Public Sector News weekly round-up

Public Sector News
Public Sector News
Public Sector News brings together all the news, features and analysis from titles across the network. Selecting content from our core media partners such as Social Care TodayEnvironment JournalNewStartInfotec NEWS and Air Quality News, our respected editorial team produce a roundup of the week’s news across local government and the wider public sector.  

National Air Quality Conference 2024: date / venue / tickets  – View
Helping charities access Google Ad Grant funding – View
Breakthrough measuring particles in high-temperature chimneys – View Isle of Man households to take part in radon survey – View
Huge pumped storage hydro scheme proposed for Loch Ness – View
US study establishes the cost benefits of electric school buses – View

Read more on Air Quality News
An expert’s guide to net zero and climate standardisation – View
New funding for council and community recycling schemes – View
Essex County Council celebrates net zero & sustainable development team – View Greater Manchester supported digital inclusion for 26,000 last year – View   
New app helps healthcare providers manage agency shifts  – View
Interview: Sparta Global kickstarts careers in tech  – View

Read more on Environment Journal
Tackling mental health problems in construction  – View
Ultra-long mortgages escalate among under-30s – View
Nottingham scheme completed to combat homelessness:  – View County councils developing Local Environmental Improvement Plans framework – View
National Highways launches major biodiversity mapping project – View
UK Government must publish more than biodiversity ‘wish list’ this week – View

Read more on NewStart
We need to talk about menopause support for disabled people – View
Move your body: Mental Health Awareness Week commences – View
Care homes celebrate International Nurses’ Day – View How new social housing rules will help consumer regulation  – View
Scottish councils could face £780m shortfall gap – View
House prices hit new highs amid selling surge  – View

Read more on Social Care Today
Digital pain assessment for people living with dementia  – View
Tech-based ‘Happiness Programme’ for people living with dementia  – View
Visit Wales launches virtual metaverse – View
Interview: Google Ad Grant funding could save charities – View
Fixing dangerous homes would save social care billions – View
Essex County Council announces Caring communities Commission – View
Read more on infotec


Job of the Week
Trainee School Business Managers
£28,224 to £36,936 per annum (subject to experience)As a School Business Manager, your role is essential to the successful “behind the scenes” running of the school, including managing important non curriculum school functions such as finance, procurement, purchasing, marketing, HR, and facilities management

Hyndburn Council
Market Porter
£23,500 per annum (pro Rata) Plus enhancements for weekend working

Hyndburn Council
HR Officer
£34,834 – £36,648 per annum pro rata

Enfield Council
Director of Open Spaces, Leisure & Culture
Up to £133,569

Essex County Council
Senior Environmental Health Officer
£41418 – £45441 per annum

Westmorland & Furness Council
Youth Substance Misuse Officer – WMF1049e
£32,076 – £33,024

North Yorkshire Council
Lead Business Change Analyst – Skipton
£48,474 – £52,504

Essex County Council
Flood Investigation Engineer
 Up to £42899 per annum

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