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Business Support Officer - First Response

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Range 2 (£21,000 - £21,885) FTE
  • Closing date: 29/12/2023 (22 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

How would you like to be part of an enthusiastic, fast paced, friendly team while making a difference to the children and young people of Medway? We have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the First Response Business Support Team. You will be required to provide complete and comprehensive...

Business Support Officer - Request for Information

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Range 2 (£21,000 - £21,885)
  • Closing date: 15/12/2023 (8 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

Medway council are looking for an enthusiastic business support officer to act as the first point of contact for Requests for Information and Subject Access Requests for Children’s Services. Liaise with relevant managers, practitioners and/or external agencies in order to ensure that requests are...

Early Help Worker - Single Point of Access

  • Medway Children and Family Hubs
  • Salary: Range 3 (£22,355 - £27,874)
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 5 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Medway Family Solutions Service as part of the wider Early Help agenda. Family Solutions work holistically with families with multiple and complex needs to enable them to see their strengths and build upon these to make positive changes to their lives. This...

Virtual School Officer

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Range 4 (£28,374 - £33,723)
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 5 days ago

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join Medway Virtual School (MVS) to work with us, and our partners, to secure excellent outcomes for all that we undertake in pursuing great outcomes for pupils.  This role has a particular focus on pupils who are working with, or have ever...

Independent Reviewing Officer

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: SW-CS4 ( £46,377 - £50,437)
  • Closing date: 22/12/2023 (16 days left)
  • Posted: 7 days ago

Medway’s Children’s services, who have been rated Good recently by Ofsted are looking for an Independent Reviewing Officer who has children at the very heart of all they do.  You will develop strong relationships with the children and young people in your care and help shape the best possible opportunities...

Housing Apprentice

  • Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home
  • Salary: Level 2 - £195.36 per week
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 7 days ago

A Medway Council Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to earn a salary and gain a qualification whilst gathering invaluable workplace skills and experience.An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Housing Apprentice to join the Income team within the Housing Service. This...

Post 16 Assistant

  • Hybrid – Works part from Gun Wharf and part from home’
  • Salary: Range 3 (£22,355 - £27,874) per annum
  • Closing date: 05/01/2024 (30 days left)
  • Posted: 8 days ago

Medway’s Education and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Division is committed to support all children and young people to learn and grow and to achieve their potential in education. The Education and SEND Division covers a wide scope of services, including school admissions, place...

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Tutor

  • Medway Adult Education Centres
  • Salary: £26.97 - £30.15 per hour
  • Closing date: 29/12/2023 (23 days left)
  • Posted: 8 days ago

New Year – New job!Come and join our team of experienced and highly skilled tutors and share your expertise to provide high quality ESOL teaching and learning experiences. Medway Adult Education is passionate about supporting adults in Medway to gain skills and qualifications to improve their life...

Parking Processing Assistant (Technical Appeals & Income Recovery)

  • Fixed – Permanently office based at Gun Wharf
  • Salary: Range 2 (£21,000 - £21,855) per annum
  • Closing date: 11/12/2023 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

Previous applicants need not apply.Parking Services are looking for an enthusiastic Processing Assistant to assist in the provision of an efficient and effective parking enforcement system thereby contributing to the Medway’s commitment to its community and environment. This person will  assist in...

Social Worker

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £43,055 (inclusive of market allowance) + annual retention payment
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Children’s Social Work? Are you ready for your next challenge? We are looking for Social Workers for the following areas: (Please indicate which area you're applying for within your application) Children’s Social Work Teams Assessment Children...

Team Manager - Assessment

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £57,437 (inclusive of market allowance) + annual retention payment
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

We are seeking Team Managers to join our Assessment Team. You will be responsible for leading, managing and coaching a team of 6 social workers responsible for delivering and improving services for vulnerable children, young people and their families. You will report to the Service Manager and work...

Experienced Social Worker

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £47,067 (inclusive of market allowance) + annual retention payment
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Children’s Social Work? Are you ready for your next challenge? We have opportunities for Experienced Social Workers to join the following teams in Medway: Children’s Social Work team Assessment team Children in Care team Our vision and...

Team Manager - Children in Care

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £57,437 (inclusive of market allowance) + annual retention payment
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

We are recruiting an experienced Team Manager to join our Children in Care Team and help us achieve our vision for all our children, young people and families in Medway. You will be required manage and motivate a team of experienced and newly qualified social workers, whilst also deputising and supporting...

Team Manager - Children's Social Work Teams

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £57,437 (inclusive of market allowance) + annual retention payment
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

We are seeking an experienced Team Manager to join our Children’s Social Work Team and help us achieve our vision for all our children, young people and families in Medway.  Our team structures are designed to ensure there is the right level of support available to staff.  You will report to the...

Experienced Social Worker - Children and Young People Disability Team

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £47,067 (inclusive of market allowance) + annual retention payment
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

This is an exciting time to join our Children and Young People with Disabilities’ Team and be part of our Children's Social Care improvement journey.  We have realigned our services and increased staffing capacity to ensure our staff feel supported to achieve the best outcomes for our children, young...

Senior Engineer (Traffic Signals)

  • Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home
  • Salary: £39,632 - £45,420
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

We are seeking an experienced Senior Traffic Signal Engineer to join a proactive team to oversee and deliver a range of Traffic Signal services. Medway Council is responsible for Network Management activities throughout Medway and our traffic signals and systems form a key part of delivering an efficient...

Regeneration Programme Manager

  • Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 7 - £45,920 - £50,437 per annum plus £5,000 per annum skills shortage allowance
  • Closing date: 15/12/2023 (9 days left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

This opportunity is currently being offered on a fixed term contract basis of 12 months; If an internal council employee wishes to apply for this role, a secondment opportunity may be considered (please state this on your application).Medway are seeking to recruit an experienced Regeneration Programme...

Financial Welfare Officer

  • Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home
  • Salary: Range 3 - £22,355 - £27,874 per annum / pro rata
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 13 days ago

As a Financial Welfare Officer, you will provide a high-quality front-line response to customer enquiries at several locations within the Medway area, relating to a whole range of services provided by the Council, more specifically the Benefits and Financial Welfare Service.The role will enable our...

Senior Financial Welfare Officer

  • Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home
  • Salary: £28,374 - £33,723
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 13 days ago

As a Senior Financial Welfare Officer, you will ensure Medway provides a high-quality front-line response to customer enquiries at a number of locations within the Medway area, relating to a whole range of services provided by the Council, more specifically the Benefits and Financial Welfare Service...

Service Manager - Children's Social Work Team

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: SW-CS5 - ( £50,438 - £54,524)
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 13 days ago

Location: Medway, Kent Salary: £50,438 - £54,524 per annum basic salary, £10,000 market premia and £3,000 retention payment. We are seeking a Service Manager to join our Children’s Social Work Team and help achieve our vision for all our children, young people and families in Medway.  You will...

Housing Related Support Officer

  • Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home
  • Salary: £22,355 - £27,874
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 13 days ago

We are currently recruiting for a Housing Related Support Officer the main purpose of this role is to provide robust support to Housing Related Support Service Users in the community, including timely preparation of support plans and risk assessments, and liaising with partner, statutory and clinical...

Senior Regeneration Officer

  • Hybrid - Works part from Gun Wharf and part from home
  • Salary: Range 6 - £40,132 - £45,420 per annum
  • Closing date: 15/12/2023 (9 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Regeneration Officer to support the development, implementation and delivery of a range of physical regeneration projects across Medway.  To lead on and deliver specific projects and programmes within the Future High Street Fund, Rochester Riverside and Strood...

Aspirations officer - leaving care team

  • Elaine Centre, Clifton Close, Strood, Kent, ME2 2HG
  • Salary: Range 3 (£22,355 - £27,874)
  • Closing date: 17/12/2023 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work with the 16+ Care Leavers Service as a specialist role with a focus on education, training and employment (ETE).   You will be required to support children in care and care experienced young people to gain education opportunities and to help them find...

Assessor (Apprenticeships)

  • Medway Adult Education Centres
  • Salary: £18.00 per hour
  • Closing date: 15/12/2023 (9 days left)
  • Posted: 15 days ago

Medway Adult Education is passionate about supporting adults in Medway to gain skills and qualifications to improve their life chances. The Service delivers highly successful apprenticeships from its centres in Rochester and Gillingham, and to where apprentices are employed across Medway. Due to increased...

Registered Children's Home Manager

  • Eden House, Upnor, Rochester
  • Salary: Range 7 £45,920 to £50,437 per annum plus a market allowance of £3,000 per annum.
  • Closing date: 19/12/2023 (13 days left)
  • Posted: 15 days ago

Medway Council understands  the need to have its own high-quality in-house Children’s Home. We have created a newly renovated home to the highest possible standards. We are looking for an experienced Registered Manager to lead our new home, Eden House. You must be child-focused and committed to providing...

Newly Qualified Social Worker – Children’s Services

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: NQSW-CS ( £31,365- £32,391)
  • Closing date: 07/01/2024 (32 days left)
  • Posted: 16 days ago

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Medway Council are recruiting Newly Qualified Social Workers to join our ofsted rated good Children’s Services teams in April for our 2024/2025 Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE) programme. Medway offers a unique ASYE programme above...

Housing Options Officer

  • Hybrid – Works from home or in the office (Kingsley House).
  • Salary: Range 4 - £26,874 - £32,723 per annum
  • Closing date: 06/12/2023
  • Posted: 16 days ago

We are currently recruiting for a Housing Options Officer. You will be required to provide specialist housing solutions casework and advice for persons with housing needs to include, but not exclusively, the following: -Options to prevent homelessness - partnership and joint working with other specialist...

Assistant team manager

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: SW3 (£41,568 - £46,376 per annum )
  • Closing date: 10/12/2023 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 26 days ago

Following our Ofsted inspection in July 2023, we are proud to have been rated ‘GOOD’ for the first time in Medway’s history. A copy of the full Ofsted report can be found here. Ofsted noted Medway Council’s relentless approach to improvement which has led to the significant progress in services provided...

Environmental Protection Manager

  • Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 6 (£40,132 - £45,420) per annum
  • Closing date: 28/01/2024 (53 days left)
  • Posted: 40 days ago

Previous applicants need not applyMedway Council’s Strategic Environmental Protection team is looking for an experienced and appropriately qualified Manger/Practitioner.This role involves being the lead practitioner and line manager of a small team covering: Environmental Permitting Local Air...

Social Workers (Adult Social Care)

  • Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home
  • Salary: Salary: SW2 up to £40,595 per annum
  • Closing date: 17/01/2024 (42 days left)
  • Posted: 51 days ago

As a qualified social worker are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of vulnerable adults with social care needs? If so, we would love you to join us in Medway Adult Social Care.Where is Medway?Medway is a vibrant thriving location with excellent schools and plenty of historic attractions...

Pottery Tutor

  • Medway Adult Education Centres
  • Salary: LA 1-3 (£21.98 - £24.20 per hour)
  • Closing date: 31/12/2023 (25 days left)
  • Posted: 51 days ago

Medway Adult Education are recruiting a sessional Ceramics tutor to teach daytime and evening courses. Please note that this post is sessional . Tutors must be able to teach in the main Rochester centre and occasional sessions at venues across Medway. These are non-accredited courses from complete...