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Development Management Team Manager

Reference No: 59004378

Location: Civic Offices Central MK

Salary: £42,474 - £46,914

Closing: 20/02/2017

Milton Keynes has grown from one of the original new towns into a vibrant, exciting and dynamic city that is expected to become the largest city in the south of England outside of London. At Milton Keynes Council we take great pride in our city and we are currently looking for a Development Management Team Manager who can share in our vision and ambitions to help shape the future of the city. We are also evolving the Development Management Service into a commercial partnership, a first of its kind that seeks to transform the way the Service is resourced, managed and delivered fit for the 21st Century. It seeks to take the best of local government and the commercial sector and align these attributes to change the way planning is delivered. We are looking for a candidate who is driven and passionate with either previous management experience or someone who wishes to kick-start their managerial career in Development Management. You need to be well organised with a proven verbal, written, presentation and inter-personal skills, have a strong, proactive and positive approach and a strong commitment to excellent customer service. The role holder will play a significant role directly managing the Development Management Team consisting of about 10 officers within Planning and Enforcement sub teams. They will manage and bring forward development that will shape the built environment of Milton Keynes and the physical, social and economic growth of the Borough. Those developments will have a major influence on the quality of life and wellbeing of those living and working in, and visiting, the Borough of Milton Keynes. In return we can offer you an excellent benefits package including a pension scheme, generous leave allowance, flexi-time, agile working and casual car user allowance Contact details Mr Brett Leahy (Head of Development Management) 01908 252609

Chief Executive Officer

Reference No: HWMK

Location: Healthwatch MK

Salary: £38,000 - £38,000

Closing: 21/02/2017

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the most senior officer having operational responsibility for Healthwatch Milton Keynes CIO. He/she shall be responsible and accountable to the Trustee Board for the management & development of the activities and resources as well as delivering Healthwatch MK CIO's operating strategy, statutory obligations and strategic outcomes, in conjunction with the Trustee Board. He/she will work in partnership with funders, regulators and other stakeholders, lead the staffing team within the values, behavioural and performance framework of the organisation and representing the needs of service users of health and social care services in Milton Keynes. Candidates should possess a high degree of professionalism, credibility and enthusiasm with proven and substantial senior leadership, financial, performance and strategy skills. Experience of senior leadership within a Social Care or Healthcare setting is highly desirable. For a full job description, organisation brief and an application pack, please visit our website at- http-// PLEASE NOTE - DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE. PLEASE JUST CONTACT THE NUMBER BELOW OR GO TO THE LINK ABOVE Contact Emma Williams HR Initiatives Ltd, 01438 742056

Financial Assessment Officer

Reference No: 59004272

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £20456 - £22434

Closing: 23/02/2017

The Financial Assessment Team is currently recruiting for Financial Assessment Officers on a permanent basis. You will complete financial assessments for adults receiving social care services and provide welfare benefits advice. You will assist with the completion of financial forms which will sometimes involve visits to service users in their home. A full driving license is required. A further task in this role is dealing with the financial affairs of clients from whom the council have responsibility for finances. You will have experience of financial calculations, knowledge of welfare benefits and excellent customer care skills. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Felicity Rees 01908 253217

Care Assistant

Reference No: 50011232

Location: Kilkenny House

Salary: £18560 - £19939

Closing: 24/02/2017

Kilkenny House is a purpose built Sheltered Housing scheme with an on- site care team, providing domiciliary care to older people living in self-contained flats. We are looking for enthusiastic, professional, friendly people to join our team. You will be helping older people to live as independently as possible, by providing an outstanding person centred care service. Service users have a range of complex needs and you'll be expected to supply the highest standard of care, including emotional and social support, experience is therefore essential along with awareness of older people's special requirements. We are looking for people with some care experience, ideally with a level 2/3 in Health & Social Care or be willing to work towards this. We need people who can be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts between the hours of 07.00 – 21.00. We are a 24 hour service and operate 365 days a year 7 days a week including bank holidays. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Belinda Giannetto 01908 506408

Licensing Practitioner

Reference No: 50018631

Location: Saxon Court

Salary: £33106 - £36937

Closing: 24/02/2017

Are you a Licensing Guru with the additional skills to write and run complex reports for Civica APP, if so then Milton Keynes could be your next place of work. The Licensing and Business Unit needs not only another competent Licensing Officer but one who can support Regulatory Services by generating management reports and completing our service returns. Milton Keynes is one of the UK's fastest growing cities and prides itself on being forward thinking and innovative. You will have seen a lot about MK on the news recently and heard what a success story we are, you too could be part of that story. A full time post 37 hours. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Simon Teesdale 252354

Executive Assistant

Reference No: 59004348

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £23166 - £27394

Closing: 26/02/2017

We are looking for a Personal Assistant who will be supporting Service Directors within the Place Directorate which services include housing, regeneration, planning, transport and public realm. You will need to be highly organised and flexible in your approach to work. You will need a high level of IT skills, excellent communication skills and be able to take notes at meetings. You will be able to prioritise a variety of tasks, some of which are of a confidential nature. Experience of diary management is essential. As well as supporting the Service Directors you will also be part of a small team which supports the Place Directorate Senior Leadership Team. Key Duties To plan and manage the diaries and activities of the Service Directors ensuring they are fully prepared with appropriate documentation To produce minutes of meetings To ensure actions raised through meetings, general contact or complaints are progressed within agreed timescales Act as first point of contact for the Service Directors, filtering and managing enquires To undertake individual projects for the Service Directors To cover for the Corporate Director's Senior Executive Assistant as required Experience Required Able to demonstrate previous experience supporting senior management in either the public or private sector NVQ level 3 in Business Administration or equivalent or able to demonstrate significant administrative experience Proven experience of diary management Able to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines Advanced level of Microsoft office Minute taking Please enclose a supporting statement together with your CV which must include a detailed career history with no gaps to

Field Service Engineer

Reference No: 59002884

Location: Saxon Court

Salary: £23,166 - £27,394

Closing: 26/02/2017

Able to communicate technical points at a user level, you will provide site-based ICT support to MKC offices including libraries, schools, councillors also provide resource for project work. Your high level of technical expertise will include in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows Servers and OS, Desktop PCs, Laptops and standard office packages. Well presented with the ability to communicate technical points to users will be essential, along with good written skills. Full driving licence is essential. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Mohammed Kashem on 01908 253322

Finance Business Partner - People

Reference No: 59004792

Location: Saxon Court/Civic Offices

Salary: £37858 - £41551

Closing: 26/02/2017

We have two exciting positions available for a dynamic and proactive individual to join our busy Finance Team, as the Finance Business Partners to the People Directorate. Specifically the roles will provide advice and support to budget managers working within services areas and functions related to - • Adult Social Care and Public Health with a £100m budget • The Better Care Fund (£30m) and Integrated Services with NHS (c£45m), • Children and Families (£60m budget) • Schools Forum to ensure appropriate management of the Dedicated Schools Grant (£150m p.a.) The post holder is expected to provide a supportive but challenging role when working with managers in the preparation of monthly budget forecasts, development of medium term financial plan and budget, being able to identify potential risks and issues and provide advice and support to managers in managing these. The role will also be involved in the closure of accounts, provision of information for various financial returns and is expected to assist in improving financial processes. It is essential that you have well developed IT skills, with a good level of spreadsheet expertise, and an effective approach to communicating financial information in a clear and understandable way to budget managers and other colleagues. You will also need to be able to demonstrate that you can develop effective working relationships in fulfilling this role and ideally have some experience of managing staff. Send CV to

Chief Executive’s Apprentice Administrator

Reference No: 59002406

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £6,800 - £6,800+

Closing: 27/02/2017

An exciting opportunity to join the Chief Executive's department providing administrative support whilst developing your business skills and knowledge in a stimulating environment. Your main role will be to fulfil administration duties to meet business needs whilst working in a fast moving and professional environment. You will have the opportunity to undertake your NVQ qualification in Business Administration that will compliment your on the job learning and development. You will work alongside committed and dedicated colleagues undertaking general clerical and admin work, leading to more complex administrative/secretarial duties as your skills develop. By the end of the two years you will have high quality skills, backed up by a highly regarded qualification leaving you in a very strong position to pursue your future career. To be successful in this role you must have- Professional outlook and manner with the ability to communicate with people at all levels and pay attention to detail Strong IT skills especially in Word, Excel and Outlook. A willingness to develop these skills is vital Understanding of general administrative duties including the ability to deliver a good level of customer service Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing at all levels within the team and across the organisation Strong organisational skills Self-motivated with the ability to use initiative Ability to work as part of a team Benefits Government Pension Scheme 27 days annual leave MK Advantage benefits package – a range of savings including retail, travel and leisure discounts Salary will rise upon completion of their qualification Please enclose a covering letter detailing why you are interested in working for Milton Keynes Council together with your CV which must include a detailed career history with no gaps to 01908 252200 Please note there is no need to fill in the application form

Relief Contact Support Assistant

Reference No: 59002326

Location: Coffee Hall, Milton Keynes

Salary: £18560 - £19939

Closing: 28/02/2017

This is an exciting opportunity to work with families in a creative and child-centred way. You will provide direct supervision for families having contact in often difficult and emotionally challenging situations. You will need to have a good understanding of child protection, safeguarding and be able to record contact sessions between child/ren and their families in an effective, impartial and child centred manner. This is a zero hour contract with flexible hours. However the immediate core hours currently required are from 3pm to 6.30pm during the week, particularly Fridays, School Holidays, the Christmas period and some Saturdays. You will need a current driving licence and access to a car as the post may involve some travel throughout Milton Keynes. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Lorraine Carter / Aisha Prince 01908 253232 There is also an opportunity to work in our new Healthy Relationship Project crèche as we need to support parents attending a variety of programmes and groups. The crèche is typically provided during normal office hours 9-5 Monday – Friday. Previous applicants need not re-apply MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Lorraine Carter / Hannah Catlin / Garry Lake 01908 253232

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