Careers at Gadbrook Park

Gadbrook Park is a fantastic place to work, with excellent office buildings, beautiful surroundings, a whole host of amenities and great travel links – so why not take a step forward with your career and look at the current job vacancies on Gadbrook Park.

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Customer Experience Planner (11-month fixed term contract)


Company: Weaver Vale Housing Trust
Job Type: 11-month fixed term contract
Hours of Work: 37 per week
Location: Based at Gadbrook, Northwich
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Salary: £25,265 per annum pro rata
Location: Based at Gadbrook, Northwich
Interview Date: May 31, 2022

Directorate of Neighbourhoods and Customer Services
Customer Experience Planner (11-month fixed term contract)
£25,265 per annum pro rata
37 Hours per week (to be worked flexibly in line with business needs)
Based at Gadbrook, Northwich (supports flexible home working)

Weaver Vale Housing Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Customer Experience Planner to join our first point of contact Customer Hub. We need someone who can work within a multi discipline team delivering excellent levels of customer service. You’ll be responsible for providing a first-class planning and appointing service, tracking registered orders through to completion ensuring optimum utilisation of the workforce, whilst providing excellent levels of customer service

Our Customer Hub is a key service for the Trust with the aim of responding to customer queries and resolving issues at first point of contact by:

• Ensuring the customer experience is a positive one by being proactive and ensuring clear and effective communication with internal and external customers.

• Supporting continuous service improvements across the Customer Experience teams.

• Work in partnership with other service areas and agencies to achieve high levels of customer care.

The successful candidate must have administration experience, be self-motivated and organised, with strong accuracy, interpersonal and communication skills. You will be IT literate with the ability to work flexibly and under pressure to meet deadlines, using your own initiative to support the continuous improvement of this service.

If you are interested in working for Weaver Vale Housing Trust a ‘Times Top 100 Best Company for the past nine years, and you possess all the skills and abilities that we require, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for applications: 27 May (12 noon)
(Please be aware that applications received after this time will not be considered)

Interview Date: 31 May 2022

Please visit our website at www.wvht.co.uk to access the job information pack & submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the minimum criteria in relation to the person specification and send to [email protected]

Those applicants that consider themselves to have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview. Please confirm within your application if you consider yourself to have a disability. In line with the Trust’s Disclosure & Barring Policy, please confirm if you have any current convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive for certain roles, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The recruitment manager will review your skills and experience to determine if there is a match with the position for which you applied. If there is, we will contact you by phone or email to schedule an interview or assessment. If your background does not match our current needs, you will not be contacted.
Please note due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.

We appreciate your interest in Weaver Vale Housing Trust and the time you invested applying with us.

The Trust invites applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion or disability.

Senior Commercial Property Manager


Company: Fifield Glyn
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17.30
Location: No.1 Royal Mews, Gadbrook Park, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 7UD
Closing Date: June 30, 2022
Salary: £30k – £35k PA + Benefits + Mileage allowance
Location: No.1 Royal Mews, Gadbrook Park, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 7UD

Senior Property Manager – Commercial Property

The role itself will be based out of Fifield Glyn’s offices on Gadbrook Park, a business park which has a range of facilities, and which is situated c. 5 minutes’ drive from Northwich Town Centre, but you will be expected to be out and about.

We are looking for an organised, hardworking, and dedicated individual to work as a Senior Property Manager managing a portfolio of commercial properties primarily located across Cheshire and the Northwest of England.

You would be reporting to a Director but there is a large degree of autonomy in the role so it would suit someone looking for their first Senior Property Manager position or someone who is already operating at the level but is keen to take on more responsibility and also to develop their knowledge and experience.

You will be assisted by a Property Management Apprentice whose development you will be supporting and encouraging.

To find out more, please send your CV to [email protected]

Income Management Advisor


Company: Weaver Vale Housing Trust
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 37 per week
Location: Based at Gadbrook, Northwich
Closing Date: May 23, 2022
Salary: Grade E, £22,730 – £25,010 per annum (pro rata)
Location: Based at Gadbrook, Northwich
Interview Date: May 27, 2022

DIRECTORATE OF FINANCE AND BUSINESS SERVICES
Income Management Advisor (Permanent)
Full Time, 37 hours per week -to be worked flexibly in line with business needs
Salary Grade E, £22,730 – £25,010 per annum (pro rata)
Based at Gadbrook, Northwich but with majority remote working

We are looking for a motivated, positive and proactive professional to become part of our high performing, specialist Income Management Team at the Best Companies Number 1 Housing Association to work for (2022)

At Weaver Vale Housing Trust we are passionate about working together to improve the lives of our customers. This role will give you the opportunity to work for an organisation and team with a clear social purpose with the chance to play a crucial part in our response to the cost-of-living crisis and our aim to ‘build back fairer’, making a real difference to people’s lives.

As an Income Management Advisor, you will manage low level arrears for our current tenants’ and working closely with the Income Management Officers and Money Matters service. This role is key is assist in reducing and preventing arrears to the trust. This role is a great career development opportunity for anyone who is interested in Income Management.

The post requires a positive and enthusiastic approach to work and the ability to deliver a high level of customer service, working to targets to deliver key outcomes for the Trust and it’s customers. Minimum requirement for this post is 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above (including maths and English), or an NVQ Level 2, or equivalent qualification.

This is an exciting and challenging time for the Income Management Team, and you will need to be passionate about helping the Trust manage the impact of the many challenges that are now facing our customers and their families.

For further information/informal chat about the role please contact Phil or Caroline on 01606 813593 or you can email [email protected] or [email protected] We look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date: 23.5.22
Assessment Date: 27.5.22
Interview date: 27.5.22

Please visit our website at www.wvht.co.uk to access the job information pack & submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the minimum criteria in relation to the person specification and send to [email protected]

Those applicants that consider themselves to have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview. Please confirm within your application if you consider yourself to have a disability.

In line with the Trust’s Disclosure & Barring Policy, please confirm if you have any current convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive for certain roles, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The recruitment manager will review your skills and experience to determine if there is a match with the position for which you applied. If there is, we will contact you by phone or email to schedule an interview or assessment. If your background does not match our current needs, you will not be contacted.

Please note due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.

We appreciate your interest in Weaver Vale Housing Trust and the time you invested applying with us.

The Trust invites applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion or disability.

Nursery Practitioner


Company: Chrysalis
Job Type:
Hours of Work:
Location: Gadbrook Business Centre
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Salary:
Location: Gadbrook Business Centre

Do you have a passion for working with children and providing excellent childcare and education?
Chrysalis Day Nursery in Northwich are looking to expand our already ‘Outstanding’ staff team.
We are looking for applicants with experience and qualified to a level 2 or 3.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you

Gadbrook Business Centre
Northwich
CW9 7TN
01606 49424
[email protected]
www.chrysalisdaynursery.co.uk

Technician – Northwest


Company: Timberwise
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours and weekend work, for which overtime is paid.
Location: Liverpool Region
Closing Date: June 30, 2022
Salary: Starting from £25,000 but negotiable doe + overtime + Bonus + Company Van
Location: Liverpool Region

Company: Timberwise
Location: Liverpool Region
Salary: Starting from £25,000 but negotiable doe + overtime + Bonus + Company Van
Hours: 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours and weekend work,
for which overtime is paid.
Job Type: permanent
Closing Date: ongoing
Interview Date: ongoing

Brief text detailing:

As a Multi-Skilled Technician, your role will include:-

• Damp and timber treatment – Dry Rot, Woodworm and Damp Proofing
• Waterproofing and 1st and 2nd fix joinery
• Some Plastering

As a Multi-Skilled Technician, you will be:-

• A Team Player
• Self-starter
• Good Communicator
• Able to plan own work
• Enthusiastic and motivated
• CSCS card holder
• NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent)
• Experience of working in the Preservation Industry would be an advantage but full
training will be provided.

E-mail CV’s are to be sent to: [email protected]
Telephone number for further details: 01606 339 095

SEO and PPC Coordinator


Company: Timberwise
Job Type: permanent
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Location: 1 Drake Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire, CW9 7XF/ Hybrid
Closing Date: June 30, 2022
Salary: Starting from £26,000 but negotiable doe
Location: 1 Drake Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire, CW9 7XF/ Hybrid

Company: Timberwise
Location: 1 Drake Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire, CW9 7XF/ Hybrid
Salary: Starting from £26,000 but negotiable doe
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Type: permanent
Closing Date: ongoing
Interview Date: ongoing

Brief text detailing:

The role of SEO Co-ordinator will include: –

• Data driven investigation and analysis on, site performance, accessibility, content, site
architecture, and link acquisition.
• Ensuring that the websites maintain best practice standards and adhere to the overriding
SEO strategy
• Creating technical site audits and identifying site improvements
• Monitoring and creating reports on competitor activity, including suggested improvements
to outperform competition.
• Designing, implementing, and measuring PPC campaigns on various channels
• Testing and implementing data-driven SEO improvements
• Carrying out keyword research and planning content
• Ensuring content strategies are followed and opportunities identified
• Reading industry blogs, news etc to ensure best practice implementation and on-going
techniques are used
• Reporting to the Marketing Manager on SEO progress on a monthly basis
• Continue to optimise UX
• Implementing and carrying a conversion rate optimization strategy for lead generation

As the SEO Co-ordinator you will have: –

• A passion for SEO best practice and an excellent understanding of technical on-site and
off site SEO, with experience of link building and inbound marketing
• Minimum 2/3 years previous experience in a SEO role, either with a leading digital
agency, or in-house with a service led brand
• Analytical skills and experience handling and analysing large data sets
• Experience using; Google Analytics, Search Console, Screaming Frog, Google Ads,
Microsoft Advertising Centre.
• Experience with WordPress.
• Experience of Majestic and AWR cloud desirable
• Strong understanding of off site, on site, and technical SEO aspects
• Experience with creative ‘link building’ campaigns
• Good Excel skills
• Knowledge of social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)
• Proven ability to increase and influence search engine rankings using white hat
techniques
• The ability to use initiative, and plan and prioritise workload to meet set deadlines
• Experience in Local SEO

E-mail CV’s are to be sent to: [email protected]
Telephone number for further details: 01606 339 095

Customer Service Team Member


Company: Timberwise
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 35 hours Monday to Friday working flexibly between 8.00am and 6.00pm depending on business needs
Location: 1 Drake Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire, CW9 7XF
Closing Date: June 30, 2022
Salary: £19,000 rising to £19,500 after probation + Bonus up to £2,500
Location: 1 Drake Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire, CW9 7XF

Company: Timberwise
Location: 1 Drake Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire, CW9 7XF
Salary: £19,000 rising to £19,500 after probation + Bonus up to £2,500
Hours: 35 hours Monday to Friday working flexibly between 8.00am and 6.00pm depending on
business needs
Job Type: permanent
Closing Date: ongoing
Interview Date: ongoing

Brief text detailing:

As a Customer Service Team Member your role will include: –

• First point of contact for our customers
• Handling of customer calls
• Responding to internet queries
• Management of surveyors diaries
• Typing reports
• Administrative duties to include invoicing and taking payments
• Effectively planning and prioritising workload.

As a Customer Service Team Member you will be: –

• Proactive, confident and positive
• Able to prioritise and Multi-task
• Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Assertive
• Team player
• IT and Office Software Literate

E-mail CV’s are to be sent to: [email protected]
Telephone number for further details: 01606 339 095

Joiner Trade Plus Operative


Company: Weaver Vale Housing Trust
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 40
Location: Gadbrook, Northwich
Closing Date: May 16, 2022
Salary: £27,031-£29,122 per annum, dependent on Qualifications and experience
Location: Gadbrook, Northwich
Interview Date: May 23, 2022

DIRECTORATE OF PROPERTY
1 x Joiner Trade Plus Operative (Permanent)
Salary £27,031-£29,122 per annum, dependent on Qualifications and experience
40 hours per week
Working across various locations within Cheshire
You must have a current and valid UK driving license for this role.

The Trust provides homes and services across Cheshire and is a Times Top 100 company to work for, has been voted the No1 Housing Association in the UK to work for, and has achieved a 3-star rating in Best Companies. We have over 6000 properties, which are maintained using our in-house trade teams. We are seeking an experienced tradesperson with a core skill of Joinery. The successful candidate will work full time and on a permanent basis to work across our Property Services team.

As a Trade Operative at the Trust, you will carry out a range of responsive repairs, planned, cyclical, and void works. It would be an advantage to be competence in all aspects of building maintenance with a recognised qualification in Joinery or Plumbing. You will be expected to work safely, follow guidelines, assess risk, and ensure the safety of yourself, our customers, and your colleagues.

This exciting role will be working in our domestic and commercial properties, transforming homes and services to improve the quality of life for our customers. It is essential that the successful candidates work within the values of the Trust and have the ability to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues. The successful candidate should be comfortable working as part of a team, be flexible to the demands of the role but have the confidence to manage their own time and using their own initiative. The role requires the successful applicant to have a current and valid UK driving licence.

The working week is 40 hours, and these hours will be worked between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm. In addition, you will be required to participate on the out of hours callout rota, an additional out of hours payment of £240 a week will be paid for the weeks you are on call out.

In addition to an excellent salary, we offer a great working environment, a defined benefit pension scheme, 25 – 31 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays. Childcare subsidy, annual Personal Development and Well Being payment. Free eye tests, flu vaccinations, and discounted gym membership.

Please be advised this role requires a Basic Disclosure Barring Service Check.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 16th May 2022
(Please be aware that applications received after this time will not be considered)

Assessment/Interview date: W/C 23rd May 2022

Please visit our website at www.wvht.co.uk to access the job information pack & submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the minimum criteria in relation to the person specification and send to [email protected]

Those applicants that consider themselves to have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview. Please confirm within your application if you consider yourself to have a disability.

In line with the Trust’s Disclosure & Barring Policy, please confirm if you have any current convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive for certain roles, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The recruitment manager will review your skills and experience to determine if there is a match with the position for which you applied. If there is, we will contact you by phone or email to schedule an interview or assessment. If your background does not match our current needs, you will not be contacted.

Please note due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.

We appreciate your interest in Weaver Vale Housing Trust and the time you invested applying with us.

The Trust invites applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion or disability.

IT Developer


Company: Absence Protection
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: Flexible working hours
Location: Gadbrook Park
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Salary: Up to £70k Dependant on Experience
Location: Gadbrook Park

Benefits
• Flexible working hours
• Work from home 1 day a week
• Salary up to £70k, dependant on experience

The Role
We are looking for a PHP developer who is dedicated to their craft, writes code they are proud of, and
can hit the ground running. We need you to write beautiful, efficient PHP to a high standard, in a
timely and scalable manner that improves the codebase of our products in meaningful ways. We have
end to end insurance platforms including quote engines, websites, client portals, MI and claims
handling platforms.

Responsibilities
• Write “clean”, well designed code
• Full Stack Development
• Product Ownership
• Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure
strong optimisation and functionality
• Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle

Skills/Experience

Required
• Strong PHP skills – 2+ years commercial experience
• Working knowledge of MVC frameworks – our systems use Codeigniter
• Experience of Front-end frameworks – we use Foundation
• Good knowledge of MySQL
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science OR a proven track record in the industry

Desirable
• Experience with version control (Git, Subversion etc)
• Experience of task management software – we use Asana
• Experience in using APIs (Google, Facebook etc)

Day to Day
Probation will see you tasked with getting to grips with the insurance sector. Post probation, the day
to day encompasses the full development lifecycle. Focusing on a single project at a time you’re
expected to be designing, developing and maintaining systems within a given specification. Once you
understand the businesses needs you will be able to have input into the requirements for systems as
well as foresee potential pitfalls down the line.

Location
Gadbrook Park, Northwich. Easy access to the M6.

Contact:
Aimee Hulme | Head of Sales and Operations
Tel 01565 760010 | Mob 07772 404544
Email [email protected]
8 Brunel Court, Gadbrook Park, Northwich,
Cheshire, CW9 7LP
https://www.absenceprotection.co.uk/

System Admin


Company: Absence Protection
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: Flexible
Location: Gadbrook Park
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Salary: Salary up to £35k, dependant on experience
Location: Gadbrook Park

Benefits
• Salary up to £35k, dependant on experience
• Flexible working hours
• 23 days holiday plus additional accrued holidays each year up to five, plus bank holidays
• WFH one day per week

Location
Gadbrook Park, Northwich. Easy access to the M6.

The Role:
We are looking for a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our systems.
Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems
quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams
and users.

Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.
• Installing and configuring software, hardware and networks
• Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues
• Ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure
Responsibilities
• Install and configure software and hardware
• Manage network servers and technology tools
• Set up accounts and workstations including email management
• Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
• Troubleshoot issues and outages
• Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls
• Upgrade systems with new releases and models
• Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies
• Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies
• Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery

Skills/experience required
• Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role
• Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
• Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
• Experience with telephony systems
• Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
• Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
• Excellent communication skills
• BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional
certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) is a plus

Key Skills/Experience with
• Centos 7
• PFSense
• Nextcloud/Owncloud
• Apache & WHM/CPanel
• FreePBX
Serviced Companies within the Group
• Absence Protection Ltd
• Teacher Absence Ltd
• Harrington Bates Ltd
• Staff Absence Ltd

Contact:
Aimee Hulme | Head of Sales and Operations
Tel 01565 760010 | Mob 07772 404544
Email [email protected]
8 Brunel Court, Gadbrook Park, Northwich,
Cheshire, CW9 7LP
https://www.absenceprotection.co.uk/

CONTACT US

Hugh Shields -
Estate Manager

[email protected]

07921 055 039
01606 723 175

Stephanie Leese -
Business Team Coordinator

[email protected]

01606 723 175

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