Friday, 28 August 2015

Sutton Valence Parish Council

Contacts

Janet Burnett clerk
Warmlake End
Chartway Street
Sutton Valence
ME17 3JA
Tel: 01622 844135
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Welcome to the Sutton Valence Parish Council Website.

ELECTION

THREE NEW COUNCILLORS CAME FORWARD IN THE ELECTION. THIS STILL LEAVES TWO SPACES. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A COUNCILLOR PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK.

                        Local Warden Support Officer (LWSO)

                            Are you passionate about volunteering within your community?

                     Do you have the drive and desire to help people?

                        Would you like to be part of an exciting new team?

Kent County Council is offering you an opportunity to be part of an exciting new pilot project across Kent. Working alongside our Community Wardens, Kent Police and local councils, volunteers will be working within their own communities providing information, guidance and support on a wide range of services and issues as well as being the eyes and ears of their community.

KCC community Wardens have been in operation across Kent for over 10 years and have won numerous awards for the service they provide to the residents of Kent. Community Wardens work with partnership agencies to promote community solidarity and encourage communities and neighbourhoods to work together to identify and solve problems. Wardens also talk to residents offering guidance and advice as well as supporting local community activities and initiatives.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are willing to offer approximately 20 hours per month on a voluntary basis to work with KCC Community Wardens and partnership agencies covering a wide range of services and issues.

As part of this exciting new team of Local Warden Support Officers, we can offer you the chance to gain valuable experience working in a supportive environment in which to grow your skills and knowledge through high quality training and mentoring from our experienced Community Wardens. Initially LWSO’s will be deployed in Paddock Wood, Swanscombe and Greenhithe, Borough Green and Wrotham, Bridge, Eastchurch, East Peckham, Farningham, Great Chart with Singleton, Lower Halstow, Sutton Valence, Wateringbury, and Wittersham. It is desirable that applicants will be resident in or have close association with the area applied for.

Initial training will be provided over a 4 week period before ongoing on the ground and mentoring is given. A full uniform and necessary equipment will also be provided. You will need to have access to the internet to enable you to receive messages and information.

If you are interested in applying for a position, email the Community Warden Service at: community.wardens@kent.gov.uk or telephone us on 03000 413455 for an application pack.

The 13th August 2015 is the closing date for applications. Interviews for the above post will take place on 17th / 18th August 2015 at Invicta House, Maidstone.

 

 

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