POWYS County Council urgently need more staff as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The authority has said it is seeing staff shortages in some areas because of the spread of the pandemic, and now needs to bring in new staff to help cover.

They include waste and recycling operatives, reablement support workers, home care assistants, administrators in adult services, care assistants, Assist contact officers, day support workers and home support workers.

The council also wants to bring in review community support officers for older people.

You can find out more details about the jobs and apply via https://recruitment.powys.gov.uk/ or by calling 01597 826409.

Councillor Graham Breeze is the council’s cabinet member with responsibility for recruitment.

He said: “We urgently need more help as we are already starting to see staff shortages in some areas. Please don’t worry if you don’t have experience in these areas as full training will be given.

“However, time is of the essence, so if you are looking for work, please contact us as soon as possible."

The council is also working with partners, including the Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations, to co-ordinate volunteer support for vulnerable people within the county. You can find out more at https://powys.volunteering-wales.net