KCC and NHS promote jobs in East Kent

Kent County Council and the NHS organisations providing health and social care in East Kent have launched a website to promote employment in the sector in East Kent.

The move comes as the organisations work together towards the Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). The STP describes what the organisations think needs to be done differently to bring about better health and wellbeing, better standards of care, and better use of staff and funds.


Modern Slavery

Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

Modern Slavery

While awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking is slowly growing, the signs are often hidden, making victims even harder to recognise.

Businesses like nail bars, takeaways, car washes and farms may unknowingly be employing people who have been trafficked into the country – or they could be a cover. Landlords could be providing accommodation to groups of people being controlled or exploited. And taxi companies, petrol stations or hotels may be used when transporting, holding or working victims. (more…)

KFRS is recruiting on-call fire firefighters

All sorts of people can be on-call firefightersKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is recruiting on-call fire firefighters and you could be just the person that we are looking for!

On-call firefighters come in all shapes and sizes, all ages and from all walks of life – office workers, beauticians, farmers, bankers, builders, stay-at-home-parents. It doesn’t matter whether you are already working or not, KFRS wants to hear from you if you are:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Have a good all round level of fitness
  • Live or work within five minutes of one of the recruiting on-call fire stations and
  • Able to offer the hours we need to deal with the risk in your area