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Capital Development Manager

Reference No: 50012358

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £46,965 - £49,995

Closing: 27/04/2014

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that's overseeing one of the biggest school building programmes in the country. Working alongside our Head of Capital & Infrastructure, you'll lead a team of six experienced officers to support the strategic planning and operational delivery of the programme, which is worth 30m a year. Educated to degree level or with the equivalent in experience, you'll have experience in a PRINCE2 environment and a strong knowledge of the current legislation and policies relating to school capital and assets issues. Excellent leadership, relationship building and negotiation skills are essential, and you will be politically aware with a high degree of integrity. For informal enquiries, please contact Mark Dolling on 01908 253375. Interview date-15th May 2014

Case Manager - Planning

Reference No: 59000408

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £41,148 - £45,450

Closing: 27/04/2014

Take on a newly created leadership role in our Planning Legal team. Milton Keynes continues to be a national frontrunner of growth and development. It is regarded as the largest and most successful British New Town. Nothing has ever stood still in Milton Keynes and the Council is always challenged to pursue new strategies and respond swiftly to the needs of investors and changing circumstances. This means that practicing law in this unitary authority is an excellent career choice. You will be challenged to respond to the fast pace and need for innovative solutions and rewarded by a rich and diverse portfolio of work. Thanks to a recent restructure, we have a brand new role in our Planning Legal Team for a Case Manager. It's an exciting opportunity to be the team's professional lead, encouraging excellence and inspiring members to perform at their best. The team's caseload will be a mix of complex and routine matters, and you'll see that all advice and casework is of the highest quality. You role will also involve working closely with internal clients to understand their business needs and deputising for the Head of Legal Services. A qualified Solicitor, you will have significant experience in Planning law. You'll also be a capable manager who can lead and motivate others, with the ability to handle pressure and complex workloads. Articulate, both in person and on paper, you'll be adept at dealing with a wide range of people. This role is subject to safer recruitment practices. For informal enquiries please contact Sharon Bridglalsingh, Head of Legal Services, Procurement, Planning & Property, on 01908 252095. Interview date- weeks/c 19 May and 1 June 2014.


Case Manager - Procurement

Reference No: 59000407

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £41,148 - £45,450

Closing: 27/04/2014

A brand new leadership role at the heart of our Procurement Legal Team. Milton Keynes continues to be a national frontrunner of growth and development. It is regarded as the largest and most successful British New Town. Nothing has ever stood still in Milton Keynes and the Council is always challenged to pursue new strategies and respond swiftly to the needs of investors and changing circumstances. This means that practicing law in this unitary authority is an excellent career choice. You will be challenged to respond to the fast pace and need for innovative solutions and rewarded by a rich and diverse portfolio of work. To ensure our Legal Team is able to meet the needs of our fast-evolving Council, we've recently restructured it creating this brand new role in the process. Join us, and you'll have the chance to be the professional lead for our Procurement Legal Team, tasked with inspiring members to perform at their best. The team's caseload will be a mix of complex and routine matters, and you'll see that all advice and casework is of the highest quality. Your role will bring you into contact with a variety of internal clients and you'll be expected to grasp their business needs. There'll also be the opportunity to hone your leadership skills by deputising for the Head of Legal Services. A qualified Solicitor, you will have significant experience in Procurement law. You'll also be a capable manager who can lead and motivate others, with the ability to handle pressure and complex workloads. Articulate, both in person and on paper, you'll be adept at dealing with a wide range of people. This role is subject to safer recruitment practices. For informal enquiries please contact Sharon Bridglalsingh, Head of Legal Services, Procurement, Planning & Property, on 01908 252095. Interview date- weeks/c 19 May and 1 June 2014.

Case Manager - Property

Reference No: 59000409

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £41,148 - £45,450

Closing: 27/04/2014

Be the professional lead in a newly restructured team. Milton Keynes continues to be a national frontrunner of growth and development. It is regarded as the largest and most successful British New Town. Nothing has ever stood still in Milton Keynes and the Council is always challenged to pursue new strategies and respond swiftly to the needs of investors and changing circumstances. This means that practicing law in this unitary authority is an excellent career choice. You will be challenged to respond to the fast pace and need for innovative solutions and rewarded by a rich and diverse portfolio of work. We currently have a brand new role in our Property Legal Services Team for a Case Manager. The position has been created by a recent restructure, which will ensure the team's better able to meet the Council's needs. It's a chance to be the professional lead for our Property Services team, encouraging excellence and inspiring team members to perform at their best. The team's caseload will be a mix of complex and routine matters, and you'll see that all advice and casework is of the highest quality. Contact with internal clients will be frequent and you'll be expected to understand and appreciate their business needs. There'll also be the opportunity to build on your leadership qualities by deputising for the Head of Legal Services. A qualified Solicitor, you will have significant experience in Property law. You'll also be a capable manager who can lead and motivate others, with the ability to handle pressure and complex workloads. Articulate both in person and on paper, you'll be adept at dealing with a wide range of people. This role is subject to safer recruitment practices. For informal enquiries please contact Sharon Bridglalsingh, Head of Legal Services, Procurement, Planning & Property, on 01908 252095. Interview date- weeks/c 19 May and 1 June 2014.


Family Support Assistant

Reference No: 50017188

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £17,980 - £19,317

Closing: 27/04/2014

Salary will be paid pro rate for 25 hours per week. Working shifts from 3pm until 8pm, you'll help us to meet the needs of families in their own homes by providing practical support that will include things like helping them to clean and implement routines in line with the case-holding social worker's plan. With previous experience of working with children and families, you'll have a good understanding of Children's Social Care and its legislative responsibilities. Just as importantly, you'll bring a firm commitment to supporting the wellbeing of children and their families along with an organised, team-focused approach. A DBS check will be required and you'll also need to have use of your own car for work purposes. For informal enquiries, please contact Jo Clifford or Candice Boatswain on 01908 253232. Interview date- 6th May 2014

Family Support Worker

Reference No: 50017347

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £19,817 - £21,734

Closing: 27/04/2014

Salary will be paid pro rate for 18.5 hours per week. Joining our Little Paws Children's Centre, you'll help to plan, deliver and evaluate services and activities to support children aged up to five-years-old and their families. It's a role that will see you actively engaging with all sorts of families across our catchment area, including those in need of early intervention and support. Ideally with child development or early years experience and qualifications, you'll have a good understanding of the issues affecting vulnerable children and their families along with the ability to be a role model for positive play, appropriate language and health lifestyle choices. For informal enquiries, please contact Raksha Patel on 01908 696312. Interview date- 21st May 2014


Practitioner

Reference No: 50018640

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £27,323 - £31,160

Closing: 27/04/2014

We have an exciting opportunity for a Practitioner to join our newly formed Regulatory Unit's Infrastructure Team. The role involves undertaking building control work, including checking detailed plans, making site inspections and dealing with dangerous structures and demolitions under the Building Act. With full membership of ABE, RICS or CIOB, you'll have a detailed knowledge of the Building Act, Building Regulations and associated legislation. A professional but flexible approach is essential, and you'll bring solid interpersonal and negotiating skills. For informal enquiries, please contact Derek Hatt on 01908 252202.

Procurement Manager

Reference No: 59000440

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £27,323 - £31,160

Closing: 27/04/2014

It will be down to you to provide a strategic procurement service to officers undertaking procurement activities right across our organisation. You'll be advising on a large range of programmes and projects with values starting at around 100k and going up to 50m. MCIPS-qualified or equivalent, you'll bring significant experience in project and change management, excellent stakeholder management skills and a good understanding of public service and partnership working. Considerable experience of manipulating data within Excel is essential, and you should be a strategic thinker with well-honed negotiation and communication skills. For informal enquiries, please contact Maria Demmon on 01908 252469.


Specialist Practitioner Solicitor - Procurement

Reference No: 59000466

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £36,676 - £40,254

Closing: 27/04/2014

Tackle complex procurement matters at an ever-evolving Council. Milton Keynes continues to be a national frontrunner of growth and development. It is regarded as the largest and most successful British New Town. Nothing has ever stood still in Milton Keynes and the Council is always challenged to pursue new strategies and respond swiftly to the needs of investors and changing circumstances. This means that practicing law in this unitary authority is an excellent career choice. You will be challenged to respond to the fast pace and need for innovative solutions and rewarded by a rich and diverse portfolio of work. Thanks to a recent restructure we have a brand new role in our Procurement Legal Team for a Specialist Practitioner Solicitor. It's an opportunity to manage a mixed caseload and work on some of the most complex procurement matters at the Council. We'll expect you to work closely with internal clients, understand their business needs and provide high quality advice. You'll also supervise more junior members of team and assist with their development. A qualified Solicitor, you will have significant experience in Procurement law. You'll be capable of managing a considerable caseload and used to handling pressure. With your detailed knowledge of your legal area, you'll be a reliable source of guidance for the team and the wider Council. This role is subject to safer recruitment practices. For informal enquiries please contact Sharon Bridglalsingh, Head of Legal Services, Procurement, Planning & Property, on 01908 252095. Interview date- weeks/c 19 May and 1 June 2014.

Intermediate Care Worker

Reference No: 50001578

Posted By: Human Resources

Location: Orchard House

Salary: £17,980 - £19,317

Closing: 05/05/2014

You'll help those in your care gain their independence after a short period of illness responding to the individual's needs and delivering exceptional standards of care and therapy support. Working a shift rotation of days and nights, including weekends and bank holidays, you're qualified to NVQ Level 2, health and safety competent and are willing to complete training to fulfill CQC standards. Excellent communication and relationship-building skills are both essential, as is a valid driving licence. For informal enquiries, please contact Linda Watts on 01908 321359. This role is subject to safer recruitment practices.



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