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There can be no greater advertisement for Milton Keynes than the thousands of businesses that have developed here and those that have chosen to locate here over the years. This is reflected by the fact we are  number one for job creation in the UK.

In addition to this over the next few years Milton Keynes will become the largest area in the south of England after London as it expands by 28,000 homes. On average stats have shown that people living in Milton Keynes can save up to £12,000 per year. Yet only 35 minutes away from London and situated right next to the M1.

We at Milton Keynes Council take great pride in our community and we are always looking for people that can help us grow and share our vision. Aside from our exciting career opportunities we also place a strong emphasis on the innovative package benefits we provide, learn more about MK Advantage, and a healthy work life balance that we feel sets us apart from the rest!

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Why work for us?

Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best and with an employer contribution rate of 19.7% 
  • A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 27 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years. 
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements. 
  • Career progression and relevant training and development opportunities including our excellent in house management development programmes
  • Flexibility –with full time, part time and term time working options
  • Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage
  • MK Advantage benefits package – a range of savings including retail, travel and leisure discounts as well as a suite of salary sacrifice benefits.  
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Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship gives you the chance to gain hands-on experience of the working world and can be invaluable to entering into your chosen career as well as a great way to learn whilst you earn.

Apprenticeships at Milton Keynes Council

 

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Milton Keynes Council Careers

MK Shared Lives Milton Keynes, UK
24 Aug, 2020
Full time
Milton Keynes Council is developing new ways to support adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Mental Health issues and Older People in MK.  We are seeking Personal Assistants. Why choose to become a Shared Lives Personal Assistant? It offers an alternative to working for a care agency It’s rewarding for both the adult with support needs and the PA You will be working with the same person on a regular basis You can give as much of your time as you like  The work can fit well around other responsibilities you may have You will be paid for your time Who Can be a Shared Lives Personal Assistant? Almost anybody can become a Shared Lives Personal Assistant, it is all about finding the person you fit best with. The most important things are being a good communicator, an interest in others and having the ability to respond to the needs of those around you.  Some people work as a Shared Lives Personal Assistant in addition to other employment. More...
MK Shared Lives Remote
24 Aug, 2020
Part time
Milton Keynes Council is developing new ways to support adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Mental Health issues and Older People in MK.  We are seeking Shared Lives Carers. Why choose to become a Shared Lives carer? It offers an alternative to working for a care agency It’s rewarding for both the adult with support needs and the carer You will be working with the same person on a regular basis You can give as much of your time as you like  The work can fit well around other responsibilities you may have You will be paid for your time Who Can be a Shared Lives Carer? Almost anybody can become a Shared Lives carer, it is all about finding the person you fit best with. The most important things are being a good communicator, an interest in others and having the ability to respond to the needs of those around you.  Some people work as a Shared Lives carer in addition to other employment. More about Shared Lives Shared Lives schemes match...