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Recruitment Freeze

Meeting: 09/04/2019 - Cabinet (Item 10)

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This report presented information on a number of vacancies that officers had requested to commence recruitment for, following the process agreed by the Cabinet on 7 January 2003 (decision number 9/2003).


Details of the posts were set out within Appendix 1 to the report.


Decision number:



The Cabinet agreed to unfreeze the following posts, as detailed in Appendix 1 to the report:

Regeneration, Culture, Environment and Transformation

a)    Innovation Centre Medway – Receptionist

b)   Customer and Business Support Officer x 5

c)    Command of the Heights – Learning and Participation Officer

d)   Greenspace Development Officer

e)    Operations Officer

f)     Data Processing Clerk

g)   Head of HR Medway and Gravesham

h)   HR Consultant, HR Officer, HR Assistant (1 form)


Business Support Department

i)     Trainee Solicitor x 2

j)     Senior Valuation Surveyor 

k)    Lawyer, Contracts, Place Team (Legal Services)

l)     Capital Programme Manager

m)  Finance Business Partner

n)   Finance Business Partner (Secondment)

o)   Team Leader – Corporate

p)   Finance Assistant Exchequer

q)   Accounting Technician Systems         

r)    Information Governance Officer x 2


Children and Adults

s)    Senior Meeting Support Officer

t)     Head of Service Business and Intelligence

u)   Head of Adult Services


Public Health

v)    Partnership Commissioning Programme Lead Children Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health




The posts presented to Cabinet will support the efficient running of the Council.