Careers you may not know about

Start a new adventure in 2024

Surrey County Council offers a wide range of opportunities available for anyone seeking their next step in employment. Whether you're looking for a full-time role, part-time, term-time or a bank contract for casual hours, we really do have something for everyone.

The new year is the perfect time to switch up careers and try something new and here is our list of careers you may not have known about to give you some inspiration:

Surrey Police

Surrey Police are looking to recruit new Police Community Support Officers. Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) are a key part of our policing teams, working closely with the local community and helping to tackle the issues affecting them.

Surrey Police are looking for good communicators and problem-solvers who want to make a positive difference in their community.

If this sounds like the job for you, find out more and apply on the Surrey Police careers web page.

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

Ever considered a career as a firefighter? If not, why not? Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will be opening recruitment for firefighters from mid-January 2024.

SFRS encourage people from all backgrounds who want to make a positive impact on the communities within Surrey to apply. So, keep an eye on SFRS website and SFRS social media pages to see when recruitment goes live.

Please share this with your friends and family, that future firefighter might just be someone you know.

Job opportunities in catering

Twelve15 is looking to recruit School Kitchen Assistants/Catering Assistants, School Kitchen Managers/Chef Managers to work in schools based in Surrey, aiming to help children develop a passion and interest for good, nutritious, healthy food.

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) is recruiting Cooks and Catering Assistants to work in the kitchens at their busy outdoor centres, delivering freshly prepared and cooked healthy meal options for their visitors.

Both Twelve15 and SOLD are looking for individuals with a passion and skill for preparing, cooking and serving food, as well as excellent teamwork and customer service skills. Full training and induction will be provided, including a Food Hygiene Qualification.

Find out more on the search for a job web page by searching for 'catering jobs'.

Careers in Adults or Children's Social Care

Jobs in social care are very rewarding and provide excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression, whether you work with children or adults.

"I am fortunate that Surrey CC enabled me to have a career change through their sponsored qualification process. I was able to identify my own career aspirations and make the change to train as a social worker." Natalie Maxim

Reablement Assistants

We are looking for Reablement Assistants to work within people's homes and help adults to regain daily living skills and general wellbeing. You might not have previous experience in this area, but you will come to us with a real passion to help others.

Children's Residential Workers

We are also looking to recruit Children's Residential Workers to work in our Residential Homes and join a workforce of Support Workers committed to guide, care, and support children to grow and thrive whatever their challenges.

Find out more on the search for a job web page by searching for 'reablement assistants' or 'children residential workers'.

We are keen to hear from qualified Social Workers who would like to join our fantastic Social Care Teams and make a positive difference to adults' and children's lives. Find out more on the search for a job web page by searching for 'social worker'.

I'm looking for something different

Fantastic! Well we have you covered. We'd recommend you taking a look through all vacancies listed on the search for a job web page.

The category box allows you to select via job type/sector so might prove useful to narrow down your preferred roles. We hope you find something that is right up your street.

If not, don't worry, there are always new jobs being advertised so keep your eyes peeled and we wish you the very best with your application.

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