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Vacancies with third party organisations

Creative Quarter Volunteer roles, Folkestone Kent

Creative Folkestone is looking for volunteers for the following roles for its Book Festival:

Digital packs volunteers – For this year’s Book Festival, CF are streaming the festival online for an at-home audience as well as live in the auditorium. For their online audience CF are creating festival packs to send to out customers and are looking for volunteers to help assemble and post the packs.

Camera operator volunteers – CF are looking for two people per live streamed event to look after the cameras that will be located around the auditorium. The cameras will be static and volunteers would help the tech team set up before the event and including test events.

If you are interested in these volunteer roles, please email Fern Bamber:

Marketing Assistant, Ashford, Kent

Jacksons Fencing is a family business, established in 1947 and set in the heart of the Kent countryside. The company has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious person to help create integrated marketing campaigns that encourage trade and customer engagement with the Jacksons Fencing brand and strongly influence increased sales.

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, responsibilities will include:

•Assisting with the development of marketing activity calendars and implementation of plans and tactics in-line with our strategies
•Planning, implementing and scheduling of social media posts. Upkeep of social channels, monitoring and responding to activity 
•Helping the team’s B2B/B2C supervisors with all aspects of day-to-day digital marketing.
•Ensuring content is up-to-date and has depth on web platforms, correctly optimised for SEO to drive traffic and with CRO in mind.
•Blog content creation and optimisation in line with department strategy. 
•Running of email marketing campaigns – setting-up, testing content and segmenting database.

Skills and requirements:

•At least one year within a similar marketing role.
•A marketing/business degree or CIM qualification preferred.
•Well organised with excellent communication/writing skills and an articulate manner.
•A clear understanding of online and offline channels and media.
•Adobe Photoshop / InDesign experience required. Premier Pro or After Effects experience would be advantageous.
•Microsoft Office Experience – Excel/Word/PowerPoint.
•Own transport is essential, as our office is set within a rural location, and the role requires other travel on occasion.

Further details and how to apply can be found on the Jacksons Fencing website

Early Years Job opportunities at bilingual Kindergarten, Germany

Are you itching to leave the country and explore new horizons? PME Familien Service Group are offering a full-time contract and the opportunity to gain work experience in the field of early years education in an international setting.

PME Familien Service Group offers a range of services from individual care solutions for children and care-dependent family members to crisis consultation in cases of burnout, traumatic events or relationship problems and childcare capacities, in more than 60 childcare facilities. The organisation has more than 70 offices and centres in Germany and the Czech Republic and employs over 1900 staff members.

What does PME Familien Service Group have to offer?

  • Full-time contract (40h per week)
  • Employment as an English-speaker in bilingual baby and toddler- or mixed age groups
  • Introductory courses for new employees
  • Shared accommodation with other graduates
  • Extras: Company parking or a monthly transport pass; free freshly-cooked meals and free drinks; gym membership card
  • Possibility to extend your yearly contract and participate in numerous training courses nationwide and expand your skills and areas of expertise
  • Support when you first arrive, helping you with all administrative tasks such as opening a bank account, exploring the city, registering with local authorities, etc.
  • German Course
  • Payment for and support with the accreditation of your degree in Germany
  • A fun and dynamic, cross-cultural team with a broad spectrum in terms of age and professional backgrounds

What do we expect from you?

  • A completed BA in Early Childhood Studies
  • Practical experience working with children
  • Interest in gaining experience in the field of education in a foreign country and learning new methodological approaches
  • A team player who can enhance the group with academic knowledge and creative, innovative ideas
  • Openness to the immersion method and cultural awareness
  • Willingness to learn German and get to know our pedagogical approach
  • A current DBS

For further details, please contact Linda Mentner

If you would like to discuss the opportunities further with Hilary Welland, Lecturer, Early Childhood, CCCU, please email Hilary direct

Deputy Nursery Manager, Snodland, Kent

Smallville Nursery is looking for an experienced Deputy Nursery Manager to work as a team with the Nursery Manager.

A warm and welcoming staff team strive to ensure children feel valued and understand that children learn best when they are happy and are playing. The nursery provides opportunities that nurture children’s interests and provoke thinking, in a beautifully resourced nursery setting.

Qualifications and experience required for the role:
– NNEB, CACHE level 3, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
– Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
– Passion for bringing the awe and wonder to learning by teaching in the moment
– Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
– Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
– Knowledge of health and safety legislation
– Knowledge of OFSTED standards
– Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a staff team
– Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities
– Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive attitude.

* Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week – overtime available.

* Management: 2 years (Preferred) * Childcare: 3 years (Preferred). Salary TBC.

Further details and how to apply can be found at Facebook Jobs Smallville Nursery

Recruitment Consultant, Canterbury

Padstone Recruitment Ltd are seeking a recruitment consultant to join their fun and energetic team based in Canterbury town centre.

As a Recruitment Consultant for the construction sector you will be expected to attend client visits and build strong relationships, work closely with potential candidates to assess their suitability for roles and manage job adverts and campaigns, assuring compliance.

If you have excellent attention to detail, are quick thinking, hard-working and keen to learn, this could be the ideal role for you. The position would suit someone who is highly people-focused and target- driven. Applicants must have the ability to regularly travel across Kent to visit clients.

Padstone Recruitment Ltd offer a competitive salary, plus an uncapped commission scheme with great earning potential and excellent career progression.

This vacancy is open to recent CCCU graduates who are still looking for their first graduate level role. It is offered in partnership with GradForce (for more on Gradforce see our Careers Support page). To find out more, or to apply, email the GradForce Team with a copy of your CV and cover letter.

Bertshi Training Progamme

The Bertschi Training Programme is a unique opportunity for professional development within the logistics industry.

Bertschi offer a 12-month program for university graduates that will prepare you for a future role in one of their business units.  

Bertschi are looking for graduates with a University Degree or HF (Higher Technical School graduates), interested in the logistics industry, with the aim of generating sustainable, efficient and cost-effective transport solutions for Bertschi’s global clients.

Further information can be found on the Bertschi website Career pages or contact Rahel Cabrera at Bertschi.

English Teaching Abroad

Opportunities for teaching English overseas are available with English First (EF).

EF was founded in 1965 in Sweden and is one of the world’s leading privately owned education companies. EF English First, a division of EF, has more than 400 English First schools across China, Indonesia and Russia. With an academic team of more than 3000 teachers, EF English First is currently recruiting graduates for English teaching positions abroad.

Secure a confirmed job offer now and start later in the year, for a once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget. You do not need to have any previous teaching experience or speak the local language. Full training and support will be provided helping you build transferable skills and creating a lifetime of memories.

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Nursery Teacher/Practitioner, Tenterden, Kent

Are you looking for a new challenge or to further your career in a home from home environment and have the freedom to teach developing minds in beautiful surroundings?

Little Pickles Nursery are looking for a passionate Nursery Teacher/Level 3 qualified practitioner to join their oversubscribed nursery. The ideal candidate must be fun, energetic and dedicated to go that extra mile and make an impact on children’s learning and development. The Little Pickles family is very supportive and will provide in house training to help you reach your full potential and develop your career with them.

Full and part time positions are available. Please email the nursery to find out more.

Vacancies with Unitemps

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Unitemps is the University’s in-house recruitment agency, available to students and alumni.

Graduate Trainee Deputy Director – Full Time, Home based and Schools in SE England

Reference: 1027173

Salary: £24,000 per annum

* This role is open to CCCU final year students, CCCU postgraduates and recent CCCU graduates only

The Life Skills Company™ is passionate about education and works alongside school leaders to help enhance learning, teaching and social & emotional intelligence. Each year, they deliver high-quality in-school and large group training (conferences and workshops) for tens of thousands of young people, parents and staff. They personalise and tailor their training to the specific needs of a school (what, where, who and when), utilising their experience of both industry and education. The company prides itself that attendees learn effectively, have fun and take away practical techniques for immediate use.  

The Life Skills Company are looking to employ a CCCU graduate to be part of a successful small and professional team, initially working alongside Meg & Steve Coppin, Directors in the South East of England and later, on their own. Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering large group training (conferences and workshops) in schools
  • Developing and maintaining excellent customer relationships
  • Marketing training to new and existing customers

Skills and experience required:

  • a CCCU graduate (or soon to be or recent graduate)
  • Passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people through training
  • Confident in presenting and communicating with people (with an excellent command of the English language)
  • Teachable and seeks support when required
  • A team player –  likeable, positive, uplifting and enthusiastic
  • Excellent at building and maintaining strong respectful working relationships with our staff at all levels, students and parents.
  • In easy reach of the M25 AND a confident driver with own car/full driving licence
  • Competent with Microsoft Office and social media, have their own mobile, laptop, printer and internet access.

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Graduate Customer Services Assistant / Account Analyst – Full Time, Discover Park, Sandwich, Kent

Reference: 1018855

Salary: £20,000 -£21,000 per annum

Our client operate as a trusted supplier of dual fuel, green energy to the UK domestic market and offers transparent, sustainable value for money to consumers while focusing on providing high levels of service in a competitive market.

As an Customer Services Assistant / Account Analyst, you will seek to exceed the customer’s expectations with every call. You will ensure new and existing customers are provided with the best service and most competitive price for their supply. We are looking for people who can listen, think and act in a truly professional manner.

Duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Partnerships Manager, you will ensure that returning customers are serviced and retained. The role will require excellent investigative and administrative skills, customer focus and tenacity to deliver exceptional results. Analysing accounts and making necessary adjustments to ensure details are updated and accurate in line with customer activity.

Skills and experience:

  • Degree level educated preferable
  • 1-2 years’ experience preferably in a sales/CS role
  • Outstanding customer service and communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel- Proficient in data entry and analysis
  • Team Player- Flexibility to adapt and learn to promote innovation.

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To view all current positions please check on the Unitemps website.

Vacancies at Christ Church

Simulation Technician – Full Time, Permanent

Reference: REQ02034 • Application closing date: 31/05/2021

Salary: £21,814 – £23,754 per annum

We have an exciting vacancy for a clinical skills and simulation technician at the University’s Canterbury campus. Our purpose-built simulation centre sits within the University’s new state of the art Verena Holmes STEM building. The simulation teams provide a range of invaluable activities to support learning and teaching for students from undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care.

As a Simulation Technician you will support a team of simulation instructors and academics to develop and deliver a wide range of clinical skills and simulation activities. Simulation enables health students to learn, practise and acquire clinical knowledge and skills in a safe environment, supporting them to become competent and confident practitioners ready for entry to their chosen field of health and social care.

The post holder will have both administrative and practical involvement in the running of the simulation suite.  The post holder will interact and support faculty and students with the preparation and delivery of sessions. You will also be responsible for the maintenance and technical support of our range of equipment (including simulators and manikins), management of stocks of consumable and other essential items, assistance with the management of rooms, bookings and University events.

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CRM (Database) Officer – Full Time, 2-year fixed term contract

Reference: REQ02001 • Application closing date: 20/05/2021

Salary: £27,511 – £30,046 per annum

This post is within the Enterprise and Engagement Team, which provides the triage service to businesses and external organisations to access the University’s offer. The offer includes our recruitment service through Unitemps; student placements and internships; volunteering opportunities; research and consultancy; facilities income growth; events and enterprise activities. Reporting to the Enterprise and Engagement Manager, the CRM Manager will deliver Business Development support using Salesforce: the B2B Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) used to manage external relationships across a wide spectrum of stakeholders.

The postholder will support our ongoing rollout of the B2B CRM system and play a crucial role in managing University wide adoption, whilst adhering to quality standards and processes. Working with multiple stakeholders, the postholder will promote consistency of use across the university; while working with colleagues in IT, to evolve the system to address business current and future demands. This will also include working with IT in the configuration of B2B Salesforce as well as carrying out administrative activities on the platform and other business systems, such as Abintegro and MSL database.

The successful candidate will have experience in supporting business development, strong problem-solving skills; experience of using Salesforce and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to achieve the required outcome.

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Communications and Engagement Manager – Full Time, Fixed term until February 2022

Reference: REQ02009 • Application closing date: 17/05/2021

Salary: £30,942 – £32,817 per annum

We are recruiting for a proactive individual to lead communications and engagement activity for the MOSI Programme.  MOSI is one of the University’s major change initiatives, driving the replacement of our current student record system and the introduction of new and streamlined processes that will benefit our staff and students in a variety of ways. 

The post holder will be part of the MOSI Management Team, informing and shaping delivery over the next year.  The Communications and Engagement Manager will have responsibility for planning and delivering engagement activities with staff and student stakeholders across the University, as well as developing and sharing key messages and communications resources.

The post holder will regularly be the ‘voice’ of the programme at staff and student forums, and as such will clearly explain in ‘plain English’ the progress and benefits of the programme and what this means for stakeholders.  The Communication and Engagement Manager will also host the monthly Change Ambassadors Forum and be expected to participate in a wide range of University groups and Committees, promoting the work of the programme.

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Programme Support Officer – Full Time, Permanent

Reference: REQ02039 • Application closing date: 13/05/2021

Salary: £21,814 – £23,754 per annum

The role holder will provide high quality and dedicated advice, guidance and support to undergraduate and postgraduate students within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care, to enable positive engagement and promote student success. They will work closely with academic staff and professional service support functions, including Faculty Administration, Quality and Operations.

They will work closely with the Programme Team, led by the Senior Administrative Coordinator under the direction of the Faculty Manager (Academic Administration) to ensure a coordinated approach across the Faculty. The post holder will work to promote good practice and consistency in implementing improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. Whilst not a supervisory position, Programme Support Officers are expected to undertake transactional work of a more complex nature and to support team leaders in coordinating local work flow by ensuring activities are prioritised to best meet business needs.

You will be educated to GCSE standard or an equivalent qualification with experience of providing direct support in a professional office or similar environment and will have well developed skills in Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, Outlook).

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To view all current positions please check on the Christ Church website (Search under title or reference).