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Allotment & Cemetery Officer

  • Employer: Gravesham Borough Council
  • Reference: ENVO/18/82318
  • Published: Tue 27/11/2018, 15:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/12/2018, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Scale 2/3 (£17,397 to £19,062 incl London Weighting)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brookvale Depot, Northfleet

12 month fixed term contract

 

Our Organisation-

Centrally located in the Thames Gateway, Gravesham Borough Council provides a range of services to over 95,000 people and 3,000 businesses.

The Borough of Gravesham, situated in the north west corner of Kent, covers 25,000 acres of the most varied countryside in south east England.

Bordered by the River Thames to the north, it is at the heart of Thames Gateway and has a significant role to play in the regeneration of a major government growth area.

Gravesham Borough Council is committed to delivering to the community and working with us means you are part of delivering the level of growth and improvement our community needs and deserves.

The role-

This post is responsible to the Cemeteries & Amenities Manager for the efficient and effective delivery of the allotment service and support for the cemeteries service including attending funerals.

Essential qualifications/experience-

It is essential to have good IT skills, i.e. Word, Excel and Email. A clean current driving license is essential. Experience of working in an environment with time pressures and strict procedures.

Desirable qualifications/experience-

It is desirable to have knowledge of the council’s Financial systems, such as Creditors and Debtors. Experience of dealing effectively with members of the public. 

In return we offer you:

Childcare vouchers and discounts

Government-approved, tax-efficient way of paying for childcare. You can use vouchers to pay for a wide variety of childcare for children up to the age of 16. Discounts at selected retailers in the town centre and reduced membership at local Leisure Centres.

Holiday entitlement

A generous holiday entitlement, plus paid bank holidays.

Training

In-house and external training.

Employee Assistance Programme

The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a free and confidential support service, offering you unlimited access to advice and information as well as coaching and counselling where appropriate. 

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the service is there to help you manage all of life's events and support you through the challenges. Their expert advisers are there to help, whenever you need them. Support on the telephone, online and face to face.

Cycle to work

By working with us you'll typically save between 31% and 48% of the retail cost of bikes and accessories. You can find out more on the Cycle Solutions website.

Pensions

A very secure pension scheme which both you and we pay into. More information can be found on the Local Government Pension Scheme website.

Occupational health

An on-site Occupational Health Advisor. We have an occupational health service provided by East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust. The service is delivered by a team of health professionals who specialise in occupational medicine and deal with the relationship between your work and your health. Occupational Health also works with us to resolve any issues in the workplace and also to ensure that well-being at work is maintained.

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call Jenny Neesam on 01474 337 490.

Important Information-

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

Gravesham Borough Council is working towards equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

 

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How to Apply

Please be advised that we only accept online applications submitted through JobsGoPublic ATS If you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

  • Employer: Gravesham Borough Council
  • Reference: ENVO/18/82318
  • Published: Tue 27/11/2018, 15:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/12/2018, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Scale 2/3 (£17,397 to £19,062 incl London Weighting)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brookvale Depot, Northfleet

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