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Receptionist/Administrator

At ASA Recruitment we are looking for an experienced Receptionist/Administrator who can provide support within our Aberdeen Branch. As Scotland’s largest independent recruitment consultancy this is a busy role and you should therefore be someone who can juggle many tasks effectively at one time.

Your main responsibilities as a Receptionist/Administrator will include:

- Answering all incoming calls professionally and redirecting as required.
- Dealing with clients and candidates when arriving for appointments etc
- General administrative duties and office support

It is essential that you have previous experience working in a busy reception area and that you can demonstrate excellent customer service skills, where you can show initiative with good organisational & communication skills, with the ability to prioritise work without the need for close supervision. An excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages, in particular Word, is also required.

The working hours for this role are from 8:30 am till 5:30 pm Monday to Friday.

If you wish to apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter stating why you should be considered for this position, with details of your salary expectations.

Posted: 24/04/2015
RefNo: 143002

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Care Assistant
Edinburgh
£7.65 - £12 per hour

Awarded grade 5 across all areas by the Care Inspectorate, ASA Recruitment is a leading supplier of Healthcare workers in Edinburgh.

We offer you the opportunity to develop your experience in a professional setting with competitive rates of pay and holiday pay accrual.

You will be caring for elderly residents with low mobility and in some cases dementia. You will be required to undertake all duties involved in care of the elderly, including personal care and working as part of a team to ensure residents enjoy a high quality of care. A positive and caring attitude and commitment to supporting residents is crucial.

Benefits of this role include:
Flexible working time
Enhanced pay rates for nights, weekends and Public Holidays
Opportunity to develop your skills
Holiday pay accrual

To be considered for this role, please email your CV to healthcare@asarecruitment.co.uk

Posted: 24/04/2015
RefNo: 138325

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Senior Care Assistant
Edinburgh
£8-£16 per hour

Awarded grade 5 across all areas by the Care Inspectorate, ASA Recruitment is a leading supplier of Healthcare workers in Edinburgh.

We offer you the opportunity to develop your experience in a professional setting with competitive rates of pay and holiday pay accrual.

You will be undertaking all duties involved in care of the elderly, including personal care, assisting residents with mobility and ensuring that residents enjoy a high quality of care and social support. Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for supervising colleagues, offering advice, guidance and delegating tasks. You will also be responsible for administering medication, updating care plans, adhering to the policies and procedures of the home and ensuring the safety of colleagues and residents at all times.

Benefits of this role include:
Flexible working time
Enhanced pay rates for nights, weekends and Public Holidays
Potential for ongoing assignments
Opportunity to develop your skills
Holiday pay accrual

To be considered for this role, please email your CV to healthcare@asarecruitment.co.uk

Posted: 24/04/2015
RefNo: 138323

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Registered Nurse
£14-£20 per/hour
For nursing home work in Edinburgh.

Awarded grade 5 across all areas by the Care Inspectorate, ASA Recruitment is a leading supplier of Healthcare workers in Edinburgh.

We offer you the opportunity to develop your experience in a professional setting with competitive rates of pay and holiday pay accrual. Shift work is based around your availability and we have hours to suit any schedule.

What your role will be:
As an RGN or RMN you will be working in care of the elderly -
Assessing residents' physical, social and psychological needs
Maintaining high standards of nursing care in the home
Responsible for updating care plans
Administering medication
Responding to incidents
Adhering to the policies and procedures of the home
Ensuring the safety of colleagues and residents at all times

Benefits of this role include:
Flexible working time
Enhanced pay rates for nights, weekends and Public Holidays
Opportunity to develop your skills
Holiday pay accrual

If you would like to apply for this role please email your CV to healthcare@asarecruitment.co.uk

Posted: 24/04/2015
RefNo: 138322

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***Joiners Required Immediate***

Joiners required for metal stud partition work for ongoing contract in the Glasgow City Centre.

Successful Candidate must have:

-CSCS (specialist trade joiner/dryliner)
-PPE
-Own Tools
- immediate start

Posted: 24/04/2015
RefNo: 142999

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Accounts Senior
Edinburgh
£24,000 - £28,000

A well respected and growing Edinburgh CA firm is seeking an Accounts Senior to join their expanding team in Edinburgh City Centre.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who may already be working with an independent CA firm looking to progress their career with a firm that is wholly client focused. You should be part qualified either ICAS/ICAEW/ACCA. Study support is available for candidates with the drive to attain qualification.

Your role will incorporate the following: -
· Provide a full business advisory service to their client portfolio
· Manage a client their own client portfolio
· Dealing with R & D tax returns claims and corporation tax.
· Planning of accounts preparation and workflow
· Ad hoc duties

This is a fantastic opportunity for part qualified accounts who want to work in a practice that forges long lasting relationships by providing a first class client service. With plans for further growth over the 24 months this truly is an exciting opportunity.

Much more information is available to interested applicants. Please start the process with an attached CV.

Posted: 24/04/2015
RefNo: 143004

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Contracts Officer

ASA's client are currently on the lookout for a Contracts Officer to join their team in Inverness on a Temporary basis.

Location: Inverness
Salary: £24,206 - £27,318
Period: 3 Months

The Contracts Officer will help support the companies approach to its long term Procurement Continuous Improvement Initiative and help to co-ordinate the knowledge, expertise and efforts of others in doing so. Also to support and assist in a range of procurement projects for specific categories of service and supply procurement.

Key Responsibilities:
*To Participate and act as the focal point for specific ranges of strategic sourcing/collaborative/standard procurement and contracting activities
* To extract and interpret data from the procurement and accounting systems to enable and inform strategic sourcing projects
* To assist in the development of suppliers and available contracting options and processes and to provide specific support in the management of suppliers
* Provide contractual support for the Principal Contracts Officers
* Manage day to day contractual processes of the Procurement service, development of specific contract terms and service legal agreements
* Assist with the production and maintenance of all project documentation including tendering, documentation, specific contract terms and conditions, and supplier contract management information
* Deal with Service and Supplier management in respect of assigned categories of contracts
* To guide and direct evaluation teams to ensure openness, fairness, and equality of treatment
* Deal with queries and challenges from unsuccessful bidders from bidders
* To ensure that technical staff abide by rules

Essential Attributes:
* Experience and ability to conduct tender exercises unsupported
* Experience and ability to develop contract documents
* Assessing and deciding on the correct choice of approach to procurement options
* Dealing with public and suppliers
* Progression of appropriate level of professional qualification (CIPS level 5/6)
* Ability to analyse data quickly and accurately
* Understanding of contract law
* High level of communication skills
* An understanding of the principles of contracting as well as a working knowledge of the principles of contracting and contract law, contractual terms, public sector procurement aims and regulations and supplier management

If this role is of interest, please call Teri on 01224 652 600 for more information or send your CV to ttang@asarecruitment.co.uk

Posted: 23/04/2015
RefNo: 142984

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ASA Recruitments Client, a leading E-Commerce firm with strong retail industry backing, is looking to recruit a PHP DEVELOPER for there Glasgow office

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £30k+

ROLE:

You will have a portfolio of leading edge sites under your belt and experience of working on E-Commerce systems,
handling large product catalogues. You will play a pivotal role in the growth of our clients business as we re-define how
customers shop online and how our suppliers reach new audiences.

Working with current Magento Enterprise and Node technologies, this is an exciting and varied role with the potential
to grow with the ambitions of the business. It requires a strong coder who can work on their own initiative and has the
skills and ability to build modular content management systems and e-commerce applications.

You will be supported by our Content, Creative and Inventory teams who will handle product data population, graphics
and editorial assets. You'll also be supported by the Buying & Merchandising and Digital Marketing team.

ACTIVITIES:

• Take a lead role in creating and developing custom Magento-based E-Commerce solutions
• Manage and work with external agencies and resource as necessary
• Develop modules and plug-ins across the E-Commerce platform
• Identify and resolve possible conflicts between existing customizations and new code development
• Ensure overall architecture and platform integrity
• Create technical user documentation
• Draw on analytical mind-set for strong testing & debugging
• Proactive approach in the drive towards continuous improvement of our solution
• Interact and work with designers and management to resolve diverse issues ranging from application support
to UX and back-end integration
• Take ownership of assigned tasks/problem-solving and resolve

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related degree
• 3yrs + experience in software application and support in a team environment
• Strong, current PHP, MySQL, CSS, JavaScript and HTML skills
• Experience in e-commerce and online retail
• Strong application support and problem-solving skills - the successful candidate will possess solid
technical, analytical, and communication skills
• A good understanding of modern JavaScript frameworks with experience of node.js being preferential
• Previous experience of working with third party APIs
• Experience of Testing tools such as PHP Unit and regression testing software
• Strong skills in website profiling, performance enhancing and refactoring existing code
• Previous experience in a Back-End Integration & CMS
• Experience in one or more modern PHP frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony 2 or Yii etc
• Comfortable using XDebug to diagnose issues with code
• Zend framework or Magneto experience would be desirable

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact acarlin@asarecruitment.co.uk or call 0141 221 4166 for a confidential chat.

Posted: 23/04/2015
RefNo: 142992

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ASA Recruitments Client, a leading E-Commerce firm with strong retail industry backing, is looking to recruit a Front-End UI Developer for there Glasgow office

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £35k+

ROLE:

You will have a portfolio of leading edge sites under your belt and experience of working on ecommerce systems,
handling large product catalogues. You will play a pivotal role in the growth of our business as we re-define how
customers shop online for and how our suppliers reach new audiences.

Working with current Magento Enterprise and Node technologies, this is an exciting and varied role with the potential
to grow with the ambitions of the business. It requires a user-focused developer who can work on their own initiative
and has the skills and ability to build modular content management systems and e-commerce applications.

You will be supported by our Content, Creative and Inventory teams who will handle product data population, graphics
and editorial assets. You'll also be supported by the Buying & Merchandising and Digital Marketing team.

ACTIVITIES:

• Proactive approach in the drive towards continuous improvement of our solution
• Interact and work with designers and management to resolve diverse issues ranging from application support
to UX and back-end integration
• Take ownership of assigned tasks/problem-solving and resolve
• Providing accurate timing estimates on work.
• Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification)
• Contributing to the company development standards working closely with the Head of Technology.
• Discussing technical solutions with internal clients and providing innovative new ideas to solutions.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

• Excellent HTML, SASS and CSS programming skills
• Coding valid HTML and CSS mark-up
• Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
• Exceptional JavaScript and JavaScript framework skills to create rich interactive content
• Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
• Excitement about emerging web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3
• Good understanding of Web Accessibility
• Experience working with version control systems such as Git
• Experience in AJAX techniques
• Knowledge of HTML Email best practice desirable
• Understanding of mobile first responsive design
• Understanding of wire-framing concepts
• JavaScript and regression testing
• Experience and understanding of e-commerce and online retail
• Self motivated with a high degree of attention to detail
• Ability to work in an Agile programming environment
• Able to work well within and between cross-functional teams
• Zend framework or Magento experience is desirable

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact acarlin@asarecruitment.co.uk or call 0141 221 4166 for a confidential chat.

Posted: 23/04/2015
RefNo: 142993

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Receptionist

At ASA Recruitment we are looking for an experienced Receptionist who can provide support within our Edinburgh Branch. As Scotland’s largest independent recruitment consultancy this is a busy role and you should therefore be someone who can juggle many tasks effectively at one time.

Your main responsibilities as a Receptionist will include:

- Answering all incoming calls professionally and redirecting as required.
- Dealing with clients and candidates when arriving for appointments etc
- General administrative duties and office support

It is essential that you have previous experience working in a busy reception area and that you can demonstrate excellent customer service skills, where you can show initiative with good organisational & communication skills, with the ability to prioritise work without the need for close supervision. An good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, in particular Word, is also required.

The working hours for this role are from 9:00 am till 6:00 pm Monday to Wednesday and 8:30 am till 5:30 pm on Thursday and Friday.

If you wish to apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter stating why you should be considered for this position, with details of your salary expectations.

Posted: 22/04/2015
RefNo: 142979

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ASA Recruitment
Receptionist/Front of House Assistant
Temp to perm
£7.00 per hour

At ASA Recruitment we are looking for a highly professional Receptionist/Front of House Assistant to work within our busy Edinburgh Branch. As Scotland’s largest independent recruitment consultancy the reception and phones can get very busy and you should therefore be someone who can juggle many tasks effectively at one time.

As the first point of contact for our clients and candidates, you will be representing ASA Recruitment so it is essential you are professional and above all, that you have excellent customer service skills and are willing to go 'above and beyond' to help our service users.

Your responsibilities as a Receptionist/Telephonist will include:

- Answering all incoming calls in a timely and professional manner
- Transferring calls and taking messages when required
- Meeting and greeting all visitors to the office
- Managing the reception email inbox
- Scanning documents and updating records
- Arranging for taxi's and couriers when required
- Typing and general administrative duties

Skills and personal attributes of the ideal candidate include:

- Excellent telephone manner - polite and helpful
- Friendly and personable nature
- Punctual and reliable
- Confident and motivated
- Ability to take initiative
- Good IT skills

It is essential that you have previous experience in working in a busy reception area or call centre handling a high volume of incoming calls and dealing with enquiries. You must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills, where you can show initiative and good organisational & communication skills, and the ability to prioritise work.

An excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages is required, in particular Word. Previous experience of operating an Avaya Switchboard would be desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

The hours for this role are 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Wednesday; and 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on Thursday and Friday.

If you wish to apply for this position please send your CV.

Posted: 22/04/2015
RefNo: 142981

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Role: Care Assistant
Location: Fife
Hourly Rate: £7.65 (£8.40 for Evening and weekend shifts)

Care Assistants required to work on temporary assignments in care homes in the Fife area.

Candidates will be required to undertake all duties involved in the care of the elderly, including personal care, assisting residents with mobility and working as part of a team to ensure residents enjoy a high quality of care. A positive and caring attitude and commitment to supporting residents is essential.

You must have a minimum of 6 months previous experience working in a residential or nursing home environment for care of the elderly. All candidates will be asked to register and fund applications to join the PVG scheme or update existing records. You will also be asked to provide 2 reference contacts on of which supports your care experience.

In return, we offer competitive rates of pay, starting from £7.65 per hour with enhanced weekend and night rates and holiday pay accrual. You will be invited to attend our mandatory Healthcare training courses which are offered free of charge. Care homes are located across Fif therefore we can accommodate requests for flexible working patterns and locations.

ASA Recruitment is a leading supplier of Healthcare workers across the public and private sector. If you would like to apply for this role or to find out more information, contact ASA Recruitment now.

Posted: 22/04/2015
RefNo: 142975

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Role: Support Worker
Location: Fife
Hourly Rate: £7.65 (£8.40 for weekend shifts)

Temporary Support Workers required for placements in supported living and day centre environments across Fife.

You will be involved in the daily activities of the service, supporting individuals to achieve personal goals and on occasion assisting with personal care needs during the course of the day. A positive and caring attitude and commitment to supporting people is crucial to this role.

It is essential that you have a minimum of 6 months previous experience in a support environment working with adults who have learning and physical difficulties. You must be able to provide at least one reference contact to support this experience. All candidates will be asked to register and fund applications to join the PVG scheme or update existing records.
There are many different shifts to cover to fit around availability for any day of the week, however we ask that you have a flexible approach to our clients' needs.

We offer competitive rates of pay starting from £8.40 per hour with enhanced weekend and night rates and holiday pay accrual. You will also be invited to attend our mandatory Healthcare training courses which are offered free of charge.

ASA Recruitment is a leading supplier of Healthcare workers across the public and private sector. If you would like to apply for this role or to find out more information, contact ASA Recruitment now.

Posted: 22/04/2015
RefNo: 142977

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Programme Manager

ASA's client based in Inverness are currently on the look out for an interim to provide cover from as soon as possible to 31st March 2016.
Salary: £24, 756

The Programme Manager will lead on the delivery of the new placement programme which focuses on growth through innovation, internationalisation and capacity building. They will also work extensively with Account Managers and the growth sector organisations to identify and define placement opportunities as well as establishing, monitoring and reviewing progress. This will require strong Project Management skills as well being able to give accurate feedback in order to amend processes and products to ensure organisations have access to highly effective business development tools. The Programme Manager will also need to bring fresh thinking in order to create a customer focused business that is responsive and pro active.

Key Responsibilities:
* Leading the placement team and providing line management by overseeing the budget, marketing and engaging with stake holders
* Assisting with shaping development and structure of the programme and leading on implementation and delivery which will include strategic and operational aspects and all compliance issues
* Promotion of the Placement Programme to businesses and social enterprises by uploading any information on the website and producing any other marketing material
* Placement identification and reviewing placement briefs, draft job adverts and advertise placements. Also ensuring employers receive relevant information emails and packs
* Monitor and review placements by producing internal project appraisal documentation, collating review comments and feedback and dealing with any issues that arise
* Support the further development of the placement programme by using informal and formal feedback at local and national level, inputting own ideas at team meetings to ensure effective delivery
* Assisting the Development Manager when required
* Check and process any invoices or small claims made in connection with the work of the team
* Provide excellent customer service when dealing with internal colleagues or external contacts

Key Skills:
* Good standard formal education or equivalent work experience Essential. Finance or Accountancy qualification / Further education in relevant discipline training Desirable
* Experience of working with businesses or in business, project management, project appraisal and line management experience Essential. Experience of using CRM systems, EU programmes, Line management experience, Financial analysis and website development Desirable.

If you would like to hear more about this position, please contact Teri on 01224 652 600 or send CV to ttang@asarecruitment.co.uk for consideration.

Posted: 22/04/2015
RefNo: 142983

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Senior Payroll/Pensions Administrator

ASA's client based in Fraserburgh are currently looking for an experienced Payroll candidate to join their team and work with both the HR team and the Payroll Supervisor.
Location: You will be based in Fraserbugh for 3-4 days as well as spending 1-2 days in the Aberdeen office.
Salary: £25,666

Key Skills and experience:
* Responsible for the HR element of Payroll and Pensions administration and the critical link between HR and Finance to enable the delivery of an accurate and timely Payroll service
* High level payroll and pensions administration and in particular a good understanding of local government pensions schemes
* Previous experience of supervising staff
* High experience of excel
* Highly analytical
* Adaptable
* Excellent communication skills
* Resilient

If this role is of interest, please call Teri on 01224 65 600 for more information or send your CV to ttang@asarecruitment.co.uk

Posted: 22/04/2015
RefNo: 142976

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