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Community Warden

Role Responsibility

KCC Community Warden Service is now recruiting

Do you have a passion for helping people and creating positive change?

Are you a motivated team player looking for a new challenge?

If you like meeting new people, want to learn new skills, and provide valuable community support to improve the quality of life for the residents of Kent, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for compassionate and responsible individuals to join our established and hard-working Community Warden Service who have been making a difference to residents and communities for nearly 20 years.  We have a number of Community Warden vacancies within the following Districts: Ashford, Folkestone & Hythe, Thanet, Canterbury, and Dover.

You will work closely with other KCC services, Kent Police, Parish Councils, and local authority departments to resolve issues and engage with the communities in which you are deployed. You will work across the four key objectives for the service:

  • Strengthening community resilience to ensure ‘Stronger, Safer Communities’.
  • Supporting the elderly and vulnerable.  
  • Fostering community cohesion and wellbeing.
  • Assisting residents to navigate public services

The Kent Community Warden Service is a proactive and visible service working within communities, you will therefore be required to wear a uniform. 

You will receive training to an accredited standard.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and Level 2 Police Vetting.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Visit our website for more information on our service:

https://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/community-safety/community-wardens

Contact Details

For further information on this role please contact Jo Shaw, Business Support Co-ordinator on 03000 413455 or emaill: Jo.Shaw@kent.gov.uk   

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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