Survey

Public satisfaction with the NHS falls to lowest level in a decade, survey reveals

07/03/2019

A poll of nearly 3,000 people found that 53% of the those surveyed in England, Scotland and Wales were satisfied with services last year.

Majority supports new housing but only on brownfield sites, survey finds

01/02/2019

New research shows that the majority of people support the building of new homes but oppose developments being located on green field sites.

Survey reveals ‘sharp drop’ in satisfaction with social care

28/02/2018

There has been a ‘sharp drop’ in satisfaction with social care and the NHS in recent years due to a lack of funding and Government reforms, research reveals.

Local authorities face ‘collapse of vital services’ due to underfunding

10/02/2017

Nearly eight out of 10 councils lack confidence in the sustainability of local government finances, survey reveals.

Public sector job satisfaction at highest level in four years

30/11/2016

A new survey has revealed two-thirds of public sector employees were satisfied with their jobs, the highest level since autumn 2012.

Survey of councils reveals fears over Government housing reforms

29/03/2016

A new survey has revealed councils believe the Government’s housing policies will lead to an increase in homelessness and longer waiting lists for housing.

Council workers show confidence in the LGA

04/03/2016

The majority of survey respondents believe local government lobby group addresses the issues that are important to councils.

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Highways jobs

Change Lead, Adult Social Care & Health

London Borough of Bexley
£41,205 - £48,069
We are currently seeking an experienced Change Lead to work on our Adult Social Care Services’ transformation programme. Bexleyheath, London (Greater)
Recuriter: London Borough of Bexley

Deputy Team Manager

Brent Council
£41,847 - £44,691 p.a. inc.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Hospital Discharge Team (HDT) for an experienced Social Worker. Wembley, London (Greater)
Recuriter: Brent Council

Highways Estimator

Ringway
Competitive Salary
As the Highways Estimator you will join a busy environment and become an integral part of the team. Hounslow (London Borough), London (Greater)
Recuriter: Ringway

Joint Strategic Director of Commissioning 

West Sussex County Council
circa £130,000 per annum
The post holder will be able to demonstrate an understanding and embrace the opportunity to address the health... West Sussex
Recuriter: West Sussex County Council

Head of Lifelong Services

West Sussex County Council
up to £85,000 per annum
The Head of Lifelong Services will lead and deliver a new, co-produced, integrated and whole life approach and service working with people... West Sussex
Recuriter: West Sussex County Council

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The December issue of Local Government News looks at the consequences a council may face if it is unable to provide statutory services, the launch of Liverpool’s housing company and how councils can best manage roles in local authority companies.

It also has a special section on green building and energy efficiency including what funding is available to enable councils to deliver heat networks and how councils can pay for ‘smart buildings’.

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