Buckinghamshire Council

It’s an exciting time to join the new Buckinghamshire Council, which will be replacing the current county and district councils from April 2020.

Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they rely on the work we do. Whether its new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential care and support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, we’re here to make a real difference.

We are looking for motivated, ambitious and inspiring people to join us. You will be part of the unique and exciting transition through our unitary process to one council. You could also be entitled to a range of different benefits including a competitive pension scheme, a generous holiday allowance and discounted travel.

As long as it works for us, you can apply for flexible and agile working, job shares and sabbaticals. Priding ourselves on our core values of being proud, ambitious, collaborative and trustworthy, we work together to deliver the very best outcomes for our communities.

£8,800 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Amersham, UK
20 Oct, 2020
Part time
Overview We are looking for a careful and responsible driver with a polite, cheerful and pro-active attitude. The successful candidate will be tasked with core duties comprising mini-bus driving and ensuring our school vehicles are well-maintained, fuelled, cleaned and checked. Work may also include helping the Estates Team with some general site and small gardening jobs.  Salary: £8,800 (gross) pa on the 20 hours/per week, term time basis (stated inclusive of paid holiday)  Hours: The role requires a minimum of 20 hours per week during term time (mornings and afternoons, daily). There may be the opportunity to extend these hours to 25 each week. The daily shifts would be as follows and the successful applicant will be required to work both shifts as outlined: Mornings (3 hours): Driving:  06.45 - 08.00 Daily care of school vehicles: 08.00 – 09.45  (with potential for additional paid hours) Evenings (1 hour): Driving:  17.00 - 18.00 Contract type:...
Buckinghamshire Council Little Chalfont, UK
20 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview We are looking for an affable, meticulous and customer service-oriented Exams Officer to join our school. This is a particularly rewarding and centrally important post and the main purpose is to lead and manage the complete external examinations process and most elements of internal examinations. The role requires strong communications skills, a high level of accuracy and organisation, computer literacy and the ability to manage expenditure.   This is an ideal opportunity to play a central role in our warm and strong community, providing the very best exams support and experience to our students and great service for our staff and parents. We will welcome applications from both experienced exams officers and those with transferrable experience and attributes. Salary: Pay Scale 5 (£26,171 - £28,426 FTE/£23,586 - £25,998) Hours: 37 hours per week for 41 weeks (term time) plus 2 weeks, mainly in August Start date: October/November 2020 About us Within the...
Buckinghamshire Council Buckinghamshire, UK
19 Oct, 2020
Part time
Overview The Governors and Headteacher of Overstone Combined School would like to appoint a qualified, talented and enthusiastic class teacher to join our friendly, popular school. Required for job share Job Salary Main Pay Scale Contract Type Fixed term to 31st July 2021 in the first instance Hours Part-time. 2 days per week (to be discussed as interview). Required from 1st December 2020 or as soon as possible About us Overstone Combined School is a popular school with amazing facilities.  We have superb outdoor sports facilities and our own forest area from which we run a successful forest school curriculum. We can offer: excellent training and CPD to develop your skills and career; a great staff team to work with; governors who are passionate and committed to everyone in our school; enthusiastic and motivated children; support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team; an opportunity to develop subject leadership across the whole...
£16,824 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Buckinghamshire, UK
19 Oct, 2020
Part time
Overview We require cleaners to join our friendly team of staff. Job Salary Bucks pay 1A 5 (£16,824 FTE) Pro-rated pay £4,153 pa Contract Type Fixed term to 31st August 2021 in the first instance Hours 10 hours per week, 3.30 – 5.30pm, term-time plus additional 4 weeks in the school holidays – dates and times to be mutually agreed About us Overstone Combined School is a school with an amazing team of people and facilities.  As well as superb outdoor sports facilities we have our forest area from which we run a successful forest school curriculum.  We have happy children and everyone is committed to providing a healthy learning environment. Our website: http://www.overstone-wing.bucks.sch.uk/website   About the role As part of our cleaning team you will be allocated zones which will involve cleaning classrooms, toilets and common areas.  You will be required to work 2 hours a day during term-time and 10 hours per week for 4 additional weeks during the school...
Buckinghamshire Council Wing, Leighton Buzzard, UK
19 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview Required from January 2021 for maternity cover We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with a passion for learning and teaching Physical Education, ideally with experience of teaching GCSE and BTEC Sport.  Job Salary MPS/UPS Contract Type Fixed Term January - July 2021 Hours Full Time About us Headteacher: Simon Jones, MA NOR: 1,070 including 126 in Sixth Form The Cottesloe School is a successful and oversubscribed Foundation Secondary School with Sixth Form situated in the village of Wing in rural North Buckinghamshire, located conveniently for Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. We are a caring school with a highly qualified and exceptionally committed staff, who recognise the importance of creative and challenging teaching and high professional standards.  All staff and students are greatly valued and emphasis on student and staff wellbeing is central to our culture. Our students are courteous and have a high degree of respect...
£22,000 - £28,000 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Swanbourne, Milton Keynes, UK
13 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview Assist the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Director of Marketing and Admissions in the fulfilment of their roles by providing administrative and organisational support. Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 PA (DEPENDANT ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE) 40 HOURS PER WEEK, 52 WEEKS PER YEAR About us Swanbourne House School is a Co-educational Day and Boarding school for ages 3 -13 based in the Buckinghamshire countryside, around 20 mins from the thriving new town of Milton Keynes. Our curriculum provides a broad education with strong academic foundations, allowing pupils with a range of abilities, interests and learning styles to flourish. It’s a progressive approach that ensures children are ready to take on the challenges of the next stage of their education with courage and confidence. In September 2019, we replaced Common Entrance with the Pre-Senior Baccalaureate, an assessment model that seeks fairly and accurately to quantify a pupil’s all-round achievements...
Buckinghamshire Council Great Brickhill, Milton Keynes, UK
13 Oct, 2020
Part time
Overview We take great pride in the appearance of our school and are looking for a cleaner to join our existing team, to help maintain our high standards of hygiene and cleanliness. Salary:   1B ISN 10 equivalent to £10.94 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay) Hours:   Part time, term time only (38 weeks per year). We are looking for cleaners who are able to work between 2-3 hours per day. Hours will be after-school (between 3.30pm and 6.30pm). Additional overtime in the school holidays is expected, for deep cleaning About us At High Ash Church of England School we endeavour to provide a well ordered, stimulating and safe environment in which learning can flourish and every child has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.  We seek to promote the spiritual, moral, emotional, social, cultural, intellectual and physical development of our children. Located within the village of Great Brickhill, we are a 10 minute drive from both Milton Keynes and Leighton Buzzard....
£41,860 - £44,007 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
09 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview We are currently recruiting a Commissioning Manager within our Integrated Commissioning Service. This fast paced role provides an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to support service integration and transformation and make a real difference to the lives of Buckinghamshire residents.   About us Buckinghamshire was one of the first 8 areas in England to establish an Integrated Care System. Introduced in 2017, Integrated Care Systems involve NHS organisations working in partnership with Local Authorities and other organisations to take collective responsibility for managing resources, delivering NHS standards, and improving the health and wellbeing of local residents.   In the summer of 2018 Buckinghamshire County Council and the Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group restructured their commissioning functions to set up a new, all age Integrated Commissioning Service, supporting the Integrated Care System’s ethos to deliver whole population...
£34,144 - £48,257 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
08 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview Looking for a protected and supportive environment to start your career? Following the successful launch of our Social Work Academy, Buckinghamshire Council is currently recruiting for our next cohort of hard-working, enthusiastic Newly Qualified Social Workers who are dedicated to improving the lives of Children and Young People. Our fantastic Social Work Academy provides a bespoke development programme while you complete your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE). Please be aware you will be required to attend an assessment day on Monday 2nd November and in addition remote interviews will be held on Thursday 12th November. About us During the ASYE period NQSWs will spend a proportion of their time on practice development while working on a protected caseload and receiving high quality supervision, support and case management. The focus at the start of the year will be on practice development with the balance gradually shifting towards case...
£27,024 - £28,410 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
07 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview The First Response team are seeking to appoint two full time, permanent Contact and Referral Officers (CARO) to be based within the MASH team at Aylesbury Police Station. The CARO is the first point of contact for enquiries or concerns about our children and young people, providing essential advice where a child's safety may be at risk.  Interviews for the vacancies will take place on Thursday, 12th   November 2020. The interviews will take place remotely via Microsoft Teams. About us Significant progress has been made to  improve   our Children’s Services in Buckinghamshire. A new, permanent Senior Management Team arrived in April 2018 and is making the right changes to ensure we improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people across the County. OFSTED said during their last monitoring visit that: ‘The senior leadership team has a sound understanding of the improvements that are needed in children’s services and is steadfastly determined to...
£22,000 - £28,000 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Swanbourne House School, Swanbourne, Milton Keynes, UK
07 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview Assist the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Director of Marketing and Admissions in the fulfilment of their roles by providing administrative and organisational support. Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 PA (DEPENDANT ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE) 40 HOURS PER WEEK, 52 WEEKS PER YEAR About us Swanbourne House School is a Co-educational Day and Boarding school for ages 3 -13 based in the Buckinghamshire countryside, around 20 mins from the thriving new town of Milton Keynes. Our curriculum provides a broad education with strong academic foundations, allowing pupils with a range of abilities, interests and learning styles to flourish. It’s a progressive approach that ensures children are ready to take on the challenges of the next stage of their education with courage and confidence. In September 2019, we replaced Common Entrance with the Pre-Senior Baccalaureate, an assessment model that seeks fairly and accurately to quantify a pupil’s all-round achievements...
£36,984 - £38,881 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
07 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Care Purchasing Team as the Team Leader. Managing a team of placement officers, you will be responsible for the sourcing and administration of external placements for children and young people requiring a placement.  You will ensure that placements meet the needs of the children and young people by having knowledge of care providers in and out of county and the services they offer. You will coordinate the day to day service delivery of the team, liaise with all stakeholders and provide reports and updates to the senior management team when required. The Care Purchasing team is very busy and you must be able to remain calm under pressure, ensure team productivity and coordinate an integrated approach to sourcing the most suitable placements. About us In April 2020 Buckinghamshire Council became the UK’s newest council and the residents of Buckinghamshire will be served by a single, unitary council. Buckinghamshire is...
£38,984 - £40,881 yearly
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
06 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview We’re looking for a knowledgeable and diligent Safeguarding Adults Practitioner to take a lead role in safeguarding adults in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). The MASH is a dynamic multi-agency environment in which the Safeguarding Adults team is based. Operating from Aylesbury Police Station, the space is shared with police, children’s safeguarding, education and substance misuse professionals. The Safeguarding Adults team handles concerns from the community and professionals, and aims to support vulnerable individuals by undertaking s.42 safeguarding enquiries in order to prevent/reduce/remove risk of harm. The team work together as a supportive network and no decision is made in isolation. There is a wealth of knowledgeable professionals to provide guidance and assistance. We are a friendly and supportive team who all share a desire to achieve great results for our service users. If this appeals to you, we’d love to hear from you!   About us Our...
Buckinghamshire Council Buckinghamshire, UK
02 Oct, 2020
Full time
Overview Do you want to help nurture young children and support them to develop a love of learning? Are you looking for a role that’s rewarding, where no two days are the same and where you can make a real difference in a child’s life? If you are thinking about starting a career in early years or if you already work in early years and are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, take a look at the attached job list for up to date early years vacancies across Buckinghamshire. About us We support many early years and childcare providers to find the right person to join their team. Whether you are an experienced Early Years Professional, a qualified manager or assistant or someone looking to join the workforce, we have a range of opportunities which may be of interest. About the role There are a variety of roles within early years, each role plays an important part in preparing young children for their future. Pre-School Assistant Early Years Worker Early Years...
Buckinghamshire Council Buckinghamshire, UK
30 Sep, 2020
Full time
Overview We are looking for people to join our team supporting looked after children in Bucks for a rewarding career as a foster carer. You will get lots of great support, training and generous allowances. About us ‘We’re just normal people. Fostering is for everyone, you don’t need any special skills – just a bit of love and some space in your home. And a sense of humour helps!’ Foster carer for Bucks About the role Foster carers play a vital role in caring for looked after children and helping them to lead happy, healthy lives and it can be a hugely rewarding career. Children come into care mostly through no fault of their own. They may have had a difficult home life and troubled background and are looking for stability, someone to be there and someone to care. Some of these children are at school and will need you to help them get to and from school, help with their homework and be there for them as they are growing up. Some of the children are younger and...
£10.94 hourly
Buckinghamshire Council Great Brickhill, Milton Keynes, UK
29 Sep, 2020
Part time
Overview We take great pride in the appearance of our school and are looking for a cleaner to join our existing team, to help maintain our high standards of hygiene and cleanliness. Salary:   1B ISN 10 equivalent to £10.94 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay) Hours:   Part time, term time only (38 weeks per year). We are looking for cleaners who are able to work between 2-3 hours per day. Hours will be after-school (between 3.30pm and 6.30pm). Additional overtime in the school holidays is expected, for deep cleaning About us At High Ash Church of England School we endeavour to provide a well ordered, stimulating and safe environment in which learning can flourish and every child has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.  We seek to promote the spiritual, moral, emotional, social, cultural, intellectual and physical development of our children. Located within the village of Great Brickhill, we are a 10 minute drive from both Milton Keynes and Leighton Buzzard....
Buckinghamshire Council Aylesbury, UK
14 Sep, 2020
Full time
Overview Are you looking for a school who values the emotional health and wellbeing of all its members - staff, children and parents?  Do you want to be a valued member of an innovative and forward-thinking team who are passionate about providing opportunities for children beyond the classroom? Then we could be the school for you!  Salary:   MPS/UPS Contract type:   Fixed Term (Maternity Cover) – with the possibility of further employment Start date:   January 2020 About us Broughton Junior School is a vibrant two-form entry Junior School located on the outskirts of Aylesbury town centre. We strive to make sure our children’s education is rich, stimulating and fun – with a focus on:  Sports – offering everything from Drummercise to Lacrosse to Yoga Wellbeing – nurture groups, outdoor learning, peer mentors with Bucks Mind Enrichment – a focus on life experiences and visits, trips to France, Wimbledon, London Parental Involvement – Grandparents day,...
Buckinghamshire Council High Wycombe, UK
14 Sep, 2020
Part time
Overview Are you aspiring for senior leadership? Would you like to work alongside the Headteacher, staff and Governors in shaping the future of our school whilst teaching a small class consisting of 15 eager pupils in a mixed year 1/2 class? This job opportunity is perfect for teachers who may wish to move on to become a Deputy Head or Headteacher. Or are you an exceptional KS1 teacher looking to work in a small family-oriented school with flexible working hours available? If the answer is yes to either, then come and visit us!  Full time or part time job share Main pay scale/UPS Permanent About us We are a small, caring and very friendly combined school and nursery consisting of 70 pupils. Our parents and local community are supportive and welcoming. We take pride in the fact that we are very much an inclusive school that is recognised for its tolerance, respect and inclusive approach to ensuring that every child reaches their full potential. As...
Buckinghamshire Council Buckinghamshire, UK
19 Aug, 2020
Apprenticeship
Overview Apprenticeships Rethink your next steps……. If you’re 16 years old or over and keen to get into the workplace while still gaining qualifications, an apprenticeship with us could be perfect for you. Our apprenticeships are designed to give you the hands-on experience needed in a real job that aims to bring out the best in you, with real responsibilities, real challenges, real projects and scope to grow your career.   About us An apprenticeship with us could be the first step to a career in fields such as: HR, Business Support, Planning, Transport and the Environment, IT, Finance, or Customer Service. Why become a BC apprentice? You’ll earn a salary, and gain valuable, hands-on experience in a large business. Plus, we’ll support you as you study for a nationally-recognised qualification, and give you paid holidays. Our apprenticeships generally last between 12-18 months, with time out of the workplace for study and assessments - so no evening or weekend...