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Welcome to the online guide of jobs on offer in Burnham-On-Sea and the surrounding area. This page is constantly updated as new vacancies become available. Keep checking back to see what jobs are on offer.

Look for full-time work and part-time positions, as well as voluntary roles. To advertise your vacancy or recruitment event on this jobs board please contact us at feedback@burnham-on-sea.com. Vacancies are listed for a minimum of 6 weeks unless a closing date is stated.

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Burnham’s rescue hovercraft charity BARB is seeking new volunteers to join its support crew. To express an interest, call in at the seafront station during the week.

Latest Vacancies & Voluntary Positions

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Somerset NHS Partnership
Salary:£23,023 – £29,608 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full Time and Part Time
Date listed: 26/07/18

Job ref – 184-SG.GEN.04

Wessex House is a 12 bed CAMHS unit for Young people between the age of 13 and 18. This is a great opportunity to become part of a well-established team and work hand in hand with multi professionals delivering high quality care.
We recognise that to provide exceptional care to our patients, we need exceptional staff – and that could be you.
As a staff nurse working in a key worker role you will contribute to the assessment, planning and implementation of treatment plans for children and young people with complex mental health needs and their families.
Playing a vital leadership role on the ward, you’ll also supervise support staff, participating in a variety of therapeutic activities related to the client’s care plans, working with a recovery focused approach.
Wessex house can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.
Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2LGW1rW Closing Date 12 August 2018


Somerset NHS Partnership
Salary:£33,222- £43,041 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Date listed: 26/07/18
Job ref – 184-MC.GEN.97-A

An exciting opportunity to be involved in delivering enhanced high quality care to young people.

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic team manager to join its CAMHS Enhanced Outreach Team.
The team support young people with a range of difficulties from anxiety, depression and eating disorders, to emotional dysregulation and high risk taking behaviours.
The role involves liaison with partners including two acute hospitals, social care, primary care and other agencies working with young people. Additionally, the role will include risk and clinical assessment of children. The team currently operates from a multi-disciplinary approach with nursing, psychology, psychiatry and social care experience all contributing to providing care and treatment plans.
Interventions primarily take place in the young person’s home environment, community settings, team bases and via in-reach to the local district general hospitals and inpatient psychiatric ward.
The role includes operational and clinical supervision of staff and utilisation of clinical mental health knowledge to help team formulate planning for recovery.
Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2Og0vEp Closing date 31 Jul 18


Somerset NHS Partnership
Salary:£23,023 – £29,608 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Date listed: 26/07/18

Job ref – 403-GEN1582

Are you an experienced Recruitment Consultant who is keen to move away from a sales environment? Are you looking to make the move to an in-house role or perhaps you are already an in-house recruiter ready for a fresh challenge?

Following the alliance between Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we are going through an exciting period of change that we want you to become a part of.

Working strategically alongside the Recruitment Manager you will support in the implementation of a proactive recruitment approach across both trusts. You will work closely with the hiring managers to identify and understand their recruitment needs, implementing effective resourcing strategies to aid with staffing levels.

You will have experience of working on niche and hard to fill roles from initial attraction right through to appointment. Working alongside the Recruitment Administrators you will ensure that the candidate journey is efficient and engaging, highlighting and addressing any areas of concern.

You must have experience of direct sourcing with demonstrable knowledge of Health and Social Care recruitment and the on-going challenges the sector faces.

Due to the travel requirements when visiting external sites you must possess a full UK Driving Licence and have access to your own vehicle.

Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2JY2mu6 Closing Date: 6 August 2018


Somerset NHS Partnership
Bridgwater or Taunton
Salary: £20,150 – £23,363 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Date listed: 26/07/18

Apprenticeship Officer, Band 4 – Job ref – 184-MC.GEN.133

‘Be part of inspiring and developing our future workforce’

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust are looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring, creative, skilled problem solver to join their combined Learning and Development team.

In response to national apprenticeship reforms both Trusts are investing further in apprenticeship opportunities that aim to inspire and develop the workforce, and to ensure there is the right skills and experience to deliver high quality care, both now and in the future.

In this exciting role you will be engaging with the community and our existing workforce and inspiring and motivating a range of different people about the benefits of health care apprenticeships. This role will particularly focus on attracting young people into the NHS, and promoting health care careers through apprenticeship pathways. You will also support with the development of robust work experience and apprenticeship programmes, as well as ensuring the learning experience of apprentices is supported and effective.

The Apprenticeships Officer will be a resource for lifelong learning, career information, advice and guidance, engaging with key stakeholders, schools and colleges in order to promote apprenticeships within both organisations.
Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2NNsPwL Closing Date: 7 August 2018


Taunton & Somerset NHS Partnership
Burnham on Sea
Salary: £23,023 – £29,608 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full Time, Part Time & Bank Hours
Date listed: 26/07/18

Staff Nurse, Band 5 – Job ref – 184-JN.GEN.151

Are you a Registered Nurse looking to join a forward thinking autonomous team within a Friendly Community Hospital?

Look no further, here at Burnham Hospital we are a joint led team of Therapists & Nurses who all possess the same focus, getting our patients back into their normal place of residence whilst promoting their independence along the way.
Burnham on Sea War Memorial Hospital has 20 inpatient beds. The team at Burnham support patients during their hospital stay and deliver personalised care in line with an agreed care plan. We are a modern community hospital serving Burnham on Sea & the surrounding area.

Here we see a variety of patients with various medical needs; our nurses need to be confident and reliant on their own judgement on a daily basis. We pride ourselves in teamwork, boasting good working relationships with other professionals of our multidisciplinary team. Our staff have a strong connection with the League of Friends who support the Hospital in ensuring we get the best out of the workplace.

Working in our team means you will always be learning, your development is important to us; we have various opportunities on the ward such as career progression pathways, upskilling, supporting students & becoming a mentor.
Whilst the NHS is changing to be community focused; we can offer skill development opportunities in many areas of practice. You will also be working within a developing model of care. Care is delivered on a personalised basis jointly developed with the patient and/ or carers.
Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2mHzAom


Taunton & Somerset NHS Partnership
Salary: £22,128 – £28,746 per annum, pro rata
Hours: TBA
Date listed: 26/07/18

Job ref – 184-BANK-RMN-I
Town – Various
Salary – £22,128 – £28,746 per annum, pro rata
We are looking for highly motivated, compassionate, caring and flexible individuals to join our mental health inpatient services on a bank basis in Somerset.
We are looking for staff who are confident, approachable, and sensitive to the issues faced by people who are in the acute and challenging phase of their journey towards recovery.
You will be a good communicator, able to demonstrate empathy, be non-judgemental, self-motivated and committed to delivering high quality patient care. You will enjoy talking and listening to people and have patience to spend time with service users to discuss their care and assist them with their daily needs.
You will have 6 months post registration experience.
We will provide a full corporate and local induction on appointment. In addition to which you will have training and development opportunities which will further enhance your skills as a healthcare worker.
Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2LrC0Xe – Closing date 1 August 2018


Somerset NHS Partnership
Salary: £20,150- £23,363 per annum
Hours: Full Time. Job share will be considered
Date listed: 26/07/18

A genuinely exciting opportunity has arisen to join Somerset Partnership’s expanding, nationally recognised Employment Support Service and play a key role in assisting individuals in Somerset with severe and enduring mental health difficulties realise their ambition to find high quality, sustainable employment. This is a unique opportunity to transform people’s lives in Somerset. This role requires an individual with the power to inspire optimism and with meaningful service user involvement and Equality and Diversity at their heart.

As a full member of The Centre for Mental Health’s Centres of Excellence Programme since its inception in 2009 we have an established record of leadership in the field of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model programmes. Now, with new funding and support on county, regional and national levels, we are able to recruit new team members to help us achieve our goal of doubling our reach and improving our quality even further.

Working under the supervision of Professionally qualified Mental Health Employment Specialists you will use the IPS model to support service users through all stages of their employment journey, from their initial expression of interest in finding a paid job, through recruitment, to in-work support for a caseload of individuals within one of our four localities.

Read More & Apply: https://bit.ly/2uRAQdg Closing Date: 12 August 2018


Salary: TBA
Hours: TBA
Date listed: 19/06/18

Abbeyfield offers sheltered accommodation for 8 independent mature individuals with the support of the House Manager.
Key objectives for the right person are to maximise and improve the quality of life of every resident, you will make certain that everyone feels settled, supported and involved in all our activities.
As Assistant Housekeeper you must have the ability to work flexible hours. You will support the House Manager to provide day to day management of the house including preparing meals for the residents, managing materials and stock for the efficient running of the house. There will also be some administrative duties involved and for this training will be given.
This is a permanent position with a competitive salary, to include holidays and a contributory pension scheme, after a qualifying period.
Contact Mrs Diane Brown on 01278 78359 or
e-mail abbeyfieldburnham@gmail.com for application form


Volunteer Sales Assistants would assist in the daily running of shop in Burnham-On-Sea which would include replenishment of stock and merchandising, and till. Suitable volunteers do not need experience as training will be given. Ideally a morning or afternoon a week, the shop is open 7 days a week and therefore days could be found to suit applicants.

Volunteer Fundraising staff would help with various campaigns throughout the year, which could include Ride for Ryder, Christmas fundraising, volunteer campaigns, stock generation campaigns and fundraising in general. This position is very flexible and could be carried out at home subject to approval. Training and guidance will be given and would work closely with shop manager. This would suit and enthusiastic, organised person.

For more details please contact Helen Roberts, Shop Manager, Sue Ryder (Burnham On Sea branch) 01278 786394 or call into the shop.

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