely caring
•A team player
•Good communicator and a sense of humour helps
•Someone who wants to make a positive difference to the life of someone senior in their local community
•Available for part-time or full-time hours (mornings, evenings, overnight and daytime hours available). Alternate weekend availability is required.
•A Car Driver with clean licence and access to transport.

No previous experience is necessary – Full Training Provided

Career Development:
•Contributory pension provided
•High job satisfaction like no other care job
•Work for a 5 Star Employer in Care

Join a company that cares as much about you and your wellbeing, as the clients we serve. Call our recruitment team on 01395 200600 for a friendly chat or visit


COVID 19 Testing Supervisor - Honiton

Boots has a strong and trusted heritage in supporting the healthcare of the nation and in this time of need we have stepped forward to work with the Department of Health and Social Care, alongside other organisations, to resource Testing Centres across the country to support COVID-19 testing. Our aim is to increase testing capacity throughout the UK and respond to need, testing essential workers and members of the public who have symptoms of Coronavirus.

Why we are supporting?
The global impact of COVID-19 has been profound, and the public health threat it represents is the most serious we have seen in a respiratory virus since the 1918 H1N1 influenza pandemic (Spanish Flu). We need your help to continue the great work that’s been done during these unprecedented times and use every resource at our disposal to help bring this virus under control.

What will this mean to me?
You will be able to use your leadership skills to make a real difference, playing a crucial role in maximising our capacity as a country to fight this outbreak both on a national and local level.

The Role
We are recruiting for Tester Supervisors to lead a team on site to deliver exceptional patient and clinical care. As a Tester Supervisor you will oversee the day to day operations of a COVID-19 Testing unit, reporting to the Hub manager you will be working alongside Boots colleagues and other partners to administer tests for essential workers and members of the public. Full training will be provided, and full Personal Protective Equipment will be supplied in line with NHS standards.
Hours of work to cover a working pattern over 7 days a week with paid rest breaks - Either 9hrs (per shift) (08.30-17.30) for 9am-5pm site, or, 8hrs (per shift) across all 8am-8pm sites

Tester Supervisor Responsibilities:
-Leads and inspires a testing team to deliver legendary care to all patients, through effective coaching and development of team members.
-Uses intuition to respond quickly to individual colleague and patient needs.
-Works with the team of trainers to ensure compliance by promoting the highest standards (where applicable)
-Protects the welfare of colleagues on site at all times
-Sets up and leads the team to be clinically and operationally compliant, whilst keeping safety at the top of mind
-Drives morale on site by creating an enjoyable working environment.
-Builds and maintains great relationships across internal and external partnerships to contribute to the maintenance, efficiency and collaborative working on site
-Shares best practise ideas and successes across your site and other sites in your Hub, acting as external ambassador for the company
-Works with the scheduling team to ensure that schedules are always up to date and accurate
-Develops talent in own team, contributing to the succession plan and pipeline for the Hub

What we’re looking for:
-A leader that’s passionate about great care
-Patient-led leader with the ability to motivate and mentor others
-Develops and maintains great relationships
-Demonstrates inspiring communication and engagement
-Applicants must be in general good health and not classified as in any of the COVID current high-risk groups therefore:
-Must not have a long-term condition
-Must not be pregnant
-Must not have a weakened immune system through medical conditions or therapy

In addition, applicants must consider the following:
-Willingness to work outside (weather protection will be provided)
-Risk status of family members in the same household

Job Specifics

Permanent. Full Time. Competitive Salary.

Click here to apply.


Climate Change Service Lead - Honiton

The Council has identified climate change as a corporate priority and adopted a Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan with the ambition of becoming carbon neutral by 2040.

We have also signed up to the Devon Climate Emergency Declaration recognising that communities, business, partners, and visitors need to join us on our climate change journey.

About the role

This is an exciting new role within the council, the successful applicant will be instrumental in leading the way to help us tackle the global climate challenge emergency and will be pivotal in helping us to reach our goal of becoming a carbon neutral council by 2040 . In this transformational role you'll be responsible for creating, developing and delivering schemes and projects to help us achieve our ambition, and you'll also encourage initiatives in our communities and within partner organisations to help reduce carbon emissions through collaboration and innovation.

We are looking for someone who can genuinely think globally and act locally. Someone who understands the science of climate change and can translate this understanding into local action that will reduce our carbon footprint.

You'll be expected to have proven experience of tackling the impact of the global climate crisis and be well versed in the challenges and able to bring your knowledge and skills to challenge existing ideas and practices within our organisation and local communities to make way for influencing improvements.

We want a leader who is passionate and an excellent communicator capable of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, capturing views and incorporating them into strategy and policy. The role will operate through Service champions and engage in matrix style management to deliver projects. The successful applicant will report directly to the Chief Executive, be a member of the Council's Strategic Management Team and work closely with Portfolio Holders and elected members.

About you

You'll be qualified to post graduate level in a related subject and have previous experience of working at a senior level in a similar organisation and a track record of enabling others deliver a shared agenda. You'll have understanding and depth of knowledge of both theory and practice of environmental issues, sustainability and climate change, as well as a good knowledge of European, National and Local policies, plans and legislation.

Just as important are your excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport and influence people at all levels to help achieve the Council's goals. You'll also need good IT skills and the ability to interpret complex statistical information to inform and shape your plans.

A driving licence is essential to this role as regular travel throughout East Devon will be required (reasonable adjustments may be possible according to the Equality Act).

Job Specifics

Permanent. Full Time. Competitive Salary.

Click here to apply.


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