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Senior Business Support Assistant heads Of Delivery

Reference No: 60001653

Location: MKC Saxon Court

Salary: £23166 - £27394

Closing: 06/12/2016

An exciting opportunity to take on a busy and interesting senior administrative role supporting two Heads of Service and a number of other senior officers whose roles involve the delivery of education services across a range of areas. The successful candidate will enjoy thinking independently, prioritising and delivering against competing deadlines and excel in areas of integrity, confidentiality, tact and tenacity. High level skill in Microsoft packages is essential, as is a flexible approach. If you are interested please contact Marie Denny on 01908 253935

Relief Contact Support Assistant

Reference No: 59002326

Location: Coffee Hall, Milton Keynes

Salary: £18560 - £19939

Closing: 08/12/2016

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 / Hannah Catlin 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


Disabled Facilities Grants Officer

Reference No: 59004601

Location: 59002930

Salary: £20456 - £22434

Closing: 09/12/2016

This is a new role within the council to facilitate the administration of disabled facilities grants for people who need adaptations to their homes. The role includes visiting people at home to carry out a financial assessment using bespoke software and liaising between clients and building surveyors when works are being carried out. This is a really interesting role for someone who has excellent people and communication skills and who is used to planning their own work and being motivated and independent. A knowledge of welfare benefits would be desirable as would good IT skills MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Sandra Rankin 252762

Benefit Assessment Officer

Reference No: 59003100

Location: Civic Offices

Salary: £23166 - £27394

Closing: 11/12/2016

Working in partnership with LGSS, we have a number of vacancies for enthusiastic people to join our Revenues & Benefits Service. As a Benefit Assessment Officer you will deal with all aspects of claims for Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction. You will be part of a team that ensures that every customer using our Service is handled promptly & professionally. You will need to be passionate about delivering a customer focused, high quality and effective service and have first rate communication skills. The role requires a flair for figures and the need to be very computer literate. With experience of understanding & meeting the needs of customers, you should also be able to work accurately & effectively under pressure. Ideally, you will also have a good and current working knowledge of Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction, although full training will be provided to those candidates that show the right skills and aptitude. The posts are full time, 37 hours per week and we are able to offer flexible working hours and the possibility of home working upon successful completion of a probation period. We also have posts available at our Northampton site. To learn more about this role please join us at our informal open evening on Monday 5th December 2016 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at the Milton Keynes Council Civic Offices MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Jamie Fennell (01908 253749) or Judith Johnson (01908 254155)


Benefits Systems Administrator Analyst

Reference No: 59002913

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £23166 - £28,544

Closing: 11/12/2016

A key member of the team, you'll maintain and administer the IT and procedural systems that underpin our Benefits Service. You'll load and test a wide range of new software releases, ensuring maximum system availability at all times. We'll also rely on you to generate statutory documentation, run subsidy and cash data for government returns and reconcile all output to ensure its accuracy. Technically minded and numerate, the successful candidate will have significant experience of working in Revenues & Benefits administration and ideally experience of working with IT systems administration particularly with regard to the implementation and management of information systems. You have high-level IT skills too, ideally supported by experience of administering Northgate Revenues & Benefit and Information Work MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Sarah Lee 01908 253096 or Elna Hughes 01908 253496

Care Assistant

Reference No: 50011101

Location: Flower’s House

Salary: £18560 - £19939

Closing: 11/12/2016

Flower's House is a purpose built Sheltered Housing scheme with an on- site care team, providing domiciliary care to older people with a diagnosis of dementia, 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 centered care service. Clients 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 dementia 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 7.30 - 21.30. We are a 24 hour service and operate 365 days a year. Ix 18hr 1x 18hr 1x 12 hr weekends only MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Team Leader Flower's House.01908 271398


Library Customer Assistant

Reference No: 50011653

Location: Bletchley Library

Salary: £16481 - £16772

Closing: 11/12/2016

Milton Keynes Council School Library Service is looking for a reliable and flexible team member to work 12 hours/three mornings a week, term time only. As part of a small team you will be supporting Primary schools and school libraries, creating boxes of resources for curriculum support, and assisting with all library operations. The role is a physical one involving the packing, lifting and moving of heavy project boxes. Experience of library work or the school environment is desirable. Applicants will have GCSE maths and English A-C grade, or relevant experience. Appointment will be subject to a DBS check. Good IT skills are essential. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Paul Dorney 01908 647611

Revenues Advisor

Reference No: 59002930

Location: Civic Offices

Salary: £20456 - £22434

Closing: 11/12/2016

Working in partnership with LGSS, we have a number of vacancies for enthusiastic people to join our Revenues & Benefits Service dealing with all aspects of Council Tax and Business Rates billing and collection. As a Revenues Advisor you will maintain and update accounts and resolve face-to-face, telephone and written enquiries. You would be part of a team that ensures that every customer using our Service is handled promptly & professionally. You will need to be passionate about delivering a customer focused, high quality and effective service and have first rate communication skills. The role requires a flair for figures and the need to be very computer literate. With experience of understanding & meeting the needs of customers, you should also be able to work accurately & effectively under pressure. A good working knowledge of Council Tax and Business Rates is preferred although training will be provided to the right candidates. The posts are full time, 37 hours per week and we are able to offer flexible working hours and the possibility of home working upon successful completion of a probation period. We also have posts available at our Northampton site To learn more about this role please join us at our informal open evening on Monday 5th December 2016 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at the Milton Keynes Council Civic Offices MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Amber Ashford (01908 252627) or Carole Mitchell (01908 253743)


Home Carer

Reference No: 50016016

Location: Cripps Lodge

Salary: £18560 - £19939

Closing: 12/12/2016

Milton Keynes Council Homecare service are looking to recruit to our existing team of carers to deliver a high standard of personal care to older people, people with dementia, disabled people and other vulnerable groups within the community. Aware of the needs of service users and with at least an NVQ Level 2, equivalent qualification in Care or Care Certificate, you will be confident working alone or as part of a team. There are several posts for 16 hours per week, working on the evening shift. You will need a flexible approach, working evenings, weekends and Bank holidays. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries- Sarah-Jane Copeman 01908 254330

Sen Administrative Assistant Apprentice

Reference No: 59004544

Location: Saxon Court

Salary: £ - £

Closing: 12/12/2016

Working as part of the SEN Casework Team providing administrative support within timeframes linked with Education, Health and Care Plan processes. This will include recording information accurately, responding to requests for information and booking appointments. The post holder should be able to demonstrate good ICT skills with experience of using Word, Excel, Access and Email to a proficient standard, as well as excellent customer care skills. The successful candidate will be supported to complete the Advanced Apprenticeship Framework- Business and Administration Level 3. MKC name and contact number for informal enquiries-Wendy Stark 01908 252849



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