We are committed to building and maintaining a flexible, resilient and responsive workforce, who can support the needs of local residents.
We want to attract as wide a pool of talented candidates as possible and, where we can, will offer you flexibility in the way you work. We will consider suggestions for how the responsibilities of the role can be met through working different hours, days or in different locations. We may not be able to offer flexibility in every role, but where we can, we are happy to discuss options with you at interview.
You can view all job vacancies via the Jobs Go Public website where you can complete an online application form, download an application form in pdf format or request an application pack.
All requests for applications and completed online applications are forwarded directly to our Human Resources team for consideration.
Additional / extra information will include:
- Job description
- Person specification
- Application guidance
- Application form
We are a mindful employer and also supports age positive job applications.
If you are shortlisted for an interview you may be asked to attend one of our various locations.
Our headquarters - Castle House, located in Newark is easily accessible via road and public transport. There are two train stations in Newark. Newark Northgate station has the Kings Cross line running through it. Newark Castle station mainly runs commuters to Lincoln and Nottingham.
Further information on planning your journey.
There is a 15 minute drop off zone at the front of Castle House. This area is subject to parking enforcement so you should take care not to occupy this area for more than the allotted time.
For longer stays pay and display parking is available at Castle House or in other nearby car parks.
Appointment of Independent Persons to Newark and Sherwood District Council
We are looking to appoint two Independent Persons to the council under the provisions of Section 28(7) of the Localism Act 2011.
The primary role of the Independent Persons is to assist the Monitoring Officer in assessing complaints of alleged misconduct by members of the council and town and parish councils within the district.
The Independent Persons will also be consulted before a decision is made on a complaint which has been investigated and may be consulted on other standards matters, including by the councillor who is subject to an allegation.
Independent Persons may also be required to form an independent panel to offer the council advice, views or recommendations on any proposal for the dismissal of a statutory officer.
Independent Persons will be appointed for a four year term of office commencing in May 2019. A fixed allowance of £1,500 per annum is payable together with reimbursement of reasonable travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with the council’s approved travel and subsistence policies.
The closing date for applications is 15 February 2019.
Interviews will be held in March 2019.