Wye Jobs Archive 2021
Trainee Flood Engagement Officer
National Flood Forum
The National Flood Forum is seeking a Trainee Project Officer based in Kent for its Channel-Manche Interreg project "Building Resilience in Flood Disadvantaged Communities" 9BRIC), a 2-year social innovation project to help people to manage their flood risk. The project officer will work with communities to develop a plan and work in partnership with a range of other organisations to better manage flooding and its impacts. You will need to be warm and approachable and able to engage effectively with grass root individuals and communities at risk of flooding, as well as professional organisations. Proven project management and delivery skills are required.
Region County of Kent
Post Type Contract – to June 2023
Working Pattern Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
Role Type Trainee Project Officer
Salary Range £19,000 – £25,000
Security checks DBS check required
• This position is home-based but it will be necessary to work across the County of Kent.
• A full driving licence and access to a car is essential for the role.
Please send a CV (maximum 2 sides) and a supporting statement (maximum 1 side) demonstrating how you meet the requirements to Jean.Timmins@floodforum.org.uk or post it to the address below.
Closing Date: Tuesday 8th April 2021 at 23:55 hours. Interviews will take place online during April.
For further details about the role or informal discussion please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01299 403101
- Old Snuff Mill Warehouse
Park Lane, Bewdley
Worcestershire DY12 2EL
- 01299 403055
Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)
Tenterden Town Council
Tenterden Town Council is seeking to fill the full-time role of town clerk and responsible financial officer.
The town is rightly regarded as the Jewel of the Weald and has a centuries-old association with the Confederation of Cinque Ports as well as a rich local and civic heritage.
With a population approaching 8,000 and a current precept in excess of £600,000, the council is very active and has embraced localism. 16 members, six administrative staff (including a town centre and tourism co-ordinator) and three maintenance staff serve an active and involved electorate.
A lengthy transition and handover period will be offered prior to the retirement of the current clerk.
Benefits include membership of the guaranteed Local Government Pension Scheme.
Candidates will hold a minimum of a CiLCA qualification, be familiar with accounting practices in either a detailed or supervisory role and have a record of proven, effective management of staff.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in handling projects and the ability to balance multiple projects would be an advantage. Full details of the projects in progress will be supplied with the application pack.
Starting salary be scale point 37 (£40,876) with annual increments. A higher amount would be considered for a highly qualified and exceptional candidate.
Job title: Town clerk and responsible financial officer
Organisation: Tenterden Town Council
Application deadline: 26 March 2021
In the first instance, please contact the town clerk at for an application pack and further details.
Data Quality Administrator
Four days a week. Hours: Tuesday to Friday; 8am to 5pm, 32 hrs per week
- An experienced quality administrator is preferred, with excellent administrative skills
- Ability to run searches and reports; and collect and submit data to relevant agencies using our practice's IT systems
- Ability to liaise and communicate with all members of the practice team and assist with any reports/searches they need
- Responsibility for the call and re-call of patients for various reviews and screening as well as communicating with patients via text messaging services
- Experience of working in general practice is desirable as is knowledge of EMIS, CQRS, QOF and Ardens.
The role is varied and demanding. The successful candidate should be flexible, essential to the role is the need to be able to work additional hours/days to cover sickness and holiday when required, as well as being able to work both as part of a team and independently.
Closing date: 22nd December 2020
Interviews: 6th January 2021
For more information please contact Michelle Perry
- Michelle Perry
Assistant Practice Manager
- 01233 884 585
Receptionists / Administrator F/T
Full time Receptionists/ Administrator to work 5 days a week
|Monday||08.30 - 17.00|
|Tuesday||14.00 - 20.00|
|Wednesday||08.30 - 18.30|
|Thursday||09.00 - 17.30|
|Friday||08.30 - 17.00|
Knowledge of EMIS web, Microsoft applications and experience in a health care setting would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given. The applicant must be flexible and able to cover holidays and sickness, possibly working until 8.00pm. You will be working as part of the team on all aspects of the practices reception and administration duties.
Closing date: 22 December 2020
Interviews: 5 January 2021
- Michelle Perry
Assistant Practice Manager
- 01233 884 585
On-call Firefighters: Wye Fire Station
Kent Fire and Rescue Service
All sorts of people can be on-call firefighters
This is an exciting job that makes a real difference to your community. Once trained you will be fighting fires, helping at road traffic collisions and other rescue operations. You will also maintain, test and clean equipment and kit and help raise awareness of fire and road safety at local events.
On-call firefighters are not based at a fire station. They carry a pager and respond to emergency incidents using the local station to respond from when this happens. They receive an annual wage to reflect the time they commit to being available plus additional payments for certain activities. They are expected to undertake and attend training at least once per week.
On-call firefighters are men and women who may have other jobs and are able to provide evening, daytime or weekend availability "on-call" cover. We need people who can be available for at least 50 hours a week, a minimum of 30 hours which must be predetermined.
On-call firefighters are a vital part of today's fire and rescue service. They provide an efficient, effective service that gives emergency cover to more than 90 per cent of the UK.
- Minimum age 18 years
- Good level of all round fitness
- Work or live within five minutes travelling time of an on-call fire station
- Be available at the times when the local station needs cover
Please read the pre-application checklist and make sure you have familiarised yourself with the application process before contacting the HR team, as the majority of questions we receive are answered within these pages.
- Kent Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters
Straw Mill Hill
- 01622 692 121
Flexible seasonal work
Palmstead Nurseries Ltd
Flexible seasonal work opportunities at Palmstead Nurseries
We are keen to establish a pool of people who are interested in working for us on a casual basis during our busy times. Although there is no guarantee of work this arrangement may suit local people who are looking to earn some extra money with the flexibility to work hours around existing education, work and home commitments. We pay the minimum national wage for nursery work and currently operate Monday to Saturday although there may be some Sunday work available at peak times
The type of roles you could be doing would include, watering, moving plants, weed control and cuttings. You will be supervised and training will be provided. By the nature of our business the work can be repetitive and involves working outdoors so weather protection is also provided.
We are looking for flexible people who are happy to be contacted at short notice for work (you can refuse work), you should be self motivated, enthusiastic and enjoy physical exercise (its a great way to improve fitness)!
If you are interested in being involved please contact email@example.com for an application form.
Container Production Supervisor
Palmstead Nurseries Ltd
A permanent position at Palmstead Nurseries Ltd
Located near Ashford, Kent, Palmstead Nurseries Ltdproduces and supplies a large range of premium quality plants to the designer, landscape and amenity markets - from large, new housing sites to designers working on domestic gardens.
Palmstead currently has a new opportunity working within their dynamic, professional and successful business. They are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and methodical person to fulfil the position of Container Production Supervisor.
Palmstead requires a highly organised yet adaptable person to join their busy production team.
This is a permanent position, responsible for:
· In accordance with the production plan/instructions, maintain plants through rotation, cutting, pruning and re-potting as required
· Managing weed/pest/disease control programmes for the area of responsibility
· Accurate and timely completion of paperwork and other records e.g., stock assessment and management
· Ensure all production and spray programmes are followed, reporting any issues to the Container Controller or the Technical Controller
· Oversee the maintenance and husbandry of all stock to ensure the best possible quality
The preferred candidate will have previous experience of working in a plant nursery environment, with a proven ability to plan ahead, multi-task and communicate effectively. Knowledge of plants and the ability to identify distressed plants/pests & disease
Full induction training will be provided for the role. The Company operates 6 days per week Monday to Saturday 7.30am to 5.00pm and you will be required to work 45 hours pw 5 out of 6 days per week. The actual working days will be confirmed to you at least one week in advance. Working additional hours may be necessary during peak times due to the seasonal nature of the business.
Candidates eligible to work in the UK only.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
Deadline: Wednesday 30th June
- Palmstead Nurseries Limited
Wye TN25 5EU
Teaching Assistant/SEN Support
Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School
We are looking to appoint highly a motivated Teaching Assistant to join our talented and supportive team. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best. We would really like to meet you if you if you are passionate about working with children and have the ability to inspire learning and support development.
- All applications should be made via the Kent-Teach website.
- Closing Date:- 23rd August 2021
- Interviews to be held: 31st August 2021
All applications should be made via the Kent Teach website. In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
You should have a high standard of general education with good numeracy and literacy skills. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. Experience of working with children, good time management and the ability to work flexibly using your own initiative are essential. All applications will be considered and while SEN experience would be an advantage, it is not essential as relevant training will be given to the right candidate.
The main focus of the role is to provide 1:1 support to pupils in receipt of high needs funding, but your responsibilities may include:-
- Supporting children in achieving the lesson objective in English, Maths and across all areas of the curriculum
- Leading 1:1 and group intervention programmes
- Feeding back to the class teacher, maintaining records of progress and behaviour
- Working with children to support any social, emotional, behavioural, personal care or medical needs
- Liaising with parents and external professionals
Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child, that you want the very best for them and are prepared to put their needs first.
We would also welcome applications from anyone with pre-school/nursery experience as we envisage having opportunities within our reception classes as well as throughout the school as a whole.
Senior Medical Secretary (p/t)
Hours: 3 days per week (22.5 hours)
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - from 08.30 to 17.00.
Application close: Tuesday 17th August 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 25th August 2021
For this varied and demanding role we need a flexible, experienced senior medical secretary with secretarial and medical administration skills, including:
Using the practice's digital dictation system
Completing online referrals
Recording and collecting data
Following up patient queries
Ensuring adequate team members covering the department, including holiday cover
Supporting the practice team in installing and using new systems and moving towards more automated procedures
Willingness to work additional hours/days to cover sickness and holiday when required
Ability to work both as part of a team and independently.
Temporary Key Stage 1 Teacher - Part-time (0.4FTE)
Here at Lady J we are excited to be looking for an excellent and inspiring KS 1 teacher who has the energy, commitment and innovation to teach a creative and balanced curriculum . We welcome an inspirational practitioner to join our team with a desire for high Quality First Teaching, investigation, enquiry, a desire to inspire awe and wonder in learning and of course fabulous phonics!
You will work in a strong, friendly and supportive team, and plan with a parallel year group partner. Lady J is part of the CARE FOUNDATION TRUST, enabling us to work in collaboration with other schools whilst maintaining our independent personality and status.
At Lady J we work hard to support positive mental and physical wellbeing in conjunction with educational excellence for all of our pupils. We pride ourselves in providing a working environment that embraces CARE at the very heart of it for all team members and achievement for all. Our collaborative approach allows for all to have a voice and for us to move towards initiatives and changes together with a joint responsibility.
As an employer, we value equality, honesty, respect, diligence and commitment whilst supporting well-being. Safeguarding remains our priority.
This is a temporary part-time position for two days per week (0.4FTE) with an end date of 31/8/2022.
If you are interested to find out more please check out our website or call for a chat to organise a CV-19 friendly visit to the school. A tour will take place at 2pm on Wednesday, 13th October for interested applicants. Please be sure to book a place in advance.
All applications should be submitted via the Kent-Teach portal using the following link:-
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accomplished, experienced highly motivated senior manager, with a demonstrable career in finance, HR, business and strategic management.
67 Oxenturn Road,
Full – time 37.5 hrs a week over 4 or 5 days
Salary depending upon experience
Wye Surgery is a GMS dispensing practice looking to the fill the role of Practice Manager supporting, and reporting to, the Practice Partners. Working with colleagues in the Ashford Stour PCN and wider NHS to provide the best possible patient care.
The work environment encourages talented individuals to thrive and make a difference. Candidates must be conscientious, pragmatic and eloquent, with the passion, integrity and initiative to drive success.
Previous General Practice senior management experience is desirable as is demonstrable leadership skills, competency in office IT and effective communication skills and practice finance.
Supported by the Partners and an excellent administrative and clinical team, you will also have the vision, willingness and drive to adapt to NHS targets and changes within a profitable, efficient working environment
Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to start as soon as possible, although the Practice can accommodate a later start date based on individual circumstances.
About Wye Surgery
- CQC rated 'Outstanding' practice.
- A forward-thinking, training, GMS dispensing practice with 9,200 patients.
- A dispensing practice with a clinical team of 8 GPs, a Paramedic Practitioner, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, 5 practice nurses and 2 HCA's.
- A teaching practice keen on developing and supporting, clinicians, trainees, retainers and students.
- Our practice support staff are an integral part of delivering excellent patient care.
- We work with five other practices as part of Ashford Stour PCN.
- We provide excellent, compassionate and kind personal care, combining the best of traditional values with the latest knowledge from a multi- disciplinary team.
For a copy of the job description and an application form contact:-
Mrs Helen Goodman, Practice Manager, Wye Surgery
01233 884585 Ext 2217
Closing Date: - 28th February 2022
Interview Date: - by mutual arrangement
Attachments for this job advert
Part-time Assistant Practice Manager
Contact email: email@example.com
Contact phone: 01233 884585
Post code: TN25 5AY (View on a map)
Wye Surgery Part-time Assistant Practice Manager (three days a week Monday, Wednesday and Friday) Job Summary Wye Surgery is a GMS dispensing practice looking to recruit into the role of Assistant Practice Manager, someone with the desire to develop and become part of the practices succession plan.
The role is integral to the practice and will be a key member of the team to assist with all aspects of the practice's day to day running. Flexibility and being able to work as part of the team is essential to this role. Recent experience in general practice or similar organisation, along with general practice IT systems, is essential. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to start as soon as possible, although the Practice can accommodate a later start date based on individual circumstances.
Main Duties and Responsibilities The main duties include
• Supporting the Partners and Practice Manager with daily running of the practice.
• HR processes • Induction and training programmes for new starters, including medical students and student nurses.
• Setting up and developing new computer systems
• Maintaining practice website and social media
• Premises and equipment management
• Working collaboratively with our PCN colleagues About Wye Surgery
• A forward-thinking, training, GMS dispensing practice with 9,200 patients.
• A dispensing practice with a clinical team of 8 GPs, a Paramedic Practitioner, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, 5 practice nurses and a HCA.
• A teaching practice keen on developing and supporting, clinicians, trainees, retainers and students.
• Our practice support staff are an integral part of delivering excellent patient care.
• We work with five other practices as part of Ashford Stour PCN.
• We provide excellent, compassionate and kind personal care, combining the best of traditional values with the latest knowledge from a multi- disciplinary team.
For a copy of the job description and an application form please contact: Mrs Helen Goodman Practice Manager, Wye Surgery Oxenturn Road Wye Ashford TN25 5AY 01233 884585 Ext 2217
Closing Date:- 21st January 2022
Interview Date:- By mutual arrangement
Full-time Receptionist (Monday to Friday, 37.5hrs)
A permanent role, working 5 days a week, as part of our reception and admin team.
Knowledge of EMIS web, Microsoft applications and experience in a health care setting would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given.
General Practice is a demanding and sometimes challenging role, the applicant must be flexible in both the working approach and able to cover holidays and sickness, occasionally working until 8pm.
Closing date: 19th November 2021
Interviews: 25th November 2021
Experienced Finance Officer (4 or 5 days a week)
We welcome applications from those with accounting qualifications and a knowledge of VAT, or equivalent relevant experience especially in a health care setting. Accuracy, flexibility and good teamwork are essential for this key role.
Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to start as soon as possible, although the Practice may accommodate a later start date based on individual circumstances. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
Closing date: 12th November 2021
Interviews: By mutual agreement
Temporary, part-time receptionist
There is a vacancy for a temporary, part-time receptionist to work two days a week as part of the Wye Surgery team, covering all aspects of reception duties.
- Full training will be given, but a knowledge of EMIS web, Microsoft PC applications plus experience in a health care setting would be desirable (though not essential).
- The applicant must be flexible and able to cover holidays and sickness, possibly working until 20.00
Temporary, part time vacancy: 2 days per week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 08.00 to 17.00.
Application close: Friday 12th November 2021
Interviews: Friday 19th November 2021