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Head of Early Help and First Response

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: up to £77,603 per annum (inclusive of special allowance and market premium) plus relocation allowance up to £6,000.
  • Closing date: 09/10/2019 (16 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

About the role We are recruiting to the role of Head of Early Help and First Response reporting to the Assistant Director of Children’s Services. We are looking for an exceptional social worker with significant experience of providing strategic leadership, continuously driving improvement and...

Head of Children’s Safeguarding

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: up to £77,603 per annum (inclusive of special allowance and market premium) plus relocation allowance up to £6,000.
  • Closing date: 09/10/2019 (16 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

About the role We are recruiting to the role of Head of Children’s Safeguarding reporting to the Assistant Director of Children’s Services. We are looking for an exceptional social worker with significant experience of providing strategic leadership, continuously driving improvement and...

Advanced Apprentice (Adult Social Care)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Level 3 - £150 per week
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

The main purpose of role is to learn and develop the skills: To provide a range of specialist and general administrative and/or data processing duties to support effective service delivery. To administer processes and procedures using available equipment and ICT packages and maintain accurate electronic...

Early Help Assistant

  • Location: Medway Children and Family Hubs
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

We are looking for Early Help Assistants to: Work with children, young people from birth to nineteen and their parents, through the provision of a wide range of stimulating, appropriate non-bias play activities/activities to support their global development and parent’s confidence and capacity...

Assessment and Support Worker

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 4 (£25,775 - £31,385) per annum
  • Closing date: 11/10/2019 (18 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

This is an exciting time to be joining our Deaf Services Team. Our specialist team has knowledge, skills and experience to work effectively with D/deaf people, and people who are hard of hearing and affected by dual sensory loss. Our aim is to assist, where appropriate people affected by D/deafness...

Supporting Healthy Weight Assistant

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum
  • Closing date: 11/10/2019 (18 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

Do you have excellent people and communication skills and enjoy working with the public? If you have a passion for healthy living and experience of behaviour change interventions, then this role could be for you. The Supporting Healthy Weight Team are recruiting to support obesity health improvement...

Box Office Operative

  • Location: Brook Theatre and Central Theatre, Chatham
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 – £20,001 per annum, pro rata
  • Closing date: 02/10/2019 (9 days left)
  • Posted: 4 days ago

Please note this is a fixed term contract position until 31 January 2019 To ensure that all Box Office income is properly accounted for and that all tickets are sold in compliance with instructions issued to ensure that customers of the service receive an efficient, and competent service. To act...

Enforcement Officer

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 4 (£25,775 - £31,385) per annum
  • Closing date: 01/10/2019 (8 days left)
  • Posted: 5 days ago

To undertake a systematic and sustained approach to planning enforcement against unauthorised development. This includes following the necessary procedures, undertaking site visits where necessary, maintaining the required IT records, preparing appropriate letters and reports and serving the relevant...

Planner

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 4 (£25,775 - £31,385) per annum
  • Closing date: 01/10/2019 (8 days left)
  • Posted: 5 days ago

To effectively and efficiently process all types of planning applications from pre application to determination and if necessary appeal, including site visit, negotiation, and the preparation of the necessary delegated and committee reports. This could include attending and presenting at Planning...

Planning Customer Contact Officer

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum
  • Closing date: 01/10/2019 (8 days left)
  • Posted: 5 days ago

Medway Council’s Planning Service is a busy Planning department with an ambitious regeneration programme. The successful candidate will work within our busy planning validation team ensuring all initial contact from customers is recorded and dealt with.   We are looking for a motivated...

Revenues & Benefits Apprentice

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Level 2 - £144.30 per week
  • Closing date: 01/10/2019 (8 days left)
  • Posted: 5 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 Apprentice to join the Systems, Scanning and Indexing Team within the Revenues...

Civic and Ceremonial Officer

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum, pro rata
  • Closing date: 29/09/2019 (6 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

Do you think appearances matter? So do we. We have a vacancy to provide a personal support service to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Medway, acting as personal attendant, chauffeuring them to and from engagements and other functions, occasionally acting as toastmaster and Mace bearer, at civic and...

Personal Assistant to the Mayor

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum, pro rata
  • Closing date: 29/09/2019 (6 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

Have you a flair for working with the Mayor? We need someone experienced and highly organised to join our small, happy and effective team to lead the organisation of civic and ceremonial functions and in particular, co-ordinate the Mayor & Deputy Mayor’s incredibly busy diaries as...

Electoral Service Manager

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 6 (£37,053 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 06/10/2019 (13 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

Ready for a challenge?! We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced electoral administrator to join our small but well respected and hard-working team, who is keen to develop and take on the responsibilities of a more senior role. With canvass reform promised for 2020 and a ward boundary...

Parenting Practitioner

  • Location: Medway Children and Family Hubs
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

We are looking for a Parenting Practitioner to join our Early Help and Targeted Services Team. The post holder will be supervised by the Lead Parenting Practitioner and will deliver evidence based parenting programme’s such as Incredible Years and ADHD and Teen Triple P. The post must be able...

LADO

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: SW3 (£38,910 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

This role is an opportunity to work within the area of safeguarding and quality assurance. You will work collaboratively with the Senior Designated Officer, to ensure that the Local Authority respond to allegations against those working with children in accordance with relevant procedures and in a...

Digital Communications Officer

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 27/09/2019 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 9 days ago

This role provides social media support for Medway Council. Working within the press office, this role involves researching social media opportunities, producing a range of engaging content across all of the council’s social media channels, scheduling social media activity, supporting services...

Attendance Advisory Practitioner

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 10 days ago

A highly self-motivated, hardworking individual is required to work within the Attendance Advisory Service to Schools and Academies. The applicant must be confident and have excellent communication skills to work with schools, academies, partner agencies and families to improve school attendance and...

Apprentice (Customer and Business Support and Community Interpreting Service)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Level 2 - £144.30 per week
  • Closing date: 27/09/2019 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 10 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 Apprentice to join the Customer and Business Support team. This is a great...

Area Based Social Work Manager – Children and Family Hubs

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 25/09/2019 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 11 days ago

Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment) Medway is at the heart of the Thames Gateway, only 30 miles from central London and has excellent transport links. A modern place, surrounded by award winning rural areas and rich heritage and an abounding cultural offering makes...

Junior Account Manager

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 4 (£25,775 - £31,385) per annum
  • Closing date: 25/09/2019 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 11 days ago

Medway Council is looking for an experienced marketing professional to join their busy communications team. The Junior Account Manager is a newly created role, which would suit someone with a strong marketing background. The ideal candidate will help develop and deliver strategic, creative campaigns...

Management Accountant

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 6 (£37,053 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 25/09/2019 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 11 days ago

Medway Council has a net revenue budget of almost £300million and a capital programme worth a further £300million. The Finance Strategy Team of 24 FTE operates at the heart of the organisation, working alongside elected Members, senior leaders and budget managers across the Council to...

Pottery Technician

  • Location: Medway Adult Education
  • Salary: £15,840 - £20,001 pro rata
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

Medway Adult Education is recruiting for a Pottery/Creative Arts technician to work a minimum of 5-hours per week.  The technicians work alongside tutors, as well as independently to help prepare resources, materials and rooms ready for lessons, across all creative subjects and assist with the...

Mental Health Well-being Project Worker

  • Location: Community Resource Centre, 147 Nelson Road, Gillingham, Kent
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

We are currently recruiting for two Mental Health Wellbeing Project Workers to work alongside people who have mental health problems, which impact on their social and daily functioning, within a Community Day Resource setting and in the wider community. You will be required to enable service users...

Information, Advice and Guidance Advisor

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

The IAG Team provide careers information, advice and guidance to young people and their families in Medway. We provide free support to young people aged 16-18 years (up to 25 years with an EHCP, who need help to access education, training and employment opportunities. We support with all areas of...

After School Club Play Worker

  • Location: Parklands Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 4BY
  • Salary: Range 1 (£13,794 - £15,840) per annum, pro rata
  • Closing date: 27/09/2019 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

Parklands Resource Centre are actively seeking to recruit Play Workers to be responsible for providing school aged children, aged 6 -18 years of age who have special needs with a range of creative, stimulating play activities who attend our after school club between 3.30pm and 6.00pm.  ...

Young People's Tracking Officer

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum, pro rata
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 12 days ago

We are looking for a Young People’s Tracking Officer to join our Children’s Services Team to: Contact young people aged 16-17 and up to 25 for those with a learning difficulty to establish their education or employment status, and record outcomes on the Client Caseload Information System...

Independent Scrutineer for the Secure Estate - Medway Safeguarding Children Part

  • Location: Various Locations in Medway
  • Salary: £600 per day (inclusive of expenses)
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 13 days ago

The Medway Safeguarding Children Partnership (Medway Council, Kent Police and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group)) is seeking to appoint a highly effective Independent Scrutineer for the Secure Estate and would like to hear from candidates with significant experience at a senior level of safeguarding...

Independent Scrutineer for Medway Safeguarding Children Partnership

  • Location: Various Locations in Medway
  • Salary: £600 per day (inclusive of expenses)
  • Closing date: 04/10/2019 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 13 days ago

The Medway Safeguarding Children Partnership (Medway Council, Kent Police and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)) is seeking to appoint a highly effective Independent Scrutineer and would like to hear from candidates with significant experience at a senior level of safeguarding children and...

Practice Manager – Assessment

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: £47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

£47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment) In addition you will receive a Retention Payment of £3,000 per annum, after completing 1 years’ service This is an exciting time to be joining Medway as a Practice Manager in our Assessment Team within the...

Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

£34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment) Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate social workers to join our Safeguarding Service. You will join one of our safeguarding pods which consist of 4 social workers and a Practice Manager.  You will...

Practice Manager – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

£47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment) Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate Practice Managers to join our Safeguarding Service.  As a qualified and registered social worker with HCPC, you must have substantial post qualifying experience...

Social Worker – Assessment Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

£34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment) This is a fantastic time to be joining Medway as a Social Worker in our Assessment team.  You will be part of an assessment pod consisting of 6 social workers and a Practice Manager.  We promote joint working...

Experienced Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

£38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)   Medway Council is seeking experienced social workers to join our Safeguarding Service.  As a qualified and registered social worker with HCPC and at least two year’s post qualifying experience...

Area Based Social Work Manager – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment) An opportunity has arisen for an Area Based Social Work Manager to join our Childrens Safeguarding Service. We have made significant investment in our service to achieve manageable caseloads and provide each social work pod with dedicated...

Experienced Social Worker – Assessment

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 24/09/2019 (1 day left)
  • Posted: 19 days ago

£38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)  Medway Council is seeking experienced social workers to join our Assessment team.  You will be part of an assessment pod consisting of 6 social workers and a Practice Manager.  We promote joint working to...

Housing Officer (Welfare Reform)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 4 (£25,775 - £31,385) plus Essential Car User allowance
  • Closing date: 23/09/2019
  • Posted: 23 days ago

Medway Council Landlord Services owns and manages around 3000 homes in the Medway area. We aim to provide excellent services to tenants and were recently finalists in the UK Housing Awards 2018. We are looking for a customer focussed and highly motivated person, who has experience of working intensively...