Current vacancies

Listing all vacancies.

Early Help Assistant

  • Location: Medway Children and Family Hubs
  • Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum
  • Closing date: 24/01/2020
  • Posted: 16 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...

Early Help Worker

  • Location: Medway Children and Family Hubs
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,369) per annum
  • Closing date: 24/01/2020
  • Posted: 16 days ago

Medway Council has developed an Early Help & Targeted Service which includes the Early Help Team. The Early Help team are committed to improving the outcomes for families, children, young people and the wider community, supporting all those we work with to reach their potential. Our vision is...

Child Protection Conferencing Team Manager

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of market premia). Plus £3000 per annum retention payment (payable annually after 1 years’ service in Medway)
  • Closing date: 24/01/2020
  • Posted: 11 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service as a Child Protection Conferencing Team Manager. As a registered social worker with you will have a minimum of five years post qualifying experience of working with children, young people and their families...

Supporting Healthy Weight Coordinator (Obesity in Pregnancy in Early Years)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 26/01/2020 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 17 days ago

Please note this is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave for 1 year. Do you have the ability to inspire and motivate children and families to make changes to their lifestyles? Are you able to influence partners, support and motivate change in early years settings to provide a healthy environment...

Social Worker (Fostering)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: (SW2) £32,512 - £38,909 – Retention Payment £2000 payable after 2 years’ service in Medway.
  • Closing date: 26/01/2020 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 43 days ago

To contribute to the delivery of a highly effective Children’s Social Care Service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision. (This will be dependent upon the complexities of the cases and the post qualification experience of the...

Assistant Housing Options Officer (Ringfenced for Medway Council Redeployees)

  • Location: Kingsley House, 37-39 Balmoral Road, Gillingham, Kent
  • Salary: £15,840 to £20,001 per annum / pro rata
  • Closing date: 26/01/2020 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 2 days ago

Please note this is a fixed-term contract for 12 months. Please note this vacancy is open to Medway Council Redeployee staff only at this time. Please refer to the Redeployee Guidance pack available on Just4You for further information on the process. If you are unable to access this please contact...

Link Worker - Social Prescribing

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 26/01/2020 (2 days left)
  • Posted: 17 days ago

Please note this is a fixed term position for 3 years.   Do you have a keen interest in people and a desire to help others? Are you looking to make a difference to people by empowering them to take control of their lives? Would you like to be part of a new approach to healthcare, and an organisation...

HRA Housing Maintenance Contracts Manager

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 6 (£37,053 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 28/01/2020 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 10 days ago

Please note this is a fixed term contract until July 2021. Medway Council Landlord Services owns and manages around 3000 homes mainly in Gillingham and Rainham.  A vacancy has arisen within Housing Services for a Contracts Manager.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced...

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £46,521 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 28/01/2020 (4 days left)
  • Posted: 17 days ago

An opportunity has arisen for a LADO to work in our Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. Reporting to the LADO and Education Safeguarding Manager, you will contribute to the operation of a professional consultation service, providing advice and information to staff within Medway Council and...

Sessional tutor- Latin and Ballroom Dancing

  • Location: Medway Adult Education
  • Salary: LA 1-3 £18,799 - £20,911
  • Closing date: 29/01/2020 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

Medway Adult Education are recruiting a sessional dance tutor, to teach from a range of Latin and Ballroom courses. This would be primarily daytime classes and starting with 1-2 classes per week, including a Tea Dance. These sessions would be in schools, community centres and in the main MAE Rochester...

Sessional tutor- Dance Therapy

  • Location: Medway Adult Education
  • Salary: LA 1-3 £18,799 - £20,911
  • Closing date: 29/01/2020 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

Medway Adult Education are recruiting a sessional dance tutor, to teach Dance Therapy. This would be primarily daytime classes and starting with 1-2 classes per week. These sessions would be in schools, community centres and in the main MAE Rochester Hub building and  specific courses to a range...

Sessional tutor- Gardening

  • Location: Medway Adult Education
  • Salary: LA 1-3 £18,799 - £20,911
  • Closing date: 29/01/2020 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

Medway Adult Education are recruiting a sessional Gardening tutor, to teach practical and theory classes, which would be primarily daytime delivery and starting with 1-2 classes per week. These sessions would be in schools, community centres, green spaces and in the main MAE Rochester Hub building...

Principal Social Worker for Children

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of market premia). Plus £3000 per annum retention payment (payable annually after 1 years’ service in Medway)
  • Closing date: 29/01/2020 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 16 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service as the Principal Social Worker for children. As a registered social worker with you will have a minimum of five years post qualifying experience of working with children, young people and their families...

Sessional tutor- Woodwork/ Carpentry

  • Location: Medway Adult Education
  • Salary: LA 1-3 £18,799 - £20,911
  • Closing date: 29/01/2020 (5 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

Medway Adult Education are recruiting a sessional Carpentry tutor, to teach practical and theory classes, which would be primarily daytime delivery and starting with 1-2 classes per week. These sessions would be in schools, community centres and in the main MAE Rochester Hub building and  specific...

Head of Service – Children’s Social Work Teams

  • Location: Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
  • Salary: Up to £77,603 per annum (inclusive of special allowance and market premia) plus relocation allowance up to £8,000
  • Closing date: 31/01/2020 (7 days left)
  • Posted: 11 days ago

Following our Ofsted inspection in July 2019, Medway has taken positive steps on our improvement journey by remodelling and realigning services across Children’s Social Care that enable us to meet our key priorities and ensure we better meet the needs of vulnerable children in Medway. To manage...

Housing Options Officer

  • Location: Kingsley House, 37-39 Balmoral Road, Gillingham, Kent
  • Salary: Range 4 (£25,775 - £31,385) per annum
  • Closing date: 31/01/2020 (7 days left)
  • Posted: 7 days ago

The Housing Options Officers are responsible for preventing homelessness, relieving homelessness and investigating and assessing the statutory duties to customers who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Knowledge of the legislation's that accompanies the role including Homeless Reduction...

Childcare Lawyer – People Team

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 6 (£37,053 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 31/01/2020 (7 days left)
  • Posted: 7 days ago

We are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Child Care Lawyer to join our small but very friendly team. You will need to be customer-focused, a good team-player, have excellent communication skills, experience and above all a “can do” approach. If the above sound like you would...

Occupational Therapist

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range SW2 (£29,948 - £37,977) per annum
  • Closing date: 31/01/2020 (7 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

Previous applicants need not apply We have an exciting opportunity to join the Medway Council 0-25 Disability Team following the development of a further full time Occupational Therapist post specialising in Equipment and Adaptations.  The role would suit an OT experienced in carrying out assessments...

Lawyer (People Team)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Range 6 (£37,053 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 31/01/2020 (7 days left)
  • Posted: 8 days ago

We are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Child Care Lawyer to join our small but very friendly team. You will need to be customer-focused, a good team-player, have excellent communication skills, experience and above all a “can do” approach. If the above sound like you we...

Casual Medway Control Centre Operative

  • Location: Medway Commercial Group, MCG House, Civic Centre, Esplanade, Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: £16,777 - £19,999
  • Closing date: 03/02/2020 (9 days left)
  • Posted: 10 days ago

Control Centre Operator Employer: Medway Commercial Group Salary: £16,777 - £19,999 Location: Old Civic Centre, Strood, Kent Contract: Casual Working Pattern: Evenings/Full Time/Nights/Weekends Hours: 0 hours per week. Casual Working Pattern. DBS Check: Enhanced DBS check will be...

School Crossing Patrol (Hempstead Infant School)

  • Location: Hempstead Infant School, Hempstead Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 3QG
  • Salary: Range 1 (£13,794 - £15,840) pro rata to £1,526 - £1,753 per annum. If you are 25 or over you will receive the National living wage of £1,753 per annum.
  • Closing date: 04/02/2020 (11 days left)
  • Posted: 3 days ago

Please note this is a fixed term contract for one year. Hempstead Infant School are looking for a School Crossing Patrol to ensure the safety of children, and other pedestrians, crossing the road at a designated point between specified times. The discharge of these duties must not be to the detriment...

Experienced Social Worker – Assessment

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

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 share risk assessment and enable different perspectives while providing intervention as early...

Experienced Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £38,042 - £41,409 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is seeking experienced social workers to join our Safeguarding Service. As a qualified and registered social worker with Social Work England,and at least two year’s post qualifying experience, you will be able to recognise and evaluate risk to children and have a sound understanding...

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: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate Practice Managers to join our Assessment team in First Response. You will be required to manage a team of six social workers, including one newly qualified social worker.  As a qualified and registered social worker with HCPC, you must have...

Practice Manager – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £47,522 - £51,417 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

Medway Council is recruiting committed and passionate Practice Managers to join our Safeguarding Service. As a qualified and registered social worker with Social Work England, you must have substantial post qualifying experience of working with children and families, together with previous management...

Social Worker – Assessment Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

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 to share risk assessment and enable different perspectives while providing intervention...

Social Worker – Safeguarding Service

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £34,512 - £37,541 per annum (inclusive of a Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 07/02/2020 (14 days left)
  • Posted: 6 days ago

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 have a diverse caseload from children in need, child protection, court work and looked...

Youth Offending Team Psychologist

  • Location: Strood Youth Centre, Strood, Kent
  • Salary: Range 6 (£37,053 - £42,605) per annum
  • Closing date: 09/02/2020 (16 days left)
  • Posted: 14 days ago

Medway Council is seeking to recruit a qualified Clinical or Forensic Psychologist within its Youth Offending Team. The candidate must have a keen interest in undertaking highly specialised clinical assessments and interventions with adolescents who present with a wide range of risks and vulnerabilities...

Social Worker – Private Fostering

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: (SW2) £32,512 - £38,909 – Retention Payment £2000 payable after 2 years’ service in Medway.
  • Closing date: 13/02/2020 (20 days left)
  • Posted: 1 day ago

The post is that of a Social Worker within the Children in Care Services, specifically dedicated to Private Fostering. It is responsible for a range of tasks to support the service in maintaining high standards and compliance with Regulations and National Minimum Standards. Private Fostering is when...

Child Protection Conference Chair

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Up to £43,522 - £47,417 per annum
  • Closing date: 14/02/2020 (21 days left)
  • Posted: today

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Child Protection Conference Chair to be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. As a registered social worker you will have a minimum of five years post qualifying experience of working with children, young people and their families...

Supported Lodgings Social Worker

  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: SWCS2 - £32,512 - £38,909 per annum, plus £2000 retention payment payable after 2 years service in Medway
  • Closing date: 14/02/2020 (21 days left)
  • Posted: today

To manage the recruitment and assessment of Supported Lodgings carers in accordance with agreed standards and guidelines in order to ensure that young people are provided with safe and nurturing placements to support them in making the transition to adulthood and independent living. To contribute...

LADO and Education Safeguarding Manager

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: Up to £58,337 per annum (inclusive of Market Premia payment)
  • Closing date: 14/02/2020 (21 days left)
  • Posted: 3 days ago

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced LADO and Education Safeguarding Manager to work in our Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service. Reporting to the Head of QA and Safeguarding, your role will be central in ensuring that high professional standards are maintained within Safeguarding and...

Technical Assistant

  • Location: Foord Annexe, Eastgate House, High Street, Rochester
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
  • Closing date: 16/02/2020 (23 days left)
  • Posted: 7 days ago

We are recruiting for a Technical Assistant to assist in the provision of a comprehensive technical, administrative and customer care service, delivering the Building Control and Consultancy functions within the Partnership, processing/maintaining applications and providing support in the prompt and...

Sessional Tutor – Business Management

  • Location: Adult Education Centre, Eastgate, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1EW
  • Salary: LA 1-3 £18,799 - £20,911
  • Closing date: 21/02/2020 (28 days left)
  • Posted: 1 day ago

Medway Adult Education are recruiting a sessional Online Business Management tutor, to teach social media management and Google analytics classes, for evening, daytime or weekend delivery and initially starting with 1-2 classes per week. These sessions would be predominantly at the Gillingham or...

Social Workers (Adult Social Care)

  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
  • Salary: SW2 £29,948 - £37,977 per annum
  • Closing date: 20/03/2020 (56 days left)
  • Posted: today

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Social Workers (must have completed ASYE) who are highly motivated to work within our newly created generic locality teams. We are looking for people who are committed to delivering a high quality service, to vulnerable adults in Medway respecting...