Jobs with our partners

We publish details of jobs being advertised by our partner organisations.

Location: various locations

Are you able to support children and vulnerable adults who have been arrested by the police? Vulnerable people detained in custody often need support and guidance and a caring hand to ensure they are treated properly and fairly. Usually parents will attend, but there are times when they can't. This is when Kent Police call on our volunteers to fulfil this crucial role. The police cannot proceed without an appropriate adult.

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Visit the Young Lives Foundation website or call Kristy Tidey and Lucy Newsome on 01622 693 459 for more information and to find out more about how you can make a difference.

Hours: sessional hours

Location: various

Kent Adult Education have a wide range of courses and are always interested to hear from anyone who has got a passion for their subject and would be interested in teaching in a friendly and welcoming environment where we aim to ensure everyone reaches their potential.

At this time we are particularly looking for complementary therapies, art and craft including jewellery making, creative writing, early years, fitness and yoga, GCSE maths, IT and bookkeeping, European languages, guitar and psychology.

Working as a part time tutor in Kent Adult Education gives you the flexibility to work at a variety of times, venues and gain experience of community education. We have a supportive induction and training process in place to help you settle in and be successful.

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Read more information and apply on the Kent Adult Education website.

Salary: £8.75 per hour

Hours: to be negotiated – mainly early evenings

Contract: sessional

Location: Folkestone and Hythe district

Salus is a social enterprise established to deliver services to children and young people. They have been commissioned to deliver Youth Services across Kent.

Salus are currently seeking Sessional Youth Workers to help implement their range of centre and street-based youth services in the Folkestone and Hythe areas. The role will involve working directly with young people and agencies, offering services and support with an aim to improve young people’s emotional health and well-being.

They are looking for talented individuals - experience in working directly with young people is an advantage but training can be given. You will be expected to create and find innovative ways to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The post will require energy and enthusiasm to ensure the success of this highly valued service. The ability to drive would be an advantage.

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Read more information and apply on the Salus website.

For an informal discussion, please contact Clive Harris on 07725 595 750

Closing date: This advert will be withdrawn when the posts are filled

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week or some flexibility for right candidate

Contract: permanent

Location: Maidstone and Tonbridge

Involve Kent are helping to develop the community navigation service across west Kent. An outcome focused service to improve people’s quality of life, health and wellbeing, by recognising that this can be affected by a range of social, economic and environmental factors. Supporting people to achieve their personal aspirations, participate in their local and wider communities, enhance effective personal support networks, enabling individuals to maintain healthy lifestyles; and lead independent and fulfilled lives.

They are looking for a Community Navigator to work throughout west Kent who has the following skills:

  • experience of providing advice, guidance and information
  • ability to motivate, empower and support people to achieve goals
  • background in health/social care or working with vulnerable/isolated people
  • follow processes and systems, assess people, develop action plans and follow up in an outcome focussed way
  • excellent communication skills
  • able to negotiate
  • build relationships
  • advocate for people and inspire others
  • driven, target focused and highly motivated
  • resilient and confident
  • able to work in the community and home visit clients
  • outgoing, energetic and passionate about improving the wellbeing of others
  • have good IT skills and experience of using a database or CRM system.

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Read more information and apply on the Involve Kent website.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter to jane.thomas@involvekent.org.uk.

Closing date: This advert will be withdrawn when the posts are filled

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Salary: £24,799 per annum

Hours: 30 hours including some evenings and weekends

Contract: 2 year fixed term appointment, with option for additional third year

Location: Whitfield, Dover

The Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC) are a not-for-profit membership organisation for parish, town and community councils and parish meetings (local councils) across Kent. They are seeking an inspirational, forward thinking individual who will provide support to the development and delivery of their learning and development programme and provide support on partnership working projects at county and district level. The role is an exciting opportunity to work with a wide range of colleagues from across local government and other organisations. The post holder will show flexibility in their workload and be committed to working outside core hours.

The post holder will need to have a driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle.

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Read more information and apply on the KALC website.

If you would like to discuss the role then please contact Terry Martin, Chief Executive, on 01304 820173 or email chief.executive@kentalc.gov.uk.

Closing date: 7 February 2020

Interview date: 17 February 2020

Salary: £23,000 per annum

Hours: 37 hours, full time

Contract: fixed term contract until October 2020

Location: Sevenoaks, Dartford and Tunbridge Wells (3x vacancies)

The Salus Family Support Service provides early help and preventative support for whole families to become resilient and to break the cycle of neglect and deprivation so that their lives are turned around. The service will ensure children and young people get the best start in life.

They  will work alongside the Early Help and Preventative Services provision within the council working to reduce the need for specialist children’s services intervention and will deliver the Troubled Families Programme outcomes for children, young people and their families in north and west Kent.

The Family Support Worker will coordinate and deliver a package of tailored support and interventions to address the problems family members face. They will work with families to give practical hands-on support using a pro-active and challenging approach to enable families to build on strengths and promote family resilience that can sustain outcomes. This will include working closely with local initiatives and agencies to improve family outcomes.

The post holder should be prepared to work alone in a comparatively unstructured situation, working in families’ homes and have an ability to respond quickly to changing needs and circumstances; this may include travelling to other service areas, and early mornings, evening and weekend work.

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Read more information and apply on the Salus website.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sally Ward on 07725 595737 or Emma Mead on 07725 629789.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 10 February 2020

Interview date: 12 February 2020

Any appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.