The Kent Website since 1999
This is our Medway Council job help and careers resource. For more vacancies across the whole area visit the jobs in Medway page, it links to leading employers and thousands of local jobs. We've been publishing career information for over a decade, in that time user feedback has been an important part of adding value to our users. If you have recent experience of working for this local authority we'd welcome your views.
You can't talk about the history of Medway without mentioning its military heritage. The closure of the Chatham Dockyard in 1984 was the end of an era and a significant economic blow for Kent. The dockyard is still exerting a powerful influence, and it's at the heart of the transformation of the area. Regeneration in Medway is targeting a rate of economic growth double that of the rest of the UK and a planned 20,000 new jobs in the next 15 years. The latest of these regeneration projects has just been given the green light. Chatham Waters will create hundreds of dwellings, new shops and a significant leisure facility.
At any one time Medway Council employs about 7,000 people, making it one of the biggest employers in Medway as well as Kent. A significant number of people work at the corporate headquarters at Gun Wharf in Chatham, other jobs are based at locations around the Medway towns in places as varied as; schools, social services centres, leisure facilities, countryside parks, heritage sites and local arts centres. More information about Medway Council at the council website: www.medway.gov.u.
As you'd expect the authority has an Equal Opportunities Policy, it was agreed in February 1999 and updated in June 2008 to ensure that it continues to be fit for purpose. Employment opportunities are published at the jobs go public website (there is a link from the Council's recruitment pages. Recently published vacancies (at the time of writing) included:
Jobs for the local authority are likely to fall into one of these sectors - this reflects how the organisation is structured from an employment point of view:
If you're looking for short term (part time and/or full time employment), as well as casual assignments at the Council try the ISP (internal staff pool). This is the self managed agency run by the council. Teaching vacancies in Medway are advertised through the dedicated teaching website. Children's Care opportunities for the Council can also be viewed through a dedicated child care website - http://ccr.medway.gov.uk/.
We take care over our content but we're happy to correct any factual errors, please see our disclaimer. If you have some feedback about working for Medway Council or their recruitment process you can send an email to email@example.com.
This content is checked but if you find that any links are broken or content out of date let us know. This is a page under constant improvement.
工作麥威 - Hledáte práci nebo zaměstnání v Medway - à la recherche d'une carrière ou un emploi dans Medway - poszukuje do kariery lub pracy w Medway
Waitrose is part of the JLP (John Lewis Partnership)so employees can expect the same benefits enjoyed by staff at John Lewis. Waitrose is currently expanding across the South East, which means more jobs and more opportunities of progression.
Retail jobs in Kent
The retail sector now dominates employment opportunities in most major towns. We publish a retail employment feature outlining most of the UK's major high street employers including; Tesco, Sainsbury, Asda, Morrisons, B&Q, Boots and many more.
If you've worked hard to get yourself a degree is it time to question if you are getting the most from your qualification? Many large employers have specific recruitment campaigns aimed at attracting graduate entry recruits. Take a look at our guide and see what's going on.