Welcome to your weekly round up of new full time and graduate job openings in Plymouth and the surrounding region. Vacancies are listed in alphabetical order, with a link to a more detailed description of each role provided also. Some positions may only be for a fixed-term, but don’t disregard them as they can help you to gain valuable experience and get your foot in the door.
Please note: The UnderGround receives vacancy information in good faith from employers, but cannot be held responsible for its accuracy or authenticity. Please contact us if you have any doubts or queries about any of these adverts. If you are interested in any vacancies, you are advised to check the full details of the role to ensure that they are suitable before applying for jobs. Some vacancies are submitted to us without a closing date. If no date is provided please check in the first instance that the vacancy is still available. If you are looking for a part-time role to support your studies, it is worth contacting the employer before applying to find out if the hours will suit your needs.
Job Title:Broadcast Journalist (Weather Presenter), BBC Plymouth Weather Hub
Salary: Not stated
Role Description: Plymouth is one of the BBC’s main weather hubs serving the three regions of the South and South West of England, covering radio stations from the Channel Islands and the Isles of Scilly to Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and the south coast. We provide live forecasts for 9 radio stations and 3 TV stations.
Our regional and local weather service is an essential part of our output and a key driver in attracting audiences to the BBC.
We are looking for people who can deliver this service in an engaging and authoritative way and who can demonstrate the ability to develop detailed local and meteorological knowledge.
You’ll be expected to deliver forecasts on radio and television, and to contribute text for use on all platforms. Technical aptitude is required to make use of our graphics weather system and other computer forecasting systems.
You’ll be expected to be able to operate basic radio equipment and upload some of our video forecasts to online platforms. There are a mixture of early, late and weekend shifts and you will be needed to cover a range of those shifts during the week as required.
Our early shift provides live forecasts for up to 10 radio bulletins per hour – so you must be able to stay calm under pressure, have great organisational skills and be a motivated self-starter.
You would be expected to work a minimum of 20 hours each week, based mainly on a 10 hour working day.
The Ideal Candidate
You’ll have excellent broadcasting skills and an ability to develop weather related stories and ideas for our output across the region. You’ll be able to work co-operatively as part of a team and will have an understanding of the BBC’s Editorial guidelines.
You’ll need excellent communication skills in audio, video and text, and be able to summarise a weather story in a clear and engaging way.
You should have a proven interest in the weather, backed up with examples. You will need a full understanding of the needs of the BBC’s audiences on all platforms.
It is desirable that you have some previous meteorological training and weather presenting experience to help you step seamlessly into the role. However some training will be provided for the right candidate.
Closing Date: Not stated
For more information and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2t49DQE
In addition to your online application which will include registering on our Careers Hub site and completing the online questionnaire, you will need to submit a short show reel (3 minutes max) demonstrating your presentation ability. You can do this by emailing a downloadable link to email@example.com with the subject title as ‘Demo: Broadcast Journalist (Weather Presenter, BBC Plymouth) – NAME’.
Applications submitted without this will not be considered.
About The Company
We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background
Job Title:Teaching Assistant
Company: Hyde Park School
Hours: Full time
Salary: £18,746 – £21,268
Role Description: Are you looking for a new challenge?
Are you considering pursuing a career within Education?
Are you a Graduate who is keen to secure a Teaching Assistant role for the full academic year, possibly with the intension of going on to train as a teacher?
We are offering an exciting opportunity for you to develop your career in a school building a culture of high performance, achievement and possibility for all. We will offer you high quality support and training, assisting you in fulfilling your professional aspirations.
We are looking for a reflective, innovative, creative individual to contribute to our team.
If you are committed to identifying and nurturing the talents of others we would like to hear from you
As a Teaching Assistant at Hyde Park Junior School you will have range of duties including:
•Working in class offering targeted support for pupils.
•Running intervention groups.
•Supporting pupils to keep up with their peers by working with them on misconceptions, or practise and reinforcement.
•Supporting pupils in making positive behaviour choices, including at playtimes.
•Acting as a cover supervisor.
Some experience working with young people – in the classroom, teaching overseas, tutoring, youth work and or other young people related work is necessary. The ideal applicant will preferably have a degree, or an NVQ3 or equivalent. Applicants must have Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths GCSE
Hyde Park Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing Date: 17th July by 8am.
Interviews to be held: on Thursday 20th July
Please contact the school office on 01752 225314 or email to arrange a visit to our school or request an application pack. Information packs are also available on the school website http://www.hydeparkjuniorschool.co.uk/vacancies.asp.
The successful candidates to start in September 2017.
Job Title:Registry Co-ordinator (Admissions)
Company: Plymouth Marjon University
Salary: £18,940 – £20,624
Role Description: We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic person to join the Admissions Team to support the Registry & Compliance Manager.
The successful candidate must have substantial Admissions administrative experience in Higher Education with excellent communication skills and an ability to work flexibly, both independently and as a part of a team. Applicants will have advanced IT and organisational skills and the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy using computerised and manual office systems.
This is an autonomous position with responsibility for all application procedures, including safeguarding and registration processes, training of staff and external partners and liaising with external stakeholders and internal departments and staff. You must be a team player with strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and have the ability to work flexibly, adapting to changing priorities.
There will be a requirement for some weekend and evening work and representing the University at external events which will require overnight stays.
If you are a motivated, well-organised individual with skills relevant to the job description, who is seeking a varied and rewarding role, then we look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date: Thursday 20th July 2017 at noon, interview date: Tuesday 1st August 2017
Job Title: Personal Trainers
Company: The Gym Group
Salary: See information
Role Description: o you want to be part of a successful gym?
Do you want to keep 100% of the earnings from your PT work?
Would you prefer not to pay any “rent” or for a “licence fee”?
Do you want to work in a state-of-the-art gym that’ll have over 5000 members giving you a huge potential client base?
If your answer to all these questions is yes, then we’d like to hear from you. In return, you’ll need to give an agreed number of hours a week of your time to contribute to the success of the gym.
The Gym Group is the UK’s fastest-growing low-cost gym operator. Open 24 hours a day, with no minimum contract, no punishing tie-ins or lengthy membership process,
Our state-of-the art facility can be accessed from just £14.99 per month. We’re looking to recruit Level 3 certified Personal Trainers to join our exceptional team at the Plymouth Gym.
We’re looking for a driven, business minded team player who wants to operate as a freelance Personal Trainer, who believes in offering a high level of customer service to members and who wants the opportunity to develop their own business and the business of the gym in which they work.
If you are an experienced Personal Trainer looking to build a successful client base, in a superb location, with fantastic career development opportunities, then please apply in confidence by clicking ‘apply now’ to submit your CV and include a covering letter with details of your current PT business.
Closing Date: Not stated
For more information and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2tGUpog
Job Title: Kicks Training and Development Officer
Company: Aston Villa Football Club Limited
Hours: Full time
Role Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and proactive Training and Development Officer within the Aston Villa Foundation. The Training and Development Officer will work alongside our established Kicks and brand new Kicks Plus programmes. The post-holder will be responsible for coordinating and delivering both accredited and non-accredited training and development programmes for local people – enabling them to gain qualifications as sports coaches/leaders and move into employment, work placements, volunteering and further training and development opportunities.
Closing Date: 21 July 2017
For more information and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2tLECmt