Current Vacancies

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Current Vacancies

With a range of opportunities, whether you’re taking the first steps of your career or have years of experience, we can help you to use your skills to make a difference to people’s lives.

Working for us means working to improve communities, delivering innovation, bringing creativity to our work and striving to deliver excellence across our services.

We’re looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals who want to contribute to our community. No matter the job, you will have a crucial role to play within Ipswich Borough Council.

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Health and Wellbeing Coach

 

Are you passionate about health and wellbeing? Can you facilitate change and enable individuals to empower themselves to take control of their health and wellbeing? If so Feel Good Suffolk is looking for you.

Salary – £28,282 – £29,777

Job Type – 37 hours per week – Permanent and 37 hours per week – Fixed term – 18 months

Application closing date – 26th June 2024

Procurement Officer

CIPS qualified, or with knowledge through experience of a wide range of procurement activities, you will be able to analyse and interpret business requirements, provide professional advice and guidance including legislative and governance constraints.

Salary £33,945 – £35,745

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Application closing date – 11th July 2024

Technical Manager

 

We’re looking for someone with a passion for theatre and the performing arts combined with great organisational skills to develop service delivery with a dedicated team of Shows & Events Co-Ordinators, technicians, internal and agency crew.

Salary – £36,648 – £38,223

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 15th July 2024

HEARS Responder

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join the HEARS team. You will work as part of a dedicated team providing a 24/7 service for Ipswich Borough Council.

Salary £22,472 – £23,660

Job Type – Permanent and Fixed Term Positions

Application closing date – 26th June 2024

Systems Analyst

 

You will be responsible for IT application support activities including maintenance, administration, and 2nd / 3rd line support and resolving ICT application related incidents, service requests and problems in a timely and efficient manner in line with Business requirements.

Salary – £33,945 – £35,745

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 28th June 2024

Emergency Services Centre Officer

We are looking for two highly motivated individuals to join the Emergency Services Centre (ESC) team as ESC Officers.  You will work as part of a dedicated team providing a 24/7 service for Ipswich Borough Council.

Salary – £25,988 – £27,362 plus 15% shift enhancement

Job Type – 34 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 26th June 2024

Assistant Director – Governance

 

As Assistant Director Governance you will also be our Monitoring Officer. You’ll be at the heart if decision making, providing strategic legal advice to both members and senior officers and supporting colleagues to identify and implement innovative solutions and transformation. This is your opportunity to shine and share pride in Ipswich. 

Salary – £82,223 – £86,744 + £2000 statutory allowance

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 23rd June 2024

Head of Finance

This is a great opportunity to help Ipswich Borough Council’s future financial policy and achievements as well as being part of the corporate management team to drive delivery of our new corporate plan.

Salary – £59,625 – £64,146

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 23rd June 2024

Park Protection Officer

 

As we are now moving towards the warmer months with longer opening hours, we are looking for motivated people with a passion for the outdoors to join us to assist with the seasonal demand.

Salary – £9,882 – £10,218

Job Type – 14.8 hours per week, Fixed Term until 31st October 2024

Application closing date – 20th June 2024

Housing Options Manager

This post will join two existing Housing Options Managers managing the Housing Options front line service, the Rough Sleeper and Letting Experience Teams on a day-to-day basis, giving expert casework support to the officers and ensuring the smooth running of the advice service.

Salary – £44,428 – £46,464

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 19th June 2024

Senior Quantity Surveyor

 

Applicants will hold a professional Quantity Surveying related qualification and/or related degree and have both staff and project management experience. Applicants will be expected to have a good knowledge of Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, relevant legislation and be able to communicate effectively with tenants, contractors, Councillors and colleagues.

Salary – £44,428 – £46,464

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Application closing date – 14th June 2024

Revenues and Inspection Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our successful Revenues Team. We are recruiting a Revenues and Inspection Officer. Working within the Shared Revenues Partnership, you will be dealing with the billing, collection and recovery of Council Tax, Non-Domestic Rates and Housing Benefit Overpayments across our three partner Local Authorities.

Salary – £30,825 – £33,024

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 30th June 2024

Tree Surgeon Technician

 

Reporting to the Tree Surgeon Supervisor, the postholder will be required to undertake all aspects of tree surgery with particular emphasis on climbing and high-level tree work operations to industry standards in accordance with the needs of the particular tree species and their associated environment.

Salary – £28,282 – £29,777

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Application closing date – 16th June 2024

Neighbourhood Team Manager

Driving efficiencies and thinking outside the box will be something you should pride yourself on whilst taking a personable approach to supporting your team and the wider service. You will be expected to attend court when required (example such as seeking warrants for gas servicing) and should be experienced in policy / procedure reviews to enhance our service offer.

Salary – £48,474 – £50,512

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 12th June 2024

Grounds Maintenance Apprentice

 

This exciting role offers a wide range of horticultural grounds maintenance experience which will support your Intermediate Apprenticeship, which includes an NVQ Level 2 qualification.

Salary – £17,286

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed term for 24 months

Application closing date – 16th June 2024

Front of House Assistant

Do you excel in customer service, but looking for something a little bit different? We’re on the lookout for passionate individuals to join our team in the heart of Ipswich Town Centre, supporting our busy weekend events.

Salary – £12.18 per hour

Job Type – Casual and Annualised hours available

Application closing date – 16th June 2024

Civil Enforcement Officer

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who enjoys working outdoors, this will involve some elements of patrolling on foot in all weathers and may also require the successful candidate to carry out some heavy lifting and manual handling duties. You will need to have the commitment and passion required to help to deliver a high-quality service as a Civil Enforcement Officer at Ipswich Borough Council. 

Salary – £28,282 – £29,777

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed term for 23 months

Application closing date – 30th June 2024

Shows and Events Officer Apprentice

Join Ipswich Borough Council’s Arts & Entertainment service as an apprentice! Based across three iconic venues – the Regent Theatre, Corn Exchange, and Town Hall – you’ll immerse yourself in the world of theatre while working towards a recognised apprenticeship qualification.

Salary £17,286

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed term for 18 months

Application closing date – 16th June 2024

Bus Drivers

 

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our amazing team of bus drivers in and around Ipswich.

All you need is a can-do, customer-focused attitude and a clean car licence. We provide the training you need to help you get your bus licence, and your professional development will continue throughout your employment.

Location – Ipswich

 

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